January 13, 2021

Sales Finance Planning Analyst – remote work opportunity

Ripple Foods

Ripple Foods, a fast-growing, entrepreneurial plant-based food tech company, is looking for a temporary Sales Finance Planning Analyst to join our team for 6 months. This position plays a critical role in both our forecasting and trade planning processes: providing accurate and meaningful analysis to keep Ripple’s finance and sales objectives on track. A successful candidate will have strong communication skills, an analytical mindset and experience balancing priorities to deliver on time and accurate work.

Key Responsibilities
• Collaborate with the Sales team in the areas of customer and trade planning, customer setup and trade analytics
• Review and analyze trade promotions
• Review and adjust trade plan based on actuals, history, future budget and monthly revenue plan
• Review actuals with Sales Team to support future planning and understanding of promotions success against targeted results
• Create monthly, quarterly and yearly sales and trade forecasts by customer and product group for both Sales and Finance organizations
• Work with Sales and Customer Support team to understand monthly order tracking
• Provide and review monthly trade accruals; including variance and explanation of changes to Finance team
• Review A/Ps trade spend details monthly to align with sales team’s forecast
• Complete monthly sales and trade recaps
• Translate updated sales and trade forecasts into the Anaplan business forecasting platform
• Provide monthly sales and trade forecast to S&OP Team
• Liase between teams to align on updated customer changes
• Assist with demand forecast to ensure Finance and Sales are aligned to a 3-month outlook
• Report on wins and misses to monthly reforecast

• Sales and trade spend experience required
• Consumer packaged goods experience required
• Experience with sales planning systems required, NetSuite and Anaplan preferred
• Expert reporting and analytical capabilities; strong command of MS Excel
• Open to remote work for duration of contract

To apply for this temporary position please email your resume and a short cover letter to careers@ripplefoods.com

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