Sr. Financial Analyst - Freight (952)

Dole Foods Springfield , OH 45501

Posted 7 months ago

GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PRIMARY PURPOSE:

This position will work under the direction of the Director of Finance, and performs finance, accounting, control, reporting, analysis, budgeting and forecasting activities relating to Supply Chain Freight Operations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS/DUTIES OF THE POSITION:

  • Financial Management and Reporting

  • Report on weekly and periodic key performance indicators (KPI's).

  • Develop and analyze financial proformas for new and renewing customer relationships.

  • Prepare period end journal entries, period reporting, and explain variances to budgets.

  • Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Prepare annual freight budgets ad periodic freight forecasts.

  • Prepare monthly forecasts for operating expenses.

  • Analyze the business results and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Provide analytical support for cost savings and revenue enhancement initiatives.

  • Prepare other ad hoc reporting/analysis as required to support the Supply Chain Organization

  • Effectively work with IT and Operations team members to improve system accuracy and data visibility.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of J.D. Edwards or an equivalent ERP preferred.

  • Knowledge of COGNOS or Power BI reporting system.

  • Knowledge of TMS Transportation Management System or equivalent freight management system.

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain freight operations.

  • Strong analytical ability with attention to detail.

  • Thorough knowledge of general and cost accounting procedures.

  • Microsoft Excel skills to include VLOOKUP, SUMPRODUCT, MATCH, INDEX, pivot table, external linking, Power Pivot, and proper database management and accuracy to ensure data quality and integrity.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; with responsive feedback at all times. Spanish language skills helpful.

  • Ability to manage multi site, multi state operations with a wide variety of internal and external customers.

  • Ability to stay focused in a fast-paced environment. Focus on accuracy.

  • Must have the ability to do thorough research on issues and document findings.

  • Strong attention to detail and a desire to assume new responsibilities.

Required Experience

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • 3-6 years of financial accounting and analysis. Preferably experienced in a fast-paced consumer goods environment with an emphasis in logistics and/or distribution.
  • B.A. in Accounting or Finance required

EEO STATEMENT: We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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