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Amazing Grass - Financial Analyst, Trade

Date: Oct 10, 2018

Location: New port Beach, CA, US, 92660

Company: Glanbia

We’re More Than a Greens Company, We’re a Movement.

For over 3 generations we’ve organically grown and harvested the most nutrient-dense greens on Earth.


Today, we authentically craft our greens with the highest quality plant-based superfoods curated from around the world in partnership with farmers who are committed to the same sustainable practices.


As the category leader, Amazing Grass sells and distributes a broad range of plant-based nutritional products though premium retailers such as Whole Foods, Sprouts, Costco, Target and Amazon.


The Position                                         

The Financial Analyst position will be responsible for leading reporting and analysis of trade spend within the company. This person will also help in the promotional approval process on an ongoing basis. This position will also be involved in ad hoc jobs such as new customer P&L’s, Innovation P&L’s, Net Suite/SAP set up checks and be available for ad hoc requests from sales team.


This position is located at the Amazing Grass home office in Newport Beach, CA.


Major Responsibilities

The Trade Spend & Business Analyst’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Lead monthly meetings with sales regarding their trade spend
  • Update trade trackers on a monthly Basis
  • Assist in the trade budgeting process
  • Help in the process for approving Promotional Activities
  • Analyze trade spend to see where we may be able save money
  • Keep close track of OGD’s and monitoring whether we should keep them or not.
  • Assist in the customer set up process as the Finance approval outlet
  • Take lead on projects involved in improving the trade analytics within the company
  • Help with new customer P&L’s
  • Review every new item set up in Net Suite/SAP


In addition, the ideal candidate must have strong communication and analytical skills. Excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills, along with positive attitude are required. Must have the ability to maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor at all times. Must be skilled in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.


Essential Qualifications


  • 2-3 years’ experience in finance role (Ideally managing Trade)
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills and positive attitude a must
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment, and adapt to changes in the company
  • Communication and Presentation Skills. Ability to develop and present promotional plans and product information to retail stakeholders
  • The candidate must be skilled in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook


The Person

Beyond the above qualifications, candidates must possess the following personal attributes: 

  • Organization and Multi-Tasking Skills.  We are obsessively thoughtful, every detail matters.  The position has primary responsibility for efficient organization. This person must be effective in working under deadlines, prioritizing issues and managing concurrent projects.


  • People Skills.  We are authentic and approachable. An ability to build positive, pleasant, and productive relationships with customers, partners and team members is essential.  Like our products, we are honest and real, no added preservatives.


  • Passion to Win. We are a passionate group of confident people, bold in our actions.  The Team is enthusiastic and committed to improving the health and lives of our consumers.  This enthusiasm and confidence fuels our competitive advantage.  Our energy is contagious…pass it on!


  • Positive, Fun and Optimistic Environment. We strive to create a hardworking, lively environment that is enjoyable and rewarding. Our Team is encouraged to be collaborative and bring his or her own unique personality and style. We are light hearted, fun and simply inviting…come on in!



Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles