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Associate Commercial Finance Analyst

Date: Sep 20, 2021

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

The Associate Commercial Finance Analyst learns the department and company's procedures, structure, and philosophies to provide analytical support and make recommendations for pricing for large customers, profit improvement ideas and new product development.


The Commercial Finance Analyst knows the department and company’s procedures, structure, and philosophies and can complete tasks with little direction, applying logic and business sense, to help solve problems and generate ideas in the areas of profit improvement and new product development.


The Senior Commercial Finance Analyst applies logic and business sense, to help solve problems and generate ideas, analyzes issues in calculating methods, completes tasks with little to no direction, takes a proactive and results oriented approach in the areas of profit improvement and new product development.


Day-to-Day Role:


Associate Commercial Finance Analyst


•    Learn the company’s procedures, systems, structure, distribution channels, philosophies, and strategies
•    Obtain accurate and detailed information required for financial analysis and pricing decisions
•    Accurately complete a financial analysis of our cost to produce and distribute the product; provide clear and concise written summary of the situation with pricing recommendations which incorporate logic and the company's philosophies and strategies
•    Document pricing and other decisions according to department’s procedures 
•    Act as an interface between departments through meetings, telephone contact, and written correspondence
•    Learn any relevant computer software used in the department
•    Assist with the new product development process, including preparation of financial analyses to evaluate potential projects 
•    Accurately complete financial analyses and share with the Business Teams along with recommendations for profit improvement ideas such as cost reductions, SKU rationalizations, and pricing and trade spend actions
•    Accurately complete financial analyses to support Commercial Finance and the Business Teams on financial planning, budget adherence and financial performance of the respective areas
•    Provide basic analytical support to others in the department and the Business Teams by completing a wide variety of special projects as needed
•    Communicate professionally with Dart employees at all times

 

Commercial Finance Analyst


•    Obtain accurate, detailed information required for financial analysis and pricing decisions
•    Accurately complete a financial analysis of our cost to produce and distribute the product; provide clear and concise written summary of the situation with pricing recommendations incorporating logic and the company’s philosophies and strategies
•    Document pricing and other decisions according to department’s procedures
•    Work closely with specific accounts, including completion of pricing analyses and other related projects
•    Assist with the new product development process, including preparation of financial analyses to evaluate potential projects
•    Accurately complete financial analyses and share with the Business Teams along with recommendations for profit improvement ideas such as cost reductions, SKU rationalizations, and pricing and trade spend actions.
•    Accurately complete financial analyses to support Commercial Finance and the Business Teams on financial planning, budget adherence and financial performance of the respective areas.
•    Act as an interface between departments through meetings, telephone contact, and written correspondence
•    Provide analytical support to others in the department and the Business Teams by completing a wide variety of special projects 
•    May be involved and support the training of Associate Commercial Finance Analysts
•    Help create a positive work environment and be a booster of company policy, procedures, and philosophy.  This includes professional communication with all Dart employees.

 

Senior Commercial Finance Analyst


•    Obtain accurate, detailed information required for a financial analysis and pricing decisions
•    Accurately complete a financial analysis of our cost to produce and distribute the product; provide clear and concise written summary of the situation with pricing recommendations incorporating logic and the company’s philosophies and strategies
•    Document pricing and other decisions according to department’s procedures
•    Work closely with specific accounts, including completion of pricing analyses and other related projects
•    May have responsibility to make some decisions on quoting and addressing customer needs
•    Make recommendations and issue decisions for accounts on supplier agreements, quality, promotional funding requests, and other customer needs
•    Understand and assist with the new product development process, including preparation of financial analyses to evaluate potential projects
•    Accurately complete financial analyses and share with the Business Teams along with recommendations for profit improvement ideas such as cost reductions, SKU rationalizations, and pricing and trade spend actions.
•    Accurately complete financial analyses to support Commercial Finance and the Business Teams on financial planning, budget adherence and financial performance of the respective areas.
•    Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas through meetings, telephone contact, and written correspondence
•    Provide analytical support to others in the department and the Business Teams by completing a wide variety of special projects 
•    May be involved in interviewing candidates for the department
•    May be involved in mentoring, training, developing, coaching, directing, supporting, and providing constructive feedback to designated department members


Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:


Associate Commercial Finance Analyst


•    Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or related field of study
•    Ability to complete work with accuracy and attention to detail
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality
•    Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes, procedures, and decisions
•    Ability to utilize business sense and creativity to develop new ideas and solutions
•    Ability to demonstrate personal accountability, take ownership of work, and apply learned concepts
•    Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
•    Must have ability to communicate and collaborate with other departments to gather and provide information
•    Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
•    Ability to identify issues, compare data, investigate and resolve discrepancies
•    Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint

 

Commercial Finance Analyst


•    Obtain accurate, detailed information required for financial analysis and pricing decisions
•    Accurately complete a financial analysis of our cost to produce and distribute the product; provide clear and concise written summary of the situation with pricing recommendations incorporating logic and the company’s philosophies and strategies
•    Document pricing and other decisions according to department’s procedures
•    Work closely with specific accounts, including completion of pricing analyses and other related projects
•    Assist with the new product development process, including preparation of financial analyses to evaluate potential projects
•    Accurately complete financial analyses and share with the Business Teams along with recommendations for profit improvement ideas such as cost reductions, SKU rationalizations, and pricing and trade spend actions.
•    Accurately complete financial analyses to support Commercial Finance and the Business Teams on financial planning, budget adherence and financial performance of the respective areas.
•    Act as an interface between departments through meetings, telephone contact, and written correspondence
•    Provide analytical support to others in the department and the Business Teams by completing a wide variety of special projects 
•    May be involved and support the training of Associate Commercial Finance Analysts
•    Help create a positive work environment and be a booster of company policy, procedures, and philosophy.  This includes professional communication with all Dart employees.

 

Senior Commercial Finance Analyst


•    Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or related field of study
•    Requires one of the following:
o    Two (2) years of work experience in a business administration, finance, marketing, or related position, or
o    Experience successfully meeting performance expectations consistently in all job responsibilities and functions in a Dart Commercial Finance Analyst position

•    Strong knowledge of and experience working with financial concepts such as ROI, net present value, and other related analysis methods
•    Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create professional reports, documents, presentations and spreadsheets in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
•    Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills and ability to implement solutions backed by reason, logic and data
•    Ability to streamline processes, integrate, and associate pieces of information gathered from multiple sources and apply to projects 
•    Ability to utilize business sense and creativity to develop and implement new ideas and solutions
•    Ability to identify issues, compare data, investigate and resolve discrepancies
•    Ability to maintain composure, adapt and effectively manage tasks and projects in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times, and multiple competing priorities while meeting all assigned deadlines
•    Ability to collaborate with employees at all levels of the organization
•    Ability to be assertive, show initiative, demonstrate personal accountability, take ownership of work, and apply learned concepts
•    Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to clearly communicate intricate job-related processes, procedures, and decisions
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality 
•    Ability to complete work with consistent accuracy and superior attention to detail
•    Ability to operate with sense of urgency and focus on providing exceptionally reliable customer service
•    Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
•    High level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal direction

 

 

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Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 


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