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Senior Financial Analyst - Cargo

Employer
Swissport International Ltd.
Location
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*Description - External*

*Job Summary*

On behalf of the Swissport U.S. Cargo Division, the incumbent is responsible for completing, leading and managing all aspects of financial analysis/reporting including budget, forecast and strategic planning; capital/lease/technology projects, commercial proposal development, financial labor and profitability analysis; management reporting; and, developing and continuously improving data models, data flow and supporting systems for efficient planning and reporting across the region. The incumbent is expected to play a significant role in driving improved profitability through delivering and guiding insightful analysis and management reporting, and partner effectively with leaders and process owners across the Cargo Division.

*Job Responsibilities*

* Develop a detailed operational, financial, and strategic understanding of the business in order to identify, track, analyze, and forecast key operational and financial drivers of business results, including the development of reporting and performance metrics
* Assist the Director of Finance and act as "challenger" on cost control and deviations
* Assist with the completion of month end closing for billing, financial reporting, and any ad hoc month end requirements needed
* Conduct financial performance research and complex analytical projects involving complex computer modeling and forecasting to provide management with definitive financial information and advice for use in setting and realizing revenue and profit objectives
* Lead and/or work closely with business counterparts to define strategies for revenue growth and costs savings
* Assist in formulating new processes and analytical reports to improve information resources available to top management
* Assist in the preparation and completion of budgets and forecasts
* Complete financial modeling to analyze growth and new business strategies, define solutions for profitability improvement, and establish/evaluate business and financial performance
* A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
* Provide support to operating management for ad-hoc inquiries
* Good understanding of financial analysis models
* Assist with yearly audit requests and analysis
* Assist in providing training and support to station management for financial items such as P&L, Proformas, and budgeting
* Assist Head Office with business unit financial requests and monthly close

*Qualifications - External*

*Qualifications and Competencies*

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Engineering required
* Minimum 3-5 years of planning / analytical experience preferably in an FP&A capacity
* Solid financial literacy (i.e. Knowledge of GAAP principles, G/L, P&L Statements, etc.)
* Significant working knowledge of financial statements & management reporting
* Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills required
* Strong communicator with ability to work with multiple levels of management
* Excellent analytical skills
* Attention to detail a must
* Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
* Experience providing analysis to senior management required
* Requirement to travel throughout the North American region up to 10% without restriction
* Familiarity with SAP, Planful / OneStream, and Power BI highly preferred

*Equal Employment Opportunity Statement*

Swissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

*About us*

Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 40,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 650 client companies at 180 stations in 38 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Consider being a part of an organization that has earned recognition as Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year for consecutive years in a row and has been rewarded Ground Handling Agent of the Year and received the Cargo Africa Award for the second time in a row. Our mission is simple - "To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience

*Equal Employment Opportunity Statement*

Swissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

*About us*

Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 60,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 700 client companies at 269 stations in 48 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Our mission is simple - "To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience".

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $82,400.00 - $103,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Raleigh, NC: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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