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Senior Analyst, Distributor/ Co-packer Accounting - Dallas, TX in Dallas, TX at Reddy Ice

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/12/2018

Job Description

Worker Time Type

Full time

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Senior Financial Analyst, Distributor Accounting provides analytical support to the Distributor/Co-packer Accounting department. This role is responsible for account reconciliation, research and analysis; collaborates with the collections/accounts payable team to resolve complex accounts payable situations.

This position also performs a variety financial analyst activities, including continuous evaluation of distributor/co-packer accounts and ensuring all account corrections are complete.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze complex data, identify anomalies, and provide useable insight to internal and external customers
  • Assist with regular evaluating current processes and tools, identify and recommend best practices.
  • Prepare documentation and analytical reports that effectively summarize results, assumptions, and conclusions.
  • Review and evaluate adherence to expenses reimbursement and rebates programs established in company policies, and contractual agreements.
  • Identify opportunities for cost recoveries, cost avoidance, and process and control improvements.
  • Analyze customer outstanding balances, maintain good working relationships with distributor and regional managers to identify collection/payment disputes and resolve any errors.
  • Assist collections and accounts payable team to reconcile and complete complex payment applications.
  • Develop, analyze and summarize various weekly, monthly, and ad hoc reports.
  • Maintain a “Senior” portfolio of accounts which are deemed more difficult to manage, high profile, large dollar and high volume.
  • Work with accounting to process bad debt write offs as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with the annual external audit, internal audit recommendations, and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Support the compilation of distributor/co-packer and company-level annual plan and analysis of actual results compared to budget, forecast and prior year.
  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities required or assigned by management
  • Adhering to the Code of Business Ethics is essential.  We value honesty and integrity above all else and we expect our employees to be committed to the highest ethical standards.

CONTACTS:

Internal:           Finance and Accounting Staff, Field Operations and Sales Teams

External:          Co-packers, Distributors, and Customers

OPERATING RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position directly impacts the company’s decision to extend credit to distributors, and to what extent credit is granted.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

This is an individual contributor role with no direct reports.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in financial analysis or accounting role
  • GAAP knowledge
  • Advanced expertise in Microsoft Dynamics AX (or similar system) and Excel; intermediate expertise in the rest of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong financial and accounting background – ability to analyze financial data and assess business impacts of initiatives
  • Proven ability to work independently, cooperatively as a member of a team and to coordinate efforts and collaborate with a variety of individuals
  • Proven ability to maintain accurate and detailed records
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Typical office environment, generally sedentary position using computers, calculators, phones, and other office equipment. This position works in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment. The ability to manage stress, build professional and collaborative relationships, and reason through complex business situations is essential.

Location

City:

Dallas

State:

Texas

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