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Financial Analyst in Fontana at DSV

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com

Location: Fontana
Job Posting Title: Financial Analyst

DSV - Global Transport and Logistics
In 1976, ten independent haulers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.

Read more at www.dsv.com

SUMMARY

The Financial Analyst provides support to the local management team that may include, but is not limited to financial reporting and control, income management, debt management, submitting invoices for payment for Accounts Payable and accurately billing clients for services rendered.

As part of the DSV team, Associates are expected to meet company objectives in the areas of performance, safety, and quality.   Associates are expected to comply with all corporate and site-specific policies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Play a significant role in the accurate and timely preparation of internal financial reporting and analysis. Analyzes records of present and past operations, trends and costs, estimated and realized revenues, administrative commitments, and obligations incurred to project future revenues and expenses
  • Reporting of actual results and analysis vs. plan
  • Assist operations regarding cost budgets, quarterly forecasts and other financial planning activities
  • Publish periodic financial reports, including but not limited to: accounts payable, freight and consumable metrics, to provide department owners and leadership visibility to financial results
  • Perform analytical reviews of financial information to identify trends/opportunities. Recommend improvements to drive cost efficiencies in balance with operational needs and capabilities
  • Produce cost quotes, strategic business cases, risk assessment and other ad-hoc analysis in support of the business
  • Participate in special projects as required, including process improvement and financial tools development and implementation
  • Management of financial process improvements, Key Performance Indicators and tracking of strategic initiatives
  • Support of various internal and external financial and system audits
  • Plan, organize and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the company's monthly financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure swift payment of invoices
  • Collect and confirm accuracy of all charges and expenses for a file to be billed
  • Manage Accounts Payable process: coordinate purchasing and tracking of vendor invoices through the system and associated revenue accruals
  • Financial: Month-end close responsibilities: journal entries, corporate submissions, expense management, budgetary support for cost centers and ad hoc analysis.
  • Prepare month-end journal entries – focused on cost accruals
  • Complete the monthly Client Profitability Model
  • Order and maintain inventory of office supplies
  • Attend meetings as required, documentation & distribution of meeting minutes, etc.
  • Handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional, mature, discreet and secure manner
  • Create and disseminate various communications & reports
  • Creates or Assists with the design and development of presentations
  • Effectively communicate with employees, customers, suppliers & others on behalf of site management
  • Scheduling and meeting with vendors to ensure competitive pricing is maintained
  • Work with Operations team to develop Budgets and Forecast for Financial performance

OTHER DUTIES

  • May be expected to cross train in other administrative staff functions to support the site and contribute to associate development.
  • Performs other duties as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Yes

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably within the area of Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 5 years of accounting, FP&A or finance experience is required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

N/A

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills

  • Candidate must possess intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills required (i.e. Pivot Tables, Formulas, VLOOKUP functions)

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Strong Math skills with focused attention to detail

Other Skills

  • The candidate must possess the ability to partner with associates at all levels of the organization
  • Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, and influencing skills are required
  • This position requires a highly motivated individual with strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity and proven leadership skills
  • The ability to work well in a dynamic environment, think creatively and be able to recommend and implement process improvements, work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously is required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A CPA, CMA, or other financial certification is preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.


Nearest Major Market: Fontana
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles