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Finance Specialist

  • Livonia, Michigan
  • Facility: Livonia Hub
  • Job ID: 209501
  • Zip Code: 48150
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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 DELIVERS A HEALTHIER WORLD

See how UPSers are doing more–including saving lives by safely shipping vaccines over thousands of miles.

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.

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Future You gets more

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, vision, & more

  • Consistent scheduling

  • Career growth & mobility

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Finance Specialist

  • Livonia, Michigan
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Job Summary

The Finance Specialist ensures that the company makes sound financial decisions.  He/She analyzes and interprets client data or identifies trends, which are used by senior managers to make strategic company decisions. This position prioritizes effectively, while also creating space for original thinking.  The Finance Specialist works on multiple reports simultaneously, focusing on the details while finding creative ways to tackle big picture challenges.

The Finance Specialist collaborates with a dynamic network of finance partners across the country to consult on planning and reporting. He/She assists others in understanding financial reports, graphs and charts and are trusted advisors for every facet of data and communication. He/She researches and interprets financial data to ensure our leaders have the most up to date and reliable information to help make the best possible decisions.

Other Duties

  • Researches requested expenses and project trends for staff, division, business and center managers to ensure operation within budget guidelines.
  • Assists in performing variance analysis of actual versus planned data to identify areas where targeted projections are not being obtained.
  • Audits areas of concern (e.g., unusual cost, overtime hours, etc.) to ensure proper reporting occurs.
  • Gathers and analyzes preliminary data for management team to help determine strategic direction for communicating information to the regions and districts.

 Preferred Competencies

  • Accounting Knowledge: Demonstrates basic knowledge of accounting theory and principles.
  • Detail Orientation: Captures/documents specific and accurate information; learns subjects thoroughly and in detail; completes work with thoroughness; supplies appropriate details when requested; maintains organized files.
  • Finance Knowledge: Demonstrates an understanding of basic financial terminology and concepts such as cash flows, operating profit/loss, and net income; conducts financial analyses.
  • Report Generation: Possesses ability to generate simple reports using basic functions in software, and/or writing basic queries; identifies information required to complete reports and identifies existing reports generated by others.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or internationally comparable degree) – Preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree (or internationally comparable degree) – Business Administrating, Accounting, Finance, Economics – Preferred
  • Experience with Auditing – Preferred
  • Experience demonstrating proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Products (Excel and Access) - 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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