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Sr. Forecasting and Promotions Manager

Company: Samsung Electronics Per--
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryMaking the future is everyday life at Samsung. We're seeking innovators who are called to not just change the world, but build a better one. We enable the best technology hardware on the planet, but our best is always a prototype for something better and our people thrive with a driven mindset - better builds on better. We believe that innovation and growth are driven by an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. We aim to create a global team where everyone belongs and has equal opportunities, inspiring our talent to be their true selves. Together, we are building a better tomorrow for our customers, partners and communities.At Samsung Electronics America, we take pride in the creativity and diversity of our talented people - they are at the forefront of everything we do. Their skillset and mindset drive our continued success. Only the resilient and resourceful thrive in the daily dose of unexpected at Samsung. We unapologetically push to achieve unforeseen potential in everything we do, both within the workplace and at home. We fearlessly face challenges head-on, conquer the unconquerable, and are comfortable living in the uncomfortable zone. Position Summary: The Senior Promotions Manager will be responsible for managing the promotional operations for the T-Mobile Account Team in Samsung Electronics America. You will manage offer analyses including forecasting lift and cost to optimize efficiency for the handset, tablet, watch and accessories categories. The Senior Promotions Manager will also be responsible for detailed performance tracking, forecast modeling and other various in-depth analyses, reporting to the Director of Finance for the T-Mobile Account Team in Samsung Electronics America. In addition, the incumbent will partner closely with the Sales, Marketing and Category Management teams to ensure the promotional plan is meeting quarterly/annual sales goals.Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for promotional management processes and systems to manage/track all offers for the various Mobile categories
  • Partner with other Finance team members on marketing and sales deduction investment activities, meeting spend efficiency benchmarks to achieve internal program approval
  • Responsible for managerial and internal use reporting on promotional activities
  • Review reasonableness of marketing and sales deduction expense forecast and assist with forecasting process
  • Review and submit sales and marketing programs for Company leadership approval
  • Effective communication and management between customer and internal finance departments
  • Gain deep understanding of carrier's promotional structure to optimize Samsung offers and enable negotiations of funding support
  • Perform rigorous analysis on historical promotional spend (sales, marketing, merchandizing), pricing, and competitive actions to help inform future activities
  • Assist with ad hoc strategic projects, including planning, tracking, reporting, and documentation of all aspects of the projectsQualifications/Skills:
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, or related field required
    • 12 years or more of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered
    • Experience in managing and tracking promotional offers -
    • Experience in developing financial and operational analysis and presentation to senior leadership
    • Strong financial and forecasting knowledge
    • Exceptional Excel & PowerPoint skills, familiarity with SAP and other ERP systems
    • Strong database management skills; detail orientedNecessary Skills & Attributes:
      • A results oriented, self-starter who can run with projects while keeping key stakeholders updated on progress, opportunities and issues
      • Collaborative, flexible mindset to develop and implement new initiatives, while continuing to drive awareness and participation in existing programs
      • Quick learner with an ability to manage multiple projects, focus on priorities, and think on his/her feet in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
      • Create strong relationships with colleagues across the company
      • Strong sense of urgency and a passion for flawless execution
      • Extremely comfortable with quickly learning new systems and processes
      • Independent and can take full charge of responsibilities, but not afraid to ask for guidance when needed
      • Strong time and project management skills - able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks with concurrent and competing deadlines
      • Willing to able to travel nationally. Travel about 10% of time.Physical/Mental Demands and Working Conditions:
        • The position requires the ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in the following environment:
        • Work is generally performed in an office environment.
        • Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal 50% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. -
        • The movement and transportation of equipment, most of the time under 25 pounds.
        • Performs work under time schedules and stresses which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive job stress, fatigue, unpaid over-time, intellectual challenge, constant technical data feedback, language barriers, and business management stress.
        • Machines, tools, equipment, and work aids representative and commonly associated with PCs, printers, and office work areas.
        • Frequently works additional hours beyond normal schedule.
        • Under very little direct supervision with a high level of responsibility to apply general policies and guidelines where decisions are seldom monitored and consequences of decisions adversely affect operating results and management decisions. - Complete access to confidential company data where disclosure may jeopardize the company's competitive position. -
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        • #MotivatedSkills and Qualifications* Please visit to see Privacy Policy, which defaults according to your location. You can change Country/Language at the bottom of the page. If you are European Economic Resident, please click .* Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and its subsidiaries are committed to employing a diverse workforce, and -provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.COVID-19 Vaccine MandateSamsung Electronics America requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption, or an exemption required under state/local law, is approved. Offers of employment are contingent upon proof that a candidate is fully vaccinated or qualifies for an exemption. - More details on how to apply for an exemption are provided after the application process is complete.Reasonable Accommodations for Qualified Individuals with Disabilities During the Application ProcessSamsung Electronics America is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. -If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Reasonable Accommodation Team (855-557-3247) or SEA_Accommodations_Ext@sea.samsung.com for assistance. This number is for accommodation requests only and is not intended for general employment inquiries.

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