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Senior Finance Manager

Company: GXO Logistics
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Logistics at full potential. At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. As the Senior Finance Manager, you will act as a primary contact for regional operational performance while developing solutions and strategies in complicated or unique situations. Become a part of our fast-growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations. Pay, benefits and more.We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Partner with vertical Operations FP&A Directors to continuously improve forecasting, standard deliverables, month-end close and data acquisition
  • Ensure profitability targets are being met, including evaluating potential return on invested capital for proposed projects
  • Work with HR, Account Management and Operations to set and track targets for pricing and wage increases
  • Design and deliver standard reporting to support vertical FP&A Directors/Senior Managers, Operations management and Executive Management using a variety of software, including Power BI, Excel, Power Point, Oracle ERP and financial planning software (Oracle ePBCS); design and deliver analytical tools to support FP&A Directors
  • Evaluate the work content of operational processes (e.g., work center-level labor standards) and compare against original assumptions
  • Interpret large volumes of operational data and prepare forecast accuracy reporting
  • Create templates and deliverables for operational/financial KPIs; utilize KPIs to ensure the success of initiatives related to operational performance, price, automation savings, cost savings, predictability and forecast accuracy
  • Identify methods to monitor performance against original assumptions; convert pricing models to operational forecasts/targets/budgets
  • Develop detective controls and predictive indicators What you need to succeed at GXO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business, or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 5 years of experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, accounting and/or budgeting
    • Experience evaluating systems of internal control
    • Microsoft Office and analytic software experience, including performing database collection and using software programs to gather data for modeling and making meaningful use of data
    • Experience developing and preparing capital and operating budgets
    • Experience monitoring budgets and identifying problem areas, conducting research into causes and corrective actions and making appropriate recommendations It'd be great if you also have:
      • Master's degree and/or CPA certification
      • 7 years of experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, accounting and/or budgeting
      • Background in logistics, transportation, warehousing and/or distribution
      • The ability to learn and understand functionality of multiple logistics-related systems (warehouse, transportation, shipment management systems, etc.)
      • Knowledge of and experience with information technology functional areas, including operations, marketing, sales, pricing, project management, human resources and information systems operations
      • Thorough knowledge of financial monitoring/control, and general ledger and accounts payable processes and procedures We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains. GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.
        GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: GXO Logistics, Greenwich , Senior Finance Manager, Professions , Greenwich, Connecticut

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