Senior Business Analyst

2018-1244
US-GA-Atlanta
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Business Analyst will work under the supervision of the Director of Business Analytics and will be responsible for partnering with department leaders to increase their effectiveness in managing their responsibilities.  The Senior Business Analyst will be responsible for providing guidance and insights across multiple business units and will assist business analysts as needed.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Analyze, design and prepare customized reports including key metrics/scoreboards, ad hoc reports; respond to departmental inquires for data and analysis
  • Produce forward-looking, insightful, and actionable performance analyses. Provide insightful business analyses and presentations (standard and ad-hoc) to and for department leadership and/or senior leadership, which contribute to their effectiveness in managing and communicating operational and financial performance opportunities and issues within their functional area
  • Analyze daily, weekly, monthly, and other reporting; identify variances, trend changes, and communicate or follow up on the observations made
  • Assist in the design of standard and ad-hoc reporting in collaboration with data and reporting teams
  • Design and write ad-hoc reporting
  • Assist in the necessary actions to manage exceptions
  • Assist business partners in planning, forecasting, and reporting
  • Coordinate with the FP&A team on assisting the build out of budgets
  • Identify opportunities and partner with assigned departments to develop business cases, including sensitivity modeling, for department-specific or company-wide initiatives to evaluate the viability and associated risks of proposals
  • This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties.  Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s manager at any time based upon Company need.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, or Finance
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • 5 – 7 years of experience
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Proven ability in working as a Business partner within a company
  • Experienced in working with various departments in nature meeting needs and deadline
  • Proven ability to manage data and extract exceptions for targeted performance management
  • Demonstrated agile critical thinking and intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Very strong Excel skills and strong understanding of database and data management
  • Proven ability to perform under pressure and stress and to adjust plans to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and details and meet departmental deadlines.
  • SFR or Commercial Real Estate experience a plus
  • SQL or database experience a plus
  • Ability to keep all business and operations information confidential.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.
  • Sedentary, sitting, walking, occasional lifting from floor not to exceed 20 lbs.
  • Frequent near vision use for reading and computer usage.
  • Deadline driven role that can potentially be stressful at times (cardiovascular)

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