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Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Sep 25, 2022

Location: DFW AIRPORT, Texas, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

The Senior Financial Analyst will provide analysis; implement processes and tools to drive operational and financial excellence across the regions and stations. Focus areas include, but are not limited to, executive-level reporting, data analysis, financial modeling, and evolving into a subject matter expert who can easily liaise between Corporate Finance and Operations.  The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, with strong troubleshooting and analytical skills. This role will work closely with the Regional Vice Presidents, Station General Managers, and Accounting and Corporate Finance. Strong project management skills and problem-solving skills are essential to be successful in this role. 

 

Responsibilities and Skills needed are as follows:

 

  • Manage and prepare monthly, quarterly, and routine financial reports and presentations to management.
  • Work closely with Region Vice Presidents and the WFS leadership team to design and improve regular (weekly/monthly) reporting and tracking mechanisms. Develop and perform analyses to understand and improve all aspects of the operation.
  • Review and investigate the company’s accounting transactions to improve data accuracy.
  • Conduct in-depth research of historical financial data; analyze and report company’s current financial status
  • Support Planning in conjunction with Corporate Finance to build and execute the annual operating plan.
  • Provide support in formulating and implementing departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output.
  • Participate in special projects. These projects are far-ranging and will involve detailed analysis to justify a specific business purpose. The Senior Financial Analyst will quickly identify issues and opportunities, develop effective solutions, communicate recommendations, and take actions to meet our business and operational goals.
  • Provide operational and financial information and analysis to support monthly operational reviews, management review meetings, revenue contract reviews (system-wide and at the local level to ensure billing accuracy).
  • Facilitate meetings with the direct involvement of stakeholders and gather feedback on requirements, develop effective solutions, and communicate recommendations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required; experience and comfort working virtually with the organization in North America.
  • High attention to detail with excellent analytic and research skills.
  • Also requires expert Excel skills, with the ability to comfortably use pivot tables, macros, and importing/manipulating data.  Exceptional skills in PowerPoint are a must.
  • Experience with SAP a plus.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Attributes required include: strong business acumen, collaboration skills, customer focus, ability to manage complexity, exceptional communication and accountability.
  • Cost accounting experience in a logistics environment and/or accrual-based accounted experience preferred.

 

Requirements: 

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance from 4-year college or university.
  • 1-3 years related experience as a financial analyst required.
  • Ability to read, write, fluently speak, and understand the English language.