BUSINESS ANALYST

Recruiter
Steccons Technology Services
Location
Mason
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Job role
Accountant
Sector
IT
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Financial Analyst plays a key support role in the LensCrafters Sales and Labor Team, with responsibility for labor planning, weekly/monthly business reporting (including report writing/maintenance and distribution), trend analysis, forecasting and process improvement recommendations and other ad hoc reporting and analyses.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand retail staffing and scheduling processes, identify gaps and root causes; propose and implement new solution
    Assists team with development of complex spreadsheets and query tools, automation formulas, and custom formatting of reports. Manipulates data (merging or importing/exporting) to provide more useful information.
    Investigates/validates/analyzes/updates labor
    Develops methodology and functionality to automate and streamline reporting with Kronos Workforce Analytics and or business objects.
    Updates labor forecasting processes and shift guidance to incorporate logic with all database views, reports and interfaces.
    Collaborate in team environment and independently with vendors, business partners and technology teams on projects, support activities to drive key initiatives
    Identifies opportunities for process improvement
    Ensures integrity of data and assists in auditing accuracy
    Participates in user acceptance testing, regression testing for key workforce projects
    Participates in special projects.
    Support scheduling a delivering daily and weekly operational reports
    Communicates to field team and leadership.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor s degree Finance/Accounting/Math/ Computer Science/Data Science
    1+ year(s) Retail workforce systems (Kronos, JDA, etc) or Financial Planning and Analysis experience
    Proficiency with Microsoft Excel Macros – ability to troubleshoot and create new Macros
    Proficiency with Microsoft Access
    Proficiency with Business Objects
    Proficiency with standard SQL
    Motivated self–starter who is willing to accept new responsibilities as processes change/improve
    Strong Systems experience and aptitude
    Ability to learn new systems quickly
    Exceptional analytical and mathematical skills
    Ability to communicate complex processes to Senior Management
    Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Curiosity to research issues and willingness to expand breadth of knowledge
    Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
    Innovative and proactive to drive improvement and change
    Some related retail experiences
    Some Workforce Mgt, labor system, retail systems experience

Desired QUALIFICATIONS

  • Retail Time Keeping systems experience
    Experience in working with R, Python or applying IBM analytics software to business problems, SPSS statistics, forecasting and SPSS Modeler

– provided by Dice

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