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JOB SUMMARY

 

The Regional Acquired Shipment Data Assistant will create, deliver and maintain production and ad hoc reports that document team cycle time, accuracy and costs, and chart team improvements and opportunities.  Deploy new tools such as small applications, programs and macros that automate repetitive steps and produce consistent cost effective results.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Create and maintain production dashboards and reports through the use Business Objects, SAS, Excel, Access, etc. leveraging data from EDW (Enterprise Data Warehouse), mainframe and other data sources.
  2. Identify, create, deploy and maintain program macros, applications and tools which automate repetitive steps and produce consistent cost effective results.
  3. Assist with analytics and reporting projects to improve accuracy and production results.
  4. Act as a SME (subject matter expert) on freight billing data, reports and tools to other internal departments and teams.
  5. Complete routine Freight Billing Center site visits to observe program use and performance; specifically related to reports and tools created.

 

COMPETENCIES

  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.
  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.
  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent educational background or work experience.
  2. Four (4) years of related finance experience.
  3. Strong background in reporting, process improvement, automation and/or application development.
  4. Demonstrated problem resolution skills to identify customer/program requirements and opportunities.
  5. Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Experience using MS Office applications (Word, Outlook, and Excel).

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  1. Two (2) years of experience in a reporting and programming role in a business setting.
  2. Software knowledge: Microsoft Outlook, Access, Word and Excel, Exceed Hummingbird (Mainframe Programming), OnBase, and Business Objects.
  3. Programming language experience: Java, SQL, JCL, SAS, M204, VBA, VBS, and HTML.
  4. Experience with freight billing, bill corrections, revenue and/or mainframe environments.
  5. Experience in data management experience (mining, analysis, record keeping).
  6. Experience in a team oriented work environment.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying of 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.



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