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Senior Finance Analyst

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Date: 18-Nov-2021

Location: NY, US

Company: Purolator

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Working at Purolator International, Inc. is more than a job.  It's an opportunity to be part of a winning team and to contribute to the success of our growing company.  Purolator International is a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., Canada's largest integrated freight and parcel solutions company with over 50 years of delivering reliable, efficient and cost-effective shipping to, from and within Canada for more than 210 countries and territories worldwide.  We are the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the United States and Canada.  This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Purolator International is rapidly expanding throughout the United States and seeking talented individuals to join our team.  Are you open to the possibilities?


Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.


Senior Finance Analyst, Full Time


**Position Ineligible for VISA Sponsorship**


SHIFT:  Full Time, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (some overtime may be necessary as needed)


LOCATION:  The Finance team is based in our Long Island NY headquarters.  Long Island NY is the ideal candidate location, however, we are open to various geographic locations in the NYC Metro area.


Job Summary:

The Senior Finance Specialist is responsible for ensuring key accounting operations activities are completed in an accurate and timely manner. This role requires that accurate reports are generated and distributed in a timely manner, investigates and explains reporting discrepancies.


Specific activities include, but are not limited to, revenue, validation, approval and reconciliation etc. The Senior Finance Specialist works at a cross-functional level to ensure the necessary financial information is collected and delivered in a timely manner.


This is a very fast paced, customer service focused department.  The daily workload requires working with various departments to support our customers, multi-tasking, and the ability to self-motivate to meet deadlines. 


Experience Required In Order To Be Considered:

  • 3-5 years’ experience as an Accountant or Finance Analyst
  • Basic knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience performing Microsoft Excel pivot tables & v-lookup
  • High degree of familiarity with standard financial statements/report


Daily Functions:

  • Under general direction, the accounting analyst is accountable for ensuring the integrity of general ledger and financial information used for internal reporting.
  • Ensuring consistency, completeness, and standardization for the Banking
  • Responsible for all accounting and reporting related to banks including but not limited to Bank Reconciliations, Analysis and reconciliation, liaising with bank to resolve issues, reconciling credit card transaction and fees and journalize all activities associated with banking
  • Monthly account reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Maintain assigned expense account analysis
  • Support and back up Revenue and all revenue processes including rebates
  • Assist in Month end and Year end closing responsibilities
  • Assist with Audit Committee presentation
  • Completion of all external and internal audit requirements
  • Ensure business requirements are documented
  • Special Projects and Ad Hoc requests as required measure success in achieving the strategic plan
  • Develop other appropriate market models to assess share growth and product trends


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal & written with the ability to communicate financial information to non-financial audiences
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced/demanding environment
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and investigative abilities to ensure financial information is recorded and presented accurately
  • Ability to operate in a deadline driven environment that requires information from a variety of stakeholders


Education and/ or Work Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Finance preferably Accounting or related experience 
  • Microsoft Access preferred
  • Working knowledge of SAP Financial is preferred, not required
  • Freight forwarding & Logistics industry experience a plus, not required
  • Microsoft Excel Macros knowledge is preferred, not required


**Position Ineligible for VISA Sponsorship**


Working conditions under which the job is performed include, but are not limited to concentrated visual or auditory attention, repetitive movements (i.e. typing, data entry, phone activity), heavy computer work, constant sitting at workstation.



Posting Number: 52008   
Hours of Work: Mon-Fri - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, 37.5 hrs per week  
Job Code: 883  
Location: HQ Two Jericho Plaza, Suite 204  
Reports to: Mgr Financial Planning & Analysis   
Working Conditions: Office Environment  


Purolator International, Inc. provides a competitive benefits package to employees and their families, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drugs (80%+ paid by Employer)
  • 401k with up to 6% Employer Company Match
  • Employer Funded Life Insurance
  • Annual Bonus Incentive Plan
  • Disability/Income Protection
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employer Funded Health Savings Account (H.S.A)
  • Paid Time Off (Total of 29 days)

Purolator International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.


Purolator International, Inc. is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.


Purolator International depends on our communities for public and business services that are critical to our success. We strive to always give back to the communities we belong to. A key component of the Purolator International’s culture is making valuable and charitable contributions as a company, regionally and as individuals. 

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and if we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

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