Finance Specialist I- Deductions

Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33617

Company: Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC

Job Summary

Responsible for providing advanced analytical support with timely and innovative resolution techniques of customer deductions for bottlers across North America. The expectation is that this person will identify technological and strategic practices to help build a best-in-class team. The role includes leading root case analysis and resolution, including revenue recovery identification. There are frequent interactions with external and internal stakeholders, including frequent presentations for deductions analysis and metrics.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze large volume transactional data to best address root causes for customer deductions.
  • Lead BPO team of 5-8 to achieve bottler goals and execute BSNA strategy.
  • Manage client facing activities, such as, regular CFO and Controller presentations for Deductions.
  • Work with Sales and Operations teams to address complex customer delivery and billing issues.
  • Drive innovation for quick research by utilizing available tools such as Excel/Power Query, HighRadius, Power BI, Sales Reporting, Customer web portals, and SAP.
  • Steward deductions management prioritization strategies with BPO team using HighRadius AI
  • Perform financial/sales analysis and determine best practices to mitigate risk with large customers.
  • Forecast and assist with expected bottler risk and opportunities.
  • Prepare, analyze, distribute and present Accounts Receivable financial analytics to management. Research root causes and suggest actionable information.
  • Identify revenue loss opportunities, quantify efficiently using available tools and assist with recovery efforts.
  • Organize and implement various projects and initiatives as required.
  • Conduct research and queries to generate key operational insights.
  • Proactively mitigate pricing and operational issues before deductions are taken
  • Perform ad hoc requests as needed.

Key Skills and Abilities

  • Key qualities include self-motivated, career driven, and innovative.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous work experience with accounting systems SAP and HighRadius a plus.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office user (macros, pivot tables, VLOOKUP, Power query, Access, PowerPoint, etc.) required.
  • Previous sales or financial reporting preferred. Strong computer and database application skills.
  • Power BI and SQL/Access database experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • A credit check is required for this position in Finance.
  • Hybrid Work Environment: Employees will be expected to work on-site a certain number of days each week and/or month at the manager’s discretion.

Education Requirements

BA/BS in Accounting or Finance or the equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred: Master's Degree 

Years of Experience

Years of experience 3+ years of financial/sales analysis work experience required

The ideal candidate would have 3+ years of financial and/or sales analysis experience in a consumer products company.

Required Travel

Travel is not expected in this job, however, employees may be asked to travel for meetings or training on occasion.

Company Message

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Service, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa