Cox Automotive is seeking a Financial Analyst II with a solid understanding of financial analysis and business cases. The analyst will support the operations of the Vehicle Information business, including Inspections & Imaging and Fyusion, which is one of our newest and exciting technology acquisitions! Fyusion is currently one of Cox Automotive’s key strategic focus areas spanning Inventory Solutions and Mobility. In the upcoming months, its technology will reimagine Manheim’s inspection and imaging process! The role will be critical in assisting our business and finance partners to measure the financial output of the company’s new strategies.
This role requires a self-starter with a strong eagerness to learn. A successful candidate would exemplify a willingness to work in a fast paced, cross-functional environment. Strong analytical skills and an understanding of P&L statements, variance analysis, and financial modeling are needed in this role. Creation of new reports to support the business may be required as Fyusion continues to grow!
**Internal Cox employees may reside near a Cox corporate or hub location.**
Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions
Planning and Reporting – Updates month end reporting and presentations, prepares variance analysis, and assisting with annual budget process
Modeling – Conceptualizes and prepares driver-based models, analyses and recommendations.
Financials analysis - Develops financial and operational analyses and identifies emerging trends. May include cost analysis, financial and expense performance comparisons, rate fluctuations, etc. Additional ad-hoc analysis requested based on business need.
Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Tracking – Updates reporting needed to track the financial impact of Fyusion and Vehicle Information’s software capabilities.
Story Telling – Ability to analyze large amounts of data, summarize/condense it and identify key takeaways.
Collaboration – Comfort in connecting with peers and business partners at multiple levels to understand company needs.
Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years of experience in related function (Finance, Accounting, Business, etc.) preferred. A candidate may also have a Master's Degree with up to 2 years of related experience. A non-degreed candidate will have 6+ years of experience.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Requires working knowledge of relational databases (i.e. Oracle, Onestream, Smartview/Essbase, etc.)
Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging, fast paced environment
Ability to develop and maintain business partner relationships
Unceasing curiosity and detail orientation
To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.
About Cox Automotive
At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today!
Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.
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