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Business Analyst

at Robert Half

Pay: $23.75 to $27.50/hour
$23.75 - $27.50/hr
Posted: 2/6/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 00190-0010826669
Keywords: financial

Job Description

Description
Review, analyze and evaluate business systems and user needs. Document requirements, define scope and objectives and formulate systems to parallel overall business strategies.

May require an associate's degree in a related area and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with relational database concepts and client-server concepts. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Responsibilities:

Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats

Construct workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications

Improve systems by studying current practices; designing modifications

Recommend controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures

Define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases and elements; forming project team; establishing project budget

Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions

Maintain user confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential

Prepare technical reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends

Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Validate resource requirements and develop cost estimate models

Conduct and coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support strategic and business planning within the various departments and programs of the client group

Interpret, evaluate and interrelate research data and develop integrated business analyses and projections for incorporation into strategic decision-making

Plan and coordinate the development of primary and secondary market research studies in support of strategic planning and specific marketing initiatives, as required and presents findings of studies to client committees

Perform daily, weekly and monthly reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports

Review a variety of areas including operations, purchasing, inventory, distribution and facilities

Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes

Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support your recommendations. Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes

Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement

Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issues
Requirements
Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

Microsoft Access and/or SQL experience strongly preferred

Ability to impact operations and effect change without being confrontational

Detail oriented, analytical and inquisitive

Ability to work independently and with others

Extremely organized with strong time-management skills

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