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Assistant Finance Manager in Seattle, WA at Elite Line Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/21/2018

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Job Description


Elite Line Services is a major single source maintenance solution in the industry with the bandwidth to service all of your equipment maintenance needs. We maintain all original equipment manufacturers for material handling equipment, BHS, PBB, Facilities, GSE and vehicles. Our hybrid programs efficiently cross utilize technicians between equipment types to provide seamless coverage that protects the best interest of our customers. Whether this is getting full warranty value for new parts and systems or applying experienced and specialized technical support for mature equipment needs, ELS has you covered.

Our Benefits:

Elite Line Services offers a wide variety of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability, Company Paid Life Insurance, 401k, Tuition Assistance, EAP, Paid Leave, and Paid Whole Sale Shopping Membership (Sam’s Club).


The Assistant Finance Manager will work closely with Daifuku-ELS and Customer finance management as well as key business partners across the Daifuku organization, including Product Managers and Engineers.  The position will drive thoughtful analysis and controllership in the Daifuku-ELS businesses.


  • Take the lead in financial planning; building complex financial models and analytical tools to measure overall financial performance
  • Managing the Daifuku-ELS Amazon Account P&L and influencing business decisions that drive revenue and/or capital expenditures
  • Developing short and long range financial/operational forecasts
  • Developing and standardizing financial reports
  • Serve as the key finance partner supporting the Daifuku-ELS Amazon Account team providing financial recommendations
  • Managing and Leading the Financial support team to include Financial Analysts and Accounting Specialists
  • Supporting business partners at Daifuku-ELS requires the ability to dissent, while building trust with your business partners. A successful Finance person will gain the reputation for “being right a lot.”
  • Implement and drive the core financial processes for the business including Annual Operating Plans, Service P&L, Monthly/Quarterly Business Reviews, CAPEX Plan, identify and quantify financial/operational Risks and Opportunities (R&O) to the business
  • Drive ad-hoc business projects
  • Help refine the capacity planning process and modeling improvements to help drive positive Free Cash Flow
  • Be a self-starter with a strong financial modeling background, problem solving skills, a keen attention to detail, ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ambiguous situations, and solid skills in project management
  • Have regular interaction with various business units across Daifuku and Amazon and requires strong people skills



  • 6-10 years of relevant experience
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, Excel/ financial modeling, use of financial software applications and database mining
  • Strong financial modeling skills, including knowledge of SQL
  • Strong interpersonal skills — including written and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments
  • Proven experience managing direct and indirect employees at the management level
  • An ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
  • An ability to develop new ideas and creative solutions
  • An ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment


  • Master of Business Administration
  • Knowledge of the MHE Maintenance industry
  • Experience in a technology company or high-tech environment
  • Experience with TM1/Cognos or similar tools


  • Financial Management
  • Technical Capacity
  • Business Acumen
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Strategic Thinking


Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Office, expert in Excel


Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

Additional Responsibilities

Elite Line Services (ELS) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


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