Job Description

Our client in Gainesville, GA has an immediate need for a Senior Financial Analyst. The company is experiencing strong growth and offers a great workplace environment. Position details as follows:


Job Summary: The Finance Analyst role identifies solutions and influences business decisions based on sound financial analysis and communication. This position will serve in a full-time role as part of the accounting team working closely with sales, operations and management.

Essential Functions:

Acts as a financial advisor to the Logistics/Operations business team and Accounting/Finance. Provides financial support, including but not limited to the following:

  • Owns the development and communication of the budget and forecast
  • Provides timely analysis of financial performance with appropriate bridges showing key drivers for deviations from target (volume, price, country mix, etc.)
  • Analyzes monthly spend, providing variances explanation to forecast
  • Analyzes carrier billings to contractual agreements, 3PL
  • Proactive in driving actions to maximize business opportunities or mitigate issues
  • Supports the Strategic Plan process
  • Supports the monthly forecasting process as well as the month end closing process
  • Performs ad-hoc financial analysis as needed (i.e. network optimization, lane comparisons and total landed cost)
  • Improves financial processes and information deliverables
  • Develops the initial draft of standard business plan
  • Drafts initial analysis of planning & forecasting, capital planning, target setting, and business performance as determined by senior leadership or the Business Unit and Service Delivery teams
  • Identifies and implements updates to standard planning, budget, and forecast utilizing Excel and additional model templates
  • Performs initial analytical assignments and prepares standard planning & forecasting deliverables under guidance of senior team members
  • Communicates with stakeholders in a clear and concise manner

Required Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience as a Financial Analyst
  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree or professional certification and 5+ years of progressive finance experience; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Transportation Logistics background in this role is preferred

Required Competencies and Skill Sets:

  • Ability to view and understand freight process (carrier through billing and recording processes)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to deliver presentations to senior level audiences
  • 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 are essential
  • Must be able to multi-task and balance priorities
  • Strong financial & business acumen
  • Strong compliance to company values & ethics

This is a great opportunity outside of the hustle and bustle of Atlanta. The company offers competitive salary + incentive bonus and great benefits.

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity please send a copy of your resume to



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Gainesville GA
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