Analyst, Sr. Global Trade Fin at Office Depot

| Miami, FL
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Job Description

Sr. Analyst, Global Trade Finance Job Summary:

The Sr. Global Trade Finance Analyst will manage daily operating requirements with regards to financial transactions involving Direct Imports Global Sourcing and Private Brand transactions. The position will manage the creation of Letters of Credit and Open Account transactions on a daily basis and will coordinate the Damage and Defective (D&D) dollar recovery from Direct Import vendors. This role will work closely with the Manager of Global Trade Compliance analyzing and reviewing discrepancies to provide feedback to Inventory Control on identified reconciliation errors. Additionally, this role will process daily A/P transactions related to Direct Import Compliance expenses and develop and manage key metrics and key performance indicators related to financial purchase order transactions.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage daily operations relating to Letters of Credit and/or Open Account transactions according to UCP 600 regulations as this position is the main point of contact with the Treasury department as well as Bank partners, vendors and the primary Bank.
  • Manages, creates, and controls the issuance and approval of LC's and OA issuances and discrepancies; Transactions will equate to over $300M in payables.
  • Manages communication with outside vendors, internal merchandise and replenishment departments in regards to Letters of Credit and Open Account Transactions.
  • Manages the D&D program for Direct Import vendors where money is deducted from vendor payments due to damage and defective store returns.
  • Coordinates with Financial Control vendor specific deductions and makes necessary arrangements to process deductions from vendor payment.
  • Manages and tracks the central database for the D&D program.
  • Manages the Monthly Reconciliation of Purchase Orders pertaining to Estimated Landed Cost vs. Actual Landed Cost. This process involves the thorough review of Purchase Orders.
  • Analyzes all estimated and actual cost buckets for discrepancies.
  • Identifies discrepancies and finds root cause and communicates with proper departments (International Transportation, Merchandising, and Inventory Management) for correction and final financial impact.
  • Responsible for processing Direct Import Compliance related expenses and keeps invoices current and filed according to policy.
  • Monitors compliance of Financial information on Purchase Orders.
  • Manages and coordinates Internal Audit / SOX compliance audits.
  • Assists with special projects within the department to support business needs and provides individual support to any group member as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, International Business, Logistics or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in International finance, Landed Cost Model, or InternationalBusiness.

Technical Competencies:
  • Finance/Accounting and Analytical background.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational Skills.
  • Strong background in various areas of Global Trade Management.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Database. ES9000, Purchase Order Management, Bank of America CashPro, Integration Point, and Oracle.

Skills and Ability:
  • Ability to work independently and with little supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong background in various areas of Global Trade Management.
  • Possess superior attention to detail as well as accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Personal Attributes:
  • Dynamic and positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels of leadership and departments.
  • Strategic thinker.
  • Proven problem solving and decision-making capabilities.

Other/Preferred:
  • Experience in financial spreadsheets and other reports, predicting current and future financial performance.
  • Experience in development and creation of financial forecasts to make financial decisions.
  • CPA Certification.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Office Depot and OfficeMax is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Office Depot and OfficeMax offers competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k) and more, along with plenty of opportunity to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

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More Information on Office Depot
Office Depot operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Boca Raton, FL. Office Depot was founded in 2021. It has 29889 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 252 open jobs at Office Depot, click here.
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