Ryder System Senior Financial Analyst in NOVI, Michigan

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

The Senior Financial Analyst position will be responsible for supporting the management in a department. He/She will lead processes to include the development of planning, evaluation and assessment of corporate initiatives and analysis and proposal of strategic alternatives to enhance Ryder's market position, provide actionable competitive analysis and insights to feed strategy development and facilitate tactical decision-making, periodic and ad hoc analysis and reporting, provide on-going business analysis to develop recommendations for alternative scenarios surrounding profit improvement and shareholder value creation. CPA license strongly preferred.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or a MBA is required

  • A minimum of 3 (three) years of finance/accounting/business experience

  • Advanced Level Skills in MS Excel such as working with formulas, data tables, pivot Charts, queries, custom functions, data management, analysis, and developing financial reports

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Masters in Business Administration (MBA) is preferred for this position

  • Experience in a corporate finance department within a Fortune 500 Company or consulting firm experience is preferred

  • Candidate must possess strong problem solving skills and technical abilities

  • Two to five years of post MBA experience preferred

  • Experience in a corporate finance department within a Fortune 500 Company or consulting firm experience is preferred

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ideal candidate is a team player with the ability to produce high-quality work under high-pressure situations

  • Ability to interact with senior management

  • Knowledge of SQL, Ryder's financial systems or Field Operations is a plus

  • Proficiency Lotus Notes or other e-mail applications

Responsibilities:

  • The financial and analytical support includes, but is not limited to: Management and development of key monthly reports, Manage and perform activities related to the monthly close process

  • Develop forecasts and annual plan for the cost centers

  • Collaborate with leadership to prepare strategy and business cases, Develop short term and long term strategies to improve profitability of company assets

  • Ad hoc analysis on various initiatives, guided towards improving the bottom-line and the company's return

  • Provide financial and analytical support for projects requested by Senior Management

  • Support FFM on monthly financial close process, to include: Prepare invoices, journal entries, account reconciliations, etc.

  • Review of P and Ls to ensure appropriate accounting at the location level

  • Analysis of monthly and YTD operations performance to explain budget, forecast and prior year variances

  • Support the FFM in recurring financial reporting, including: Forecasting, Business Plan development, A/R collections, Work as a liaison between vendors and shared service center to resolve payables issues, Perform ad hoc analysis, metric reporting to include: Tracking of margin improvement initiatives, Completion of monthly operating scorecard, Analytical support for executive level presentations

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2016-35921

Job Locations US - MI - NOVI

Posted Date 1/3/2017

Category Accounting/Finance

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 10-20%

Position Code 1944