Pricing & Promotions Analyst Apprentice

6 days left

Accolade Wines Ltd
Accolade Park, Kings Weston Lane, Bristol, BS11 9FG
£403.83 per week
17 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Providing a proactive and challenging support role to Account Managers & Finance team. Managing, maintaining and evaluating promotional activity & managing the resolution of price and other promotional claims. Responsible for maintaining and ensuring the accuracy of customer price files and advance pricing functions.
  • Compliance to internal & external Audit processes to ensure complete and accurate Promotional Accruals
  • Review customer and channel levels of promotional spend and net revenue to identify errors, trends of performance and reasons for performance vs plan
  • Build rapport with Sales and knowledge of customer Promotional Plans
  • Verify, challenge and monitor promotional spend in order to maintain accurate promotional accruals and limit potential audit claims
  • Organise and conduct regular reviews with Account Managers / Finance Analysts to ensure all company Promotional liabilities are recorded
  • Organise and conduct promotion accrual releases in accordance with company policy's and working with Account Managers & Finance Analysts
  • Liaise on a regular basis with key stakeholders to ensure prompt query resolution
  • Ensure all paperwork is received to backup all promotional activity to ensure accuracy of liabilities
  • Attend Sales / Finance customer meetings (P&L, forecasting & AR)
  • Strong understanding and engagement with Company Values and Objectives
  • Provide cover for the team and gain an understanding of all sectors within the team
  • Assist the business sales teams with Pre & Post evaluation of promotional activity i.e. volume uplift and profitability
  • Act as a business contact for promotional invoices. Identify, validate and pay promotional invoices to customers and resolve queries
  • Work with the finance management to develop Accolade promo and pricing systems and improve overall profitability
  • Maintain customer adjustment schedules in accordance with company policy, ensuring that accurate pricing is invoiced to the customer and fewer claims received
  • Review, investigate and resolve price claims with account handlers & customers
  • Responsible for advanced pricing functions and implementing the advanced price functions across the business in areas where this will be an improvement on current process
  • Input into promotional and pricing processes, ensuring the processes meet company requirements and provide feedback with ideas / suggestions for changes
  • Assist with completion of month-end cost variance analysis, accruals & prepayments process, and month-end reporting as part of Commercial Finance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel
  • Numerate

Personal qualities

This role would suit a graduate with excellent analytical skills and a desire to learn, as well as being an excellent communicator and team player!

Desired qualifications

Degree educated.

Future prospects

We have a large global finance team with the opportunity to progress for the right candidate.

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