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Business Analyst (CIP) Nashville, TN

Date: Sep 23, 2021

Location: Norcross, GA, US

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

The Business Analyst is primarily responsible for administering the customer incentive program (CIP) for ASC North America, a portfolio of upfront investments of $100mln+ with hundreds of customers. The position requires frequent interaction with customers and internal sales personnel, so excellent communication and organizational skills are a must. The successful candidate will also identify opportunities to reduce inefficiencies by standardizing and automating processes.

Preferred location Nashville, TN or Troy, MI.

Key Accountabilities

  • Prepare CIP Requests for Mgt Approvals & follow up
  • Follow up with BU on CIP questions and approvals
  • Follow up with RSL with suggestions to CIP requests - advise giving
  • Prepare CIP Payment Requests to Infosys
  • Prepare CIP Asset Set Up Requests to Infosys
  • Prepare CIP Asset Retirements to Infosys
  • Prepare Unearned CIP Statements to Field
  • Prepare Letters Requesting CIP Customer Purchases and following up on receiving the information
  • Prepare CIP Quarterly Report
  • Prepare Month-End CIP Clearing Reconciliation & JE
  • Prepare CIP Packages for Filing/Storage
  • Updating Octagon once the CIP is paid & capitalized
  • Adding new Users to Octagon
  • Investigate Late CIP Payments to Customers
  • Prepare & Send Default Letters to Customers
  • Work with Collection Agency on Defaulted Customers
  • Work with Legal on Defaulted Customers
  • Submit CIP Default payments to Bank and work with Infosys to properly allocate payment to correct accounts
  • Prepare Subordination Agreements for Mgt Approval
  • Submit UCC filings for New/Old CIPs
  • Follow up on UCC Reports and changes to CIPs
  • Submit Credit Checks on CIP Customers
  • Submit PERSONAL Credit Checks on CIP Customers
  • Assist with analyzing Customer credit reports
  • Other tasks as instructed

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree  required (economics, finance, etc.)
Must be able to read and understand sales contracts
Paralegal degree a plus
Advanced Excel skills required ( including knowledge of vlookup and pivot tables)
Ability to effectively communicate and cooperate with all departments within the organization
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Experience with SAP is a plus
Intermediate to advanced knowledge using MS Access and SharePoint are preferred


AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 12304 

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta