GEO PRICER JOB SUMMARY :
To provide an in-depth pricing and financial expertise with strong business acumen understanding Lexmark business models & geo-specific challenges.
The role would need to review & approve special bids to drive greater profitability and operational excellence through relevant business intelligence and analytics.
As an approver, the pricing analyst would need to comprehend the different business & pricing decisions within Lexmark environment in compliance with WW guidance and / or geo specific business directives.
He or she needs to create and translate the results from his / her business / financial reports and analytics to decisions in pricing actions to drive revenue while ensuring pricing integrity in SAP, D365, Experlogix etc.
The role will require business partnering, financial management and process reengineering skills.
COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES :
Business and Finance Acumen In-depth understanding of the traditional business offerings (HW, SU, EW) of Lexmark. Comprehensive understanding of Special Pricing-related CFP and GPP Adequate understanding of the Lexmark Revenue Recognition policy governing multiple revenue elements.
Teamwork and Collaboration Effectively engages individuals and groups in meaningful discussion Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives Supports everyone's efforts to succeed Balances team and individual responsibilities Gives and welcomes feedback Contributes to building a positive team spirit Puts success of team above own interests.
Qualitative & Quantitative Skills Financial & analytical in understanding and interpret data into meaningful intelligence Synthesizes complex or diverse business situations Uses intelligence and experience and judgment for sound decision making
Process Improvement Competencies Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of business improvement analysis Demonstrates their adaptability to changing business and change management needs Ability to handle projects which they do not have full knowledge of and build understanding to deliver measurable results
Planning / Organizing Prioritizes and plans work activities for self and for team Plans for additional resources or changed team dynamics Sets goals and objectives and develops realistic action plan for self and for team Motivates team effectively
Communication Ability to communicate clearly & effectively across various functional teams Ability to articulate financial & pricing requirements and underlying principles
Attitude Self-motivated First-rate interpersonal skills to effectively work with cross functional and extended teams. Demonstrates ability to multi-task to ensure department goals are met as planned.
Engages in opportunities to improve or increase skills for current position. Open to feedback to improve personal performance.
Computer and Technology Skills Possesses advanced skill level on MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Others Has decision rights in determining best course of action / solution for reviewing special bids (traditional) in a geography specific capacity.
Consults management / WW team as needed. Collaborates with management / WW in finalizing proposed new proposal, processes and controls.
Daily with Geo Sales, Operations, Geo Pricers, Geo Pricing Manager, Team Leads, Stakeholders, co-process analyst and pricing members WW.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE :
College degree holder of Accountancy / Management Accounting / Business Administration.
Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in similar pricing, rebates or commercial finance deal desk management functions.
WORKING CONDITIONS :
Shift need would be 2nd / 3rd shift to cover geographies supported by operations. May occasionally change of shift and extend during weekdays or work on weekends due to deadlines, trainings, meetings or teleconferences.
May provide back-up support to other team members supporting other geographies.
CAREER PROGRESSION :
Successful assignments can lead to lateral movements such as senior positions of other services areas or a change in career ladder such as into management.