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JOBS OF INTEREST TO SERVICE SCIENCE

  • New York, New York, Finance And Accounting Basics: It’s All About Expertise And Leadership. As a Finance and Accounting company, we prepare and own the reporting, trend, and ad hoc analysis to all areas of our business and clients. While each group has their own area of expertise, they are all looked upon as leaders with vision, responsible for understanding and communicating the data that drives our organization and makes us a global leader.   The Opportunity: Your Chance To Contribute To The Growth Of A Fortune 100 Company. Ifg Corporate Accounting Services is offering internship opportunities at our New York, New York office to students seeking to learn, grow, and contribute in a fast-paced, dynamic corporate finance organization. If you are curious about how the finance and accounting function turns data into useful information in order to support operations of a growing Fortune 100 Company, this opportunity might be perfect for you! internship opportunities are available as an Analyst or Accountant within a variety of areas such as: /  Business Planning & Analysis /  Financial Control /  Corporate Accounting     In these roles, you may be responsible for identifying and evaluating ongoing profit-generating opportunities. Every day, you’ll discover what makes working at IFG so different— by working on a variety of projects that contribute to business strategy, provide business and project analytical support for critical finance initiatives, and collaborate with experienced financial professionals to ensure we are managing and executing assigned projects and results in a timely and efficient manner.     Responsibilities may include: /  Performing your own analysis projects /  Contributing to ongoing projects to be used in developing accounting strategies /  Creating presentations /reports /communications for senior management /  Interacting with all levels of management     Each intern will receive targeted supervision and mentorship and hands-on or remote training to facilitate learning, while given a high degree of autonomy—providing the tools for success in a global Fortune 100 retail environment. Robust interns may be presented the opportunity to experience a return internship or join in a full-time role upon graduation.   Who We Are Looking For:  It Just Might Be You. We are looking for students who are highly motivated self-starters and who possess the ability to prioritize effectively, be proactive and flexible, and demonstrate a strong bias for action in a fast-paced, professional genuine interest in Finance and Accounting /  Experience working with numbers /  A high level of curiosity /  Strong quantitative and analytical skills /  Detail oriented /  Proficiency in Excel (i.e. pivot tables, charts, v-look up, etc.) /  Excellent communicator     Key Qualifications: /  Current juniors—we may also consider extremely qualified sophomores /  Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics (other majors may be considered)
  • McLean, Virginia, Advisory Senior Associate, Data & Analytics (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, McLean, VA. Assist clients with defining their information strategy, architecture and governance. Help clients navigate various analytics applications to get the most value out of technology investments. Assist with implementing enterprise content and data management applications that improve operational effectively and provide impactful data analytics and insights. Provide consulting and industry experience to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Apply analytical techniques within the Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Services, and Manufacturing industries. Demonstrate in-depth technical expertise. Establish and maintain client relationships and professional networks. Identify new service opportunities. 40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Must have a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Management, Information Systems, Operations Research, Business Administration or a related field, plus 3 years of related work experience. In the alternative, employer will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Management, Information Systems, Operations Research, Business Administration, or a related field, plus 1 year of related work experience. Must have at least one year of experience with all of the following: - Providing end-to-end implementation of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and sanctions systems and platforms; - Utilizing AML systems (including data mapping and profiling, and systems tuning and optimization) and leading sanctions and RPA systems, and implementation of these systems; - Utilizing intelligent robotic process automation tools (Automation Anywhere, Pega, UiPath, etc.), and AML systems technologies (Actimize, Mantas, Fircosoft, etc.); and - Using one or more of the following: of SQL, SAS, R, Python, Ruby, QlikView, Tibco Spotfire and Tableau. Travel required up to 80%. Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code VA2381, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607.
