Florida East Coast Railway

  • Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    Posted Date 3 days ago(10/12/2018 4:04 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-1512
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Retirement Plan
    Railroad
    Close Date
    Apply early as this position may be removed or filled as soon as there are sufficient applicants
    Union Position
    No
  • Overview

    Responsible for financial planning, analysis and projection for FECR. Forecast future revenues and expenditures to establish cost structures and determine capital budgeting for projects. Works with AVP, Finance, CFO and other executive-level team members to set company-wide investment direction and policies.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborates with company management to identify key business issues, outline strategic alternatives and recommend action plans
    • Consults with customers on complex projects and identifies financial impacts
    • Participates in strategic business planning and provides forecasting and analysis expertise.
    • Drives the completion of quality and timely financial projections and budgets
    • Analyzes financial results and provides variance analysis to support business decisions
    • Synthesizes data and provides analyses for a broad array of issues across disciplines and functional areas
    • Develops analytical tools and models to support strategic business planning
    • Evaluates analysis conducted by other departments and/or outside consultants and determines financial impact
    • Identifies and recommends suggested action steps based on analytic results and makes recommendations to senior management
    • Prepares and delivers presentations to all levels of management
    • Seeks opportunities for process improvement or to gain efficiencies and takes lead role to implement
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:

    • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field
    • 2 or more years’ experience in rail or truck industry

     

    KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

    • Demonstrated ability in the following:  budget preparation, cost benefit analysis, return on investment analysis, and strategic planning
    • Self-motivated with a disposition toward critical/analytical thinking and process improvement
    • Ability to identify issues and propose solutions
    • Conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis
    • Excellent research and analytical skills
    • Demonstrated project planning and management skills
    • Must have proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written and present information to various audiences, including executives, customers and employees
    • Proven ability to effectively handle multiple tasks in various stages of completion
    • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to work with limited supervision and flexibility as needed

     

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • 10% travel required
    • May require night or weekend accessibility
    • The applicant selected for this position will be required to successfully complete a background check and drug test. Passing results must be received prior to start date in new position.

    Qualified applicants will be considered for vacancies without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by prevailing state and federal laws, regulations and ordinances.

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