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Commercial Financial Manager at RB

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: parsippany, New Jersey

Job Description:

Commercial Finance Manager

About the role

Key finance position in RB US Finance organization supporting the Commercial leaders as a strategic business partner in delivering profitable financial growth while providing a full spectrum of financial control and financial support to the brands/channels within RB USA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with assigned Marketing Director / National Sales Director / Team Leaders to "own" the customer or brand P&L. Participate in all Brand / Channel leadership meetings.

  • Understand and influence drivers of all P&L buckets in support of division objectives, challenge assumptions and drive adjustments as needed. Obtain & provide clarity when numbers are off trend and work with NSD/MD to course correct. Ensure attainment of financial and stretch objectives as committed.

  • Prepare timely and accurate category/channel plans, forecasts, outlooks and strategic views.

  • Provide Finance principles and controls to Brand / Sales team and proactively develop solutions to optimize P&L driving Net Revenue, Gross Margin performance while driving share leadership.

  • Act as liaison between brands/channels/supply Finance with respect to S&OP planning, cost assumptions, commodity movements, saving targets, inventory obsolescence, etc.

  • Develop strong understanding and optimization of all category / customer trade investment strategies.

  • Focus on Gross Margin Variance Analysis and identify opportunities to support and drive the earnings model.

  • Ensure timely follow ups and clean balance sheet of ageing and open deductions. Escalate and liaise with Receivables team as required.

  • Explain and validate all category / customer performance variations from historical or expected results.

  • Ensure a seat at the decision table and provide high caliber respected advice / information for all strategic business initiatives (such as sizing, packaging, pricing decisions, etc).

  • Provide analytical support (pre and post event) for trade spend and resulting ROIs. Assist in pricing analysis, by evaluating major customer price thresholds, ensuring customers not "margining up".

  • Maintain positive and proactive interaction with category/channel management to ensure ongoing, effective two-way working relationships for exchange of quality financial information.

  • Manage functionality, usage and continuous improvement of various financial tools, process and procedures.

  • Special projects, as needed.


  • BS degree in Finance or Accounting preferred

  • MBA and/or CPA and/or CMA a plus

  • 7 years financial experience in Finance or Planning and Analysis

  • Ability to operate in a highly focused, entrepreneurial environment and expected to challenge and influence business decisions based on fact based information and meaningful analytics

  • Interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills to allow for mutual understanding of problems and development of cooperative solutions

  • Ability to interact face to face with senior management with confidence and credibility to achieve financial commitments

  • Ability to provide financial support and handle multiple tasks within an open and interactive environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong system direction and interaction (JDE, Microsoft Office, TM1, SAP)

Why RB?

  • Fast Paced. Tired of having to jump through endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.

  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here¡ RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions.

  • Autonomy. RM empowers you to OWN what you do.

  • Iconic Global Bands. Take a look. You´ll be surprised at how many you already have in your home.

  • Feel good about the Company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place through better rb usiness.

  • Passport Stamps . Does working internationally interest you? Perform well and Global doors can open for you at RB.

  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed.

  • Vacation. We offer 4 weeks´ vacation, 9 core Holidays and 4 floating days.

  • 16 weeks paid Maternity leave.

  • Competitive base salaries and bonuses.

  • Tuition reimbursement.

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organization.

Apply Now for a chance to really change the game!