  • Redondo Beach, California, Come work for the beautiful City of Redondo Beach! We are excited to announce that we are accepting applications for the position of Associate Civil Engineer. This position will focus primarily on traffic-related projects and programs. Traffic engineering experience is highly desired. Desirable qualifications will include: Familiarity in applying traffic engineering standards and principles; experience in traffic engineering models such as SYNCHRO; experience with warrant analysis for stop signs or traffic signals; experience with traffic impact analyses; experience in reviewing traffic control plans; and experience with traffic signal and striping design. The successful candidate will serve as a project manager on traffic, transportation and other infrastructure implementation projects and should be familiar with project management in a public works environment. Under the direction of the City Engineer, this Associate Civil Engineer is responsible for developing and coordinating a variety of public works projects, as well as performing other professional duties as assigned in the Engineering Services Division of the Public Works Department.  Applications will be accepted online only via the City's Jobs portal at www.redondo.org/jobs through midnight on October 6, 2020. All applicants must attach a current resume.  EXAMPLES OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPECTATIONS: The listed tasks are essential for this position and may include, but are not limited to the following: Performing professional civil engineering duties, including but not limited to the development of, compiling, checking and application of field data used in the layout and construction of streets, roads, curbs, sidewalks, subdivisions, buildings, structures, sewers, storm drains, and other public works projects Participating in the design and construction of public works improvements Preparing and checking engineering calculations, plans and reports associated with CIP projects and developments including, but not limited to, compliance with State and Regional Water Quality Board regulations and Low Impact Developments (LIDs) and other State/Federal regulations Preparing and checking plans, profiles and cross-sections for right of way improvements Supervising and training technical services personnel and advising Department managers on appointments, evaluations, and disciplinary actions Assisting with Department budget preparation and administration Preparing assessment district calculations and reports Performing engineering analyses and calculations for determining horizontal and vertical alignments, tentative grade levels, and making curve computations Conferring with the public, contractors and developers to provide information and assistance in complying with City engineering practices, rules and requirements Preparing and checking subdivision transactions including but not limited to maps, legal descriptions/exhibits for deeds, easements and right-of-way improvements Participating in the acquisition of right-of-way and establishment of improvement districts by providing presentations to and conducting interviews with property owners and coordinating right-of-way acquisition activities with the State and County Acting as chief of survey party or as resident/project engineer and/or inspector for construction projects as required Preparing correspondence and reports and maintaining records Operating a motor vehicle while performing various duties that include conducting field inspections and other travel to and from assignments Conducting duties, responsibilities, tasks and assignments with a constructive, cooperative, positive, professional attitude and demeanor Providing critical thinking and a  thorough review of recommendations, decisions and completed staff work Providing initiative in achieving positive and timely results for the organization Delivering internal and external customer service while solving problems and proactively creating sustainable solutions to issues Supporting the City's mission, goals, policies and objectives Supporting the City's corporate values of: openness and honesty; integrity and ethics; accountability; outstanding customer service; teamwork; excellence; fiscal responsibility; and environmental responsibility Performing other related duties as required   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: This positions requires: Knowledge of : Materials, equipment, regulations, principles, procedures and/or practices necessary to perform required duties including but not limited to applicable safety and health regulations; correct use of the English language including proper spelling, grammar and punctuation. The position requires computer literacy with knowledge in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to use CADD and related engineering software systems; ability to communicate using email programs; and the ability to understand and adhere to City policies regarding information technology. The ability to : Satisfactorily perform required duties in the Engineering Services Division of the Public Works Department; learn and apply the principles and practices of effective supervision, training and performance evaluation, budget preparation and administration; read and interpret plans and specifications; perform calculations and cost estimates; prepare reports, agenda items, letters, and memorandums; communicate effectively, both in writing and orally; reason logically and creatively; demonstrate initiative; work independently and on project matrix teams; establish and maintain effective relationships with other City employees, colleagues, public officials, and the public; coordinate with outside agencies and contractors; legally operate a motor vehicle in the State of California. Expected Competencies include : Sound decision-making skills; critical thinking ability; problem-solving and innovation skills; drive for results; analytic skills; interpersonal customer service and diplomatic skills; and ethical conduct. Minimum Qualifications to apply for this position: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelors' degree in civil engineering or other occupationally-related field At least two years of full-time professional level civil engineering experience Valid registration as a Civil/Professional Engineer in the State of California Registration as a Traffic Engineer is highly desired Possession of a valid Driver License Highly Desired Qualifications : Traffic engineering experience is highly desired. Preferred experience includes: Familiarity in applying traffic engineering standards and principles; experience in traffic engineering models such as SYNCHRO; experience with warrant analysis for stop signs or traffic signals; experience with traffic impact analyses; and experience with traffic signal and striping design. Competitive benefits package; Public service longevity bonus available; Generous leave time policies.
