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Business Analyst in Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description

Job Code: 87959087910

Category: Finance-Accounting

As a Business Analyst, you will produce financial, market and operational analysis by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.  Synthesize current business trends to support recommendations for action.  Provides reports on financial and performance measures on both a recurring and ad-hoc basis.

Functions:

  • Create, update and maintain data visualization tools, financial models, databases and dashboards
  • Extract data from databases and data warehouses for reporting
  • Create presentation material for senior leadership
  • Proficient in the use of query and reporting analysis tools
  • Perform complex data analysis and reporting for effective business decisions
  • Monitors progress against business objectives throughout the year; provides in-depth analysis and interpretation of financial data.
  • Synthesize current business trends or data to support recommendations for action.
  • Provides recurring and ad-hoc reports as required on financial and performance measures
  • Analyzes and interprets financial and operating data for management including performance benchmark reporting, cost analyses, market niche reporting, profitability analyses, performance assessments, contract pricing analyses, wage analyses, and other reporting as required.
  • Analyzes and interprets trends; identifies and communicates loss trends
  • Develops forecasts of revenue and expenses based on current and projected conditions; prepares forecast reports and submits to senior management.
  • Examines records of past and present operations; reviews historical cost data; reviews prior estimates against realized revenues; analyzes administrative commitments and obligations incurred to project future revenue and expenses.
  • Additional duties as assigned by management. 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field, and a minimum of five years progressively responsible business experience involving financial management, business analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company.

Competencies:

  • Excellent skill in managing financial controls and reporting processes.
  • Strong understanding of business intelligence tools, databases, systems and methods
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic accounting principles, and of legal and ethical business practices.
  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex business/financial data and develop solutions.
  • Excellent planning, organizing skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written and executive presentation skills.
  • Strong customer and results orientation.
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Ability to be an effective member of and lead complex project teams.
  • Ability to use financial systems and standard office applications software effectively.

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

  • Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey.
  • Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.
  • Computer Usage.
  • Regular talking and hearing.
  • Frequent sitting
  • Close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Minimal travel
  • Work primarily performed in an office environment.
  • Work Area: Cubicle in an open floor plan.

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