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Senior Business Analyst

Somerset, New Jersey
Finance


Job Description

Company: Guest Supply
Location: US-NJ-Somerset
Zip Code: 08873
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Position Type: Exempt
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

 

Please apply directly at:  https://careers-syscoguestsupply.icims.com/jobs/1751/senior-business-analyst/job

 

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Who We Are:

 

Guest Supply is a leading global manufacturer and distributor to the Travel and Leisure industry, providing products to over 25,000 hotels in 88 countries. Rapidly approaching a billion dollars in annual revenue, Guest Supply has grown its’ business by over 200% in the last 7 years. Guest Supply is also a wholly owned subsidiary of Sysco. Sysco is a 50 billion dollar, industry leading, global food and beverage distribution company, employing hundreds of thousands of employees worldwide and home to the 13th largest sales organization in the world.

 

Position Summary:

 

The Senior Business Analyst is primarily focused on data management (financial, customer, sales, cost, etc.) and business analytics from all internal (i.e., Excel, PeopleSoft, etc.) and external data (i.e., Smith Travel) sources.  The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for gathering data from various sources, creating and distributing reports and providing analytical support to Sales, Marketing and management to assist with decision making and creating efficiencies.  The Senior Business Analyst will also engage in and lead team discussions, assist in the development of talent, develop business procedures and make decisions that impact both internal and external customers.  

 

Primary Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

 

  • Develop, maintain and distribute reports including but not limited to:
    • Customer Service Staff Workloads, Accounts Payable, Inventory Aging and # Cases Shipped
    • Sales Quota Report, Sales Ranking, Regional Sales & Historical Performance
    • Credit Activity
    • Tax Reporting
    • Forecasting Rebates, Gross Margin Impact, Contract Costs/Expiration, Vendor Rebates, Sales Performance
    • Consolidated Financial Reporting  
  • Prepares spreadsheets for data analysis; prepare reports with charts and graphs, mailing lists, maps and ad hoc requests.  May make presentations.
  • Contribute to the continued and collaborative efforts of creating efficiencies and identifying trends and performance metrics aimed at growing the business.   Provide consistent, relevant and accurate data as well as guidance/knowledge of the data and definitions that are available for analysis.
  • Analyze, report, make comparisons to industry/company benchmarks, determine trends, and prepare cost analyses.
  • Provides recommendations based on findings and analyses.
  • Conduct research for industry trends and benchmarks.  Provide trending data to Marketing team. 
  • Help measure performance of sales activity data and profitability of sales metrics by product or category of products. 
  • Perform reconciliation of sales across multiple data sources. 
  • Provide other analytical support and guidance to internal and external customers/vendors as needed. 
  • Develop detailed business cases, ROI calculations, value definition, cost assessments, benefits and risk analyses.  
  • Identify and resolve problems with data used to complete analytics from ERP business applications to create better efficiencies of ERP applications.   Write algorithms as needed.  Assist in the education of how ERP systems and procedures impact both internal and external customers.
  • Import, export, and manage data files and other forms of information from various formats such as CSV, text, Excel and third party software.    Gather disparate data from various data sources; analyze and normalize to ensure data integrity for analysis.  Build interfaces with third party data (i.e., property identification codes) as needed for cross reference.  
  • Provide back for data entry as needed.

 

Qualifications:

 

Minimum Education, Including Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field

 

Minimum Experience (Years and Type of Experience):

  • 3-5 yrs. related experience 
  • Visual Basic / VBA, a plus.
  • SAP/BI, a plus.
  • Experience using relational databases and database extraction tools desirable.

 

Skills and Abilities (Type and Proficiency):

  • Demonstrated skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
  • Advanced computer skills and proficient knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs with an emphasis on Excel and Access is required.  Experience working with PeopleSoft, Phocas, Salesforce.com or High Jump is a plus.
  • Knowledge of key business, financial and accounting metrics and principles.
  • Ability to engage and lead team discussions and meetings. Understands team dynamics and works well within a team structure.  Delegates responsibilities effectively. 
  • A mastery of organizational and project management skills, including the ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary.  Able to manage large, complex projects.   Uses time effectively.  
  • Ability to make presentations about new strategies, trends in the industry, and company performance.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and professional interactive skills are necessary to perform at a high degree of proficiency.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from suppliers, customers, management and inter-department staff.  Capable of working with internal staff from other departments in a proactive and constructive manner.
  • Ability to make presentations about new strategies, trends in the industry, and company performance.
  • Customer Service – Respond promptly to requests for service and assistance as needed.  Follow up as needed. 
  • Planning / Organization - Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities/deadlines and shift priorities as necessary.  Uses time effectively. 
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. 
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions under pressure that impact both internal and external customers. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Makes timely decisions.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner. Reacts well under pressure. Follows through on commitments.
  • Team player attitude with the ability to work independently.
  • Detail Oriented – Attention to details and accuracy.  

 

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

 

The physical, mental, and environmental conditions in which the work is performed. The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • This position will primarily work in an office environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • This position may require overtime depending on business needs. 


This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Company and its employees. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions.

 

 

Please apply directly at:  https://careers-syscoguestsupply.icims.com/jobs/1751/senior-business-analyst/job

 

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Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 61737