Penske Senior Financial Analyst in Reading, Pennsylvania

Description:

Position Summary:

A Penske Senior Financial Analyst provides analysis and metrics for Finance core processes and be responsible for knowledge of all systems. The position will require the ability to review, analyze, and complete detailed variance analysis of Corporate expenses. The ability to query, analyze data, and map detailed processes coupled with analytical skills will enable the associate to draw clear and concise conclusions and identify improvement opportunities.

Major Responsibilities:

-Query and analyze data for trends and impact on Corporate operations.

-Act as liaison with Corporate Finance, Field Finance and other Corporate Departments.

-Prepare monthly reports and financial analysis.

-Support departmental improvement projects in the areas of process management.

-Analyze, develop, and provide automated solutions impacting financial controllership.

-Develop automated solutions for analysis around financial statement relationships.

-Facilitate automated solutions via multiple applications related to cost savings initiatives.

-Participate in business planning for Corporate locations

-Participate in solutions development projects

-Analysis of financial statement trends

-Development and calculation of measures

-Participate in monthly close process

-Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

-At least 3 years financial analytics experience required

-At least 3 years of business or operational experience preferred

-Bachelors in Accounting required

-MBA, CPA or CMA preferred

-Strong analytical skills required

-Independent problem solving skills required

-Strong oral and written communication skills required

-Process mapping experience required.

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

-Quality program certification (Six Sigma, ISO, LEAN, etc.) preferred

-Advanced use of Microsoft Excel and Access required

-Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Powerpoint required

-Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

-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 and mental 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 will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

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 to learn more.

Work Locations: 100 Gundy Drive Reading, PA

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Job: Finance/Accounting

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Finance/Accounting

Req ID: 1706211