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Area Finance Manager - Military Veterans

at Penske Truck Leasing

Position Summary:


The Field Area Financial Manager will manage all aspects of planning, forecasting, analysis and reporting for our field operations locations at an area level. Leads and directs the financial teams to support sales and operations. Position will provide contract knowledge and analytical support for various processes as well as provide additional support to other functional areas.


The Area Finance Manager will have accountability for all business planning and forecasting at the area level. Collaborate with Area and Site Operations Leadership and cross-functional teams to integrate Finance into all strategies, activities, and decision-making processes. Interface with the customer on an as-needed basis.


Major Responsibilities:


• Effectively analyze and interpret financial results comparing to the proforma/budget by understanding the relationship it has to P&L and the impact from scope/volume changes and inefficiencies. Provide opportunities and action plans for areas of concern to AVP.


• Lead and direct the process for identifying, specifying and developing financial strategies using LEAN principles.


• Effectively plan and forecast business results.


• Provide innovative pricing solutions to include risk assessment strategy for new and renewal deals.


• Participate on core selling team developing renewal strategies.


• Articulate the value proposition to the field and to our customers by identifying the critical metrics that should be measured to determine Penske's performance.


• Work with accounting team to ensure accuracy of monthly financials.


• Support corporate initiatives for systems, centralization and controllership inclusive of field location audits.


• Provide operational financial support and training.


• Responsible for management and development of analysts.


• Communicate and provide feedback to Area VP


• Other projects as assigned


Qualifications:


• 7-15 years of finance/accounting experience


• 3-5 years of supervisory experience


• BS/BA in Finance or Accounting required


• Masters degree preferred


• Excellent communication and people skills required


• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills required


• Quality program certification (Six Sigma, ISO, LEAN, etc.) preferred


• Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required


• Knowledge of company systems and procedures preferred


• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job


• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.


Physical Requirements:


-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.


-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.


-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Category: Finance/Accounting


Job Family: Finance


Address: 100 Kachel Boulevard


Primary Location: US-PA-Reading


Employer: Penske Logistics LLC


Req ID: 2407200


Reading, PA

Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing 

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquarterd in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates 440,000+ vehicles and serves customers from more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.pensketruckleasing.com to learn more.

About Us

Penske is great place to launch or continue your career. We are a dynamic growth company with a 50-plus year history of success that is built upon a foundation of taking great care of our customers, a dedication to excellence in all we do every day and tapping innovative ideas from our associates to drive success for our customers and our own businesses.

Products

Penske offers a wide variety of transportation products and services ranging from full-service truck leasing and fleet maintenance, truck rental, used truck sales, and global supply chain and logistics solutions. Visit www.gopenske.com for more details.

News

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Veterans

Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel and have received numerous awards for our support. 

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