Penske Director Financial Administration in Bedford, Texas

Description:

Position Summary:

Manage all aspects of planning, forecasting, analysis and reporting for our field operations at a region level. The Director – Regional Finance will have accountability for all business planning and forecasting at the Region level. Collaborates with Regional, Area Leadership and cross- functional teams to integrate Finance into all strategies, activities, and decision-making processes. Interface with the customer on an as needed basis. Works with Penske business partners to define the vision for future state capabilities.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Interview, hire and develop finance associates

  • Recognize and reward associates Encourage associates to be up-to-date on current trends and approaches

  • Listen to associate’s interests and align those with the needs of the projects

  • Guide staff toward achieving customer objectives.

  • Design and articulate the value proposition to the field and to our customers by identifying the critical metrics that should be measured to determine Penske's performance.

  • Provide innovative pricing solutions to the field teams and customer

  • Effectively service our customers by developing a risk/reward strategy

  • Partners with Operations to ensure we are meeting and/or exceeding the customer’s expectations.

  • Effectively plan and forecast business results.

  • Effectively analyze and interpret financial results compared to the proforma or business plan by understanding the relationship it has to P&L and the impact from scope and volume changes and inefficiencies.

  • Effectively manage all balance sheet accounts for the region, making sure reserve balances are adequate.

Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

  • 15 years’ experience in Finance/Accounting in the Transportation/Supply Chain industry

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance / Accounting required

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • CPA preferred

  • Excellent communication and people skills required

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills required

  • Data mining and report tool (experience Crystal, Business Objects, etc.)

  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite required

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The associate must regularly lift and /or move up to 25/lbs12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs/ 23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, General Electric Capital Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 216,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit http://www.GoPenske.com at http://www.gopenske.com/ to learn more.

Work Locations: 4001 Airport Freeway Bedford, TX

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Bedford

Job: Finance/Accounting

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Finance/Accounting

Req ID: 1700701