Business Analyst

US-TX-Fort Worth
Category
Sales

Overview

The Business Analyst will serve as the link between the Operations, Finance and Information Technology departments to collect and extract data over varying databases; analyze and present findings on variable data elements; and provide forecasting recommendations over market research and resource allocation. This position will routinely evaluate our current business systems and end user needs and partner with various departments to deliver meaningful reports to drive organizational strategies. The Business Analyst will use superior technical skills coupled with refined business acumen to successfully execute daily tasks and manage ad hoc projects.

Responsibilities

  • Investigate, analyze and recommend effective solutions to achieve the reporting, forecasting, and resource allocation goals of the sales department
  • Design, develop and maintain reporting and alert processes and documents to assist various internal departments and partners with budgeting, technology integrations, and data mining
  • Gather business requirements; define scope and objectives and creates system specifications that drive system development and implementation
  • Act as a liaison between internal departments and technical development team, fostering a partnership relationship to effectively manage project or end user expectations
  • Source and analyze complex business trends and report Sales Management requirements to develop and deliver tracking mechanisms that assist in influencing sales strategy, resource allocation and ROI
  • Create key sales forecasting analytics and metrics for management team(s)
  • Researches and evaluates current economic conditions that may affect the organization's ability to sell its products or services in the marketplace or suggest changes to internal reporting or department processes
  • Recommends changes to current sales techniques, procedures or promotional efforts based on market research and new trends
  • Create, develop and manage relationships with internal partners optimizing and enhancing integration capabilities over different databases/data sources
  • Conduct research collaborating with marketing professionals, statisticians, and other professionals seeking and providing information to help determine market positioning
  • Coordinate with the marketing team on internal and external events and industry conferences to determine ROI

Qualifications

  • Previous experience in Business / Systems Analysis and Quality Assurance
  • Solid experience in writing SQL queries & generating process documentation
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Superior analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Project management experience a plus
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise. Must be able to work effectively alone or in a team environment.
  • Proactive personality with a proven track record of delivering on responsibilities and tasks.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce.com and API’s a plus
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience with heavy emphasis on Excel (graphical and financial analysis reporting) and Access

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