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Finance Assistant Analyst

Winston Salem, North Carolina

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 161096BR

Job Description

This is your opportunity to take your financial and analytical skills to the next level with endless possibilities!

The Credit Risk Asst. Analyst is a key asset to the Credit Risk COE, heavily involved in the day-to-day management of credit risk mitigation strategies with a key emphasis on credit review, processing, reporting and maintenance of customer and/or supplier data. The volume, complexity and divergent sources of information to review in this position requires an understanding of accounting and finance. This position will primarily work across several business lines and utilize multiple operating platforms. The volume and complexity of the work requires a self-driven individual willing to go above and beyond.

Major Task Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:

Credit Processes: 60%

  • Review new customer credit applications, analyzing customer credit worthiness, documenting and defending position
  • Act as single point of contact for field partner and/or credit customer escalations/remediation
  • Review and analyze various trade and financial publications to determine and identify potential negative customer trends
  • Evaluate, prioritize and monitor accounts to ascertain credit risk
  • Assist with defining risk mitigation strategies for high risk and post-petition (bankrupt) accounts
  • Assist the Credit Risk group with quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Provide written customer credit references to external parties
  • Network with sales and credit professionals to assess market and channel risk
  • Evaluate strategies to help reduce retail and supplier customer risk

Special Projects/Analytics: 25%
  • Lead ad hoc projects designed to optimize the credit risk mitigation platform
  • Stay abreast with current industry technology/practice to influence direction
  • Analytically mine portfolio for watch scenarios to minimize losses
  • Creatively challenges norms

Personal Development Action Plan: 15%
  • Seek out ways for continuous improvement, both personally and professionally


  • At least 3 years of related work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required (Finance or Business Administration Preferred)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong problem solving, numbers aptitude and analytical skills
  • Negotiation and influence skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize workload, with a demonstrated results orientation
  • Must be flexible and a team player
  • Strong PC/technical skills including demonstrated proficiency in Windows, Word, and Excel
  • Detail oriented, organized, and focused on deadline requirements
  • High level understanding of commercial contracts and/or bankruptcy preferred
  • SAP, Oracle, and KARMS experience preferred
  • Aptitude to work with minimal supervision

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

For San Francisco Bay Area: Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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