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Director of Financial Administration

Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Director of Financial Administration(Job Number: 2213361)

Position Summary:

Manage all aspects of planning, forecasting, analysis and reporting for our field operations at a product line level. The Director - Financial Administration will have accountability for all business planning and forecasting at the product line level. Collaborates with Area Leadership and cross- functional teams to integrate Finance into all strategies, activities, and decision-making processes. Interface with the customer on an as needed basis. Works with Penske business partners to define the vision for future state capabilities.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Interview, hire and develop finance associates
  • Recognize and reward associates Encourage associates to be up-to-date on current trends and approaches
  • Listen to associate s interests and align those with the needs of the projects
  • Guide staff toward achieving customer objectives.
  • Design and articulate the value proposition to the field and to our customers by identifying the critical metrics that should be measured to determine Penske's performance.
  • Provide innovative pricing solutions to the field teams and customer
  • Effectively service our customers by developing a risk/reward strategy
  • Partners with Operations to ensure we are meeting and/or exceeding the customer s expectations.
  • Effectively plan and forecast business results.
  • Effectively analyze and interpret financial results compared to the proforma or business plan by understanding the relationship it has to P&L and the impact from scope and volume changes and inefficiencies.
  • Effectively manage all balance sheet accounts for the region, making sure reserve balances are adequate.
  • Other projects as assigned.
    Job Requirements:
    • 15+ years experience in Finance/Accounting in the Transportation/Supply Chain industry
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance / Accounting required
    • Master s degree preferred
    • CPA preferred
    • Excellent communication and people skills required
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills required
    • Data mining and report tool (experience Crystal, Business Objects, etc.)
    • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite required
    • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required
    • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
      Physical Requirements:
      • The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
      • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

        Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

        Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management.

Keywords: Penske Logistics, Pontiac , Director of Financial Administration, Professions , Pontiac, Michigan

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