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Analytics Manager - Finance Operations

Job ID
14701 Charlson Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States, 55347-5090
Job TypeFull time

The Analytics Manager - Finance Operations will provide operational and strategic report development and support within C.H. Robinson’s standard reporting platforms. In this role, you will manage a team that performs various levels of data analysis, process analysis, requirements clarification and documentation, stakeholder analysis, and data reporting in support of the Finance and Accounting department operations and project goals, primarily in the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Indirect Procurement, and Carrier Services disciplines. You will help to build a culture of excellence, teamwork, inclusivity, and technological advancement.

This opportunity offers hybrid flexibility to work both remotely and within our Eden Prairie headquarters.


  • Lead the Finance Operations data analytics team to ensure timely, accurate, streamlined, and consistent reporting and analytics for all internal and external customers

  • Develop, enhance, and/or resolve issues related to performance scorecards, data visualization dashboards, and ad-hoc reporting

  • Lead the team strategy to drive prioritization of different projects based on value and effort required

  • Guide corporate IT partners as a business liaison helping to focus enterprise business intelligence initiatives

  • Partner with Finance and Business leadership in the planning for strategic initiatives and help guide roadmap creation

  • Focus efforts on project goals and objectives; proactively search for creative alternatives to improve processes and procedures

  • Apply extensive knowledge of a broad range of technologies

  • Select appropriately from a wide variety of standard techniques and apply them successfully to resolve the most complex scenarios

  • Continuously seek out knowledge of emerging technologies and creates the department learning roadmap

  • Effectively articulate complex technical concepts using a variety of techniques and adjust content, style and language based on the intended audience

  • Drive innovation and challenge technical assumptions; analyze new ideas for potential adoption

  • Serve as a trusted advisor whose input is sought by a broad range of stakeholders throughout the organization

  • Possess a broad spectrum of knowledge crossing modes, applications, software, and business processes

  • Lead and direct the team on reporting and analytics best practices and principles

  • Identify potential savings opportunities and reporting solutions

  • Mentor and challenge others to develop their skills, act as a role model

  • Partner with Talent Acquisition to establish a pipeline, recruit, select, and onboard qualified and diverse talent

  • Manage annual merit and equity programs for assigned team to align compensation with performance results

  • Outline employee role accountabilities and expectations; manage performance to drive the right behaviors and improve results and provide useful real-time coaching, feedback, and mentoring, development activities and stretch assignments; support employees with problem resolution

  • Model the CH Robinson leadership principles and visibly lead and support change management including active involvement in communication, implementation, and reinforcement

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university

  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrably complex reporting and analytics experience

  • Minimum 2 years of direct supervisory experience

  • Experience using reporting and data analytics tools

  • SQL knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration,Engineering, or a related field

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Advanced programming language coding experience (e.g., R, Python)

  • PowerBI knowledge

  • Demonstrable application of relational database concepts

  • Demonstrable application of dimensional database concepts

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft analytical and reporting tools

  • Knowledgeable in information technology (IT) and continuous process improvement

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs

  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills

  • Self-starter, innovator, and positive team player with ability to work with little or no supervision

  • Able to quickly identify problems and create logical solutions

  • Transportation knowledge

  • Project Management experience

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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