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Finance Segment Manager - Remote - Phoenix

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid-level (3-4 years) - Senior (5-8 years)
  • Accounting & Tax
    Banking & Finance
  • Phoenix
    Remote

AI generated summary

  • You must have advanced financial knowledge, strong analytical skills, excellent communication, and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. 4+ years of experience in Accounting/Finance and familiarity with Transportation/Logistics industry are essential.
  • You will provide financial support to operations team, close books, forecast, analyze financial data, present findings to management, develop budgets, analyze cost parameters, identify financial opportunities, partner with teams, ensure data quality, provide training, and participate in projects.

Requirements

  • Skills and Abilities:
  • Advanced knowledge of financial concepts and principles such as operating margin, EBT, cash flow, balance sheet, cost of capital, depreciation, ROE, etc
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices
  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to present information and ideas clearly and understandably to others
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter with ability to derive innovative solutions with little direction
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Master's degree preferred MBA
  • Four (4) years or more Accounting and/or Finance experience required
  • Four (4) years or more Transportation, Logistics, or equivalent industry preferred

Responsibilities

  • Provide financial support to all levels of operations team, including reporting to assist in managing financial goals. Reporting also includes support for non-financial goals and metrics.
  • Assist with closing books, forecasting balance of year financials, and creating annual plans and budgets
  • Review various month end reports including actual versus budget variances
  • General ledger research to ensure all possible billing opportunities and cost savings are captured.
  • Consolidate, prepare, and analyze financial data to understand cause-and-effect relationships and identify drivers. Candidate will be expected to perform a broad spectrum of analyses which will require data gathering and extraction from various sources
  • Coordinate with Operations, Finance, Accounting, IT, and Sales to consolidate and understand financial results and communicate findings to upper management
  • Present close results, operational data, and forecasts in written and verbal formats to senior leadership
  • Ability to arrive at conclusions and give recommendations to management based on information obtained
  • Develop ad-hoc reports and analyses as requested by leadership
  • Analyze and prepare annual overhead budget and forecast updates as needed.
  • Assist Director of Operations monthly in managing to Plan and providing necessary variance analysis.
  • Provide tools and perspectives to assist operation’s management in planning, directing operations and controlling costs.
  • Assist in understanding the cost parameters of our business model, including labor, running costs, and fixed costs among others
  • Proactively identify financial opportunities in the business and communicate findings to necessary parties
  • Partner with various teams across the organization, including tax team, licensing, rental , UVS, operations, sales, finance, SSC, and asset management on various requests and projects
  • Develop, implement, and maintain consistent processes for data quality control
  • Provide financial training to operations staff, including policies, procedures and financial tools
  • Participate in various miscellaneous projects as required
  • Additional Responsibilities:
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of the Finance Segment Manager in this role?

The main responsibilities include providing financial analysis, planning, and data mining support for Fleet Management Solutions (FMS), supporting the Regional FMS field finance team, facilitating the monthly close process, forecasting financial results, building business plans, analyzing operational performance, managing a team of Financial Analysts, creating pro forma financial statements, and partnering with various departments on financial projects and requests.

What qualities should a candidate have for this Finance Segment Manager position?

The ideal candidate should be inquisitive, collaborative, accurate, and efficient. They should also have strong financial analysis skills, the ability to prioritize and multitask effectively, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment.

What departments or teams will the Finance Segment Manager collaborate with in this role?

The Finance Segment Manager will collaborate with the tax team, licensing, rental, UVS, operations, sales, finance, SSC, and asset management departments. They will also work closely with operators to establish and monitor budgets for in-scope spend categories.

What are some of the key goals or objectives for the Finance Segment Manager to achieve in this position?

Some key goals for the Finance Segment Manager include proactively identifying financial opportunities in the business, providing informative and timely financial reports and analyses to leadership, assessing and improving the performance of poor-performing locations/customers, and creating and monitoring improvement action plans. The Manager will also be responsible for modeling projected business outcomes and collaborating with various departments on financial projects and requests.

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Transportation
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1933
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) is a leading logistics and transportation company. It provides supply chain, dedicated transportation, and commercial fleet management solutions, including full service leasing, rental, and maintenance, used vehicle sales, professional drivers, transportation services, freight brokerage, warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfillment, and last mile delivery services, to some of the world’s most-recognized brands. Ryder provides services throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. In addition, Ryder manages nearly 260,000 commercial vehicles and operates approximately 300 warehouses encompassing more than 95 million square feet. Ryder is regularly recognized for its industry-leading practices in third-party logistics, technology-driven innovations, commercial vehicle maintenance, environmentally friendly solutions, corporate social responsibility, world-class safety and security programs, military veteran recruitment initiatives, and the hiring of a diverse workforce