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Japanese/English Bilingual Business Analyst

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JOB TITLE:
Japanese/English Bilingual Business Analyst
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JOB LOCATION:
Atlanta Georgia / United States

JOB DESCRIPTION :

Title: Business Analyist

Summary

This position will analyze internal financial information and external market data to produce reporting that improves the decision making of our executive team and other employees. You will be tasked with utilizing his/her analysis to assist in the development of forecasts/budgets for the Company. This position will perform a variety of complex accounting activities associated with interpreting and controlling of account balances and the processes driving balances. You will work across departments and divisions to share analysis, provide actual vs budget status reports, improve internal business processes and collaborate on forecast updates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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.

REPORTING & BUSINESS MANAGEMENT:

  • Prepare complex, value-added assessments of existing and potential business opportunities
  • Assess and utilize financial tools for reporting and reconciliation
  • Ensure reporting aligns to annual strategic initiatives
  • Identify financial & business reporting needs and opportunities through analysis of financial and operational data
  • Analysis includes, but is not limited to, KPI reporting by business unit, expense analysis by business units (e.g. T&E reports, A&P reports), and market trends by product category.
  • Perform ROI analysis of key spend
  • Communicate findings to division management during monthly 90-Day Action Plan meetings and through monthly reporting
  • Serve as lead financial liaison with marketing department, providing financial and operational information
  • Develop methods that help analyze the costs and profitability of marketing expenditures
  • Coordinate order flow with supply chain, distribution, to ensure monthly sales goals are achieved and fill rate maximization
  • Monitor bulk management to ensure orders are being converted and inventory released to service customers
  • Manage SPS Commerce data, which is primary sell-thru data tool for Strategic Accounts, to analyze retail investments
  • Review consumer reports provided by Director of Consumer Insights & work with Director to develop quarterly Business Insights meetings

BUDGETING/FORECASTING:

  • Lead the forecasting & budgeting processes and work extensively with business management to formulate assumptions and help identify risks/opportunities
  • Participate in strategic discussions and development of Midterm Planning
  • Assist with the preparation of the period rolling forecasting process
  • Utilize budget/forecast vs actual variance analysis to drive business questions & make adjustments to the monthly forecast

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT:

  • Makes recommendations regarding changes in policies, procedures, tools, and internal controls
  • Identify, define, and resolve issues related to gathering information necessary to obtain correct results and verifying results for accuracy and reasonableness
  • Coordinate processes with ELT to ensure accountability and financial optimization
  • Evaluate operations to assist operational management decision-making
  • Attend National Sales meetings for respective division
  • Less than 5% travel occasional travel for training, conferences, and National Sales meetings

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field

One - Three years accounting and/or financial analysis and planning experience preferred

Other Qualifications

Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

JD Edwards and/or Integrated ERP Systems knowledge preferred

IBM Cognos, Insight Software and/or Microsoft Access experience a plus

Excellent oral/written communication, detail oriented, initiative, spreadsheet modeling, critical analysis and multi-tasking skills

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Self-Starter with the ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow

Physical Demands/Essential Functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Talk or hear
  • Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Position Details

May 09, 2021
S16107664045085484
Georgia / United States
Atlanta
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In Dallas Fort Worth
Aug 19, 2017 9am-6pm
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Title: Business Analyist

Summary

This position will analyze internal financial information and external market data to produce reporting that improves the decision making of our executive team and other employees. You will be tasked with utilizing his/her analysis to assist in the development of forecasts/budgets for the Company. This position will perform a variety of complex accounting activities associated with interpreting and controlling of account balances and the processes driving balances. You will work across departments and divisions to share analysis, provide actual vs budget status reports, improve internal business processes and collaborate on forecast updates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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.

REPORTING & BUSINESS MANAGEMENT:

  • Prepare complex, value-added assessments of existing and potential business opportunities
  • Assess and utilize financial tools for reporting and reconciliation
  • Ensure reporting aligns to annual strategic initiatives
  • Identify financial & business reporting needs and opportunities through analysis of financial and operational data
  • Analysis includes, but is not limited to, KPI reporting by business unit, expense analysis by business units (e.g. T&E reports, A&P reports), and market trends by product category.
  • Perform ROI analysis of key spend
  • Communicate findings to division management during monthly 90-Day Action Plan meetings and through monthly reporting
  • Serve as lead financial liaison with marketing department, providing financial and operational information
  • Develop methods that help analyze the costs and profitability of marketing expenditures
  • Coordinate order flow with supply chain, distribution, to ensure monthly sales goals are achieved and fill rate maximization
  • Monitor bulk management to ensure orders are being converted and inventory released to service customers
  • Manage SPS Commerce data, which is primary sell-thru data tool for Strategic Accounts, to analyze retail investments
  • Review consumer reports provided by Director of Consumer Insights & work with Director to develop quarterly Business Insights meetings

BUDGETING/FORECASTING:

  • Lead the forecasting & budgeting processes and work extensively with business management to formulate assumptions and help identify risks/opportunities
  • Participate in strategic discussions and development of Midterm Planning
  • Assist with the preparation of the period rolling forecasting process
  • Utilize budget/forecast vs actual variance analysis to drive business questions & make adjustments to the monthly forecast

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT:

  • Makes recommendations regarding changes in policies, procedures, tools, and internal controls
  • Identify, define, and resolve issues related to gathering information necessary to obtain correct results and verifying results for accuracy and reasonableness
  • Coordinate processes with ELT to ensure accountability and financial optimization
  • Evaluate operations to assist operational management decision-making
  • Attend National Sales meetings for respective division
  • Less than 5% travel occasional travel for training, conferences, and National Sales meetings

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field

One - Three years accounting and/or financial analysis and planning experience preferred

Other Qualifications

Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

JD Edwards and/or Integrated ERP Systems knowledge preferred

IBM Cognos, Insight Software and/or Microsoft Access experience a plus

Excellent oral/written communication, detail oriented, initiative, spreadsheet modeling, critical analysis and multi-tasking skills

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Self-Starter with the ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow

Physical Demands/Essential Functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Talk or hear
  • Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.