Florida East Coast Railway

  • Director of Business Support

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 9 months ago(8/3/2018 2:58 PM)
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  • Overview

    FP&A Director’s primary role is to partner with assigned business functions to provide analytical decision support and performance analysis, recommend and implement actions and drive more efficient and profitable results.


    • Responsible for accurately forecasting and reporting results on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
    • Provide comprehensive variance analysis, including identification of gaps, trends and opportunities within the business and recommendations for possible course corrections necessary to functional and finance management
    • Prepare annual operating and capital budgets for assigned business functions, including planning for strategic objectives, headcount, initiatives, expenses and operational metrics
    • Identify opportunities for business improvements leading to higher revenue, increased efficiencies or cost savings.  Make recommendations for actions and drive implementation
    • Plan, facilitate and implement ad hoc analysis to support decision making, evaluate business initiatives, evaluate performance, etc
    • Performs other duties or special projects as requested


    • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred
    • Six to eight years of related experience, with increasing level of responsibility; 2 years experience in the rail, truck industry preferred
    • Qualified candidate must demonstrate self-motivation, a disposition toward critical/analytical thinking and process improvement, and possess moderate to advanced skills in the use of Microsoft software products including: PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Word, JDE Enterprise One knowledge a plus.
    • Experience managing a team of professionals
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, critical thinking and attention to detail
    • Advanced financial reporting and planning system and Excel skills
    • Demonstrated ability to identify opportunities for improvement and drive change throughout the organization
    • Proven ability to effectively partner with and influence business managers
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interface effectively across all levels within the organization and across functions
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and projects while delivering accurate results in a timely manner
    • Flexibility and adaptability, ability to manage in dynamic business environment with a strong sense of urgency
    • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Ability to work with limited supervision and extended hours, weekends and/or holidays as necessary


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