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Pricing Analyst

Date:  Nov 20, 2020

Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 13860 

A Career in Beer:  #CDC
Coors Distributing Company (CDC) is one of the nation’s leading beer distributors based out of Denver, CO. We are the critical link between our brewery suppliers that produce the beer and the retail outlets where they are sold, as well as the restaurants and bars where they are consumed. We were founded in 1971 and became a MillerCoors LLC in 2008 as part of the joint venture between Miller Brewing Company and Coors Brewing Company, and we remain the only company owned distributor for MillerCoors. Major brand acquisitions occurred in January of 2010 making Coors Distributing Company one of the top 25 largest beer distributors in the country with over 30 suppliers, roughly 14 million cases per year, and nearly 400 employees.


The Headlines:

In the role of Pricing Analyst in Denver, CO you will be a part of the G&A team at CDC. This person assists the Pricing Manager with the financial, tactical, and strategic pricing guidance for CDC. This position also serves as the liaison for pricing support between suppliers, sales reps, and retailer customers, including the submission of accurate pricing and promotion information to retail customers via forms or online. Additionally, this person is responsible for the maintenance of price files in VIP, accurate price packets, monthly rebates, and credit research/issuance.


This position reports to the Pricing Manager.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Develop margin analytics to include after the fact volume/margin, deal level adjustment impact, and GPI margin gain
  • Assist Pricing Manager with all aspects of pricing by ensuring CDC goals of: competitive market pricing, profitability, market share growth, and customer satisfaction are achieved via accurate system pricing
  • Maintain accurate information/price files for hard coded accounts and prepare Hardcoded Account review for Keg Grid and Off Premise
  • Assist Pricing Manager with proposal for GPI for up to 30 suppliers. Communication with Suppliers and Sales Team for timely input and execution of agreed GPI. Execute and then analyze GPI to confirm projected margin gain
  • Input new items into correct price files in VIP to assure accurate discounting
  • Maintain DKEY/PRICES files in VIP and accurate books & records
  • Claim online depletion allowance for assigned brands, maintain reconciliation and book to the appropriate General Ledger accounts; this will include a portion of the 30+ suppliers
  • Create General Ledger entries for supplier depletion allowance and upload after review
  • Research and verify credit request for retail accounts and submit to Controller for approval and to Accounting for processing if necessary. Inform Sales Dept of any discrepancy
  • Other duties as assigned


The Other Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 3 - 5 years' experience in beer industry with emphasis on analytics
  • Strong PC skills with MS office & VIP (or similar accounting system)
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and process implementation
  • Ability to prioritize work in fast-paced environment
  • Good oral and written communication skills


Work Perks that You Need to Know About: 

  • You will have benefits starting on day 1! This includes participation in our Total Rewards program, parental leave, health, dental and vision
  • Access to our on-site gym, Employee Assistance Program and discount plans, and gratis beer
  • On-site bar and top events including hospitality twice a week for employees to get together and network with each other!
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

Nearest Major Market: Denver