Credit & Performance Analyst

Flexport, Chicago, Dallas

Fixing the user experience in global trade.

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.

About Flexport

Flexport is a licensed freight forwarder that uses people and software to manage the complexity of international trade. Shipping something from Shenzhen to Cincinnati or Rotterdam to LA requires complex coordination. Currently that’s done by telephones, spreadsheets, and fax machines. Flexport provides a web-based app that offers real-time visibility of your shipments. And we’re not just a software platform: Our experienced logistics and customs experts are here to help at every step of the way. We offer services in air freight, ocean freight, trucking, warehouse & fulfillment, customs brokerage, and cargo insurance. Learn more about our services and request a live demo. Flexport is a freight forwarder for the Internet age. “What we do at Flexport” explains what we mean.

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