As the Group Manager, Logistics
finance and cost analytics, you will be responsible for complete management of logistics
cost analytics, freight invoice auditing, payments, dispute resolution, and freight
audit systems. This role is a key leadership role managing a team of freight
audit and financial analysts. In this role you will interface with all levels
of management, your key stakeholders being Procurement, operations, planning
and finance. This role is responsible for providing crucial insight into
Tesla’s freight spend and providing data to identify strategic cost savings
Tesla is looking for a passionate, process-oriented, collaborator with a strong finance
background to lead our freight audit team.
- Managing a team of finance professionals and providing direction and ongoing coaching and development
- Tracking and
monitoring invoice exceptions and disputes
- Identifying root cause
for disputes and owning the dispute resolution process to ensure timely
payments to vendors.
- Ensuring active
measurement of supplier’s performance by aligning on KPIs– identifying root
cause and corrective measures are established to minimize disputes
- Establishing KPIs for the
freight audit team to ensure goals are aligned and targets are met
- Aligning with
Logistics Procurement on contracted rate formats to facilitate smooth audits.
- Implementing clean,
documented financial controls that are both robust and scalable to optimize the
freight payment cycle
- Supporting the design
of processes that streamline daily tasks via API systems integration with
- Developing documented
training to align processes across the team
- Propose solutions to
drive process improvement, cost reduction, and ways to mitigate risk
- Preparing monthly
presentations and reporting to clearly communicating freight spend data and
analytics with management
- Drive continuous
- Manage freight payments system development.
- Bachelor’s degree in
Finance, Accounting, Business or a related field required. Masters degree preferred.
- 5+ years of experience
in Financial Controls, logistics experience a plus, but not required
- Prior experience
managing a team.
- Ability to navigate
through ambiguity, manage and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a
fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
- Leadership skills
including the ability to take charge, coach, interact with all levels of the
organization, set objectives, and drive results
- Proven track record of
- Clear communicator.
- Problem solving
mentality in which you can work collaboratively with different functions to
develop creative solutions and drive those solutions through implementation
- Advanced MS Office
(Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills for use in analysis, reporting, and data