APL Senior Financial Analyst in Norfolk, Virginia

CMA CGM, founded and led by Jacques R. Saadé, is a worldwide leading shipping group. Its 465 vessels call at more than 400 ports throughout the world, on all 5 continents. In 2014, they carried 12.2 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units). CMA CGM has grown continuously, and has been constantly innovating to offer its clients new sea, land and logistics solutions. With a presence in 160 countries, through its network of 655 agencies, the Group employs 22,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 at its headquarters in Marseilles.

This position will be responsible to:

  • Maintains constant communication across the organization through weekly meetings to identify areas where cost savings could be achieved or revenues maximized

  • Review group & competition tariff to optimize revenue

  • Maintain central depository to ensure proper tracking of financial impact of cost savings and revenue generating initiatives

  • Writes reports and creates presentations for senior management informing them of cost savings and revenue generation progression

  • Perform spot cost & revenue studies through detailed analysis to identify key areas where costs can be eliminated or minimized

  • Miscellaneous related duties or projects as assigned.

    Skill Sets / Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ in sales, finance and/or container shipping operations

  • Experience in advanced analytics

  • Advanced knowledge of organizational structure

  • Advanced knowledge of container shipping industry

  • Solid working knowledge in analytics

  • Solid knowledge in project management

  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles

  • Proficient working knowledge in Microsoft Excel to include data manipulation, formulas, lookups, filters and pivot tables

  • Ability to work well with others leveraging connections throughout the organization

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Proven ability to work independently and generate complex proposals to solve problems

  • Driven by results that improve company’s bottom line

  • Ability to monitor and manage priorities and work on multiple tasks concurrently

  • Ability to effectively sell ideas

  • Ability to read and interpret contractual agreement

  • Must be availble to work 8am-5pm, Monday thru Friday

Skill Sets / Education & Experience Preferred:

  • Microsoft Access experience preferred

CMA CGM (America) LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected classification.