APL Cost & Revenue Analyst in Norfolk, Virginia
CMA CGM, founded and led by Jacques R. Saadé, is a worldwide leading shipping group. Its 465 vessels call at more than 400 ports throughout the world, on all 5 continents. In 2014, they carried 12.2 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units). CMA CGM has grown continuously, and has been constantly innovating to offer its clients new sea, land and logistics solutions. With a presence in 160 countries, through its network of 655 agencies, the Group employs 22,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 at its headquarters in Marseilles.
This position will be responsible to:
Control operational expenses and identify revenue generating opportunities through data analysis in order to improve operations and efficiency
Review customer & vendor contracts, perform cost impact analysis for procurement, and digitalize rates in the system for operations & commercial teams, providing for accurate cost estimations and pricing
Monitor and support Shared Service Center operations and KPI’s using daily reports to ensure timely vendor invoice processing
Perform studies and site visits covering cost-benefit analyses and competition benchmarking, and recommend process improvements to reduce costs and improve revenue
Prepare reports and statements by consolidating data for accurate cost reporting and competition benchmarking used in studies and cost-benefit analysis
Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.
Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:
Associates Degree required.
Minimum of 4 years’ experience with emphasis in providing financial tracking and support in areas Financial / Data Analysis, or Accounting.
Basic knowledge of accounting principles
Solid working knowledge in analytics
Basic knowledge in project management
Proficient working knowledge in Microsoft Excel to include data manipulation, formulas, lookups, filters and pivot tables
Ability to work under stress and tight deadlines with high level of accuracy
Good negotiation and communication skills
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Proven ability to work independently and in team environment
Accepts responsibility and accountability with focus on results
Ability to monitor and manage priorities and work on multiple tasks concurrently
Ability to develop processes and design process manuals
Ability to read and interpret contractual agreements
Must be available to travel at least once per year for minimum of 2 weeks
Must be availble to work 8am-5pm, Monday thru Friday
Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Solid working knowledge in basic FMC rules
Microsoft Access experience preferred
Solid working knowledge of container shipping industry
CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.