Asset Protection Analyst

DSW - Columbus, OH3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $59,000 - $79,000 a year
Req #: 85862
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus
Department: Loss Prevention

At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!

Job Title: Asset Protection Analyst

General Summary: The Asset Protection Analyst will be responsible for creating and analyzing profit-improving insights through the use of statistical analysis, relational database resources, and exception-based reporting (EBR) for the Asset Protection Department. The Asset Protection Analytics team will function in support of both Corporate and Field Asset Protection teams, as well as cross-functional partners across DSW Inc.

Reports to: Manager of Loss Prevention Analytics

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Utilize the enterprise EBR application, case management software, and other sources of data to compile and package investigative insights for Field Asset Protection team.
Support Field Asset Protection with requests for ad hoc investigative research.
Identify companywide loss trends and create EBR patterns to resolve future occurrences.
Serve as a subject matter expert on the EBR application, providing training and guidance on the application to Field Asset Protection or other users.
Function as an administrator and provide maintenance for various Asset Protection analytical applications, such as the enterprise EBR and case menagement software.
Suggest and provide recommendations to improve asset protection internal controls and operating processes.
Compile and analyze data for recurring projects such as physical inventory hindsight, case management analysis, as well as new projects as they become necessary.

Required Skills and Competencies:
Strong analytical, problem-solving and creative thinking skills.
Ability to organize data from multiple sources and draw insights from information
Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication (written and oral) skills

1+ years of experience in a security, investigative, or business analyst role.
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Access, and SQL

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in the retail industry
Basic understanding of Asset Protection or Loss Prevention
Knowledge of statistical analysis and predictive modeling techniques
DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.