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Manager, Operational FP&A - Remote

Company: GXO Logistics
Location: High Point
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Logistics at full potential. At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. As the Manager, Operational Financial Planning and Analysis (OFP&A), you will work with vertical leads to continuously improve forecasting, standard financial deliverables and month-end close processes. You will be responsible for managing all finance and accounting support functions for a major field operation, including, financial analysis and planning, financial reporting, expense coding, pricing, billing and support of inventory management and control. You'll utilize KPIs to ensure the success of initiatives related to operational performance, price, automation savings and other cost savings. Join us at GXO and we'll give you the tools and support you need to excel at your job, while building a career you'll love. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Team with Site Leadership, Operations and Executive management to develop and implement strategy, create budgets, update forecasting and set targets
  • Partner with Operations continuously to become a subject matter expect, uncover opportunities and highlight risks - manage financial expectations based on that expertise
  • Ensure profitability targets are being met; provide fact and metric-driven analysis to improve operational variances, drive P&L optimization, and build the storyline; evaluate potential returns on invested capital for proposed projects and work with HR, Account Management and Operations to set and track targets for pricing and wage increases
  • Implement standard reporting and analytical tools to support vertical leads, Operations and Executive Management using a variety of software, including Power BI, Excel, PowerPoint and other financial planning software
  • Evaluate the work content of operational processes (e.g., work center-level labor standards) and compare against original assumptions
  • Interpret large volumes of operational data; report on forecast accuracy
  • Create templates and deliverables for Operational/Financial KPIs; identify methods to monitor performance against original assumptions; develop detective controls and predictive indicators
  • Convert pricing models to operational forecasts/targets/budgets
  • Up to 25% travel What you need to succeed at GXO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field; equivalent related work or military experience
    • 5 years of experience in a financial role
    • Knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle), HFM, financial planning software (Oracle ePBCS), Microsoft BI and related technologies
    • Experience with large databases with the ability to utilize data from various BI systems
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Access)
    • Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with tight deadlines
    • Excellent time management, organizational and interpersonal skills It'd be great if you also have:
      • MBA, CPA, CMA, CFA or applicable professional designation
      • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma management concepts and/or certifications and a continuous improvement mindset
      • Functional knowledge of WMS systems
      • Controllership experience in a supply chain/logistics, manufacturing or service organization We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains. GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.
        GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: GXO Logistics, High Point , Manager, Operational FP&A - Remote, Executive , High Point, North Carolina

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