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Senior Manager Financial Planning & Analysis - Personnel Expense

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson

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Accounting & Finance
Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Senior Manager Financial Planning & Analysis - Personnel Expense

Job ID
14701 Charlson Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States, 55347-5090
Job TypeFull time

C.H. Robinson is seeking an experienced Senior Manager in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) to drive strategic and financial leadership within our organization, influencing business decisions across the North American Surface Transportation (NAST) teams. In this role you will be a driving force behind our organization's financial leadership by offering thought-partnership to division leaders through a unique blend of business acumen, financial expertise, and impactful storytelling. As the Senior Manager in FP&A, you'll not only coach internal team members but also act as a pivotal partner to business leaders, providing insightful analysis and proactively identifying actionable areas for improvement. Apply today and play a key role in shaping financial excellence at C.H. Robinson.

Experience the best of both worlds at our Eden Prairie headquarters in this hybrid role, with a minimum of 3 days onsite. Enjoy a collaborative work environment along with the convenience of remote work, striking the perfect balance for enhanced productivity and work-life integration.


  • Partner closely with Business, Analytics and Compensation leaders to build and analyze compensation plans and targets ensuring alignment with expected financial results

  • Build and manage headcount targets, drive accountability to the targets across leadership teams, and partner with HR to align with staffing plans

  • Develop processes to better forecast, budget and manage personnel expenses including salary, bonus, commissions, health insurance, retirement, and other personnel expenses

  • Lead cash flow analysis and financial modeling for key projects to understand return-on-investment (ROI) and financial projections for key projects

  • Support FP&A areas such as forecasting, budgeting, analyzing, preparing monthly financial results, preparing monthly financial statements and comparative reporting, analysis of Profit & Loss Statements (P&L), return on investment modeling, annual budget preparation, and influencing executive leaders

  • Create concise, compelling narratives to communicate analytical insight to business leaders

  • Support and influence business partners through the budgeting and forecast processes

  • Provide monthly, quarterly, and annual financial management reports and ad hoc stakeholders requests

  • Act as key partner to business leaders in the analysis of results

  • Proactively identify and highlight key, actionable areas for improvement

  • Lead process improvement initiatives to key financial planning and analysis activities, including end user tools and resources

  • Serve as an FP&A subject matter expert, staying current on industry/market best practices, and share knowledge with team

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to FP&A team

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university and/or college in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or related major

  • Minimum 7 years professional experience in Financial Planning & Analysis or other roles in Finance.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience leading and managing team(s).

  • Ability to travel up to 15% per year.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a team.

  • Experience in compensation or personnel expense analysis.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively influence and consult with multiple stakeholders at a variety of levels

  • Demonstrated ability to navigate in a matrixed organization with multiple competing priorities

  • Team oriented and thrives in a collaborative environment

  • Master’s degree from accredited college or university in Finance, Business Administration, or related major

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

  • Data analytics, financial analysis, and accounting skills

  • Experience with finance technology – i.e. Oracle, Essbase, TM1, SmartView

  • Deadline and time management oriented and able to manage multiple competing priorities

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 20 million shipments annually for 100,000 customers, and millions of dollars contributed to support causes that matter to us, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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