Trade Management Specialist Canada in Toronto at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 11/23/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/23/2019

Job Description

Trade Management Specialist - Canada

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a dynamic Trade Management Specialist (TMS) who will work closely with assigned Customer Development Managers and Directors.  Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of customer business plans using client software, manage the deduction processing following client policies and procedures.  Including sales forecasts, pricing, promotion plans, trade spend expenditures, long leads, and deduction management tasks.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Health, Dental, Disability, Life, Lifeworks Program)
  • PerkSpot Discounts on Travel, Movies, Cell Phones and more
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the implementation and day to day maintenance of accurate customer plans within the Trade system.
  • Create one plan per Brand, execute ongoing updates to plans per SPM / CDM instructions Identify baseline forecast variances, closing deals, updating promotions and long leads.
  • Manage the claims, deduction, and reconciliation processes by following client policies and procedures to meet monthly goals.
  • Identify deduction validation issues and work with SPM / CDM to resolve.
  • Maintain audit compliant files and documentation.
  • Reporting and balancing of cleared and open deductions for financial reporting requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent work experience required
  • 2-5 years administrative/planning experience within the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry
  • Ability to learn new software quickly; Must have the ability to build Excel templates/spreadsheets from scratch using Pivot Tables and V lookups
  • Excellent organization, math, and analytical skills; Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced deadline oriented environment; Ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks with minimum supervision
  • Proficiency in Computer Software to include: MS Windows, Spreadsheet (MS Excel), Word-processing (MS Word), Computer Graphics (PowerPoint)

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers, and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats, and communication support upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.