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International Forecasting Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Travel: No
  • Facility: UPS CORPORATE OFFICES
  • Job ID: 198062
  • Zip Code: 30328
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Future
You
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  • Support operations in over 220 countries
  • Scope and stability of a fortune 100 organization
  • Promote-from-within culture
  • Diverse team of experts
  • Opportunities to grow

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FUTURE YOU FINDS THE RIGHT FIT

In Finance & Accounting, Future You can go almost anywhere. Opportunities at UPS include:

Financial Accounting & Reporting

Includes our external reporting experts (SEC and foreign governments), as well as internal management accounting specialties for decision support.

Financial Planning & Analysis

Mine big data for critical decision drivers, evaluate results to identify paths for future improvements to growth and profitability.

F&A systems support

Combining knowledge of Finance & Accounting with technology capabilities to drive continuous improvement through our processes.

Tax Planning & Compliance

Inside an enormous global company, the tax planning opportunities are endless. These translate into meaningful cash savings that drive company value.

Investments

The investments team is constantly scanning the horizon to drive returns on our sizable investment portfolio. Our in-house subject matter experts employ a broad variety of investment disciplines.

Treasury

Global treasury management is an exciting field engaging in real-time marketplaces around the world. Our cash management is critical to enabling our global growth.

Internal Audit

Within a vast transportation company, there are fundamental needs to safeguard the company’s assets and ensure UPS maintains its award-winning status as a leading company in business ethics. Simultaneously, our auditors have a unique perspective to identify process improvements that lead to increased shareowner value.

Mergers & Acquisitions

We never rest when it comes to targeting the right acquisitions to profitably grow our transportation network. M&A teams are based around the world to respond to customer needs.

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Future You Has What It Takes To Move The World

As a Finance professional, Future You is part of a global team that works on a scale you just can’t find anywhere else. Just consider this, we’ve delivered 3,240 packages since you started reading this section—think we know a thing or two about global opportunity?

  • $65 billion in revenues in 2017
  • 20 million+ deliveries every day to 10.5 million customers
  • 454 thousand global employees
  • 2.5 thousand+ operating facilities worldwide

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FUTURE YOU KNOWS YOUR VALUE

Our professionals have helped us secure our position as the world’s most valuable logistics brand, time and time again. Get behind the numbers, and take Future You straight to the top with UPS.

Learn More Financial Professionals at UPS.

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Future You gets more

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, vision, & more

  • Consistent scheduling

  • Career growth & mobility

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International Forecasting Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Atlanta, Georgia
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The Forecasting Specialist is responsible for managing the weekly forecasting close process and distributing forecast related material to the top level executives. He/She will manage both the weekly and monthly financial reporting and prepare reports to support both internal and external business unit decisions. The Forecasting Specialist is responsible for forecasting revenue, expense, and profitability for the international business unit along with a regional breakout. This position will not supervise others within the department. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Generates, analyzes and prepares weekly forecasting reports
  • Generates, audits, manages, and summarizes financial reports to communicate forecast to senior management
  • Reviews weekly forecast submission to identify variances between the annual business plan and weekly forecast
  • Supervises the monthly financial close process
  • Conducts financial analysis to ensure accurate evaluation of the forecast (revenue, expense, and profitability)
  • Analyzes and completes ad hoc reporting requests to meet internal and external customer needs
  • Creates custom reports to produce requested financial data (e.g., prior month/year actual results, quarterly outlook results, etc.) for senior management
  • Designs, develops and/or maintains/automates current process to improve forecasting accuracy
  • Works closely with region F&A teams to gain business insights to generate an accurate forecast

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrates a general understanding of technology used by the company; communicates basic technological concepts and terminology; applies standard technology in daily work
  • Addresses and resolves issues impacting weekly reporting process; looks for ways to minimize report generation and required storage; modifies existing report formats; creates and interprets customized reports; integrates data, information, and documents from multiple software programs
  • Accurately reads and interprets financial reports; demonstrates an understanding of relevant financial measures, revenue and cost drivers; applies financial analysis to recommend solutions that support business objectives
  • Distinguishes between “big picture” concepts and comments and specialized, smaller specific facts associated with work; notes the specifics of events and experiences; explains, in general, how details impact end goals or outcomes; ensures that work is completed accurately and with the appropriate level of detail
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated to learn new concepts and improve current processes
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field - Preferred
  • SQL knowledge - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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