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Who we’re looking for: Recent grads (or December 2021 grads) in Finance/Business

Location: Chicago, IL (Bolingbrook)

Start Date: Immediately


The Commercial Finance Pricing Analyst provides data management support to the state through the analysis and reporting of sales volume, profitability, pricing/program effectiveness, market penetration, and account management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile data from a variety of sources for the purpose of analyzing issues and providing reports on key business KPIs
  • Participate in meetings with Sales Management, Marketing, Pricing and suppliers, related to financial planning, reporting, and analysis
  • Lead analytical efforts and development of tools, decision documents, and strategic frameworks
  • Support Commercial Finance and Pricing team in identifying overspend risks and opportunities
  • Support Commercial Finance and Pricing team, Trade Development, and Sales management teams to ensure plans adhere to budgets as part of the annual planning process
  • Support development of the annual sales plan (volume/revenue/gross profit) for inclusion in the overall Regional & Corporate Financial Plan
  • Assist management in developing and reviewing the sales budget and rolling sales forecast including sales to budget variance analysis
  • Support the analysis of pricing and promotional activities to drive effective use of trade spend
  • Provide analytical support to corporate and regional teams as required for supplier reviews, quarterly business reviews, and on-going business performance management
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver timely results to a high standard
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Business Administration
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills – written, verbal, persuasion, motivation, facilitation of strong working relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical/problem solving, problem management, presentation development, presentation, and communications skills


Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 15lbs