Description GENERAL PURPOSE:
This position interacts with internal business partners to gather data, research findings, and present business solutions to enhance Loss Prevention strategies and results. Responsible for preparing, analyzing, assembling, and distributing monthly/periodical statistics and related reporting of Loss Prevention activities. Also responsible for developing and managing internal and external communications to provide analysis, results, and recommendations. Develops and maintains relationships with external partners to enhance current programs and develop new business solution opportunities.
Mitigating Theft & Fraud
Conduct in-depth data analysis on LP initiatives and metrics to identify inconsistencies, areas of opportunity, and root causes.
Collaborate with internal business partners to research findings and develop recommendations for solutions/improvement.
Recommend solutions to address or provide alternative courses of action based on logical assumptions. May include training, policy and procedure implementation etc.
Minimizing Operational Shortage
Partner with cross functional groups to develop best practices, including participation in systems development needs for effective shrink measurement and reporting.
Prepare, analyze, assemble, and distribute monthly/periodical statistical and related reporting of the Loss Prevention activities (including, but not limited to: monthly Key Performance Indicator Report, monthly shortage/safety audit results, monthly department statistics, SPS etc.).
Developing Great Teams & Partnerships
Develop and maintain external relationships (i.e. vendors, industry partners etc.) to enhance current programs and develop new business solutions.
Develop and maintain key internal cross-functional relationships to assist in understanding issues and opportunities identified by business partners and support those areas in communicating recommendations to LP leadership and senior management.
Planning & Organizational Skills
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Information Systems, or Accounting; MBA highly preferred.
Strong candidates will have 3 to 5 years of experience in Loss Prevention, Finance, Information Systems or Accounting.
Strong analytical skills - must have a data driven approach to solving problems, strong quantitative skills, a good sense of how to dissect problems and a strong ability to connect the dots e.g. understand how pieces of data interact with each other or how one finding should inform the result of another analysis
Excellent oral and communication skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access) and Microsoft Outlook programs.
Detail oriented, with a strong emphasis on accuracy.
Ability to work independently or on a team on projects of all sizes.
Demonstrated ability to cope with pressure and changing priorities.
Maintains confidentiality concerning all projects.
Excellent project management skills, strong organizational skills, and ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Must be able to sit for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)
Frequent computer work required (up to 8 hours), involving repetitive arm/hand motions from keyboarding
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at managements discretion.
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Companys overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.