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Lead Operations Control Analyst

Company: US Cellular
Location: Marion
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

Lead Operations Control Analyst - FIN001210

Partner with stakeholders throughout the organization to drive improvement in operational opportunities with varying levels of financial and customer impacts. Using a variety of analytic tools, auditing techniques and investigation, help identify where to prioritize efforts, advise on solutions and track progress. Lead or participate in projects that will drive significant process improvements that create more consistency and better compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute annual retail store audit plan assessing compliance with policies and process controls particularly in the areas of inventory, cash, and security. Work with retail leadership on store performance measurement, process improvements and other operational insights. Peer review the activities of other Operations Control team members to ensure consistency in approach.
  • Manage projects of varying size and complexity. Complete in-depth assessment of assigned processes and develop formal recommendations for leadership. Gain alignment on next steps and engage with business owners on mitigation efforts where appropriate.
  • Proactively identify business opportunities. Provide insightful analysis and reports to aid in understanding and improving sales channel performance.
  • Partner with various functional teams on process improvements and improved reporting/analysis as both a project manager and subject matter expert.
  • Monitor business processes and retail transactions for exposure to revenue loss or asset leakage. Provide Customer Operations Support, Marketing, Supply Chain, Sales Leadership and other stakeholders with feedback on fraud risk and other financial impacts. Develop useful data for trending and comparative analysis to identify risk in the retail environment.


Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or operations.
  • 5- 7 years' experience in audit, accounting, financial analysis, inventory control, or operations management.
  • Minimum of 2 years project management experience with the ability to lead a complete project.
  • Proven analytical, financial and organizational skills.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft products, especially Access, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and leadership skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% depending on geography and market needs); majority of travel will be spent visiting point of sale locations, assessing effectiveness, and identifying channel improvement opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Business knowledge of the wireless industry.
  • Knowledge in SAP, SQL and Cognos.


Job : Finance

Location(s) : Iowa-MARION_IA

U.S. Cellular® is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information.

Keywords: US Cellular, Cedar Rapids , Lead Operations Control Analyst, Other , Marion, Iowa

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