Credit & Performance Analyst

| Chicago
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The Opportunity: 

Investing your time with Flexport means keeping pace with a rapidly growing business, learning new skills, and seeking opportunities to fill the gap. We appreciate your contributions to making Flexport an amazing place to work and we encourage upwards or lateral movement and transfers that align with current business needs. 

We are on the Credit team and our key accountabilities include: develop long-term customer relationships, minimize credit losses and protect working capital. We're looking for a Credit & Performance Analyst and this new position will help assess the creditworthiness of new clients and manage risk across our existing portfolio by designing more efficient processes, improving our data, reporting, and analytics by delivering through technology. This individual will be responsible for analyzing credit data, financial information, and customers’ payment history to make sound business judgments. The Credit and Performance Analyst will have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with different teams across the organization (Sales, Ops, Credit, Finance, Legal, Customs, etc.) and will assist in several key projects related to credit risk processes, model development, cash forecasting and liquidity management. 

You will support the following pillars that are critical to the success of the role:

  1. a) Process efficiency
  2. b) Data analytics, management and reporting

What you’ll do: 

  • You will help build a Credit platform within Core, as well as dashboards/monitoring systems and tools for predictive measuring
  • You will proactively monitor AR aging and outline appropriate action items to lower our exposure, create and maintain internal trackers (e.g. payment plans, credit terms outliers) and flag high risk clients
  • You will assist with development of cash forecast and monthly tracking to projections to support Treasury operations and funding movements
  • You will assist the credit team with analyzing incoming credit requests to ensure the proper documentation is provided and qualifications met
  • You will assist with credit block releases by following the parameters outlined in our Corporate Credit Policy
  • Work on project specific requirements as assigned by the management

What you’ll need

  • 1+ years of relevant experience 
  • Experience in data analytics and forecasting
  • Familiar with financial statement analysis (balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements)
  • Strong analytical skills and financial modeling experience
  • A solid understanding of Flexport’s business model and products
  • Ability to work in a matrixed environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to interpret data and present to the key stakeholders
  • Self-motivated and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • You are proficient in Netsuite, G Suite, Microsoft Excel and SQL/Looker

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PeriscopeAnalytics
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • MailChimpEmail

Location

We're located near tons of restaurants and only a 10-minute walk from 3 parks!

An Insider's view of Flexport

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The people in this office are the cream of the crop. They’re down to earth and razor-sharp. You could go up to anyone in the office, ask them a question, and they will stop whatever they were doing and help you out every time.

Victoria

SMB, Account Executive

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We are solving the extreme complexity and opacity of trucking coordination and execution in international supply chains. We bring visibility and control to our customers while also reducing operational overhead.

Uri

Director, Engineering

What makes someone successful on your team?

Ownership. Our company is growing quickly and the surface area of our product is growing quickly as well. The strongest contributors identify important projects and see them through completely. They are proactive from the initial research and design phases to the post-launch productive monitoring. As Flexport grows, they emerge as natural leaders.

Max

Senior Staff Engineer

How does your team reward individual success?

Every team member's accomplishments are integral to their peers' success which, in turn, stimulates each of us to celebrate each others wins and nominate one another for projects and roles that facilitate unparalleled career development.

Ellen

Solutions Consultant

What are Flexport Perks + Benefits

Flexport Benefits Overview

Flexport is an employee forward company. We know that life comes first and want you to take the time you need with our flexible paid time off program. We offer 100% covered health, vision, and dental insurance, 401K, performance bonuses, stock with a 10-year tax option, commuter benefits, a generous maternity (18 weeks with a phase back program that offers reduced hours and flexible schedule during their first month back) and paternity leave (8 weeks), free lunch and snacks, dog-friendly offices, pay equity, career advancement, and more.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Flexport's flexible PTO policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, providing they get manager approval.
Paid Volunteer Time
Flexport encourages employees to give back with paid volunteer time off up to 10 hours per year.
Paid Holidays
Flexport gives all full-time employees paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Flexport offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all full-time employees.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Flexport provides catered lunches Monday - Friday and stocks our kitchen with breakfast foods for employees to enjoy in the morning.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We're proud that we collectively speak over 40 languages and live on 3 continents. We strive to create a workplace where candidates, employees, and all community members within Flexport’s ecosystem of connected organizations are encouraged to share their stories, celebrate their cultures, and learn from one another. Joining Flexport means joining a truly global community.

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