ACCO Brands, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $2 billion, is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst for our Finance department in the corporate headquarters in Lake Zurich, IL. This position is responsible for mastering a complex array of customer and product variables related to customer purchasing incentives for use in accruals, payments, reporting, analysis and reconciliation.
The role of Senior Finance Analyst in our Customer Programs group encompasses planning, reporting and analytics related to the variable and fixed incentives that ACCO North America provides to customers to support consumer promotional activities, growth initiatives, and pricing adjustments. This role will also collaborate with Sales, Contract Mgmt, Decision Support and Legal to develop and finalize customer agreements and manage the expense, balance sheet and payment processes to accurately meet our obligations to our customers. The individual in this role will be the expert for specified customers regarding all aspects of the customers’ discounts, allowances and programs, and will actively work with representatives at those customers and the Sales teams to quickly resolve program disputes and issues. Finally, the Senior Financial Analyst will be intimately involved in the overall planning processes for the North American business, and will partner with North America Finance on budgets and outlooks as well as the monthly reporting and review processes.
Key expectations of this individual include: