Ryder System Finance Business Partner - REMOTE in Fort Worth, Texas
* This position will be supporting West Coast business hours*
The Finance Business Partner will provide financial analysis, planning and data mining support for Fleet Management Solutions (FMS). The candidate will directly support Field Finance. Candidate must be inquisitive, collaborative, accurate, and efficient to ensure leadership receives informative and timely financial reports and analyses. Support Regional FMS field finance team with all financial needs. Proactively identify financial opportunities in the business and communicate findings to the business. Facilitate monthly close process, forecast financial results, build business plans, and analyze operational performance. Manage team of Financial Analysts. Create pro forma financial statements and model projected business outcomes. Partner with tax team, licensing, rental, UVS, operations, sales, finance, SSC, and asset management on various requests and projects. Work with team on assessing poor performing locations/customers and assist in creating and monitoring improvement action plans. Work with operators in establishing and monitoring zero based budgets for in-scope spend categories.
Provide financial support to all levels of operations team, including reporting to assist in managing financial goals. Reporting also includes support for non-financial goals and metrics.
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
General ledger research to ensure all possible billing opportunities and cost savings are captured.
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
Develop ad-hoc reports and analyses as requested by leadership
Analyze and prepare annual overhead budget and forecast updates as needed.
Assist Director of Operations monthly in managing to Plan and providing necessary variance analysis.
Provide tools and perspectives to assist operation’s management in planning, directing operations and controlling costs.
Assist in understanding the cost parameters of our business model, including labor, running costs, and fixed costs among others
Proactively identify financial opportunities in the business and communicate findings to necessary parties
Partner with various teams across the organization, including tax team, licensing, rental , UVS, operations, sales, finance, SSC, and asset management on various requests and projects
Develop, implement, and maintain consistent processes for data quality control
Provide financial training to operations staff, including policies, procedures and financial tools
Participate in various miscellaneous projects as required
- 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
Travel: Yes – 10-20%
DOT Regulated: No
Applicants from Colorado, New York. New Jersey, Connecticut and Washington State:
Salary is determined based on internal equity; internal salary ranges; market
data/ranges; applicant’s skills; prior relevant experience; certain degrees or
The salary for this position is $90,000 with 10% bonus.
Ryder offers comprehensive health and welfare benefits, to include medical,
prescription, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance options, as well as
paid time off for vacation, illness, bereavement, family and parental leave, and a tax advantaged 401(k) retirement savings plan
Job Category: Financial Analysis
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.
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