Company Overview

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“Growth by Intelligence”

Our motto, “growth by intelligence”, suggests we help build success into organizations across a spectrum of industries and departments of small, medium and large scales by utilizing “intelligence” in the form of technology and resources.

Our Story

What started out as teams of consultants working on business analytics projects has now been structured into a solid network of employees consulting under one roof, with one goal and one culture – to provide the best business analytics solutions to organizations around the world.

At Cresco International, our approach is simple: take on challenges using small specialized teams with high-value outcomes and success rates.

Our Consultants

Our highly-skilled consultants not only know the products that we sell, but also have a proven track record in implementing solutions with these products. Similar to our training staff, with actual field experience in consulting that only adds value to their training knowledge and delivery – our consultants and trainers provide a double-value to our clients.

Cresco’s pool of highly-talented consultants strives to make our motto into your success. With a background in technology and business, our services and training teams provide industry expertise, industry-best practices and solutions to complex issues to ensure successful implementations.

Our Location

Cresco is head-quartered in Dallas, Texas (USA), and focuses in technology and business management consulting services. Cresco is a dynamic company that provides advisory services in business, change management and technology focused in Business Analytics.

Skills:

» Business Process Management
» Cognos
» TM1
» SPSS
» Incentive Compensation
» Data Warehouse
» Big Data
» Mobile Platforms
» Security
» IBM Watson

Our Partners

Cresco Partnerships

In line with our motto – Growth by Intelligence – we believe it is important to work with other groundbreaking businesses to keep us constantly moving forward with technology trends.

Our partnerships are vital in ensuring our customers receive the most innovative, end-to-end solutions in the market and we serve as their trusted, strategic partner.

Cresco International has partnered with IBM as a software solution provider and software reseller. Our strong partnership enables us to sell and renew Cognos BI, Cognos TM1, SPSS, Varicent (ICM), and GRC (FSR, Cognos Disclosure Management, Open Pages, Star Analytics, Algorithmic) software and provide consulting and services.

Cresco also partners with Motio to provide complimentary products for IBM Cognos users, QUBEdocs to provide complimentary products to IBM Cognos TM1 users, and Ingram Micro to provide the full-suite of IBM Business Analytics products to cross-industry organizations around the globe.

Our strong partnerships help Cresco International deliver training across IBM products in any part of the world.

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IBM is the world’s largest information technology company, with 100 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. IBM Software offers the widest range of applications, middleware and operating systems for all types of computing platforms, allowing customers to take full advantage of the new era of e-business. The fastest way to get more information about IBM software is through the IBM Software home page.  More »

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Motio offers software products that provide governance, control, and complete insight into the business intelligence (BI) environment. Motio empowers IBM Cognos customers with the knowledge of what is changing in the environment, detection of issues before they become huge problems, and tools that streamline processes and workflows. More »

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QUBEdocs is a solution for managing and documenting IBM Cognos TM1 by adding a new dimension of of visibility and information governance. QUBEdocs provides centralized, interactive and up-to-date information to help efficiently and effectively develop, administer and monitor your Cognos TM1 environment. More »


Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realize the promise of technology – helping them maximize the value of the technology that they make, sell or use. With its vast global infrastructure and focus on cloud, mobility, supply chain and technology solutions, Ingram Micro enables business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. More »

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Esri provides Geographic Information System software, web GIS and geodatabase management applications. We work with Esri to integrate geomapping into our clients business analytics solutions. More »

Careers at Cresco

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Cresco International works with the world’s leading brands to deliver the best business analytics solutions. We also hire the very best people in order to provide committed success to our clients. We believe in working hard and playing hard.

Cresco is a woman-owned business and is comprised of the most prominent leaders in the IBM Business Analytics industry. Apply today to be apart of the team that changes business analytics forever – email us at jobs@crescointl.com.

OPEN POSITIONS

Senior Consultant

As a Senior Consultant within professional services, you will be accountable for consulting with Cresco’s growing customer and partner base on the design, implementation, and on-going support of Cresco’s full suite of products and services. You will be responsible for ensuring on-time, high-quality deliverables, as well as high levels of client satisfaction. Other responsibilities include effectively leading and managing your group in all facets of customer project management in areas such as developing project scope, timelines, budgets, deliverable schedules, and allocation of resources. You will have the added opportunity to identify additional services to provide to existing Cresco customers.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage account and customer escalations
  • Facilitate on-site client meetings where needed – articulate issues and resolution options clearly and sufficiently
  • Oversee installation and client acceptance of Cresco Systems product suites
  • Interact with sales, marketing and product engagement to ensure continuity between the organizations

For more information about this position, and to apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@crescointl.com.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage account and customer escalations
  • Facilitate on-site client meetings where needed – articulate issues and resolution options clearly and sufficiently
  • Oversee installation and client acceptance of Cresco Systems product suites
  • Interact with sales, marketing and product engagement to ensure continuity between the organizations

For more information about this position, and to apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@crescointl.com.

