Ryder System Finance Business Partner in Chicago, Illinois
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The Fleet Management Solutions Financial Data Analytics team is responsible for data mining, financial analysis, and reporting on the $1B spent on vehicle maintenance per year to identify cost savings opportunities and vehicle reliability issues. The team also works with Operations leadership to implement solutions and calculate the financial improvement that results from those actions. Our Financial Data Analytics team operates in a fast paced environment where we are challenged to utilize the cutting edge analytics & machine learning techniques to build predictive models and promote data driven decision making throughout the organization.
The Finance Business Partner will provide financial analysis, planning and data mining support for Fleet Management Solutions (FMS). The candidate will directly support FP&A Finance and coordinate with multiple departments to deliver results. Candidate must be inquisitive, collaborative, accurate, and efficient to ensure leadership receives informative and timely financial reports and analyses.
REMOTE WORK FROM HOME
Assist with closing books, forecasting balance of year financials, and creating annual plans and budgets
Review various month end reports including actual versus budget variances
Consolidate, prepare, and analyze financial data to understand cause-and-effect relationships and identify drivers. Candidate will be expected to perform a broad spectrum of analyses which will require data gathering and extraction from various sources
Coordinate with Operations, Finance, Accounting, IT, and Sales to consolidate and understand financial results and communicate findings to upper management
Present close results, operational data, and forecasts in written and verbal formats to senior leadership
Ability to arrive at conclusions and give recommendations to management based on information obtained
Participate in various miscellaneous projects as required
Develop ad-hoc reports and analyses as requested by leadership
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Advanced knowledge of financial concepts and principles such as operating margin, EBT, cash flow, balance sheet, cost of capital, depreciation, ROE, etc
Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Ability to present information and ideas clearly and understandably to others
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Self-starter with ability to derive innovative solutions with little direction
Bachelor's degree required Accounting, Finance or related field
Master's degree preferred MBA
Four (4) years or more Accounting and/or Finance experience required
Four (4) years or more Transportation, Logistics, or equivalent industry preferred
Job Category: Financial Analysis
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