Geodis, USA

Project Finance Manager – Brentwood – USA

Job Overview


The Manager Project Finance is responsible for managing across all organizations to yield the successful launch of new business.  This role is responsible for the integrity of project cost models, analysing project progress, results and trends, providing financial decision support, identifying and communicating operating and financial risk, and driving project profitability associated with the onboarding of new customers and expansion of existing customers.  This role will support the successful launch of new business to ensure timelines, budget, internal financial metrics, and customer expectations are met.

Job Duties

  • Drives accountability to pricing and cost estimate standards in collaboration with Business Development and Solutions
  • Engages in all the design / layout reviews to provide financial and economic considerations to improve the accuracy of the Solution Cost Model, as well as to mitigate financial exposure
  • Develops commercial templates associated with approval of cost models, as well as templates associated with changes that impact the financial integrity of the project
  • Reviews Contracts and legal documents to ensure that the defined commercial structure, terms and conditions, CAPEX, and budgets are accurate
  • Guides the cross-functional work streams to protect the economics of new business from lead generation to steady state operations
  • Generates the reporting of new business economics relative to plan, analyses key drivers, issues, and opportunities
  • Partners with workstreams to improve on the economics of new business until the account meets or exceeds steady state results
  • Manages performance of key operational metrics for the business to measure growth, profitability, expense control and productivity
  • Defines the Billing Process Package for the start-up implementation, in accordance to the LSA contract and ensures accuracy of the WMS billing queries.
  • Drives key financial decisions using analytical approaches and modelling
  • Produces innovative, high value-added financial information to leadership for strategic decision making, as well as financial performance summaries, reports, and presentations
  • Generates and implements recommendations to drive increasingly efficient and impactful processes to support the needs of the business
  • Other duties as required and assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance from a four year college or university; MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years Corporate Finance experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with building and interpreting complex models
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning systems preferred
  • Experience with Hyperion Reporting Suite preferred
  • PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. PowerPivot and SQL is a plus
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborate environment
  • Ability to read and interpret financial documents and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups or employees of organization
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, and statistics
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations with minimal supervision

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