US Foods, one of the countries most innovative food companies and distributors is currently searching for a North East Region Margin Manager, based in Peabody, MA the NE Hub. The Margin Manager ensures achievement of the overall key performance indicator targets (KPIs) and service level agreements (SLAs) associated with Margin and PerformanceManagement for this multi billion dollar region. As part of a national team, you will also lead the regional implementation of margin initiatives, internal controls and process improvements for multiple divisions.
Specific responsibilities include:
Partner with Division Presidents, and division finance, sales, procurement, and category management to identify and drive action on margin opportunities.
Perform financial analysis and review of weekly margin results to identify potential margin issues.
Identify and quantify drivers of divisional margin erosion, while leveraging the ability to look across divisions for trends.
Partner with divisions and other functional areas to perform root cause analysis to proactively drive solutions for reoccurring issues through process and technology improvements.
Identify action items, create project plan, define tasks, and assign ownership. Drive organizational discipline and accountability ensuring margin opportunities are realized through effective project management.
Oversee all technical internal and packaged systems supporting margin management (Prime, Tandem, Merlin, Discover, IBM and Prism).
Act as subject matter expert on applicable processes and programs impacting margins.
Travel from 25% - 50% of the time.
Education/Training: BS in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance or any other analytically oriented major preferred
Related Experience: 5 years in finance management and/or financial analysis required; experience in contract administration, pricing, and category management. Experience in a foodservice/distribution environment preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to effectively interact with cross-functional groups in multiple geographic locations. Strong attention to detail. Must be familiar with mainframe systems, specifically cost/price components, strong Microsoft office skills. Strong analytical and communication skills. Proficiency in use of US Foods systems is preferred.
Additional Information: Travel Percentage: 50%
U.S. Foodservice, Inc.
Website : http://www.usfoodservice.com