Pricing Analyst

Salary:
Up to $65,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits

Location:
North Suburbs - Lincolnshire Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Pricing Analyst
Accounting Department
Up to $65,000 to start plus outstanding company-sponsored benefits
North Suburbs - Lincolnshire Area

As a Pricing Analyst, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Learning about the Company's products and the pricing methodologies for each product category
- Supporting the Sales Department by generating customer pricing proposals
- Determining customer pricing by querying information in the SAP system
- Verifying all pricing information for accuracy
- Analyzing recommended pricing to ensure it meets target profit margins
- Making adjustments to pricing information in the SAP system as necessary
- Uploading price changes, product additions and product deactivations in the SAP system
- Maintaining a strong understanding of all relevant commodity markets
- Updating commodity market information in the Company database, including all supporting documents
- Confirming and validating customer order pricing, making price adjustments as necessary
- Maintaining freight cost information spreadsheets in the Company system
- Entering and applying 'hedging contracts' to customer orders, to protect against adverse market price movements
- Assisting with special projects and performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least one year of general accounting, accounts receivable, pricing or related experience

- AND a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or similar

In addition to the following desired qualifications:

- Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel [Vlookup, Pivot Table, etc.]
- Accurate data entry skills
- Comfort with numbers, data and spreadsheets
- Mathematical aptitude
- Analytical skills
- Strategic planning skills
- Researching skills
- Problem solving skills
- Attention to detail
- Organizational skills
- Prioritization skills
- Above-average communication skills

PLUSES... that may enable your resume to stand out:

+++ Experience using an SAP system

+++ Previous experience working for a company that manufactures and/or distributes products

Our client is an international distributor of popular food and beverage products.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1506 - Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Finance-Financial Services Accounting Skills Finance-Financial Services, Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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