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Shortage Control Analyst

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Job Title

Shortage Control Analyst

Job Description

GENERAL PURPOSE:
The Analyst of Shortage Control is responsible for the analysis and reporting of shrink results. The analyst will assist in analysis for all shrink related initiatives. The analyst will also be responsible for developing new shrink reports for the business units. The analyst of shortage control will conduct in-depth data analysis to identify root causes and recommend alternative course of action based on logical assumptions. The analyst will assist on ROI analysis for current and new shortage initiatives. The analyst will provide reporting to track program progress and identify process and systemic shortage opportunities as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Manage databases and report information and statistics on shortages and the measures to reduce and eliminate shortage.
• Produce monthly shortage indicator report. Provide actionable feedback and reports to field operations. Partner with cross functional groups to develop best practices.
• Conduct in depth data analysis to identify root causes and recommend alternative course of action based on logical assumptions.
• Perform ROI analysis based on various current and proposed shortage initiatives. Current initiatives include store protection specialists, merchandise protection equipment, shipment of high security merchandise, and remote monitoring expansion.
• Conduct ad hoc analysis requests from all departments.
• Assist in the execution of accurate physical inventories within the stores.
• Assist and develop systemic solutions for effective shrink measurement and reporting.



Work with IT to fill out RPT (reporting requirements template), conduct UAT and give initial sign off on solutions.

COMPETENCIES:
• Analysis and Judgment
• Customer Service
• Technical Competence/Expertise
• Communication
• Drive Results
• Planning and Organizing
• Collaboration

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Accounting or Business Degree preferred
• 2+ year’s experience in financial/business analysis (retail experience preferred)
• Outstanding analytical skills: Must have a data driven approach to solving problems
• Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy on work output
• Prioritize multiple competing projects under tight deadlines
• Strong fundamental business skills - must be Excel, Access and PowerPoint proficient
• Ability to manage large data sets
• Financial ( including ROI analysis) and statistical modeling skills
• Good oral and written communication skills

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Accounting or Business Degree preferred
• 2+ year’s experience in financial/business analysis (retail experience preferred)
• Outstanding analytical skills: Must have a data driven approach to solving problems
• Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy on work output
• Prioritize multiple competing projects under tight deadlines
• Strong fundamental business skills - must be Excel, Access and PowerPoint proficient
• Ability to manage large data sets
• Financial ( including ROI analysis) and statistical modeling skills
• Good oral and written communication skills

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Inventory, Strategy - Planning, Accounting
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Retail
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID MJ-JB71VC6M9P4R2G7ZBHB
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Shortage Control Analyst


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