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Pricing Analyst

Ventura Foods

Ventura Foods

IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

Employment Type: Salaried
Work Designation: Hybrid
Employment Status: Full Time

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Commercial Finance Manager, this individual will provide valuable insights and analysis to revenue performances of Ventura foods Canada. The individual will have prior experience related to revenue & margin analysis along with forecasting capabilities, ideally in a foodservice or manufacturing environment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Pricing support:

  • Key work includes understanding the business proposition and impact to the business unit: pricing analytics, margin expansion, sensitivity analysis.
  • Prepare product P&L for new and existing products.
  • Responsible for the accurate product selection and pricing for all bids proposals.
  • Work closely with the sales team to develop the right strategy to be successful with profitable sales growth opportunities.
  • Support Pricing-related projects & problem solve if there are any roadblocks along the way. Including by not limited to: Price Elasticity, Global Pricing Index, Market analysis etc.
  • Identify revenue/price/SKU opportunities to drive Revenue.
  • Monitor and report competitive pricing activity (insights, price gaps/risks).
  • Update the pricing in JDE Advance Pricing table, and Macola.
  • Analyze and provide support on recommendations for new brand/SKU launches.
  • Manage requests for pricing information on ad hoc basis.
  • Provide Quarterly customer pricing.
  • Build partnerships with commercial and executive teams, working collaboratively on existing and new business initiatives to drive profitable growth.
  • Develop & maintain collaborative relationships with cross-functional partners in Planning, Ops Finance, Logistics & Accounting team

Month End and Year End:

  • Calculate Month end Accrual for Trade and Brokerage and book necessary accrual.
  • Calculate Fill rate penalties and accrual entry.
  • Monthly/ Quarterly FX true up calculation for US $ Customers.
  • Support commercial Sales report.
  • Support updating monthly SKU profitability report for Commercial team.
  • Support updating month end Business revenue Deck.
  • Support the annual Budget build for revenue.

Education and Experience:

  • University Degree in Finance / Business or related field preferred.
  • At least 3-5 years of progressive analysis experience required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Highly motivated with strong analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong financial and general accounting knowledge.
  • Professional with a high level of business acumen.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Leveraging MS Excel modeling and data management capabilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressures.
  • Proactive – able to identify opportunities of improvements.

Why Join Us:
Ventura Foods innovates and manufactures food solutions for foodservice and retail businesses. We make exclusive products for the world's most iconic restaurants and retailers, we provide ready-to-go product solutions for professional kitchens, and we make consumer brands everyone knows and loves. When you work for Ventura Foods, you get a strong foundation of training, a manager who cares about you and celebrates your success, a safe environment, and challenging work. As part of our team, your future is limited only by how much you’re willing to push yourself to get there. We invest in your growth because you invest in ours.

Ventura Foods offers career growth opportunities as well as competitive compensation and benefits, with coverage beginning on your 1st day of employment.

  • Health, Prescription Drugs, Dental & Vision
  • RRSP Program
  • Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short & Long Term Disability, Out of Country/Emergency Medical Travel, and other optional benefits.
  • Employee Appreciation Events​ and Employee Assistance Programs
  • College Assistance Program

Diversity & Inclusion:
Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment in which all employees are treated with respect is evident in our company culture and values. We believe that fostering an environment of inclusion and a focus on diversity across our organization is vital to attracting top talent, driving innovation, and meeting the high expectations of our customers in a rapidly evolving global marketplace.

Ventura Foods Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.