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UPS Finance Specialist in Atlanta, Georgia

UPS Procurement is looking for a motivated and detail-oriented individual to assist with performing financial forecasting, reporting, and analysis of the global Procurement budget. If you’re looking to make an impact with your reporting and analytical skills, we want to hear from you!

The Procurement Finance Specialist will analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements. The analyst will also be responsible for developing and implementing innovative operational processes for the team. This role requires cross-functional collaboration to provide analytical support for commodity-related initiatives and strategic organizational objectives. He/she will manage day-to-day activities by collecting data and providing stakeholders with support and maintenance of various reports used within the Procurement function.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Creates and maintains complex spreadsheets and reports for Procurement initiatives from multiple data sources

  • Responsible for assisting with budgeting $100M+ across thousands of accounts and more than 80 Procurement cost centers

  • Examines monthly cost reports and provides explanations for expense variances

  • Creates journal entries for accruals and adjustments during month-end close

  • Investigates monthly shipments to verify accounts are being charged properly

  • Assists with updating and maintaining employee records for 700+ Procurement positions across multiple platforms

  • Communicates strategies and results through recurring reporting to leadership

  • Conducts data analysis and obtains stakeholder feedback to execute process improvement as opportunities arise

Knowledge and Skills

  • Skilled in researching problems for benchmarking and gathering data for each business case; develops a working knowledge of literature related to research problem

  • Understands basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources

  • Detail-oriented

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate report generation

  • Generates reports in appropriate format using basic software; reviews to ensure accuracy and completeness; identifies issues (e.g. missing variables, incorrect data, etc.)

  • Recognizes basic impact of technology on UPS business, services and processes; identifies technological barriers; maintains appropriate technological knowledge

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or internationally comparable degree) - 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

Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE

Category: Accounting and Finance

Requisition Number: 261142

Location: Atlanta,Georgia

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