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Robert Half International Cost Controls Specialist in Norfolk, Virginia


Business expert in operational expenditures and local revenue tasked with creating data models and studies integrating operational and financial data to identify actions in areas of concern or opportunity to upper management. The Cost Control Specialist develop automated tools to track and forecast cost trends, ensure data curation and information consistency, and present data-based recommendations to management based on in depth operational and financial analysis. This specialist should be data driven, analytics expert and should have outstanding collaboration skills. Contact Candice Miller to apply.

This position will be responsible to:

Develop Cost studies on historical data and create forecasting models and Local Revenue Support development and implementation of platforms to automate Cost Control functions

Maintain periodical reports and automated reporting to be permanently available to Cost control and other teams

Present insights and recommendations to top management based on in depth operational and financial analysis.

Implement and promote improvements of current reports and Local Revenue Review report, enhancing and developing analytics and data visualization tools and suggesting alternative sources of information.

Support and engage in a team mindset of high performance, participate in permanent improvement actions and support a team culture of innovation.


Bachelor’s degree (BA) from a four-year college or university required

Minimum of 2 years’ of related experience in shipping, Logistics or supply chain

Working knowledge of business analytics, leading cross functional projects

Advanced skill with Qlik Sense, Power BI or another similar business analytics software

Advanced skill with Microsoft Office products and data visualization

Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing with strong presentation skills

Advanced problem solving and analytical skills

Proven ability to work in team environment

Accepts responsibility and accountability with focus on results

Ability to monitor and manage priorities and work on multiple tasks concurrently


Data Input, Cost Models, Financial Modeling, Forecasting, Forecasting & Modeling, Devops Tools, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain Management, related Bachelor Degree

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