YRC Freight Senior Financial Analyst in Overland Park, Kansas

JOB SUMMARY

The Financial Analyst will perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of the Field Operations organization. Create financial reports monitoring financial metrics and budgeting. Prepare business cases for the development of business strategies and tactics. Analyze, track and report on the annual capital plan.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Develop business cases to support activities such as acquisitions, divestitures, investments and capital expenditures.

  2. Evaluate key strategic decisions and communicate with appropriate departments when issues are found during analysis to rectify the issue.

  3. Quantify the financial impact of the opportunity or issue involved, including likely returns on investments or payback period for proposed capital expenditures, new services or other investments.

  4. Track capital spending and assists in preparing the annual capital forecast and budgets.

  5. Assist in the maintenance of budgeting and reporting tools including loading monthly data, posting dashboard reports, running calculations, and managing hierarchies.

  6. Produce operational statistics for the Accounting department for month-end-close.

  7. Coordinate with Treasury Department regarding all equipment lease schedules as well as make recommendation for end of lease options; maintain active lease schedule tracking

  8. Assist in the development of annual budgets for field operations (financials and metric driven) and assist in the preparation of quarterly goal setting.

  9. Review monthly expenses to ensure proper classification/coding and report variances.

  10. Assist with the transformation of finance systems through research as well as create documentation and data flows.

  11. Perform financial and business-related research and analysis for special studies and as necessary.

COMPETENCIES

  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  2. Five (5) years of experience in a Finance role.

  3. Demonstrated problem solving, quantitative analysis, and analytical abilities.

  4. Experience using MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

  5. Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or related field.

  2. Seven (7) years of experience in a Finance role.

  3. Experience in the transportation


WORKING CONDITIONS


This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Title: Senior Financial Analyst

Location: KS-Overland Park

Requisition ID: 1701PL