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Financial Analyst I

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UPS

Financial Analyst I

Louisville, KY
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    If you’re looking to make an impact with your financial acumen, we want to hear from you! UPS is seeking a Financial Analyst I to perform financial analyses (e.g., client level profitability, variance comments, trend analysis, financial statement accuracy, asset expenditures, etc.) across various product and sector groups. He/she prepares reports, graphs, charts and written financial summaries and performs general finance and accounting processes, including research, analysis and the creation/processing of monthly journal entries.

    The Financial Analyst I supports a defined operational group and communicates with various management levels. They'll act as the key Finance and Accounting liaison with the Operations team in the areas of financial training, general financial statement support, client pricing efforts, General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), internal controls (e.g., revenue recovery, Accounts Receivables [AR], audits, billing adjustments, etc.), forecasting and annual budgeting.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

    • Creates and runs various financial reports, as needed
    • Performs various financial analyses, including financial ratio and metric analysis to track profitability, natural account balances to identify areas for cost improvement, variance analysis of plans to identify where targeted projections are not being met and sector and product trends for customer profitability
    • Supports requests from internal groups to provide analysis on various issues (e.g., fixed assets, CIP, AR, inter-company charges, etc.)
    • Assists in developing and maintaining planning tools (e.g., Khalix, etc.) and templates and collects operating expenses from various support functions for financial planning
    • Updates monthly and quarterly forecasts to ensure accuracy
    • Assists with various training, including planning/forecasting tools and methodologies, systems and financial concepts and accounting processes
    • Serves as a subject matter expert to provide proper financial controls
    • Identifies opportunities for revenue recovery and conducts audits to ensure adherence to contract metrics and contract compliance
    • Supports the development and documentation of policies and procedures to ensure consistency in financial processes
    • Contacts internal customers to gather information and resolve issues
  • Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

    • Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theories and principles
    • Identifies business problems that requires research; sources, reviews and summarizes related information
    • Demonstrates attention to detail; captures and documents specific and accurate information; maintains organized files
    • Possesses ability to generate simple reports using basic functions in software and/or writing basic queries; identifies information required to complete reports, as well as existing reports generated by others
    • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field – Preferred
    • Experience with BRIO/Hyperion - Preferred
    • Experience with Microsoft BI Tools and SQL Server – Preferred
    • Experience with financial systems, such as Oracle Business Intelligence and Khalix - Preferred

    UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law

  • Industry
    Package/Freight Delivery
  • About Us
    Founded on a $100 loan in 1907, 2 teenage boys opened up a messenger service in a 6 by 17 foot office located just below the sidewalk on Second Avenue and Main Street in Seattle, WA. Messengers ran errands, carried notes, hand baggage, and delivered trays of food for customers. They also delivered packages, traveling by streetcars and bicycles for longer trips, and later using motorcycles.