Senior Manager, Small Parcel

    • Boston, MA

The Strategic Operational Finance team develops financial and business strategies for Wayfair’s major supply chain and operations initiatives. The Senior Manager of Small Parcel will lead this increasingly critical and highly visible group. You are expected to be a top performer as both a “leader” and a “doer,” you will be the point person on all major Small Parcel projects that you will manage and execute against.

 

The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated and analytical with experience working with and analyzing FedEx and or UPS contracts. This person is adept at translating business issues into analyses, building the relevant models and communicating results and recommendations to diverse audiences (up to C-level on a regular basis). He/she has demonstrated success in leveraging data to drive decision-making. The ideal candidate can balance quantitative analysis and critical business thinking with effective communication of tangible results and actions. This candidate will be able to work at both a strategic level (understanding the business issues) and at a tactical level (pivoting between projects in real-time, digging into data to understand and report trends, and managing junior colleagues who may be assisting in analyses). This candidate also thrives in a fast-paced environment and can take on new responsibilities quickly.    

 

What You'll Do

• Act as the “CFO” of the Small Parcel initiative, providing financial analysis and thoughtful strategic insights

• Become the go-to person for the GM of Small Parcel on any financial inquires, analyses and requests  

• Drive efficiency across supply chain and be a creative thought partner to Operations

• Build financial and operational infrastructure for top initiatives (models, reporting, trend analysis, etc.)

• Know the numbers behind the business inside and out, and serve as the subject matter expert for all internal stakeholders

• Work collaboratively on data needs with cross-functional groups, including Analytics, Finance, Marketing, Pricing, Operations and Engineering

• Deliver seamless, cohesive analyses and reporting to senior leaders across the company

• Hire, manage, and develop other business analyst(s)    

 

Skills / Experience

• Bachelor Degree, MBA preferred but not required

• Experience working with FedEx and/or UPS preferred but not required

• 3-4 years of experience in data analytics and/or other modeling  

• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

• Expertise in Excel, experience in SQL preferred

• Senior presence with thoughtful, articulate communication style adaptable to the audience

• Creativity to build structure around loosely defined projects

• Entrepreneurial spirit, self-reliant and able to motivate others

• Track record of success in managing and developing a team

• Resourcefulness in obtaining data when clean and or complete information is not available

• Tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment

• Unrelenting work ethic and sense of ownership to see projects through to completion

Wayfair is a technology leader, reinventing the way people shop for their homes.

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