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OUTBOUND TRANSPORTATION FINANCIAL ANALYST

Company: Dollar Tree Stores
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Summary of Position (Job Purpose) - Major purpose and functions of the position.

  • Manage the implementation and execution of outbound transportation policies and procedures that will provide the lowest landed cost of goods, meeting outbound transportation budget and service requirements
  • Develop, report, monitor and communicate outbound transportation financials in a timely manner, to include but not limited to budget, P&L, accrual and forecast
  • Work closely with the outbound transportation functional teams and leadership to minimize outbound freight expense while optimizing store service
  • Conduct training, enforce policies, utilize systems and optimize procedures as guided by management
  • Facilitate the payment of invoices for dedicated carriers on a weekly basis Principal Duties and Responsibilities - The primary tasks the associate will perform during his/her work schedule
    • Effectively execute domestic outbound transportation financial analyses
    • Participate in annual outbound transportation budget in collaboration with leadership
    • Execute monthly accrual to a legal, financial and company standard
    • Prepare financial statements and reports by obtaining data from company finance and operational systems
    • Validate and challenge budget assumptions used by business owners and verify accuracy of the information
    • Prepare monthly P&L in a timely manner with appropriate narrative and action items, highlighting trends and opportunities
    • Reforecast and delineate variance(s) as needed to capture and report finance fluctuations, allowing for execution of identified cost avoidance opportunities
    • Participate in or facilitate annual and spot audits in conjunction with internal audit to ensure procedure compliance with controls
    • Represent outbound transportation in company finance meetings, to include meeting facilitation and presentation
    • Work with carriers partners and outbound operations team to ensure weekly self-invoices are correct and paid according to contracts
    • Ensure the proper level of communication and customer service response
    • Organize and prioritize workload
    • Complete other various assignments, as required Minimum Requirements/Qualifications - Summary of knowledge, experience and education required.
      • Bachelor---s degree with a major in business, economics or finance
      • Two years of transportation finance or financial institution experience
      • Strong mathematical, financial audit and analytical skills
      • Possess an ability to conceive, develop and implement new ideas, procedures and processes whether organically or though staying attune to new technologies and procedures
      • Ability to work will with people at different levels within and outside of the company
      • Strong organizational, administrative, written and verbal communication skills.
      • Extensive working knowledge of the MS Office suite, especially Outlook, Access and Excel
      • Knowledge of transportation software applications from a finance perspective
      • Ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
      • Should exhibit initiative, dependability, ability to work with minimal direct supervision
      • Demonstrate a desire to stay aware of and follow new financial policies and procedures
      • Must possess qualities of integrity, discretion and strong ethics
      • Ability to be successful in a changing environment and lead through the ambiguity of change
      • Should exhibit initiative, dependability, ability to work with minimal direct supervision
      • Strong operational and financial analytical skills, the ability to think critically and problem solve
      • Ability to write and understand SQL
      • Must be fully vaccinated from COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, by the date of hire. Proof of vaccination required. Request for medical or religious accommodation must be made prior to the start date Desired Qualifications - Desired but not required.
        • Prefer previous experience in finance sector of retail industry and/or large transportation company
        • Knowledge of pricing and contract schemas for LTL, TL, IM, and Dedicated transportationThis is not to be considered a complete list of job duties, as they may be amended or added to as needed.

Keywords: Dollar Tree Stores, Chesapeake , OUTBOUND TRANSPORTATION FINANCIAL ANALYST, Accounting, Auditing , Chesapeake, Virginia

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