Strategic Business Analyst

Covetrus Dublin , OH 43016

Posted 3 months ago


The role of a Strategic Business Analyst is to identify business needs and solutions within the context of the overall direction of a company. This position develops and implements critical business solutions through information gathering, synthesis, review, and testing. Secures and allocates resources, manages implementation schedules, and facilitate meetings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop an expert understanding of business and growth strategies, leveraging this knowledge into research, analysis and project management

  • Assist with the preparation of the quarterly BOD presentation

  • Analyze complex business challenges and opportunities, structure hypotheses, develop analyses, deliver recommendations, and ultimately assist in the implementation of strategic initiatives across all aspects of the business

  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements

  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts

  • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures

  • Assist in the development of the annual budget process and quarterly forecast

  • Create, summarize, track, and share a variety of KPI reporting analytics, and transform information and analyses into actionable decision frameworks

  • Develop content for and lead executive-level presentations and reports to communicate and achieve buy-in for strategic recommendations

  • Assist with any due diligence processes

  • Develop and maintain strong industry competitive knowledge


  • None



  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance or information management

  • See Leveling Guide Below


  • Certified Financial or Business Analysis preferred


  • Highly analytical and proficient at diving deep into data sets to inform key decisions

  • Expertise in not only analyzing the data, but also in making real-time decisions and recommendations to drive greater profitability, productivity and effectiveness for the business.

  • The passion, attitude, and drive to operate in a high growth environment.

  • Proactiveness, positivity, and proven success at managing competing deadlines and priorities.

  • An entrepreneurial mindset; someone who is always finding ways to improve the status-quo.

  • An influential communicator who can inform key decisions with analysis at the leadership level.

  • Skilled in practicing various research methodologies

  • Able to balance the information gathering and human resources aspects of business analysis

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill with all levels

  • Interpersonal skills to successfully interact with a variety of project stakeholders who may have competing interests


The physical 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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Pet friendly environment

  • Extensive computer work

Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability that can be reasonably accommodated with undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Senior Consultant Strategic Planning & Execution

Cardinal Health

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-12-12T00:00 What Strategic Planning/ Execution contributes to Cardinal Health Strategic Planning/Execution is responsible for developing and supporting the realization of strategic plans and management agendas Accountabilities * This role is part of the Pharma segment sustain organization and super user network to optimize the P-Mod investment at go-live and beyond * Responsible for maintaining the Guiding Principles from the original P-Mod vision statement * Primary responsibility for the Procure to Pay value stream. This position will also assist in the identification of automation opportunities across the Pharma segment and the development of supporting pipeline and deployment processes. * Primary point of contact for solution defects * Manage priority list for enhancements and medium/low priority defects * Facilitate charter development and advocate for requested work efforts during Governance meetings * Develop / Grow Super User Community * Coordinate with OCM to develop and deploy training * Develop Community of Practice * Participate in Software Vendor User Group Forums to influence content of future versions * Optimize business processes by leveraging the functionality of the technology solution * Change management and communication * Develop/Identify metrics to quantify business process improvement * Liaison with appropriate solution Run owner * Support the development of business requirements Qualifications * BS/BA Business or Equivalent * 3-5 years professional experience * Working knowledge of SAP; Procure to Pay experience preferred * Analytical & Word Processing: Must demonstrate command of MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) * Presentation: must demonstrate clear, concise articulation of proposed actions, illustrating opportunity, alternatives, recommendation and associated economics * Operational Excellence experience (Lean Six Sigma) preferred What is expected of you and others at this level * Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects * Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals * Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models * Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope * Projects may have significant and long-term impact * Provides solutions which may set precedent * Independently determines method for completion of new projects * Receives guidance on overall project objectives * Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Cardinal Health Dublin OH

Strategic Business Analyst