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Business Analyst (Half Moon Bay, CA)

  • Job Title: Business Analyst
  • Job Classification: Regular, Fulltime
  • Job Status: Salaried, Exempt
  • Department: Planning
  • Reports To: Chief Revenue Officer
  • Location: Half Moon Bay, CA

 

Job Summary:

Working closely with cross-functional teams, the Business Analyst plays an integral role in the planning department, responsible for collecting and analyzing data to enable the organization to make data-driven decisions. The responsibilities of this position include budgeting and forecasting, sales planning and monitoring, variance analysis and reporting, financial and pricing modeling, and overall analytical support as needed.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively deliver critical business analyses that provide actionable insights and recommendations to assist leadership decision-making.
  • Drive business planning, KPI reporting, demand forecasting, sales performance reporting, and pricing analyses.
  • Assist in financial budgeting, forecasting, and modeling.
  • Support other Planning functions, including SKU performance reviews with Marketing for Product Development, joint procurement forecast with Supply Chain, and monitoring of both short and long-term supply and demand balance to assist in product allocation with Sales.
  • Perform ad hoc business analysis and communicate insight/key findings to support cross-functional teams.
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert on analytical tools and systems, providing support, training, and maintenance when needed.
  • Present complex data findings in clear concise documents and presentation to company management.
  • Additional duties, as needed

 

Essentials:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in business, economics, or other related disciplines
  • 3-5 years experience of relevant business, analytic, and reporting experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think creatively
  • Demonstrated research and analytical capacity and fact-based decision making
  • Experience in analyzing data, margin analysis, and modeling
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present numerical data and insight both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Effective project management skills with the ability to prioritize, plan and deliver assignments on time
  • Experience with an enterprise software system (Navision a plus)
  • Experience with or willingness to quickly learn data mining tools (e.g. Cognos, SQL, JET Reports)
  • Experience with Microsoft Business Intelligence
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficiency in other Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience with VBA is a plus, but not required
  • Strong team skills, with proven ability to communicate and work well with others

 

Physical Activities:

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; frequently required to talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and color vision.

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