Senior Financial Analyst at Saltchuk Resources

Title:Senior Financial Analyst at Saltchuk Resources
Post Date:04/26/17
Location:Seattle
Details:Saltchuk is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst for the company’s Corporate Home in Seattle, WA. The position provides an exceptional opportunity to interact with Saltchuk and Business Unit leaders, and is typically a key participant in the analyses and projects that drive Saltchuk’s major business decisions. Prospective candidates for the position must possess very strong financial and analytical skills along with the ability to collaborate well with others.

Primary responsibilities include:
• Serve as primary administrator of long-range financial model, which includes modeling of business performance, capital expenditures, taxes, working capital/other cash flow elements, and balance sheets
• Track and report cash & debt balances, cash forecasts, and liquidity needs
• Support the annual planning process, including leading the consolidation of Business Unit financial plans
• Preparing financial covenant calculations for debt compliance reporting, including related covenant impact calculations for forecast scenario analysis
• Analyzing business performance and trends, including some regular FP&A duties
• Maintain financial risk tracking databases and prepare related regulatory compliance calculations

Additional responsibilities may include:
• Ad hoc analyses, including market and competitor analysis, merger & acquisition due diligence support, and valuation analyses
• Lease vs. buy analyses
• Preparing materials, analyses, and presentations for Board of Directors and senior management
• Leading and participating in various projects throughout the year

Qualifications:• Minimum five years’ experience performing financial analysis, reporting, forecasting & planning. Experience with financing transactions or mergers & acquisition due diligence a plus
• Degree in business management, finance or accounting, with advanced degree (CPA, MBA, CFA or CTP) a plus
• Deep understanding of accounting concepts, financial statements and how they interact
• Solid understanding of finance theory
• Very strong attention to detail as work is fast-paced and supports significant financial decisions
• Strong analytical/quantitative skills and an innate curiosity to find answers
• Demonstrated ability to translate business performance and financial results; understanding and ability to articulate how the business operates
• Effective communication and presentation skills
• Self-starter, able to work in an unstructured environment, manage longer-term projects, and pro-actively identify solutions
• Collaborates well with others across corporate functions and business unit personnel
• Conduct should enhance Saltchuk reputation for professionalism, humility and integrity
• Familiarity with credit analysis, loan/debt agreements, banking services, and/or corporate treasury activities a plus
• Willingness to periodically travel to business units
Comments:Saltchuk is a family-owned, diversified transportation and distribution company headquartered in Seattle. With consolidated revenue of nearly $3 billion and more than 7,500 employees, Saltchuk is ranked among the largest privately held businesses in Washington. Saltchuk companies provide domestic and international shipping, air cargo, trucking, marine services, and petroleum distribution in North America. The Corporate Home office provides leadership and resources to our companies, but not direct management of operations. We do, however, provide integrated leadership in finance, risk management and internal audit. A primary function of Corporate Home is to allocate capital and manage debt. Although the company has grown considerably since its’ founding in 1982, Corporate Home employs about 50 people and has retained the collegial and entrepreneurial culture of a much smaller organization. Saltchuk is a values-driven organization, committed to safety, reliability, commitment and taking care of its employees, communities and environment.
Employer:Saltchuk Resources, Inc.
Contact:Brian Gordon
1111 Fairview Ave North
Seattle, WA 98109

Phone: 206-652-1111
Email: Careers@saltchuk.com