Finance Analyst - Commercial Sales / Forecasting in Chicago, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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JobID: 376796

Finance Analyst - Commercial Sales / Forecasting

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is actively searching for a Finance Analyst for our client’s Chicago, IL area operations.  This is a long-term contract position and is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure with a Fortune 500 industry leader.


  • Supports the Sales Team to create, own and manage planning, reporting, and forecasting across all customers
  • Operates as an integral member of the Commercial organization involved in Day-to-Day Impactful Business Decisions and Processes
  • Leads the financial forecasting and evaluation of sales initiatives including customer proposals, terms negotiations, events and post event evaluations
  • Effectively makes decisions on more complex issues, considering relevant costs, benefits and risks.
  • Uses accounting principles and knowledge of internal controls to provide objective, timely, and accurate financial information
  • Works with Sales leadership to establish promotional spend strategy and develop customer and program level spending details to support the initiation of that strategy
  • Analyzes monthly promotional spend actuals by product line to assure Sales Finance forecast is aligned with plan, as well as ensure forecasting reflects changes to phasing
  • Works collaboratively with the demand planning team to ensure APO projection align with Sale LE/Forecast


  • 3+ years of experience in finance/accounting
  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Previous Commercial/Sales finance experience preferred
  • Exhibits strong personal accountability & attention to detail
  • Comfortable working with and analyzing large amounts of data
  • Articulates views in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to connect the bigger picture to day to day operations of the organization
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office including Excel and PowerPoint programs
  • Significant experience with SAP preferred
  • Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) experience is a plus

Please send resumes to Kathleen Rouse at and contact me directly at 770-635-1347