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Senior Financial Analyst

Company: JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc.
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:



JAS is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company. Our services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services.

The Senior Financial Analyst is a high performing self-starter with strong work ethic. This role is responsible for providing insightful financial analysis in relation to the monthly financial close. Key deliverables include providing accurate, timely and relevant financial reporting and forecasting support to Management.

Financial Reporting Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and provide financial statements and reporting packages monthly.
    • Provide detailed, timely, and accurate analysis for month-end and quarter close results review vs budget, forecast, and prior year.
    • Understand and analyze the impact of foreign currency and translation impact on the financial results.
    • Perform variance analysis and communicate key issues and trends.
    • Coordinate with Regions and Management companies to analyze and report accurate forecasts.
    • Special projects and analysis as assigned.
      Other:
      • Communicate, research, and resolve subsidiary and regional inquiries related to US GAAP and company policy.
      • Support year-end audit with international subsidiaries and regional offices.
      • Collaborate with IT on reporting software updates and developments related to system upgrades, financial reporting, and required improvements.
      • Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.
      • Support regions and subsidiaries to address reporting and training needs.
      • Propose process improvement solutions for system applications.
        Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA or CPA a plus
        • 4-6 years of experience in Finance or Accounting preferably 3 years in a Financial Analyst role in a multi-national company
        • Working knowledge of US GAAP
        • Understanding of Foreign Currency Translations
        • Strong Excel skills required
        • Excellent organizational skills, problem-solving skills, and communication skills.
        • Ability to manage multiple priorities utilizing strong analytical skills.
        • Able to work efficiently with minimum supervision and within tight time constraints.
        • Financial Systems such as Workday Financials, Adaptive, and CargoWise One preferred
        • Mergers & Acquisition experience a plus
          The ideal candidate:
          • Will be able to work with large data sets, perform data mining, and possess excellent skills in Excel and report writing.
          • Is detail oriented, works with a sense of urgency, takes initiative, and can work through multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
          • Is a critical thinker and able to apply their knowledge and expertise to thoroughly analyze financial performance to provide insightful narrative analysis to support decision-making.
          • Has excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, to resolve clearly express reporting needs and with the ability to apply knowledge and expertise to support decision-making.

            ENVIRONMENT:

            100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. Travel will be (up to 10%) required in support of the position's responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and finger to feel and handle; reach with arms and hands; talk and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, and crouch; lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds.

            ADDITIONAL:

            The responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company's business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

            The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

            DEFINITIONS: (if any abbreviation, the meaning needs to be inserted)

            Management retains discretion to add or change duties of this position at any time

            JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

            Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

            NOTICE TO APPLICANTS

            JAS USA IS A CUSTOMS BROKER, GOVERNED BY FEDERAL REGULATION. FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT JAS MAY HAVE IT BROKERAGE LICENSE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED IF IT "KNOWINGLY EMPLOYED, OR CONTINUES TO EMPLOY, ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THAT EMPLOYMENT FROM THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER." JAS WILL PERFORM A BACKGROUND CHECK TO DETERMINE IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND IF SO, ABSENT SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU WILL NOT BE HIRED OR WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY.

Keywords: JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc., Atlanta , Senior Financial Analyst, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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