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Corporate Spend Analyst

Santa Ana, California Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2020-397002

We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture.  There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team.  In fact, over 65% of our managerial positions are filled by internal candidates.

 

For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!

 

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This position will be a core member of the Corporate Strategy team and will assist in executing P&L/EBIT improvement initiatives. Activities will include executing analysis, developing proposed action items, and leading initiatives that directly or indirectly help in improving the overall 3rd party spending of the organization. Initiatives identified could be conceptualized & developed by the Strategy & Operations team or Corporate functions. In addition to these initiatives, the analyst is also expected to lead & support execution of synergy actions originating from various M&A activities (especially in the non-headcount areas)

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Those duties necessary to meet the minimum requirements of the position.  Other duties may be assigned:

  • Conducts advanced analytics using Excel, SQL, and other software as needed.
  • Develops reports and output using Powerpoint.
  • Leads execution of the spend reduction initiatives developed by the Corporate Strategy & Operations team
  • Provides support to the Corporate Strategy team across a variety of initiatives and, as needed, coordinates directly with field personnel. This job will require flexibility given the broad purview of the Strategy team; priorities of the Strategy & Operations Analyst will shift as needed
  • Support various corporate real estate initiatives & transactions from time to time with great attention to detail

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or experience required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Outstanding performance in undergraduate studies; Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering preferred.
  • Expert with Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Working knowledge of SQL, DOMO, Tableau, Power BI or any other analytics tool is preferred; willingness to learn is required
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization, including with clients, while functioning as a team player required. 
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Professional, articulate and able to use good independent judgment and discretion. Must have proven ability to maintain correspondence, discussions and materials in strictest confidence.  Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • Attention to detail

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use both hands, is frequently required to stand, sit, stoop, talk and hear (communicate verbally in person and via regular telephone equipment), and must be able to read computer screens, correspondence and reports in English.
  • The employee must constantly walk, stand, reach with both hands and arms, and must be able to drive a vehicle. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  May be required to climb stairs on an intermittent basis at client sites. 
  • The job is generally performed in an office setting; however, during site visits the employee may be subject to adverse conditions such as rain, cold or heat for short periods of time.
  • The ambient noise level is usually quiet, consisting of normal conversations, business machines (copiers, printers, etc.) and telephones, but occasionally may be above-normal for portions of the shift.
  • The employee must be able to concentrate on details, work under deadline pressures, apply sound logic and judgment, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to focus and multi-task in a busy environment, with the ability to successfully handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner. Includes being able to effectively manage multiple employees with diverse personalities and engage them to perform at optimum levels.
  • Must be able to clearly speak, read and write English.

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:  www.AUS.com.

 

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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