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Dare to grow Job reference 504893
5/8/2022

Senior Finance Business Analyst

Location Houston, United States of America
Working Hours Day Job

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?

 

YOUR ROLE


The Senior Finance Business / Business Analyst for North America is based in Houston, Texas, and reports to the Head of Operation Finance for North America. This individual contributor role is critical for gathering and analyzing data across PTP, OTC and freight management operational data. Using the analysis, the Analyst will engage with key stakeholders to translate the data into actions that enhance profitability and accuracy of financial results and mitigate financial risk.

The successful candidate will be a highly analytical, energetic, and motivated person who can consistently deliver exceptional results in a fast paced, growth-oriented environment while managing multiple assignments with competing needs. S/he will also have impeccable interpersonal skills to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

 

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?
 

OTC:

  • Analyze customer data to identify trends and financial exposure
  • Customer frequency above credit limits
  • Customers frequently past due
  • Reasons for customer disputed AR
  • Prepare and analyze invoice aging by product
  • Report and monitor timing of invoices to customers monthly
  • Prepare and monitor monthly credit notes issued

PTP:

  • Analyze supplier data to identify trends and financial exposure
  • PTP first pass yield trends
  • Timeliness of vendor payments
  • Invoices on hold
  • Monitor and report on the aging of vendor invoices
  • Monitor and report on vendor SL debits
  • FM Operation Control:
  • Monitors P&L progress during current month, including
  • Shipment related losses and high profits in P&L
  • Dossiers not transferred to P&L
  • Monitor advances/accruals versus actual cost variances
  • Monitors posting timeliness across freight management systems, including:
  • Unbilled dossiers
  • Invoice delays / Late billings
  • Invoice accuracy / Credit note analysis
  • Audit field authorized changes to billings
  • Monitor and resolve custom duty imbalances on dossier level
  • Month end close assistance as necessary

Cash Management:

  • Maintain and monitor monthly cashflow variances to forecast
  • Prepare weekly pass-through charges report for corporate treasury
  • Other duties as assigned

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Business Information Systems, or related discipline required
  • Advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications
  • Advanced financial analysis experience
  • Minimum 3 years of Freight Forwarding/Logistics Industry Experience
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principle and internal control design, implementation, and evaluation

 

Skills:

  • Ability to establish effective working relation with both operations and finance
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Experienced in financial management: P&L’s, Balance Sheets, forecasting and budgets
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications

 

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

 

With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package with a focus on your wellbeing. This includes competitive Paid Time Off, 401(k), health insurance and an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and a diverse range of retail, travel, car and hospitality brands, including important offerings like pet insurance.

 

We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.

 

It is our goal that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment, so if you would like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then let’s work together to help you find your new role.

 

ABOUT TOMORROW

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us.  You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (an almost limitless number of options) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.

CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Please note:  Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: firstname.lastname@cevalogistics.com. We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

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