Pricing & Promotion Analyst - Bristol
Accolade Wines
Bristol, GB
21h ago

Enrich Your Everyday

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. It goes without saying that everything we do as an organisation and as individuals is in service of fulfilling this purpose.

As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes loved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Petaluma, Banrock Station, Mud House, Jam Shed, Echo Falls, Kumala and many more.

The driving force behind our business is our people, their expertise, their passion and their professionalism. With over 1, dedicated employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and North and South America, it is our teamwork that sets us apart.

Pricing & Promotions Analyst

Competitive salary dependent on experience plus excellent benefits and staff wine allowance.

About the role and location

We have an opportunity for a Pricing & Promotions Analyst to join our Commercial Finance team at The Park site close to the M5 near Bristol, with free parking on site.

About the role Key Accountabilities

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.
  • About you

    This role would suit a graduate or equivalent with excellent analytical skills and a desire to learn. You will be able to demonstrate proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel.

    You will be numerate and articulate as well as being an excellent communicator and team player.

    You will have the flexibility to work out of office hours to accommodate the occasional call with our Australian colleagues and have the ability to travel to our office in Weybridge, if required.

    About the offer

    In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits including medical cover pension scheme and staff wine allowance.

    For an eligible candidate there is the opportunity to study towards CIMA.

    If this sounds like your next role please click on the apply button. The closing date for the vacancy is 29th July .

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