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Division Controller

Company: Yusen Logistics
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Salary Range: $140,996- $247,721

Position Summary

The Divisional Controller reports to the CFO with matrix reporting to SVP, International Freight Forwarding. This position has functional responsibility over Divisional accounting, budget, forecasting, accounts receivables and accounts payables. The Divisional Controller is accountable for the accounting and finance operations of the International Freight Fowarding Group, to include the production of financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and the enforcement of a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the Business unit's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles. The Divisional Controller is a key member of the divisional leadership team and plays a critical role in facilitating enterprise value creation.

Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Business partnership with Divisional SVP and leadership team
  • Stewardship of enterprise value creation through careful allocation of capital and growth/profit improvement initiatives
  • Develop and coordinate the financial divisional financial analysis activity in conjunction with the corporate financial analysis department.
  • Responsible to ensure divisional adherence to Corporate Financial controls and Procedures.
  • Stringent working capital management
  • Preparation and analysis of Divisional monthly financial statements.
  • Coordination and development of the Division's annual budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Oversee cost control efforts to minimize divisional costs such as Overhead (DOH) expenses, operating expenses etc. through timely reporting of such expenses throughout the region and escalation of these reports to divisional and corporate management.
  • Maintenance and development of both Financial and Operational KPI and Reporting in Power Bi dashboards on a daily/weekly/monthly basis
  • Develop, review and monitor the divisions capital investment projects to be presented to the Investment Committee and if approved executed by the Division.
  • Assist in the coordination of the company's internal and JSOX audits .
  • Assist with the design and execution of remediation efforts for identified deficiencies.
  • Credit Management: oversee the division's credit review and request process by coordinating the effort of division personnel and working directly with the Corporate Credit Department focusing on securing credit for customers while minimizing risk/exposure to company assets.
  • Manage the division's collection efforts in coordination with the operational management of each branch/region
  • Own, oversee, monitor, report and optimize alignment with budget, customer billing, forecast, accounts receivables and accounts payables processes & procedures.
  • All other projects deemed appropriate by the SVP/CFO and or the Division SVP.

    Qualifications Education and Experience
    • BA in Accounting/Finance - Advanced degree MBA, CPA a plus.
    • 7 - 10 years of senior financial management and supervisory experience, preferably in the Logistics/Transportation/Supply Chain industry
    • Proven ability to build relationships at all levels.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Deadline oriented
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Detailed knowledge of general accounting procedures and financial statements.
    • Accuracy and precision in mathematical functions.
    • Advanced knowledge of computerized accounting systems and MS Office.
      Essential Job Functions
      • Ability to gather and interpret data, compile information and prepare reports.
      • Ability to verify data input and to identify and correct errors.
      • Ability to impart and manage confidential information.
      • Ability to create and maintain records and reports.
      • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines, per to be determined schedule.
      • Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with other departments and teams.
      • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills required.
      • Demonstrates and recommends alternative solutions for process improvements.
      • Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
      • Demonstrates ability to comply with YLA Core Competencies: Problem Solving & Decision Making, Accountability & Responsibility, Communication, Collaboration & Teamwork, and Customer Focus.
      • Work outside of normal business hours as required.
      • Ability to manage staff both in corporate office and remote (home/branch locations)
      • Travel overnight as required, up to 20%.
      • Interact with employees and customers in an appropriate manner.
      • Use a computer for tasks such as communicating via email and preparing reports and work schedule etc.
      • Comply with all Company policies and procedures The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

        Yusen offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including:
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1 st of the month following start date
        • 401k with a company match
        • Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation , and much more.
          Any and all benefits offered are subject to the eligibility requirements, terms, and provisions set forth in the respective policies and plan documents, which you may request from Human Resources.

          About Yusen Logistics (Americas )
          Yusen Logistics is working to become the world's preferred supply chain logistics company. Our complete offer is designed to forge better connections between businesses, customers and communities - through innovative supply chain management, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services. As a company we're dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring everyone who works with us is committed, connected and creative in making us the world's preferred choice.

          Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. values each individual employee and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Keywords: Yusen Logistics, Torrance , Division Controller, Professions , Torrance, California

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