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June 15, 2023
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Summary of the Business Analyst job at Descartes

Descartes is hiring a Business Analyst with 3 - 5 years of experience. Based in United States - Cottonwood Heights, UT and with Onsite ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $75,000 - $85,000
About Descartes

Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world.

Business Analyst - Job Role & Responsibilities

Descartes eCommerce shipping tools, including XPSship and REMS / Webship, provide integrated shipping software and solutions for a wide range of businesses, enabling them to be more efficient and effective in their shipping and logistics processes. We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our growing team in Utah.

This Successful Employee Will Have The Following Responsibilities

  • Operational data recognition reporting and pre-finance report for Webship subscriptions. Ensure the report provided to finance reflects the true activity.
  • Workbook preparation for operational analysis (carrier splits, billing review from business as to timing of payments from carriers and others to follow expected revenues, did we get the extra etc.)
  • SQL reporting with Development to answer variance questions
  • Prepay reconciliation, record any meter additions, monitor USPS Claims refunded.
  • Reconcile Unearned Income/Prepay Balances and activity, make sure various transactions are billed to customers (denied voids, APVs, etc.)
  • SQL reporting with Development to answer variance questions
  • Review of prepay register activity if it doesn't balance to GL. Find what was missed or added creating the difference."
  • Answer questions about how specific transactions get recorded for accurate reporting in Prepay register
  • Review carrier expenses and compare to customer billing totals
  • Customer level revenue reporting (top customers, declining usage, churn, etc.)
  • Monitor billing of and reconciliation of APVs, Denied Voids, Pay-On-Use
  • Monitor milestones in vendor contracts for other billings. For example, second part of Cover Genius bonus
  • Calculate and report partner revenue share/rebates and monitor for timely receipt of payment.
  • Revenue by category, review + / - to verify everything was billed
  • Assist with development of new processes tied to financial reporting/requirements.
  • Work with various departments to determine how to implement database changes
  • Client rate increase analysis for annual contract review
  • Carrier rate comparison analysis to determine vendor selection for national, regional, and international carrier rates.
  • Analysis on how rate changes for various carrier/service charges might impact overall revenue based on service volume
  • Client uptrend / downtrend analysis of shipping volume by carrier by service
  • Operational volume reporting to carriers and vendors for contract and rates negotiation
  • "What if" analysis for allocating marketing and operational resources on various services
  • Other Ad hoc reporting as requested – financial, managerial, QBR preparation, client trends, etc.
Business Analyst - Job requirements

Required Skills

  • Ability to look for trends and dig into the details to knowledgeably report results.
  • Natural inclination to look for solutions, to methodically evaluate a situation and provide recommendations and drive issues through to successful conclusion/resolution.
  • Strong attention to detail and strong work ethic. A self-starter who is comfortable rolling up sleeves and being a doer as well as a leader.
  • Excellent analytical and interpretive skills, intellectual rigor, and ability to think independently, and outside the box.
  • An unquestionable ability to deliver results under tight deadlines and time pressures.
  • Comfortable working with sensitive data and able to maintain a high degree of discretion.
  • Professional and personal integrity beyond reproach.
  • Extensive experience with data analysis, data mining, and creating ad hoc reports.
  • General understanding of accounting principles
  • Ability to work with SQL and write Transact-SQL queries
  • Ability to work with complex relational databases and web-based applications
  • Ability to quickly learn new skills and systems
  • Ability to work with large data sets to analyze operational activities and report results to executives.

Other

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Detail-oriented and capable of delivering a high level of accuracy
  • Good Organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with others in a collaborative technology team environment
  • Processes modeling skills
  • Independently motivated and proactive outlook to anticipate and plan for future opportunities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Focus on task completion and deadlines
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodology

Location: This position will require the employee to come to our office located in American Fork, Utah.

What we offer at Descartes

Salary Range: $75,000 USD to $85,000 USD “Compensation information provided is a good faith estimate for this position only.

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July 20, 2024

About Our Company

Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world.

Job Description & Responsibilities

Descartes eCommerce shipping tools, including XPSship and REMS / Webship, provide integrated shipping software and solutions for a wide range of businesses, enabling them to be more efficient and effective in their shipping and logistics processes. We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our growing team in Utah.

This Successful Employee Will Have The Following Responsibilities

  • Operational data recognition reporting and pre-finance report for Webship subscriptions. Ensure the report provided to finance reflects the true activity.
  • Workbook preparation for operational analysis (carrier splits, billing review from business as to timing of payments from carriers and others to follow expected revenues, did we get the extra etc.)
  • SQL reporting with Development to answer variance questions
  • Prepay reconciliation, record any meter additions, monitor USPS Claims refunded.
  • Reconcile Unearned Income/Prepay Balances and activity, make sure various transactions are billed to customers (denied voids, APVs, etc.)
  • SQL reporting with Development to answer variance questions
  • Review of prepay register activity if it doesn't balance to GL. Find what was missed or added creating the difference."
  • Answer questions about how specific transactions get recorded for accurate reporting in Prepay register
  • Review carrier expenses and compare to customer billing totals
  • Customer level revenue reporting (top customers, declining usage, churn, etc.)
  • Monitor billing of and reconciliation of APVs, Denied Voids, Pay-On-Use
  • Monitor milestones in vendor contracts for other billings. For example, second part of Cover Genius bonus
  • Calculate and report partner revenue share/rebates and monitor for timely receipt of payment.
  • Revenue by category, review + / - to verify everything was billed
  • Assist with development of new processes tied to financial reporting/requirements.
  • Work with various departments to determine how to implement database changes
  • Client rate increase analysis for annual contract review
  • Carrier rate comparison analysis to determine vendor selection for national, regional, and international carrier rates.
  • Analysis on how rate changes for various carrier/service charges might impact overall revenue based on service volume
  • Client uptrend / downtrend analysis of shipping volume by carrier by service
  • Operational volume reporting to carriers and vendors for contract and rates negotiation
  • "What if" analysis for allocating marketing and operational resources on various services
  • Other Ad hoc reporting as requested – financial, managerial, QBR preparation, client trends, etc.

Requirements

Required Skills

  • Ability to look for trends and dig into the details to knowledgeably report results.
  • Natural inclination to look for solutions, to methodically evaluate a situation and provide recommendations and drive issues through to successful conclusion/resolution.
  • Strong attention to detail and strong work ethic. A self-starter who is comfortable rolling up sleeves and being a doer as well as a leader.
  • Excellent analytical and interpretive skills, intellectual rigor, and ability to think independently, and outside the box.
  • An unquestionable ability to deliver results under tight deadlines and time pressures.
  • Comfortable working with sensitive data and able to maintain a high degree of discretion.
  • Professional and personal integrity beyond reproach.
  • Extensive experience with data analysis, data mining, and creating ad hoc reports.
  • General understanding of accounting principles
  • Ability to work with SQL and write Transact-SQL queries
  • Ability to work with complex relational databases and web-based applications
  • Ability to quickly learn new skills and systems
  • Ability to work with large data sets to analyze operational activities and report results to executives.

Other

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Detail-oriented and capable of delivering a high level of accuracy
  • Good Organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with others in a collaborative technology team environment
  • Processes modeling skills
  • Independently motivated and proactive outlook to anticipate and plan for future opportunities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Focus on task completion and deadlines
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodology

Location: This position will require the employee to come to our office located in American Fork, Utah.

What we offer

Salary Range: $75,000 USD to $85,000 USD “Compensation information provided is a good faith estimate for this position only.

Apply now

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