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Finance Director – East Region

Company: World Fuel Services
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

At World Fuel Services, our employees are the key to our global success.We are industry leaders due to the innumerable talents of our approximately 5000- strong professional team. Our people thrive in an entrepreneurial and culturally-diverse environment, where innovative thinking, collaboration and efficient execution are highly valued. Our high-performance culture is what allows us to drive sustained growth. Stronger together, we promote an environment where individuals can thrive.

When you click 'Apply', you will need to click on 'Create Account'. By creating an account, you will be able to view your applications and their statuses. Your password must contain 1 upper case letter, 1 number, and 1 special character. World Fuel Services, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. POSITION LOCATION: Virginia Beach, VA. The right person can be partly home-office based

Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance North America

They will contribute to the financial team by providing timely, accurate and insightful financial information, analysis and guidance for influencing both internal and external stakeholders into making decisions with robust financial foundations. They will also be responsible for further development and production of all aspects of the Regional financial results, including transaction profitability, transfer price, and reporting including weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual processes as well as taking an active role in the business improvement initiatives and ensure that we are reporting our results consistently with the other North America regions.

The ambition is for the Financial Director to be capable of deputizing for the Senior Director of N.A. Finance, and the right person will be able to play a key role in enhancing the company from a financial monitoring perspective, a process-control perspective and a business perspective.


Planning and Forecasting:

Support the East Region strategic plan and annual budget cycles

Support the East Region annual budget and strategic plans including the finalization, submission and reporting requirements

Support the monthly forecast process

Support the weekly and monthly forecast updates

Reporting and Analysis:

Preparation of monthly and quarterly financial pack, including analysis and commentary.

Production of the monthly management accounts.

Headcount reporting

Preparing ad-hoc analysis and reporting as required

Ad hoc product/customer profitability analysis and deep dive looking at our financial results for the East Region and articulate recommendations to address business profitability issues.

Analysis on pertinent financial metrics for the business

Business Partnering:

Working and developing a partnership with the Regional Commercial leaders to help drive improvement and efficiencies for the business.

Analysis as required to support the Senior Director Finance North America

Participate in business improvement initiatives from a finance perspective

Systems & processes improvement



5-7 years’ experience in US domestic Finance/Accounting experience

Formal background within Accounting/Finance/Business Management at a bachelor’s degree level or above

Experience of financial analysis, management reporting and manipulation of big datasets

Highly analytical, accurate with a strong attention to detail

Business acumen

Solutions oriented with a pro-active approach.

Ability to meet tight deadlines

Advanced level knowledge of Excel and a competent level in PowerPoint.

Desirable experience:

Reporting database tools such as TM1 and Tableau would be an advantage.

Experience of Oracle or equivalent systems, including the ability to extract reporting information.

Experience of business partnering and commercial understanding

The following are the Finance global values and behaviors that all team members are expected to comply with













Team Player

Thirst for Knowledge

Learning from failures


Posted 2 Days Ago Full time


About Us At WFS, our people "Fuel Their Careers". We work in more than 150 locations worldwide and come from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds that offer an equally diverse range of skills. As a global leader in the fuel industry, World Fuel Services offers exceptional individuals the opportunity to become part of a truly successful international corporation. We are proud to be among the Fortune 100 companies.

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