Finance Manager Rebates and BPO

Posted 8 months ago

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Job TypeFullTime / Regular
Minumum Salary85000 USD
Maximum Salary130000 USD
Date Posted08-15-2019

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FINANCE MANAGER REBATES and BPO
  • Reporting to the Director of Finance, NA Shared Services, the Finance Manager for Rebates and Business Process Outsourcing, will initially have responsibility for the rebates processing administration, managing the respective internal and external rebate processing partnerships and developing/improving the financial and KPI reporting as it impacts strategic decision making, profitability and process efficiency & effectiveness. 
  • This role will work collaboratively with Sales & Marketing, Shared Services, IT, Audit and external partners to manage rebate process controls, conduct internal audits of the business process and ensure transactional processing has maintained integrity throughout the entire end-to-end process.
  • This critical role will drive accountability within the process and clearly outline expectations for all partners involved to ensure that the service delivery and customer service aspect of rebates administration is managed (people, process and technology).
  • The Finance Manager will also play an integral business partner role with the NA Sales Organization and the ongoing JD Edwards rebate system implementation to ensure business requirements are met and delivered, working with distributors on rebate information being sent and received in loyalty programs and implement continuous improvement and lean discipline into all aspects of rebates administration, business process outsourcing and order-to-cash efforts. 
  • Focus areas for rebate and business process outsourcing includes processing and reporting around volume rebates, distributor and counter rebates, contractor rebates, special promotions, discounts and allowances, and vendor managed inventory-rebates. 
  • Role will develop and support sales reporting and analytics around the effectiveness of pricing and rebates by customer, developing a scorecard to be used by Sales and Finance to support strategic decision making and implement internal audit recommendations for rebate processing improvement(s). 
  • This role is part of the Shared Services Leadership team for North America.
Essential Job Functions

Management:
  • Assist Director in developing goals and objectives for the rebate accounting team (4 FTEs) along with individual development plans for areas of responsibility 
  • Work collaboratively with Shared Services Leadership to develop and implement strategic direction for Shared Services to improve efficiency and effectiveness through both technology and process improvement and innovation
  • Analyze and evaluate business processes and recommend actions to streamline, improve operational efficiencies, and identify opportunities for reducing operational costs in rebates administration
  • Ensure that staff are trained, motivated, productive, and produce a quality product and/or service
Financial:
  • Supervise the timely preparation and analysis of monthly and quarterly financial statements of management rebate reporting, analysis and decision making support
  • Prepare and review rebate accrual and adjustment entries to the Financial Accounting Team
  • Prepare quarterly rebate sales commentary and relative margin impact analysis to Senior Management as part of the consolidation process
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of rebates on long range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as it pertains to end customers, contractors and distributors
Service Delivery:
  • Act as business partner to the Sales & Marketing teams is it pertains to rebates and pricing analytics
  • Optimize service delivery processes, tools and technologies and communicate with both upstream and downstream customers with regards to rebates administration
  • Establish service level agreements with both internal and external customers
Continuous Improvement:
  • Identify and prioritize areas of process improvement to drive efficiency and implement changes and enhancements (process or technology enabled) working within the team and across functions
  • Seek feedback from various business partners, customers and peer groups to develop improvements that support the business and finance objectives are achieved
  • Embrace continuous improvement tools and methodologies (Lean Six-Sigma) into all areas of rebates administration and order-to-cash processes it impacts (e.g. billing, collections, sales and pricing analysis support)
Competencies
  • A dynamic change leader who can create competitive breakthrough solutions that inspire a high performing workforce, relentless pursuit of continuous improvement, nimble response to marketplace changes and improved organizational effectiveness that will drive strong business results
  • Interacts with others to build trust and confidence in his/her intentions
  • Maintains the organization’s vision and values in decision making, exhibiting high integrity, openness and honesty
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, professional attitude, and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrated effective time management and organization skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leadership and strategic thinking
  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
  • Addresses conflicts promptly, using focused listening and feedback
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for successful execution, considering people and budget impacts as key for success
  • Honors commitments, protects confidentiality
  • Sets high standards of performance for oneself and the team
  • Modifies behavior based on self-awareness to improve impact
  • Manages conflict, dealing effectively with strategies that seek common ground and support collaborative problem solving
Work Environment
  • Work is generally performed primarily in the office, but also in various locations (road, airport, customer visits, etc.).
Physical Demands
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • Must be able to work flexible hours (including nights and weekends) to complete tasks as assigned
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • Must be able to travel throughout the USA and Canada
Travel
  • Up to 25% travel required (passport required)
Required Education/Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Minimum seven (7) years financial accounting experience
  • Minimum five (5) years supervisory experience
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Either Lean or Six Sigma Certification and application in an office environment
Additional/Preferred Eligibility Requirements
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Previous Shared Services and transactional processing experience
  • Familiarity with US and Canadian tax laws
Direct Reports
  • Rebates Accountants, Rebates Outsourcing Partner

Job Features

Job TypeFullTime / Regular
Minumum Salary85000 USD
Maximum Salary130000 USD
Date Posted08-15-2019

Apply Online

A valid email address is required.
A valid phone number is required.