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Corporate Senior Financial Analyst

Company: C.H Robinson
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

As a Corporate Senior Financial Analyst, you will play a critical role leading and enhancing the corporate forecasting, budgeting processes and partnering with senior business leaders to influence financial results. In this role, you will be responsible for preparing monthly and quarterly financial insights and reports, annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting, profitability analysis, return on investment modeling, and providing thought-partnership and financial guidance to global divisional Finance leaders at C.H. Robinson. You will provide guidance and act as a resource to team members. This role primarily interacts with internal stakeholders and business leaders in support of generating value for the Enterprise.

Our combination of work from home and work in office puts you in the driver's seat to best navigate all that your busy life demands.


Lead the enterprise annual budgeting and ongoing forecasting processes

Consult, guide, and influence business partners on budgeting and forecast outcomes guidelines, philosophy, and approach

Provide monthly, quarterly, and annual financial management reports and works with stakeholders on escalated items and ad hoc requests

Use month-end financial information to prepare compelling, actionable analysis, and insights

Leverage understanding of business impact to make recommendations on and influence decision making regarding financial management of the business

Support and collaborate with higher level internal and external stakeholders to influence data-driven recommendations for financial planning and strategic decisions

Lead cash flow analysis and financial modeling for key projects to understand return-on-investment (ROI) and financial projections for key projects

Provide indirect leadership and mentorship to FP&A team members

Possess in depth knowledge and breadth of industry best practice and be aware of industry best practices and applies to CHR financial planning and analysis methodologies

Proactively identify and highlight key, actionable areas for improvement

Identify and make data-driven recommendations regarding business decisions and financial plans

Lead process improvement initiatives to key financial planning and analysis activities, including end user tools and resources

Other duties or responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or related major

Minimum 5 years of professional experience in Financial Planning & Analysis or other Finance-related roles

Ability to travel up to 10% (domestically and internationally)

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree from accredited college or university in Finance, Business Administration, or related major

Data analytics, financial analysis, and accounting skills

Experience in Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)

Experience with finance technology - i.e. Oracle, Essbase, TM1

Highly proficient in Excel

Experience leading and mentoring peers

Ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships across all levels of the organization

Demonstrated ability to effectively influence and consult with multiple stakeholders at a variety of levels

Demonstrated ability to navigate in a matrixed organization with multiple competing priorities

Demonstrated ability to coach and develop more junior staff members

Team oriented and thrives in a collaborative environment

Deadline and time management oriented and able to manage multiple competing priorities

Thrives working autonomously in a rapidly changing, fast-paced, results-oriented environment

Ability to motivate and encourage change, able to get positive results in a very large, dispersed organization

Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we're building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We're committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

Prescription drug coverage

Enhanced Fertility benefits

Flexible Spending Accounts

Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

Dental and Vision

Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Paid and floating holidays

Paid time off (PTO)

Paid parental leave

Paid time off to volunteer in your community

Charitable Giving Match Program

401(k) with 6% company matching

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTURE page.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world's largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world's economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World's Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn's Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we're not stopping there--- Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.%41899034% %%accounting%%

Keywords: C.H Robinson, Eden Prairie , Corporate Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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