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Full-Time

Financial Analyst

Corporate FP&a

Posted on 7/10/2024

Flexport

Flexport

1,001-5,000 employees

End-to-end platform for global trade

Compensation Overview

$75k - $85kAnnually

Mid, Senior

Chicago, IL, USA + 1 more

Category
Corporate Finance
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Finance & Banking
Required Skills
Communications
Management
SQL
Business Strategy
Data Analysis
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics or related field
  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience in FP&A in complex business environments or fields like business strategy/analytics, business operations, business partnering, monetization, growth strategy, consulting, investment banking, or other analytically intensive roles at a well-established public company
  • Strong problem-solving ability combined with impeccable business judgment and ability to communicate clearly and influence leadership teams
  • The ability to deal with ambiguity in a constantly evolving environment
  • Have a broad business view, high degree of curiosity, and ability to view the business and solve problems with an executive mindset
  • Ability to coordinate and project manage with multiple stakeholders across the organization
  • Exceptional analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving skills with proficient with MS Excel
  • High level of ownership of assigned tasks and independent initiative, where appropriate, to achieve exceptional results
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to interact with various management levels
  • Prior experience using SQL and Adaptive Insights is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Support in providing executives with clear insights into drivers of business growth, risks, and opportunities through monthly financial updates and reporting
  • Work with the global team to consolidate and analyze operating and financial results, including preparing internal and external reporting deliverables and analyzing and explaining trends & drivers
  • Support with budgeting and forecasting through the various Flexport planning cycles (annual and long-term planning, quarterly forecasts, and short-range outlooks) including coordinating with stakeholders and providing corporate inputs covering the P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements
  • Build and own consolidated P&Ls, developing the structure and allocation logic required to tell our business story, and leverage data skills to automate our financial reporting
  • Support in performance management, financial reporting, headcount management, reviews of key financial metrics, business reviews, strategic footprint planning, and ad hoc analysis of financial metrics for Flexport’s corporate functions throughout the month
  • Develop our forecasting process, leveraging internal and external data inputs to build accurate and automated projections of topline demand and overall financial performance
  • Drive the overall finance program management including deliverable management, global standardization, template creation, and regional reporting alignment
  • Be an expert at building financial models and manipulating data to better understand the complex relationships in our business and evaluate the economic implications and trade-offs of various business actions
  • Recommend changes or develop frameworks that optimize for the overall health of the business, rather than any single KPI
  • Partner with cross-functional teams, including Finance, Accounting, Data, and other teams, to drive scalable analyses and insights
  • Identify and drive initiatives to continuously improve, automate and scale forecasting and reporting tools/systems
  • Assist with ad-hoc reports and analysis to support strategic planning as needed

Flexport is an end-to-end platform for global trade, streamlining supply chain workflows and enabling real-time communication and data-backed decision-making. The platform utilizes technologies to automate orders, onboard suppliers, book logistics, track cargo, and provide customizable reporting and analytics for supply chain optimization.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$3B

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-12%

1 year growth

-20%

2 year growth

-11%

Benefits

Free Food

Company Social Outings

Health & Wellness

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Health Insurance

Life Insurance

Paid Time Off

PTO / Vacation Policy

Paid Holidays

Maternity / Paternity Leave

Financial Benefits

401K / Retirement Plan

Performance Bonus

Employee Stock Purchase Plan