Job DescriptionWE ACT AS BUSINESS PARTNER TO TRANSPORT OPERATIONS MANAGER TO ACHIEVE BUSINESS RESULTS, OPTIMIZE PERFORMANCE AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITHIN TRANSPORT.Job Responsibility including but not limited to: • Lead analysis and act as the speaking partner in the budget process, as well as related closings together with the Transport Operations Manager• Collecting and analyzing data from all related areas (returns, YMS, carrier etc)• Identify business opportunities to increase cost efficiency in the transportation network• Computing/ calculating all financial aspects in a tender process• Managing CERES and CO2 reporting from all contracted partners in the day-to-day business as well as in tenders• Responsible to ensure the quality and that requirements are met in all cost and sustainability appendixes in the RFP package• Responsible for invoice control and rate follow up for all connected carriers and suppliers• Computing all transport related data to reflect the agreed KPIs in score cards and regional reports QualificationsROLE REQUIREMENTS:• Advanced computer knowledge including Microsoft Office Suite• 1-3 years of budgeting experience, including P&L, forecasting, etc.• Must have up-to-date knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance practices• Ability to look at business need and cost consciousness• Excellent people and communication skills• Ability to work independently and in a high pressure, multi-personality, fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment• Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.• Ability to protect confidential information• Excellent organizational skills Minimum Candidate Qualifications: Competencies: • Deep knowledge of controlling, logistics, transport, related software and regional specifics, as well as operational capabilities• Good understanding of cross-functional departments and collaboration within Regions• Solid skills in project mgmt., prioritization and business case• Strong problem-solving and analytical mindset• Strong communication & coordination skills• Ability to collaborate and co-create with others• Agile mindset with a positive attitude to change and meaningful growth• Inclusive and empathetic towards others whilst encouraging diversity • Ability to understand your impact to others and contribution to the bigger picture
H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB • Burlington, U.S.
Robert Half is handling the recruitment for a new Senior Financial Analyst for one of their clients. Direct the development of forecast processes to ensure resources are leveraged with maximum effectiveness, build long-range operating plans to support business initiatives, and drive world class strategic and financial planning methods in this Senior Financial Analyst position. You will improve upon monthly and quarterly reporting and handle the operation and cultivation of data-driven planning processes. Make an impact in this pivotal Senior Financial Analyst position with a company that allows you access to senior leadership with strategic input. Candidates that have experienced in coordinating various planning cycles (annual planning, quarterly forecasts and monthly outlooks), while providing strategic analyses and recommendations, will be better suited for this role. You will contribute variance analysis of bookings, revenues and expenses, clearly explaining the business reasons for variances and adjusting the outlook models to reflect operational adjustments. This permanent employment opportunity is based in the White Plains, New York area.Major responsibilities- Join forces with Accounting on the monthly and quarterly financial close process- You will be closely engaged with cross functional partners in Accounting and Operations to execute against plans- Get together with senior executives on strategic deep dives by developing financial models and insights on topics such as: Retention forecasts, Campaign Planning & Tracking, return on investment of strategic investments, event tracking and execution, strategic resource allocation and prioritization- Monitor weekly, quarterly and annual Area/Segment-level Bookings and P& L forecasting- Facilitate effective Business Intelligence (BI) to provide forward-looking insight and decision support- Record monthly and quarterly performance through comparison of actuals versus expectations and enable business partners to handle their resources- Master and explain internal and external drivers impacting performance and trending- Examine performance to date and assess potential risks and opportunities- Collect and observe forecasting reports- Produce monthly reporting to business partners on financial results and actions requiredREQUIREMENTS- Deeply adept with financial reporting tools- Skillfulness in simplifying complex problems and building solutions- Accomplished presentation skills- Comprehensive knowledge of Corporate Marketing- Knowledge of Microsoft Excel- Bachelor's Degree in Finance, MBA preferred- 3+ years' experience with advanced financial analysis, planning and budget controls required
Robert Half • White Plains, U.S.
DESCRIPTIONContact Robert Half about this reputable company's Controller opportunity, if you have a knack for leading with high standards, positively motivating others, and making critical decisions and have experience taking charge of an accounting and clerical department. This role's duties will require planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. You might be a good fit for this position if you can lead with integrity and reliability and have the ability to manage self and others with urgency, practicality and accountability when providing client services. We are seeking creative team players with a talent for challenging the status quo, coming up with unique ideas, negotiating and influencing for this role. Consider this position if you're looking to advance your career with a very competitive and generous compensation and benefits package. The permanent Controller position is situated in the Seattle, Washington area.Your responsibilities in this role- Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor on a monthly basis- Work closely with executive team and partners to facilitate efficient and effective firm-wide operation- Meet client expectations by reviewing deliverables of self and team to make sure they meet client satisfaction- Manage the timing for monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is on time- Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash- Able to perform additional tasks beyond formal job duties- Support Finance Department initiatives, including software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, through research, planning and implementation, as needed- Manage monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, the reconciliations of accounts, and G/L analysis- Each month, present executive committee and partners with financial reports- Direct finance department activities, such as accounts payable, billings & collections, and payroll- Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologiesREQUIREMENTS- CPA/MBA preferred- Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel- Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills- Excellent attention to detail- Progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred- Excellent communication and organizational skill- Prior work in technology, analytics and management experience desired- Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus- Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines- Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations
Robert Half • Seattle, U.S.