Randstad Project Support Specialist in Vernon Hills, Illinois

Project Support Specialist


Vernon Hills, IL

Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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The Cloud Fulfilment Specialist provides high-level analysis for various areas of the organization. This role conducts research, establishes and maintains department standardized reporting methods, and prepares statistical/measurements to examine financial and transitional trends/needs. The Analyst reviews operating systems, processes and procedures and makes recommendations to establish efficiency improvements throughout the organization.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Develop management reporting, metrics, and analysis as part of the decision making process.

  • Recognize trends and report on anomalies/variations.

  • Ensure the integrity of the information prepared and distribution to the department.

  • Evaluate data gathered and develop solutions or alternative methods of reporting.

  • Conduct high-level, complex analyses; compile and interpret statistical, demographic and performance target data; analyze business process and workflow and recommend improvements and enhancements.

  • Reconcile, analyze and investigate the Profit and Loss Statements to ensure data accuracy and accurate representation of the services organization.

  • Maintain and distribute Negative GP Report, Attach Rates, Daily Goal, Penetration, Headcount, and various other sales figures on a daily, weekly, monthly basis.

  • Assist in monthly close activities.

  • Prepare invoices, reports, financial statements and other documents as needed, including expense reports and other informative financial reports.

  • Monitor T&E budget to ensure compliance.

  • Prepares expenditure forecasts and revenue projections for assigned departmental areas; manages the budget and expenditure process; monitors revenue.


  • Analyze business and user needs, document requirements, and revise existing system logic difficulties as necessary to improve processes and procedures.

  • Assist in maintaining and improving Services systems including Cognos, Intranet Showcase, Oasis, SPS and Change point and other systems as they arise.

  • Follow-up on prior observations/recommendations on quarterly basis to ensure that recommendations are implemented or if revisions are needed.

  • Document findings of study and prepare recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, for efficiency improvements.

  • Review forms and reports, and confer with management and users about format, distribution, and purpose, and to identify problems and improvements.

  • Investigate, modify and streamline current procedures and processes, consolidating overlapping projects, processes and practices.

  • Assist in generating Standard Operating procedures throughout department.

  • Coordinate business process improvement, technology and information systems improvements.

  • Act as point of contact for management requesting new reports, enhancements to existing reports, and advice on best practices in report development.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to complete projects as required.

  • Participate in the annual planning process.

  • Provide ad hoc analysis as required.

  • Develop and implement records management program for filing, protection, and retrieval of records, and assure compliance with program.

  • Maintain general knowledge of departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures, which may include some familiarity of other departments within the company to provide accurate direction on future projects.

  • Serve as project manager for special, ongoing or ad hoc projects.

  • Provide project management skills to consolidate various needs throughout the services organizations to best utilize resources and have one main point of contact.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience

  • 4 years business analysis experience

Other Required Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications with Advanced Excel skills.

  • Strong analytical skills with a firm understanding of financial concepts and ability to apply them in business analysis situations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact and present to all stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Strong creative problem solving skills.

  • Aptitude to learn new operations, policies, procedures, accounting and budgeting systems and put them into practical use.

  • History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in Oasis, SPS, Changepoint, AS400, and other based programs.

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