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Operations and Database Analyst Consultant in Lititz, PA at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Operations and Database Analyst Consulting Opportunity

SCOPE & BASIC FUNCTION:

  • Review and reporting of operational performance to support decision-making
  • Optimization of departmental databases to support the analysis of operations and product costs
  • On-going support of departmental activities, accounting close and budgeting processes

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality required
  • Develop, analyze and control Product Costs for US, Canadian and UK operations.
  • Ensure conformance with corporate policies, internal controls, and record maintenance in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices.
  • Research and analyze cost variances for products as well as manufacturing, purchasing and logistical activities. Where necessary develop recommendations to prevent recurring of unfavorable results.
  • Assume a lead role in evaluating the performance and accuracy of the departmental databases. Design relational database structures and data collection methods using internal/external data sources.
  • Recommend purchase of externally developed products database products where necessary.
  • Leverage operational knowledge to create new analytical tools and statistical techniques. Work with operational personnel to implement.
  • Actively support the annual budget process and the year-end audit.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the full range of daily departmental activities to provide additional support with transaction processing and closing procedures when required.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Lead/participate in inter-departmental teams to assist in the review and improvement of controls and processes.
  • Work closely with the IT department to understand AS400 table structures, programming changes and the addition of new software applications.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/OTHER SKILLS:

  • BS in accounting, mathematics/statistics or business analytics required

Job Requirements

SCOPE & BASIC FUNCTION: •Review and reporting of operational performance to support decision-making •Optimization of departmental databases to support the analysis of operations and product costs •On-going support of departmental activities, accounting close and budgeting processes ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: •Regular attendance and punctuality required •Develop, analyze and control Product Costs for US, Canadian and UK operations. •Ensure conformance with corporate policies, internal controls, and record maintenance in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices. •Research and analyze cost variances for products as well as manufacturing, purchasing and logistical activities. Where necessary develop recommendations to prevent recurring of unfavorable results. •Assume a lead role in evaluating the performance and accuracy of the departmental databases. Design relational database structures and data collection methods using internal/external data sources. •Recommend purchase of externally developed products database products where necessary. •Leverage operational knowledge to create new analytical tools and statistical techniques. Work with operational personnel to implement. •Actively support the annual budget process and the year-end audit. •Develop a comprehensive understanding of the full range of daily departmental activities to provide additional support with transaction processing and closing procedures when required. OTHER FUNCTIONS: •Performs other duties as assigned •Lead/participate in inter-departmental teams to assist in the review and improvement of controls and processes. •Work closely with the IT department to understand AS400 table structures, programming changes and the addition of new software applications. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/OTHER SKILLS: •BS in accounting, mathematics/statistics or business analytics required