Business Systems Analyst

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Use your NetSuite skills to transform Flexport’s finance processes.The opportunity:

Flexport is transforming its finance processes and controls to build the foundation for future capabilities and automation. We are looking for an experienced NetSuite professional to join the growing Finance Systems Group. This role will provide administration and support for our NetSuite environment, including participation in new and existing integrations with our internal operations software and third-party software. This role reports to the Lead Finance Systems Architect and will work closely with software engineers, data engineers, finance teammates, vendors, and other stakeholders. The ideal candidate will bring their experience from past ERP configurations and implementations to contribute to the development of a best-in-class financial system for a rapidly growing unicorn in the freight industry.

You will:
  • Provide administrative and data support for NetSuite and other systems (35%)
    • Perform day-to-day operations, maintenance, and support tasks for ERP applications and related systems
    • Administer and configure NetSuite to meet company requirements for month-end close, procure-to-pay, quote-to-cash, and record-to-report functions
    • Refine and maintain master data structure and master data, including segments, item records, customer records, vendor records, and transaction attribution
    • Enforce compliance with security, data integrity, and internal control policies
  • Improve functionality, add customization, and roll out new features with NetSuite (35%)
    • Create, customize, and manage NetSuite fields, workflows, custom objects, custom records, scripts, reports, saved searches, dashboards, etc.
    • Perform updates, integrations, and configurations related to internal and third-party software, such as Workato, Concur, and Coupa
  • Troubleshoot accounting and finance data issues (30%)
    • Take a hands-on approach to investigating and diagnosing issues related to accounting processes and events
    • Be able to understand, articulate, and document needed customization, reports, and capabilities to mitigate future issues
You should have:
  • At least three to five years of hands-on experience in NetSuite as an Administrator and/or Business Systems Analyst and/or ERP Consultant
  • Familiarity with NetSuite custom record types, fields, forms, roles and permissions, page layouts, searches and reports, and the NetSuite data model
  • Skills in developing and modifying searches and reports (including SQL query experience)
  • Familiarity with the procure-to-pay, quote-to-cash, and record-to-report processes
  • Knowledge of accounting functions, including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger maintenance, recognition of revenue and expense, treasury operations, and separation of duties
  • NetSuite Administrator Certification preferred
  • Experience with SuiteAnalytics, SuiteScript, SuiteBuilder, and/or SuiteTalk a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree
About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019. 

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?
  • Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward.
  • What’s freight forwarding and why does it matter? Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another and it’s what makes global trade possible. Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easier for everyone because we believe it can help connect the world and break down economic barriers.
  • We know this industry is complex. That’s 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. 

 

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

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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    • RubyLanguages
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Location

Come be a part of the founding team in our newest U.S. office! 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

Sales Development Representative

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

Senior Engineering Manager

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?

The squad model makes every team member's accomplishments integral to his/her peers success which, in turn, stimulates each us to celebrate each others wins through shoutouts on slack, nominations for projects and applause at team meetings.

Ellen

Global Operations Associate

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
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
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
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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