Operations Reporting Analyst - Alexandria, VA

Organization: National Industries for the Blind

Posted: 2/5/2018

Statement of Purpose

To support the Operations department by collecting and assimilating sales data from multiple sources and providing analytical support to create presentations and data views for management review.

Training and Specialized Knowledge

Strong analytical and mathematical background with a penchant for accuracy and details.
Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Power Point, Crystal Reports, and their associated data connection methods and procedures.
Well versed in the creation and use of pivot tables within Excel, connecting to external data sources from excel, and strong familiarity with Excel formula’s and functions to include the creation of custom functions.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel’s dynamic range and charting capability its use and implementation to include automation through the use of macros and VBA coding for Excel. Must have some experience with Excel’s VBA coding.
Advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel’s Power Pivot Add-on
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access’s data queries, SQL statement development and reporting to include in depth knowledge on database structure and creation.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access VBA coding
Advanced knowledge of Oracle SQL query
Well versed in the use of MINITAB
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
Must be detailed oriented and organized to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Must be able to assimilate data and understand data quickly and develop the best reporting view possible to explain results to management.
Understanding of database structures and management for sales administration and forecasting requirements.
Knowledge of dashboard reporting tools and their implementation and maintenance.
Knowledge of sales forecasting techniques and the application of business intelligence to enhance forecasts


Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or equivalent from an accredited university or college or relevant, experience in an analyst position.

Core Competencies

Communication Skills
Customer Care
Job Knowledge/Technical Skills


Three to five years related business experience.
One to two years Excel VBA programming experience.
One to two years Access VBA programming experience
One to two years Access database and SQL query writing experience.
One to two years Oracle SQL developer query writing experience
One to two years MINITAB experience
One to two years John Galt Forecast X experience desired but not required
One to two years analytical and statistical experience


10% or less.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Develop, coordinate, and manage all sales reports and its associated data to include sales reporting, open order reporting and shipment status coordination between Associated NPA’s and GSA.
Coordinate the distribution of all sales data to NIB management and Associated Agencies. Assist in the planning and implementation of the Departments’ expense budgets as well as expense tracking.
Assist in the execution of the organization’s sales forecasting process as well as the analysis/dissemination of sales data via dashboard reporting tools.
Develop queries to extract data and perform analysis on data to create summary reports and charts for management.
Develop and produce dashboard reports utilizing business line manager’s hierarchal structure requests to “cut” sales data into meaningful segments and presenting the information with analysis that can be quickly assimilated by the business line managers.
Assist Business Line Directors as requested to develop reports pertaining to their business line.
Assist in the development of yearly sales forecasts by lines of business utilizing forecasting tools and business intelligence as part of a standard process to include regularly scheduled reviews to track the accuracy and adjustments of ongoing forecasts.
Coordinate the tracking and reporting of GSA depot open order shipment status between Associated NPA’s and GSA central office.
Provide detailed analysis of GSA customer(s) sales information.
Provide sales information to NIB associated agencies, government customers, and NIB staff, which include sales by customer, and contact management information.
Produce reports including:
Major Reports
Consolidated Late/Open Order
GSA Depot Open Order
GSA Depot Sales
Operations Departmental Expense Budget
Writing Instruments Group Sales
Agency AbilityOne Profiles
GSA Depot Inventory Snapshots
MAS Sales
Sales forecasts and accuracy/adjustment reports
Business intelligence reports as it pertains to the development of sales forecasts

Contact: Ann Walling

Phone: (703) 310-0638

Fax: (703) 310-0485

Email: awalling@nib.org

URL: http://www.nib.org/about-us/careers

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