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Sr. Payments Data Analyst in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description


The Senior Payments Data Analyst reports to the Treasury Manager and is responsible for assisting in implementing and improving department analytics, payment processes and store cash delivery channels for Treasury within the retail industry. This position executes continuous improvement projects and maintains Advance Auto Parts’ vision, mission and culture.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist the Treasury Manager to Enhance Advance Auto’s Financial Transaction Ecosystem
    • Analyze large sets of customer transaction data to identify trends in payments, refunds and chargebacks and make payment infrastructure and technology recommendations
    • Coordinate with the Treasury Manager to work cross functionally with third party providers and internal business teams to identify financial transaction automation opportunities, system improvements and resolve payment related issues
    • Obtain visibility and report daily credit card clearing, store cash and store change balances
    • Contribute to the request for proposal process to source a new merchant payment processor; assist in implementing chosen solution
    • Contribute to the selection of new payment systems and measure business impact
    • Support internal fraud monitoring and third-party vendors to control exposures and minimize fraudulent activity as well as manage the chargeback process
  • Assist the Treasury Manager to Develop Store Cash Delivery Channels
    • Assist in store cash delivery system request for proposal, creating store specific cost/benefit analysis and other project management tasks
    • Draft policies and procedures for implemented store cash delivery systems 
    • Create analytics measuring store cash delivery system effectiveness and financial impact                
    • Collaborate with new store opening teams to select appropriate cash delivery systems
    • Assist with closing and consolidating store bank accounts/partnerships, updating signers on accounts and general store bank account and online portal maintenance
  • Assist with implementation of treasury systems and processes
  • Provide backup for daily cash concentration and other recurring tasks as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Accounting, Finance or related business field
  • Minimum 2-3 years related Business Operations, Finance, or Accounting experience and/or training with at least 1 year in Business Operations role
  • Knowledge of the principles of payment transaction systems in a corporate environment including banking and merchant processing systems
  • Required skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office and advanced Excel skillset; understanding of financial modeling and data mining
  • Knowledge of documentation writing and process flowchart creation
  • Achieves high level, sustainable performance and results; uses logic and insight to solve difficult problems and create effective solutions
  • Effectively responds to change and is comfortable with ambiguity; manages conflicting priorities
  • Must be able to travel 10 - 20% of the time for conferences, professional development, and meetings with internal customers and vendors


NOTE:  The inability to perform any of the following physical requirements does not preclude an applicant from consideration unless, following an individualized analysis, it is determined that the physical requirement is an essential job function and the applicant is unable to perform such function with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Please refer to the Essential Duties and Responsibilities.