GCP Applied Technologies Senior Financial Analyst, Logistics in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Job Responsibilities for the Sr Financial Analyst, Logistics:

  • Act as a financial advisor to the Logistics/Operations business team and VP of Finance
  • Provide financial support, including but not limited to the following:
  • Provide timely analysis of financial performance with appropriate bridges showing key drivers for deviations from target (volume, price, country mix, mode and FX)
  • Analyze monthly spend, providing variances explanation to forecast
  • Support the annual operating plan process (AOP)
  • Analyze carrier billings to contractual agreements, 3PL and 4PL
  • Proactive in driving actions to maximize business opportunities or mitigate issues
  • Support the Strategic Plan process
  • Support the monthly forecasting process as well as the month end closing process
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis as needed (i.e. network optimization, lane comparisons and total landed cost)
  • Improve financial processes and information deliverables **Required Skills for Senior Financial Analyst, Logistics:

  • 5+ yrs progressive finance/accounting experience with logistic background (3PL exposure)

  • Six Sigma Belt preferred
  • Ability to view and understand freight process (carrier through billing and recording processes)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated analytical and organizational skills
  • Highly motivated and driven professional, able to manage multiple high priority projects simultaneously. Strong work ethic. Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to drive cross functional results at all levels of the organization
  • Detail-oriented and demonstrated ability to consistently meet tight deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Advanced PC skills required – Excel, Word and PowerPoint, SAP, Oracle TMS are essential
  • Must be able to multi-task and balance priorities
  • Ability to work in a global environment
  • Strong financial & business acumen
  • Strong compliance to company values & ethics