  • Park City, Utah, JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the Transportation Planning Manager, and Deputy City Manager, provides professional expertise, project management and professional level analysis in compiling, planning and analyzing complex pedestrian, bicycle, transit and traffic data.  Develops recommendations and professional level reports and presentations.  Assists with planning capital road improvement, traffic signage, road striping, active transportation and traffic calming projects as well as long and short range transportation plans.  EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL JOB DUTIES Essential Job Functions: Responsible for analyzing traffic, transit, pedestrian and bicycle data and making professional recommendations to improve design, safety, comfort, accessibility and efficiency of infrastructure serving these modes and insure consistency with applicable planning regulations, policies, and the General Plan. Assists in preparation and day-to-day management of the annual department budget.  Conducts transportation related analysis, and project and program delivery for long-range and current adopted planning documents.  Utilizes local planning and transportation standards (e.g., Federal, State and City Codes, and the MUTCD) in developing and recommending transportation policies, plans and projects. Researches, develops and delivers educational tools to improve transportation network safety and efficiency. Provides professional level assessments, recommendations, research, analysis and presentations to Transportation Planning Manager, Transit Director,  City Management Team, City Manager, Planning Commission, City Council, and other task forces, committees or inter-agency groups as assigned.   Provide concept design and project management services for transportation infrastructure projects. Effectively coordinates with planners, construction managers, architects, landscape architects, engineers, attorneys and other professionals regarding City transportation plans, policies and projects. Coordinates as directed with State and Federal transportation agencies to maintain effective working relationship and achieve positive project outcomes.  Manages consultants working under contract with the City to achieve specified project outcomes. Non-Essential Job Functions: Participates with other departments on inter-departmental committees as assigned. Other duties as assigned or directed.    PHYSICAL DEMANDS •    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, run, talk and hear.   •    The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or operate objects, controls, or tools. •    Must be able to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, taste and smell. •    The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 10 pounds.     •    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT •    Work is performed primarily in a climate controlled office setting.  May involved extended periods of sitting, typing on a keyboard, and using a telephone among other office equipment including copier, fax, etc.  Some work may be performed primarily in vehicles and outdoor settings, and in all weather conditions including extreme temperature extremes.  •    Periodic exposure to stressful situations •    May require small amounts of travel to and from meetings, trainings and conferences. •    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to low. •    Occasional non-traditional working hours which may include evening and weekend meetings. The physical demands and work environments described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Accommodations will be examined on a case-by-case basis. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required by personnel so classified. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES •    Working knowledge of concepts, principles, techniques, and legal aspects of integrated urban and regional land use and transportation planning, and multi-modal transportation planning and implementation. •    Working knowledge of interdisciplinary practices, analytical tools and recent trends affecting transportation planning. •    Working knowledge of State and Federal multi-modal transportation and transit planning principles, procedures, regulations, legislative and funding processes. •    Working knowledge of basic transportation and traffic engineering principles and transportation/transit facilities design. •    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other divisions, and the public. •    Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and in public speaking before various sized groups and media interaction. •    Ability to work collaboratively in a self-managed team environment. •    Ability to work independently in completing assignments, including setting, communicating and maintaining project deadlines and budgets. •    Professional level GIS\CAD and Microsoft Excel knowledge.  •    General knowledge of traffic data collection technologies and protocols. •    Ability to compile transportation volume studies, spot speed studies, roadway and intersection capacity studies, travel time and delay studies, traffic characteristics studies, safety surveys, and roadway capacity studies. •    Ability to organize and independently supervise projects and meet deadlines, and coordinate projects between several people or departments. •    Purchasing experience to include working with vendors, bidding processes, and budgeting.  Must understand city codes and ordinances in conjunction with bidding process. •    Ability to obtain City NIMS certifications. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Required: •    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University in transportation planning, urban planning, engineering or a related field.  •    5 years experience in transportation planning\engineering, and/or urban planning. •    Advanced computer literacy in either GIS\CAD applications, or Adobe Suite programs, and Microsoft Office software •    Valid Utah State Driver’s License. Preferred: •    Public sector experience. •    Demonstrated project management experience.  •    Master’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Chicago, Illinois, Advisory Manager, Operations (Multiple Positions), PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC, Chicago, IL. Provide expertise in operations strategy and transformation, product innovation and development, supply and demand planning, supply chain management, procurement and sourcing, service operations, manufacturing and logistics. Perform reliability-centered maintenance, integration of operations with supply chains, corporate performance management, time and motion studies, and benchmarking/best-in-class practices and performances. Conduct market research, quantitative and qualitative benchmarking. Perform primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data. Use systems applications that support Operations-related processes. 40 hrs/week, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Must have a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field, plus 5 years of post-bachelor’s progressive related work experience. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field, plus 3 years of related work experience. Must have at least 1 year of experience with each of the following: Developing business strategies and transforming the value chain functions from product development through supply chain, manufacturing and product support; Conducting quantitative and qualitative benchmarking and primary and secondary analyses of large and complex data; Using system applications that support one or more of the following: product lifecycle management, network optimization, planning/forecasting, merchandising, inventory management, sourcing/e-sourcing, maintenance, enterprise asset management, materials management, warehouse management, OR transportation management; and, Identifying and addressing client needs. Travel up to 80% of the time is required. Please apply by mail, referencing Job Code IL2379, Attn: HR SSC/Talent Management, 4040 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607.

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