Customer Account Financial Analyst (CPKC)

Wabtec Corporation

Multiple Locations

#R0086369

Position summary

ake yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

How will you make a difference?

This role will support CPKC customer accounts and will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet account/business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within finance, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

  • What do we want to know about you?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Finance

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in customer account finance or supply chain/operations finance working with key stakeholders

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues

  • Partnered and worked closely with customer or commercial groups

  • Experience working in a cross functional or matrix environment

  • Established analytical and project management ability with a simplification / automation / digitization mindset

What will your typical day look like?

  • Support the CPKC Finance Manager & serve as a business partner to the account team, including operating and commercial teams, to drive business initiatives, growth, and profitability

  • Partner with the account team to drive operating performance and act as champion for billing initiatives, cost optimization, productivity, inventory accuracy & utilization

  • Support the CPKC Finance Manager on estimates, operating plans, forecasts for quarters & STRAP growth period, and analyze variances to forecasts and determine key actions to achieve such forecasts.

  • Develop tools that simplify financial forecasting that can be leveraged across the business

  • Partner with shared services team (Global Operations Finance) to support back-end financial processes, including billing reconciliations, account reconciliations and manual journal entries

  • Drive a mindset of process simplification, digitization and automation within the Services business and finance organizations through expanded use of BI, OBIEE and other tools

You may also be asked to perform other duties outside of your function or trade, for which adequate training will be provided if necessary.

Wabtec will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the U.S. for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable) and fitness for duty test (as applicable).

Our Commitment to Embrace Diversity:

Wabtec is a global company that invests not just in our products, but also our people by embracing diversity and inclusion. We care about our relationships with our employees and take pride in celebrating the variety of experiences, expertise, and backgrounds that bring us together. At Wabtec, we aspire to create a place where we all belong and where diversity is welcomed and appreciated.

To fulfill that commitment, we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity, and inclusion. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We have created a space where everyone is given the opportunity to contribute based on their individual experiences and perspectives and recognize that these differences and diverse perspectives make us better.

We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences, and styles... People like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.