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 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