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Financial Analyst

Industry: Transportation

Location: Long Beach

Compensation: To $85K + Bonus

Contact Raul Gonzalez

Privately-held transportation and logistics company, providing expedited LTL (Less Than Truckload) freight delivery across the U.S., has an immediate need for a Financial Analyst.

This newly-created position will focus on optimizing the financial and business processes, preparing and monitoring financial plans; and analyzing strategic opportunities.

Other Responsibilities include:

• Perform process improvement projects, including documenting current state of key business process and providing recommendations to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
• Develop dashboards and reports to provide business managers and executive team with financial and operational insights.
• Support the short- and long-term financial planning process including analysis of forecasts and budgets, preparation of balance sheet and cash flow forecasts and development of presentations to help summarize the budget.
• Analysis of actual to plan fluctuations with business managers.
• Perform solid financial and operational analysis.
• Provide financial and analytical support in analyzing strategic projects.
• Provide thought leadership in developing practical solutions to complex analytical problems.
• Interface directly with business managers and members of the executive team.
• Design and lead complex projects.

Requirements include:

• Bachelor’s degree with focus on economics / corporate finance.
• Superior problem solving and analytical skills (both quantitative and qualitative).
• Proficiency in financial modeling with Excel and data analysis using SQL, R and Python queries.
• Excellent communication skills – written, oral and interpersonal.
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people in a collegial, team framework.
• Focused, organized, results-oriented individual with desire to succeed in an entrepreneurial environment.
• Financial analysis and process improvement experience from consulting or public accounting firm will be considered a plus.

This is an ideal position for a very strong individual who would like to gain strong operating experience in a dynamic transportation company with strong visibility and mentorship.

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