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UPS Finance Specialist in Richmond, Virginia

Job Summary

If you’re looking to make an impact with your financial acumen, we want to hear from you! UPS is seeking a Finance Specialist 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. The incumbent prepares reports, graphs, charts, written financial summaries and performs general finance/accounting processes, including research, analysis and the creation/processing of monthly journal entries.

This position supports a defined operational group and communicates with various management levels. The incumbent acts 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

  • Creates and runs various financial reports

  • 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/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.) 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/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/procedures to ensure consistency in financial processes

  • Contacts internal customers to gather information and resolve issues

Preferences

  • Possesses 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/accurate information and maintains organized files

  • Displays ability to generate simple reports using basic functions in software and writing basic queries; identifies information required to complete reports and existing reports generated by others

  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • Experience with Financial Data Mart (FDM)

  • Demonstrates experience with Microsoft BI Tools and SQL Server

  • Experience with financial systems, such as Oracle Business Intelligence and Khalix

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: Finance and Accounting

Requisition Number: 308640

Location: Richmond,Virginia

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