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
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance or information management
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CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
COMPETENCIES (SKILLS AND ABILITIES)
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
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
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.