Promotions Accounting Analyst (2+ Years' Experience) at HAVI

| West Suburbs
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HAVI is a privately held global company that innovates, optimizes and drives the supply chains and marketing promotions of many of the best known brands in the world. When you work at HAVI, you have a chance to make your mark – to be a part of work that drives value, brings a smile and keeps everyday life moving forward. Which means it’s not the size of our global footprint, but rather your personal fingerprint, that has the power to make a real difference for our customers… and to touch the lives of people both at home and around the world.

Responsibilities

The Project and Promotions Accounting Analyst will maintain annual customer promotion program P & L models and ensure program expenditures stay within customer approved parameters.  The analyst will provide reports on program cost and revenue activities with explanation of variances to budget (i.e., customer fund reporting).  This position will also assist with the preparation of journal entries, internal/external reporting, and other initiatives as assigned in support of business unit projects.

 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Monthly variance account reporting to customers and the internal HAVI Financial Reporting team
  • Reviewing program billings against budgets including monitoring and analyzing program expenses and highlighting and understanding budget variances for presentation to customer 
  • Developing program budgets and obtaining approvals for all final budgets
  • Completing final program reconciliations including summarizing variances for presentation to customer and obtaining approvals of reconciled programs
  • Resolving program budget variances according to customer direction (including vendor communications)
  • Maintaining account reconciliations for all program related accounts (e.g. accrual accounts, etc.)
  • Preparing journal entries and related reporting relative to business unit projects

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years' accounting experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (formulas & functions)
  • Analytical skills
  • Verbal and written skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience with JD Edwards financial modules preferred
  • Hyperion and report writing experience preferred

Benefits

 

Our total rewards philosophy integrates programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, corporate culture, corporate citizenship and work-life balance. While individual program components may differ by country, some things remain constant:

 

   …our commitment to rewarding results

   …the opportunity to work with talented and driven individuals at every level of our company who respect each other, treat each other fairly and hold one another accountable for our    

      customers’—and our company’s success

 

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Location

Amazing views of Morton Arboretum and wild life, walking paths. Bring your binoculars! Easy access to I-88 and I-355, 25 min Metra BNSF- free shuttle