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Flexport // online customs brokerage & freight forwarding
New York City, NY    Posted: Thursday, September 01, 2022
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Analyst, Business Operations

Build the programs to help Flexport grow

We are building the Operating System for global trade.

The opportunity:

We're looking for an Analyst, Business Operations to become the analytical partner to our Regional GMs; to use analytics to drive alignment, efficiency & communication across Sales, Account Management, Commercial Operations & other North American teams to deliver on strategic initiatives for Flexports West & East Demand organizations.  

You will:

  • Youll assist the North America GMs in executing a data-driven business. 
  • Leverage your analytical mindset to create analyses, reports, & data tooling out of business questions. Then drive those learnings into actionable follow-ups & results.
  • Support leadership in cross-functional planning by analyzing quarterly & annual Demand goals & becoming the data expert in your regions P&L
  • Partner with business stakeholders to translate commercial strategy into detailed, actionable analyses for the commercial organization
  • Use data to keep the business on track & identify opportunities to outperform the plan. Then lead implementation of those solutions
  • Youll assume day-to-day responsibility for select projects & tasks
  • Youll be responsible for the preparation & presentation of key materials to senior leaders
  • You will create & maintain cross-departmental relationships to drive decisions & enable leadership success

You should have:

  • Bachelors in Business, Statistics, Engineering, or another quantitative discipline
  • 3 years work experience, top tier consulting and/or finance firm preferred
  • SQL fluency required
  • Advanced Excel skills required. Looker experience & Salesforce skills are a plus!
  • Excellent problem-solving & analytical skills, with an ability to translate data into insights & actions
  • Impeccable interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work strategically & collaboratively across departments
  • You are resourceful, effective, versatile & action-oriented
  • A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy & enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated industry.

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. Thats why its our mission to make it easy & accessible for everyone. Were shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology & exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizesfrom emerging brands to Fortune 500suse Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, were experiencing record growth & are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions & people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, & the environment? Come join us.

We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Dont be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. Thats why its important to bring people from diverse backgrounds & experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. Thats why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success. 

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated & engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating & nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical & mental disability, health status, marital & family status, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, military & veteran status, & any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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