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

Company Overview

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

As a Independents/Finance Analyst , you will assist the Senior Director in providing business and financial support to sales leadership for Independent & Specialty sectors. Prepare and communication reporting and analysis for sales and finance groups, execute the preparation and reporting of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts for Independent/Specialty sectors

Independents/Specialty Finance overview:

Partner with sales leadership to provide business and financial support for Independent & Specialty sectors. Responsible for all aspects of strategic & financial planning, and business analysis detailing performance and providing basis for decision making for senior management of the company


  • Partner with sales teams and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) to develop and report annual budgets and quarterly forecasts for Independent & Specialty sectors, including

  • Prepare, communicate and align on the internal sales planning timetables and responsibilities; ensure timeline and requirements are adhered to

  • Liaise with FP&A to ensure corporate requirements are understood and delivered

  • Manage planning formats and plan preparation with sales groups, ensuring targets are met

  • Load planning data into Hyperion planning tool and ensure correct and consistent representation in planning and reporting environments

  • Develop and provide analysis throughout planning processes to sales teams to enable internal understanding and effective presentation to company leadership

  • Prepare and communicate recurring and ad hoc analysis for Independent & Specialty sectors and finance partners, including

  • Assess format of recurring reporting ongoing for format, timing, frequency, recipients to ensure analysis provides best basis for decision making

  • Ensure content reflects current corporate and business requirements including consideration of performance indicators used, segment visibility

  • Provide business support to sales partners ongoing via provision of understandable and actionable ad hoc analysis

  • Be main point of contact with FP&A and general accounting regarding explanation of variances versus plans and prior year

  • Optimize use of Hyperion reporting and planning system environments including

  • Develop and extract plan data, extract actual data and present information in most efficient and helpful way to understand performance and aid decision making

  • Represent function and implement changes in case of system enhancement or implementation

  • Assist senior director in optimization of manual and systems processes ongoing, including

  • Assess Hyperion reporting and planning processes in order to automate and standardize tasks, implement changes as necessary

  • Document all procedures

  • Serve on cross functional teams to review application of accounting process and provide recommendations for improvement


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field required

  • Minimum of two years of applicable experience, including understanding key accounting principles

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel; experience with financial systems and software (e.g. GL package, Financial reporting system) preferred

Requisition ID 10891

Company C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Category Finance