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National Express Sr Financial Analyst - FP&A in Lisle, Illinois


A leading provider of student transportation, National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. NELLC operates 250 branches in North America, employs 30,000 individuals and has revenues of $1.5B. . As a leader in the ground transportation of peolpe, National Express, LLC (NELLC) is committed to exceptional safety, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. We are currently seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst - FP&A to work in a hybrid model from home and our corporate headquarters in Lisle, IL .

The Sr. Financial Analyst will be an integral member of the Corporate FP&A team.

The Senior Financial Analyst role will utilize various financial tools to provide leadership with highly analytical reporting and analysis across multiple performance measures and business units for monthly results, historical analysis as well as forecast and budget reporting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the monthly financial review reporting process including ensuring alignment amongst leadership on deliverable timelines and expectations, ownership of the consolidation of various functional submissions, and ensuring adherence to all Group deadlines

  • Lead the completion/consolidation of various monthly/quarterly deliverables (Examples include CEO Reporting, Cost of Safety Reporting, Environmental Reporting, etc.) ensuring accurate and insightful analytics to help drive more informed decisions and maximize company profitability

  • Assist with the annual budgeting and 5 year strategic planning processes

  • Analyze monthly financial performance of field operation sites versus expectations

  • Build various ad hoc financial models as needed

  • Provide clear and concise communication across various levels of management


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel including but not limited to: vlookups, hlookups, pivot tables, as well as the ability to build complex, scenario based, input driven models is a minimum requirement (VBA exposure a plus)

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Comfort with standard finance and accounting standards

  • Broad business knowledge, organizational awareness, and an understanding of business profitability drivers

  • Proven analytic and quantitative decision-making skills

  • A strong aptitude for identifying, designing, and implementing improvements to existing processes

  • Adept project management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills

  • A passion for interacting in a positive and creative manner with customers and team members with the goal of developing effective partnerships

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interface efficiently with all levels of management – ability to provide clear, concise explanations of complex problems to management

  • Strong work ethic and results orientation required for fast paced, customer-focused environment

  • High degree of self-motivation and ability to work with limited supervision

  • Strong integrity, honesty and ethics

  • Experience with enterprise CPM/EPM solutions is a plus

Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required

  • CPA/MBA desired but not required


  • A minimum of 5 years experience in finance experience in a corporate and/or financial advisory environment

  • Significant financial reporting experience using financial/ERP systems

  • Working knowledge of modeling software to prepare reports and conduct financial analyses

National Express LLC’s independent subsidiaries and affiliates are an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer

Job: Finance

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Lisle-US Headoffice

Work Locations US Headoffice (1002_US Headoffice)2601 Navistar DriveLisle, 60532

Organization United States Bus

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Individual Contributor

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 222477