The Trade Manger is responsible for assisting in the development of the trade strategy and trade effectiveness and efficiency plans required to deliver the net sales and operating profit goals for specific customers. The trade manager is also responsible for the effective management of trade with the sales team, including scorecards, measurement, and guidance and direction to ensure the sales team is maximizing trade dollars to drive profitable growth consistent with the business plan. Close working relationship with the deduction management team will be essential on deduction resolution and process improvements to increase efficiency.
Expert knowledge of the consumer products goods industry in marketing or sales and an analytical business role (trade or finance).
Must have an understanding of the industry.
Must be highly analytical and demonstrate sound business judgment and confidence.
Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with all levels of personnel within the organization.
Must have a high degree of organizational skills and be self-sustained in order to effectively work independent from their manager.
Education: Bachelor of Arts/Science in business administration, accounting, or finance. 3-5 years accounting / budgeting experience
People management experience
Physical Demands: None.
Specific Skills: Must be highly skilled in computer and software applications, which are critical in order to effectively execute the job, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Specialized Knowledge, License, etc: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Financial Acumen, Analytical skills
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position supervises Trade Specialists
Working Conditions: Office Environment.
Travel Requirements: None.
Language Skills: English is the primary language skill, however, bilingual skills may be required based on business necessity.
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