Ryder System Accounting Analyst in NOVI, Michigan

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

The Business Analyst will provide financial and analytical support to Senior Financial Management, Group Logistics Managers, and Logistics Managers.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field

  • Minimum of 4 (four) years Finance and/or Accounting experience

  • Intermediate level skills with MS Excel such as freezing/unfreezing panes, hiding/un-hiding data, setting print titles & page breaks, linking workbooks, creating external links, re-directing links, customizing toolbars & menus, protecting a worksheet, filtering options, and chart formatting options

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prefer experience in the transportation / logistics industries

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management

  • Must be skillful at problem solving, self motivated and able to prioritize work load

  • Ability to think and plan in a proactive and innovative manner

  • Motivated self-starter, able to work with minimal guidance when necessary

  • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to communicate complex financial / operational information to various levels of the organization

  • Intermediate level skills with MS Word such as including styles, mail merge, tabs, tables, columns and breaks, graphics, fields, headers and footers, working with margins, page orientation, and spelling/grammar

  • Intermediate level skills with MS PowerPoint such as working with templates, using multimedia objects and custom animations, adding interactions, and publishing completed presentations

  • Experience with MS Access and / or other database tools helpful but not necessary

Responsibilities:

  • Financial Planning & Analysis: To include forecasting, business planning and branch performance analysis.

  • Operational Initiatives: Work closely with Group Logistics Manager (GLM) and Logistics Manager (LM) to identify and recommend opportunities for cost/productivity improvements

  • Follow up with tracking / reporting / further recommendations. Month-End Closing: To include journal entries as necessary to re-class revenue / expenses; explanations of variances vs. forecast / annual plan; general ledger research to ensure all possible billing opportunities are captured

  • Training: Provide financial training to operations staff, including policies, procedures and financial tools

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: Operations audits, as needed, to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Corporate: Act as a liaison with Ryder's Shared Services Center and Ryder's Corporate Accounting group

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2017-41680

Job Locations US-MI-NOVI

Posted Date 6/5/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 0453