Manager Financial AnalysisTitle: Manager Financial Analysis
Location: United States-FL-Jacksonville
Provides revenue and operating performance analysis and overall financial support for a Fortune 250 transportation company in Jacksonville, FL. Works with business leaders to analyze business issues, develop fact-based recommendations, and support the implementation of processes that result in improved financial performance.
Primary Activities and Responsibilities:
* Analyze business issues including commercial and operating proposals, business segment profitability, marketing and pricing initiatives, proposed capital investments, fleet capacity decisions, productivity initiatives, labor negotiations, and supplier contracts.
* Develop and utilize financial models to quantify benefits and recommend sound economic trade-off decisions related to alternative commercial or operating strategies.
* Benchmark internal and external business practices, processes, and strategies.
* Assist in development of short and long-term forecasts, plans, and strategies. Measure performance of business units/company versus plan, provide updated forecasts and variance explanations. Develop action plans, as appropriate, to address identified issues, and support implementation of action plans.
* Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all key business partners to facilitate turning financial information into tangible actions.
* Support internal business leaders to develop financial analyses and strategies to maximize enterprise value.
* Effectively communicate strategies that drive financial performance.
* Miscellaneous activities and responsibilities as assigned by manager.
* Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related major field of study
* 2 or more years of full time work experience required in a Finance role with responsibility for the financial analysis of key business issues including capital expenditures, business segment profitability, or productivity initiatives
In addition to meeting the above qualifications, any of the following are preferred:
* Masters degree in Business Administration
* 4 or more years of full time work experience in a Finance role with responsibility for the financial analysis of key business issues including capital expenditures, business segment profitability, or productivity initiatives
* 2 or more years of experience in a transportation, utility, or manufacturing firm
* Demonstrated increase in scope of analytical and/or management responsibility
Knowledge and Skills:
* Knowledge of financial concepts, discounted cash flow models, and statistical analysis
* Knowledge of cost allocation methodologies and the application of technology for decision support systems
* Microsoft Office Skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint
* Analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills
* Effective time management and organizational skills
* Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate effectively and build working relationships at all levels of an organization
* Ability to understand, create, maintain, and modify complex financial models
* Ability to manage several projects simultaneously
* Ability to independently participate in complex cross-functional project teams
* Proven track record of delivering solutions that have had measurable and positive financial impact
* Experience with internal and external resources in developing and implementing decision support tools
The CSX Competency Framework is the foundation of our Talent Strategy and is what drives CSX performance. CSX accordingly selects and develops talent based on each of the following competencies: analyze issues and make effective decisions, advance the business, engage, coach, and build a diverse workforce, build partnerships, improve service quality and processes, execute effectively, demonstrate personal leadership, and demonstrate functional and technical agility.
* The applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position.
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CSX Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, is a multi-modal freight transportation company serving customers across North America. Through its primary subsidiary, CSX operates the largest railroad in the eastern United States with operations in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and two Canadian provinces. CSX also includes an integrated intermodal company which serves customers with its own truck and terminal operations as well as a dedicated domestic container fleet. Other CSX subsidiaries provide technology and real estate support to the company. These subsidiaries combine to allow CSX to deliver efficient freight alternatives to customers in a variety of industries, including coal, chemicals, automobiles, metals, agricultural and forest products, food and consumer goods.
At CSX two of the company's core values are People Make The Difference and Safety Is A Way of Life. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.
CSX is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer that supports diversity in the workplace.