Randstad Project Support Specialist in Vernon Hills, Illinois
Project Support Specialist
Vernon Hills, IL
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
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.
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.
Knowledgeable in Oasis, SPS, Changepoint, AS400, and other based programs.