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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Financial Merchandising Analyst in Keene, New Hampshire

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

The Financial Merchandising Analyst will be responsible for managing regular daily, and weekly reporting for gross profit, inventory and/or storage P&Ls. The candidate will be an active participant in the strategic business partnership between accounting and procurement leadership to review weekly P&Ls to identify changes, trends, cost savings opportunities and projection analysis.

The candidate will develop data mining architectures/models/protocols, statistical reporting, and data analysis methodologies to assist in problem solving and trend analysis. The candidate will be significantly involved during all aspects of the financial planning and reporting cycles including budgeting & forecasting as well as compilation of ad hoc analysis.

Job Description


  • Analyze and reconcile weekly and period ending P&L’s and research variances. (25%)

  • Partner with accounting to assure accuracy during weekly, monthly and period end P&L process. (15%)

  • Actively manage the partnership with accounting and procurement senior leadership to ensure that all parties understand impacts to our P&Ls. (10%)

  • Develop analysis and communicate clearly any variances to budget/forecast to procurement senior leadership. (10%)

  • Actively participate in the development of Outside Storage, Inventory, and Gross Profit budgets and forecasts throughout the year. (15%)

  • Review processes for improvement and efficiencies and maintain procedural documentation. (5%)

  • Maintenance and enhancement of the customer/department/and vendor profitability models. (10%)

  • Management of ad hoc projects & requests pertaining to financial, procurement and merchandising areas to support the team. (10%)

  • Travel Required: No


  • Office: Office Temperature (65F to 75F)


  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel; experience with financial systems and software (e.g. Hyperion) preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills as this position has access to many levels of leadership.

  • Strong analytical and objective approach to problem solving.

Years of Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field business field required OR 2-5 year related experience.





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