Data Acquisition Analyst - Charlotte

Compass Group USA Inc Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Who is Foodbuy?

We are the industry leader in procurement and supply chain solutions. We are the subsidiary to the 6th largest company in the world (Compass Group PLC), yet Foodbuy has the feel of a small entrepreneurial Company. We pride ourselves on our ability to source and provide a variety of products and services that help our customers more easily, and cost effectively, run their businesses. We work with clients in the Hospitality, Restaurant, Healthcare, Education, Entertainment, and Gaming industries, and of course we support Compass Group-- which is the world's largest contract food and support services provider.

Why Foodbuy?

We care about our associates, our clients, and our community. We think big, encourage innovation and debate, and seek out game changers. Our benefits and PTO offerings are strong. Our compensation packages are competitive. And we are constantly growing, and we want our associates' careers to grow along with us. We have an open and modern work environment, believe in flexibility, and promote a collaborative open door environment.

Additionally, we follow a value system called FORT, which stands for Flexibility, Optimistic, Resourceful, and Transparent. FORT is the foundation for everything we do at Foodbuy. It is how we behave and interact with our clients, business partners and fellow associates.


Job Summary:

The Data Acquisition Analystis responsible for working directly with Distributors to obtain complete and timely transaction level reporting. This process results in the successful capture and processing of Foodbuy customers' purchase transactions, and the generation of manufacturer invoices, customer volume allowances and price audits ensuring maximum revenue and savings for those customers.

This position can sit in Charlotte, NC or Alpharetta, GA.


  • EDI relationship owner between Distributor and Foodbuy regarding onboarding and collection of all Customer DCN's

  • Analyze distributor data to identify gaps in reporting and potential revenue opportunities

  • Present findings to management and solicit feedback via formal/informal communication

  • Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of invoice/transactional reporting process

  • Resolve customer challenges, ad-hoc requests, and concerns

  • Generate and maintain reports used for analysis and management of daily workload

  • Facilitate ongoing weekly phone calls with priority distribution partners

  • Execute against annually provided SMART KPI's

  • Work cross-functionally with internal teams to drive operational excellence and support Compass/Foodbuy initiatives (eVIA, Supply Chain, Compass hierarchy, etc)

  • Improve and enhance opportunity/gap analysis related to distributor reporting, Distributor Customer Number tracking and Compass hierarchy maintenance

  • Ensure complete and accurate collection/processing of invoice-level reporting from up hundreds of distributor locations representing over $25 billion in annual spend across the U.S. and Canada

  • Continuously seek to improve processes by applying innovative and strategic thinking and by monitoring and evaluating industry best practices

Responsibilities conti.:

  • Ability to successfully and sustainably follow Best Practices and Standard Operating Procedures on a daily/weekly/monthly basis

  • Work cross-functionally with teams across Foodbuy and Compass Group to drive operational excellence

  • Ensure that all dealings with suppliers, clients, and internal personnel are carried out professionally/ethically and with the highest integrity

  • Display sense of urgency when dealing with critical and time sensitive EDI failures.


  • Financial or trend analysis experience

  • Supplier and customer interaction experience

  • Purchasing/procurement experience

  • Distribution or foodservice experience preferred

  • Detail-oriented

  • Analytical problem solving

  • Flexible/Adapts well to change

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Customer service focused with excellent phone etiquette

  • High level of Integrity and Ethics

  • 1+ years managing complex processes and working with large amounts of data

  • Occasional travel required (between Charlotte and Atlanta Corporate Offices)

  • Ability to manage and resolve conflicting priorities while meeting all required deadlines/deliverables

  • Experience with repetitive data driven and master data processes

  • Innovative mindset with the ability to implement creative solutions to process inefficiencies or complex ad hoc problems

  • Excellent collaborator and communicator, able to work cross-functionally and achieve buy-in as needed

  • Self-driven and able to produce results with minimal supervision

  • High proficiency with MS Office Suite including Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

  • Completion of Bachelor's degree is preferred

Apply to Foodbuy today!

Foodbuy is a member of Compass Group USA

Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID: 331433




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