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Business Analyst

San Antonio, TX 78259

Posted: 12/04/2018 Industry: Analyst Job Number: 7267

Business Analyst

San Antonio, TX

Support the operations team as a business partner and advisor, advising on and ensuring delivery of business and operational objectives. Support the operation teams in providing insight and analysis to the business to aid forward-looking and strategic decision making. Oversight of actual monthly results and KPIs, and informed and insightful commentary thereon. Highlight key risks and opportunities within functions and providing insights. Support decisions on project and portfolio budgets, ensuring they are measured against financial targets Identify and address operational improvement and cost opportunities. Work collaboratively with all organizations within Pearson to deliver key reporting, planning and forecasting processes, providing accurate and timely future-facing data on which to base decisions.

Minimum Required Skills      

Highly analytical: organizes information and manipulates data to identify/explain trends, problems and mitigating actions.

Strong business acumen.

Advanced Excel/Google Sheet skills (pivot tables).

SQL skills a plus.

Ability to create a wire frame requirement for dashboards and reports.

Communication: strong verbal and written skills across the organization and with external parties.

Influence: presence and confidence to interact with senior management. Ability to leverage influence across teams and cultures. Ability to leading meetings and present ideas to leadership.

Emotional Intelligence (self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, social skill) and the ability to apply it to work successfully.

Collaboration: with internal and external team members.

Time Management: ability to work under pressure and to tight timelines, producing a high standard of work with attention to detail.

Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’ s Degree in business or related field.

2-5 years related experience.

 

*unable to do C2C for this position*

Brian Trask
Professional Services Recruiter

I’ve been on both sides of the table when it comes to recruiting – working for them and now working as one for ektello; let me use my experience to help you navigate your job search journey! I strive to be respectful of your time and am available to answer any questions you might have when the time is convenient for you.

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