Banking Associate

46028 Gardner Dr, Alpharetta, GA 30009
Phone   (470) 282-3804 
Cell      (516) 524-4086
In my role as a Pricing Coordinator/Quote Specialist, I processed quotes from worldwide sales branches and independent sales organizations for quotes on manufactured products, comparing their requests to contract
pricing (if available) as well as suggesting replacement items when applicable.
 Processing RFQ/RFP from branch sales offices
 Reviewing pricing quotes on earlier quotes to customers, to win purchases
 Worked with advanced Excel functions to clean and apply Murata format to customer data
 Maintained/reviewed pricing files from various customers
HENRY SCHEIN, INC,   Melville, New York                                           May 2005 to Nov 2015          
As a Pricing Analyst I worked closely with Senior Management analyzing supplier pricing to ensure system cost integrity. My functions included updating item cost, sell price, reviewing pricing reports and daily research and resolution of invoice discrepancies, using Excel (with v-lookups/h-lookups, and other advanced formula and pivot tables). Work analysis was performed in close collaboration with purchasing and marketing teams to maximize communication and synergy. I monitored key metrics and supplier pricing performance to ensure supplier communications were received, accurately updated and managed for optimum performance.
I also created and developed a training course and video for team members.
 Interface with IT dept for reporting data, uploading financial changes into mainframe system, creating ad-hoc reporting, tracking pricing trends from suppliers
 Manage price changes to assess financial impact for Senior Management, and coordinate future pricing offers
from suppliers to Buying Team to improve Inner Margin.
 Communicate effectively and work closely with buying team so company can meet supplier prerequisites (such as minimums, case quantity’s, deal requirements)
 Timely and accurate entry of all price changes, and maintaining price logs
 Initiate negotiations for price increase extensions and significant price change variances
 Timely resolution of daily invoicing discrepancies; identifying their causes and suggest proactive actions to prevent future purchase order/invoice discrepancies on item and vendor level
 Review and analyze pricing reports to assess cost system accuracy and purchasing adjustments,
including those for daily changes, invoice-low, invoice-high and future file cost reductions.
 Responsible for reviewing and updating cost information from suppliers and partners
 Negotiate buyouts and price extensions with suppliers
 Analysis of supplier A/P items, contract maintenance and shipping issues                         
 Team Lead on Culture Project, coordinated meetings, set individual pricing, team and departmental goals and
time-schedule; Provided presentations to management; negotiated pricing contracts and cost extensions;
compared pricing deals between suppliers.
 Responsible for inventory valuation, inventory costs and processing supplier contract rebates
 Contract rebates and chargeback audits, bill backs, inventory reconciliation with sales, write-downs and write-offs
 Prepared and analyzed monthly point-of-sale inventory records and reconciliation for suppliers
 EDI transmission status and review, general ledger, journal entry research
 Account analysis and monthly reconciliation of financial system to inventory system
 Journal entries for scrap write-off and write-down of goods, branch bill backs, scrap goods
 Reviewed quarterly obsolescence report, assisted in financial write downs
 Reconciliation of inventory to accounting-system records and drop shipment billings
 Expense and trade vendor set-ups; COD’s and International/Domestic wire transfers
 Reconciled vendor statements, managed weekly Accounts Payable check runs
 Analyze supplier accounts, negotiated extended terms, assist in monthly-closings
 Negotiated +$150k savings with IBM over inventory calculation   
 Negotiated contract dispute with largest suppliers
 Created weekly email template for supplier-reporting, realized +$100k annual savings
 Managed Task Force to reduce aging financial receivables (ship and debit dollars)
 Supervised archived records project, presented cost-savings to multiple-departments
                        Old Westbury, New York
                          Bachelor of Science                                                    Major: Accounting
Skills:            Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote
                    Hyperion, AS400, LOTUS NOTES, MONARCH, JD Edwards.


  • ID#: 120736
  • Location: Alpharetta, GA , 30009

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