Marketing Intern

We are looking for an enthusiastic marketing intern to join our marketing department and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing marketing strategies.

As a marketing intern, you will collaborate with our marketing and advertising team in all stages of marketing campaigns. Your insightful contribution will help develop, expand and maintain our marketing channels.

This internship will help you acquire marketing skills and provide you with knowledge of various marketing strategies. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in marketing and should be prepared to enter any fast paced work environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns
  • Perform market analysis and research on competition
  • Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks
  • Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web)
  • Prepare promotional presentations
  • Help distribute marketing materials
  • Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems (CRM)
  • Help organize marketing events

Requirements:

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Solid understanding of different marketing techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity with marketing computer software and online applications (e.g. CRM tools, Online analytics and Google Adwords)
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices
  • Current enrollment in a related BS or Masters degree

For more information about this position, and to apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@crescointl.com.

Financial Analyst

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Analyze financial data – and create financial models for decision support
  • Reporting on financial performance and preparation for regular leadership reviews
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis; identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommending actions for optimization
  • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials
  • Identifying and driving process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools and Excel dashboards
  • Increases productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools
  • Market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps
  • Strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required; familiarity with data query/data management tools extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)

Basic Qualifications:

  • 0-3+ years of business finance or other relevant experience
  • High proficiency with financial modeling and techniques
  • Strong fluency with Excel formulas and functions
  • BA, BS or B.Com degree required (Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics)
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
  • Good business acumen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years of business finance or other relevant experience
  • MBAs are preferred
  • Finance, Accounting, Economics or Statistics are preferred fields
  • Proven work experience in a quantitatively-heavy role
  • FMVA or similar designations preferred
  • Strong quantitative and analytical competency
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel

Personality and interpersonal skills:

  • Self-starter with the ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and ability to work independently
  • Experience working with and presenting to senior executives
  • Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills, and be comfortable interacting with executive-level management
  • Strong financial modeling experience

Key responsibilities:

  • Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends.
  • Create recommendations to be presented to management and executives
  • Develop financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting
  • Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes
  • Reconcile existing transactions through cross-referencing of incoming and outgoing data
  • Conduct comparables analysis and market research to support internal financial analysis
  • Responsible for maintaining up-to-date technical knowledge on financial instruments, market conditions and trends

For more information about this position, and to apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@crescointl.com.

 Data Science Internship

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Data Science Internship role is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and creating summaries based on their observations and experiments utilizing Saddle Creek Logistic Services Enterprise Applications. The intern will also be responsible for generation of custom reports, dashboards, and other forms of data visualizations to illustrate business insights for the Saddle Creek Information Services team. This role is ideal for an individual seeking to provide impactful intelligence to support Saddle Creek’s strategic business decisions. The potential candidate will be reporting to the Business Intelligence Manager on recommendations for defining and deploying architecture that will support Saddle Creek Logistic Services analytical reporting and business intelligence environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Unify statistics, data analysis, machine learning and their related methods” in order to “understand and analyze actual phenomena” with data to provide recommendations on driving business insights, intelligence, or business process efficiency/improvements.
  • Collaborate with Corporate, Transportation, Omni-channel fulfillment, and Warehouse IT personnel in the requirements, design, testing and deployment of Saddle Creek’s analytical solutions.
  • Develop well-organized, insightful reports, dashboards, and other forms of data visualizations to support strategic business decisions.
  • Provide training and support to end users on navigation and utilization of data science methodologies and toolsets.

Qualifications (Required):

  • Strong analytical and project management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into operational requirements
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline such as Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics/Statistics or another related major field of study supporting a data analytics/science role.
  • Must be able to explain structure and findings of particular deliverables to various internal client stakeholders.
  • Experience handling sensitive internal and external client data.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, juggling several simultaneous tasks.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Understanding of data warehousing concepts and relational data models
  • Experience with systems change management processes
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Basic understanding of reports and dashboards to drive business decisions.
  • Basic understanding working with Business Intelligence and data gathering tools.
  • Basic understanding of databases, and transact SQL for ad hoc data analysis.
  • Basic understanding ETL methodologies with an emphasis on learning data integration tools like SQL Server Integration Services.
  • Basic understanding of non-functional BI requirements with emphasis around performance, security, auditability, and scalability.

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to recognize problems and implement systems-based solutions.
  • Extremely customer focused, capable of working with a strong sense of urgency, able to handle significant ambiguity and be able to “learn on the fly”.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills: presentation, written, and oral.
  • Perform as an effective contributor in a team-oriented environment and accomplish desired results with a high degree of quality.
  • Proactive and determined approach to solutions
  • Skills that will be utilized / acquired.
  • Visual Basic, C#, Java
  • SQL Server & IBM DB2 Development
  • SQL Server Integration Services
  • Data Warehousing & Data Modeling methodologies
  • Technical hardware comprehension