DescriptionPosition Summary: A Penske Logistics Sr. Financial Analyst is responsible for the company’s financial forecasting, annual planning, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. The position provides financial consulting and support to operations personnel as well as senior management. The analysis includes preparing financial presentations, analyzing operating data and client P&Ls as well as other ad hoc reporting. This is a hands on role that requires the analyst to work directly with the operations personnel by getting involved to understand and improve the business. Major Responsibilities: • Perform required monthly financial close related activities including preparing required journal entries to ensure accuracy and compliance • Analyze financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes • Update and monitor key performance indicators and key financial metrics, highlighting trends and analyzing variances, to understand and be able to communicate the financial health of each location • Work with the operations team to develop annual budgets, monthly forecasts, and KPI reporting, including financial performance, variance explanations, and cost analysis • Provide senior management and the operations team with in-depth financial analysis of actual spend to drive insights on trends, investment areas and opportunities to optimize costs, driving better decision making • Deliver ad hoc reporting and analysis • Perform other duties as assignedQualifications-At least 3 years financial analytics experience required-At least 3 years of business or operational experience preferred-Bachelors in Finance, Economics and/or Accounting required-MBA, CPA or CMA preferred-Strong analytical skills required-Independent problem solving skills required-Strong oral and written communication skills required-Process mapping experience required.-Data mining and report tool (experience Crystal, Business Objects, etc.) preferred-Quality program certification (Six Sigma, ISO, LEAN, etc.) preferred-Advanced use of Microsoft Excel and Access required-Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Powerpoint required-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.About Penske Truck LeasingPenske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 260,000 vehicles, employs more than 29,000 people, and serves customers from more than 1,000 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 http://www.GoPenske.com to learn more.