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Advantage Solutions Associate Business Analyst in Buffalo, New York

Summary

Associate Business Analyst

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!We are seeking a dedicated Associate Business Analyst who will be responsible for regional support of analytic and administrative activities related to sales function of the RSP team. This role will work closely with Customer Development Managers, Business Development Managers, Department Managers, and other support personnel, to assist in achieving mutual objectives.

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What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Create & analyze sales tracking reports and scorecards utilizing data from internal & client reports and external reporting, such as Nielson & IRI data or other systems as applicable.

  • Assist in creating dynamic sales presentations.

  • Work directly with customers in a professional manner to achieve client objectives.

  • Analysis, Preparation, and Processing of invoices; PNET – Invoice Matching and PO Requisitions.

  • New Vendor Setups, may include New Vendor Processing.

  • Ability to research, proactively follow-up, and problem-solve when dealing with account management issues.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associate’s Degree preferred or equivalent job-related experience

  • Understanding of company Gen Web reporting system preferred but not required

  • Analyzing “trends” in data is a plus

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

  • Analytical, mathematical, well-organized and detail-oriented skills

  • Good written communication and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Associate Business Analyst will be responsible for regional support of analytic and administrative activities related to sales function of the RSP team. This role will work closely with Customer Development Managers, Business Development Managers, Department Manager and other support personnel to assist in achieving mutual objectives.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analytics

  • Create & analyze sales tracking reports and scorecards utilizing data from internal & client reports and external reporting, such as Nielson & IRI data or other systems as applicable.

  • Assist in creating dynamic sales presentations.

  • Work directly with customers in a professional manner to achieve client objectives.

Financial

  • Invoice Processing

  • Analysis and Preparation of Excel invoices

  • New Vendor Set ups, may include New Vendor Processing

  • Ability to research, proactively follow-up, and problem-solve when dealing with account management issues

  • PNET – Invoice Matching and PO Requisitions

Other

  • Perform other duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required) High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

(Preferred) Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience:

Understanding of company Gen Web reporting system preferred but not required

Analyzing “trends” in data is a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment

  • Analytical and mathematical skills

  • Well-organized and detail-oriented

  • Good written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US | US-MN-Minneapolis | US-OH-Columbus | US-NY-Buffalo | US-ND-Fargo | US-MO-Kansas City | US-OH-Dayton | US-KY-Louisville | US-TN-Memphis | US-NV-Las Vegas | US-IN-Indianapolis | ...

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-321074

Position Type Full Time

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