Maersk, USA

Director of Finance – Santa Fe Springs – USA

Job Overview

Key responsibilities

Transportation and Cold Chain
  • Collaborates with Operations and FP&A teams to produce annual operating plan (AOP), monthly revenue and expense analysis vs. AOP, and monthly/quarterly forecasting of operational centres.
  • Provides financial guidance and advisement to Operational leadership and other senior Corporate staff members to ensure the business achieves short and long term financial goals including performance call-outs of gross margin yields, KPI’s, cost drivers, net yield, etc.
  • Is a key member of the Company’s customer pricing team leading the financial charge on arriving at competitive pricing in collaboration with Operations, Sales, and Corporate leadership teams, including building and overseeing the direction of tailored pricing models.
  • Assists leadership teams in understanding the business dynamics including relationships, models, trends, leading indicators and business statistics.
  • Understands key revenue drivers and impact on the P&L.
  • Investment return & analysis of capital expenditures or cost savings programs.
  • Excels as a member in a cross-functional team and confident when presenting in front of executive leadership.
  • Will support an SVP of Operations to improve margins and lead cost savings initiatives
  • Works with Strategy, Marketing and Business Development to develop business cases in support of product strategy and business growth.
  • Supports month end close process.
  • Drives development of financial tools and processes for new Cold Chain product and buildings, including forecasting, pipelines by commodity types, region and corporate management reporting (e.g. MOS).
  • Support the development and presentation of future Investment Proposals, particularly for the Cold Chain product.
  • Navigate a matrix organization and collaborate across global, region and local teams.
  • Manage a team of one senior finance manager and three senior financial analysts.

We are looking for

  • Proven leadership experience in a fast-paced environment with ongoing exposure to senior leadership.
  • Proven business acumen supporting multiple levels of management.
  • Ability to manage and guide a team of three employees and collaborate with operational & functional teams concurrently
  • Advanced experience in the following:
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial/Strategic Planning
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Financial Modelling using MS Excel
  • Financial Reporting systems (Anaplan, BI360, MS Power BI, NetSuite) and/or an ERP system is preferred
Education / Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, MBA strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Director/VP Finance working for service companies preferred
  • Experience working for a progressive 3PL, Distribution, Transportation, Warehousing, or service-related company; or experience in Supply Chain Logistics
  • Full P&L responsibility in a mid-size company or larger preferred
  • Experience managing teams is preferred

Company Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k + Company Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when possible)
  • And more!

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Maersk, USA

Integrated Container Logistics & Supply Chain Services