Finance Manager – Logistics

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R15061
Groupon is looking for a tenacious, self-starting Finance Manager to support the North America Groupon Goods logistics team. The role will partner closely with the VP of Groupon Goods Logistics, with a primary focus in two areas: controllership and business support.

Responsibilities

Work cross-departmentally to build scalable solutions to complex problems rooted in data and analytics such as optimization of inventory health, product pricing, and order economics
Create and manage forecasting models for the weekly, monthly, and annual planning processes
Identify and execute cost saving initiatives throughout the entire supply chain
Assist the monthly accounting close review process to ensure all entries are booked timely and accurately, and produce variance analysis vs. prior forecasts
Complete P&L ownership of all logistics expenses
Plan headcount and budget for a 150+ person organization
Assist in vendor negotiations and contract reviews
Lead and prioritize cost-reduction efforts through data-centric financial analysis, engaging with-cross functional teams to share best practices (marketing, accounting, operations, etc.)
Frequent and direct interaction with the upper echelon of the company for both tactical and strategic projects
Fulfillment, freight, and/or manufacturing industry experience a plus
Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and at least 6+ years of experience in Accounting or Finance
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (macros, pivots, lookups), Access, SQL and/or VBA
Ability to translate complex analytical data into an easily understandable format
Ability to learn quickly and thrive in a fast growing and ambiguous environment
Highly analytical and detail oriented
Ability to effectively articulate and communicate analysis and influence business partner’s decisions for the bettering of the overall company
Results-oriented, highly energetic, dynamic individual with hands-on mentality
Proven ability think outside the box, developing new ideas and creative solutions
Proven ability to prioritize effectively and work successfully in an ambiguous environment
Comfortable with a fast-paced, always-on, start-up environment

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.