Inventory Analyst

Chicago, BC


Salary Range: $25,000

Job Title:

Inventory Analyst

Position Reports to:

Sr. Finance Manager-Inventory

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This role provides support to Mark Anthony Brewing’s (MAB’s) inventory management process, with the objective to ensure MAB’s ERP system accurately reflects physical inventory movement throughout the MAB supply chain.  Through effective partnership with internal stakeholders—as well as third party material suppliers, co-packers, and re-packers—this role performs the following critical inventory control functions in MAB’s internal ERP system: material receipt transactions, inventory production transactions, inventory reconciliations, and other inventory movement transactions.   



Core Duties and Responsibilities

Inventory Transactions—Receipts/Production Review, Execution, and Resolution

  • Handle Bills of Lading from co-packers and ensure material orders are “received” in the MAB ERP System
  • Investigate discrepancies and partner with co/re-packers, material suppliers, and internal Mark Anthony personnel to resolve issues
  • Enter production into ERP system at various item levels (work in process as well as finished goods)
  • Backflush all materials consumed during production within ERP system
  • Transact other inventory movements in ERP system


Inventory Reconciliation

  • Reconcile inventory levels at assigned sites on a monthly basis to ensure inventory as recorded in ERP is in sync with physical inventory stock levels at each site
  • Partner with sites to make sure all appropriate inventory reporting is received, and work to resolve any discrepancies
  • Complete and lead yearly on hand inventory count at assigned sites


Other related duties and tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements (Experience, Qualifications, Skills, Abilities)

Skills & Experience

  • 2-5 years of supply chain or accounting background
  • Experience with a CPG company preferred
  • Proficiency using ERP systems and Microsoft Excel
  • Change maker: Willing to create new processes, find improvements and work with unknowns


Foundational Characteristics

  • Comfortable handling large amount of data and detail while also having the ability to see the big picture to prioritize workload effectively
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Adaptable and flexible to the changing business needs but also laser-focused at being able to execute standard daily and monthly responsibilities
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and believes anything is possible with the right focus
  • Able to work independently and “roll up your sleeves” to make things happen
  • High intensity team player who thrives in a fast paced, high intensity, dynamic environment
  • Strong sense of curiosity, constantly questions the way things are done in a constructive manner and thrives on change that improves results
  • Open (no agendas), honest and trustworthy
  • Results-oriented individual with a desire to manage change through to fruition
  • Demonstrated ability to work across functions, business units and geographies – a strong background in a matrix organization is beneficial
  • Effective business systems thinker and a good understanding of business processes
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with others in a diverse environment
  • High attention to detail—accuracy is critical
  • Strong desire to learn Supply Chain Operations and Accounting



Working Conditions

Travel Requirements

Must be willing and able to travel periodically, up to 10% of the time


Scheduling Requirements

To be aligned with direct line manager in support of business needs

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