Financial Analyst - Logistics

Central Restaurant Products
12 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract type
Full time

If you have a strong desire to gain exposure to operations and logistics and use your financial education/work experience to formulate strategies to better serve our e–commerce and catalog customers, this is a great opportunity for you!

Central Restaurant Products is a values–driven, national distributor of restaurant equipment and supplies, and we are looking for a Financial Analyst to join our Logistics Team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing new shipping solutions for sales staff and working with Merchandising to develop effective shipping and pricing strategies.
  • Maintaining and communicating statistical data on tracking of product shipments, returns, and inventory and making recommendations for reducing freight costs and improving on–time delivery.
  • Reporting results of freight profit and losses to management.
  • Freight carrier relationships – primary contact (carrier evaluations, negotiate contract renewals, build networks for specialty services).
  • Maintain the freight rating system and data files within ERP system.
  • Processing Freight Claims and providing freight rating support for sales orders


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Business
  • Strategic mindset gained through internships, leadership experience or work experience
  • Desire to learn the operations/logistics side of the business
  • Advanced Excel skills to work with large amounts of data
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills to work across department lines and with outside carriers.
  • Detail oriented

We offer:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance with option to fund a Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexibility to do some work from home (must live in Greater Indianapolis area)
  • Paid Volunteer Day
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience
  • Casual work environment
  • Employee Bonus plan

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EOE – Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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