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Operations Analyst- Northwest Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Conducts analysis on operational processes, procedures and policies for operational efficiency and performance. Develops operational reports to be used by the Operations group. Assists the Operations group with preparing information that will be used by Finance in the budgeting and forecasting process with specific focus on select expenses and cost centers. Researches expenses based on operational results to identify unusual variances and discrepancies.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Identifies process improvements and cost savings and acts as resource for leaders on the planning and execution of strategic initiatives; ensures that key business unit decisions are in line with corporate goals.

* Consolidates data from various sources and creates clear, concise, consolidated, meaningful reports.

* Identifies opportunities that improve processes, data accuracy and efficiency within Operations.

* Develops new reporting and analytical tools to improve process efficiency and accuracy.

* Understands and interpret financial information and ability to be a liaison across departments with finance and human resources. Analyzes monthly results of certain expenses including labor costs, overtime, etc.

* Attends budgeting and forecasting meetings with respective cost center owners and VPs.

* Performs other duties, analyses, reports, and presentations as assigned.


* Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S.) in Operational Analysis, Operations Management, Industrial Management, Engineering, Accounting, Finance or related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

* At least 3 years of related experience.

* Advanced Microsoft Office skills.

* Strong analytical skills.


* Performance analytics, or operational modeling and additional years of operational analysis experience.

* Experience with Sabre, SQL, Tableau, PowerBI, and/or Workday.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Able to read and interpret technical, regulatory and contractual documentation. Able to maintain confidentiality.


Travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight travel.