• Cost Operations Manager

    Job Locations US-GA-ALPHARETTA
    Posted Date 4 days ago(5/17/2018 3:32 PM)
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    Regular - Full Time (4)
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  • Position Description

    The Cost Operations Manager position is responsible for managing, controlling, and directing the day to day activities of the SSC Payables area which includes management of various outsourcing partners as well as onsite team members. These areas are efficient and highly productive that provides critical compliance with GAAP as well as other regulatory requirements (Sarbanes-Oxley, Federal/State/Local mandates, etc.). This position implements best practice to reduce administrative cost of processing, help manage/control the balance sheet and provides support to various levels of Ryder management as well as external customers/suppliers.


    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or relevant field or 8 (eight) years equivalent work experience is required
    • A minimum of 10 (ten) years of financial management experience
    • A minimum of 5 (five) years of management of personnel in a corporate environment


    • Intermediate level skills in all Microsoft Office products
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (10%) 
    • MBA or CPA preferred 
    • Minimum of 10 years experience in all aspects of financial management that resulted in increasing levels of responsibility preferred
    • Demonstrated Sarbanes and GAAP experience that can be effectively communicated to all levels of the organization preferred
    • Ability to effectively communicate with senior/executive management (both internally and externally) preferred
    • Demonstrated understanding of various accounting/financial systems with the ability to navigate a variety of systems to locate data preferred
    • In depth experience with budget preparation, accounting controls, financial analysis tools, and reporting methods preferred
    • Strong written, verbal and negotiation skills preferred
    • Good leadership skills and understanding of performance management preferred
    • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodology preferred 
    • Experience with system implementations, project management and functional migrations preferred


    • This process includes establishing accounting strategies and procedures to maintain proper controls, ensure compliance with GAAP as well as regulatory requirements and to ensure accurate and timely processing of large volumes of documents
    • This position has primary responsibility for managing the Payables, Fuel, and Physical Inventory teams to ensure all standardized goals/metrics are met
    • This position has primary responsibility for managing the SSC-Cost Offshore partner to drive SLA compliance, which includes 25-30 FTEs located in India Strategize with Ryder management to implement action plans for process improvements as well as improved controls
    • Provide training for field management on areas including regulatory compliance, inventory control, policy adherence, and cash management
    • Design and implement processes and metric reporting solutions as needed
    • Drive Continuous Improvement in all responsible areas utilizing Leans Six Sigma methods Serve as a key liaison with all functional areas of the company as it relates to payables, liquid/physical inventories, and reconciliation requirements
    • Participate in strategic planning, budgeting, project management and root cause analysis as require
    • Provide senior leadership and system/process expertise in various projects, acquisitions and migration/consolidations of processes as needed

    ryder-logo Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.





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