Manager, Transportation Finance

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We are the nation’s largest off-price retailer with over 2,000 stores, and a strong track record of success and growth. Our focus has always been bringing our customers a constant stream of high-quality brands and on-trend merchandise at extraordinary savings. All while providing a fun and exciting treasure hunt experience.
As part of our team, you will experience:

  • Success. Our winning team pursues excellence while learning and evolving
  • Career growth. We develop industry leading talent because Ross grows when our people grow
  • Teamwork. We work together to solve the hard problems and find the right solution
  • Our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and our community. We celebrate the backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us because our differences make us stronger. We strive to be a positive force in our community.

Our Corporate headquarters are in Dublin, CA, we have 3 buying offices in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston, and 8 distribution centers nationwide. With 2023 revenues of $20.4 billion, we are a Fortune 500 company who is committed to providing an inclusive work environment with continuous learning opportunities and development for our teams.

The Finance Manager will lead, direct, develop and coordinate all aspects for budgeting/5YP, forecasting and month end reporting of US$1Billion in annually Responsibilities will include providing financial reports and interpretation of financial information, finance support for transportation initiatives, oversight in setting goals and objectives plus ad hoc analysis as requested. Requires solid understanding of budget and forecasting processes, cost trends and strong communication and presentation skills. The position is a heavy user of excel spreadsheets and other related software for analysis purposes.


• Act as a liaison between Finance and Transportation Operations and provide decision support for all financial matters. Provides financial analysis to Ross & dd's Discount management team to assess performance and evaluate options. Provide finance support for projects, ocean freight and other ad hoc requests.

• Lead the generation of the annual budget and 5-year plan including assumption building and presentation materials. Present annual budget and 5-year plan to executive team.

• Manage, develop, oversee and review weekly/monthly forecasts of Transportation expenses. Make recommendations and present variance results to leadership team.

• Manage the month close process including the review of monthly accruals for completeness and accuracy and providing variance explanations. Interact with corporate finance staff as required.

• Review the data and tools used in supporting Transportation assumptions, forecasting methodology, and results of weekly expense forecasts. Recommend improvements in monitoring and forecasting processes and tools.

• Recruit, train and develop finance team members.


• Analysis and Judgment

• Attention to Detail

• Business Acumen

• Initiative

• Adaptability

• Leadership

• Collaboration

• Drives Results


• BS/BA in accounting or finance required.

• 2+ years of management experience preferred.

• Prior experience with supply chain or logistics analysis highly desirable.

• Strong interpersonal skills; confidently interact with senior personnel.

• Ability to thoroughly question the information provided by others in a non-adversarial manner.

• Understanding of budget preparation and variance analysis.

• Confidentiality concerning all projects.

• Ability to deal effectively with pressure, multiple tasks, deadlines and rapidly changing priorities.

• Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.

• Proficient skills in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

• Knowledge of accounting theory and strong mathematical skills.

• Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.

• Experience with Hyperion financial tool.

This position requires the ability to work in an office environment, including using a computer, attending meetings, working as part of a team, and the ability to communicate with team members and others. Regular attendance also is a requirement of the position.
Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; travel or other inconveniences have advance notice; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.
Job frequently requires sitting, handling objects with hands.
Job occasionally requires standing, walking, reaching, talking, hearing, and lifting up to 10 pounds.
This role requires regular in-office presence, including attending in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work. #LI-Hybrid

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This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.