Senior Business Analyst
Our client, SAFE Security, provides quality security alarm systems, industry–leading monitoring services, excellence in residential and commercial support, and growth strategies and state–of–the–art business services for independent alarm dealers across the nation. AAA recently acquired SAFE Security, the 12th largest smart home security company in the United States, with the vision to become the most trusted brand in this industry, absolutely famous for legendary customer service. With your help, we aspire to provide the same peace of mind at home as we have provided on the roads for the last 100 years.
We're looking for a professional, self–motivated, problem solving Financial Analyst to support our business!
Sr. Business Analyst
Performs evaluations on operations/products and develops/implements financial strategies covering a wide range of issues affecting business unit decision, profits and financial strength. Determines possible implications on various divisions/departments and makes recommendations as needed.
Reviews and provides recommendations on the business unit's operational/product/financial reports. Interprets the contents for management, alerts them to significant issues and/or opportunity trends.
Based on findings of identified trends and analysis conducted, participates in the development of division's business plan in support of corporate objectives.
Develops and prepares complex Product and Operational reports for management. Performs variance and trend analysis. Supports findings with research, statistical analysis, rationale, and other related activities for use in management decisions. These include financial and analytical models for decision making.
Develops a variety of reporting methodologies to capture identified trends and recommends solutions, strategies and actions. This includes developing charts, graphs, tables that consolidate data in a meaningful way for review by management.
Reports on key metrics and provides recommendations to improve the division's efficiency.
Reviews the tracking and reporting methodologies and recommends better ways to track and trend collected data to provide management with more meaningful ways to review the data.
EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
Strong mathematical skills needed
Advanced analytical skills to effectively identify problems and develop solutions
Advanced organizational skills
Strong communication, particularly in business writing
Project management experience to accurately complete detail data assignments, understand and interpret broad operational/product/financial concepts and their application to the business unit and A3 Smart Home
Proficient in the use and development of operational/product/financial concepts as they apply to business unit and A3 Smart Home
Advanced interpersonal and inter–departmental skills
Advanced understanding of A3 Smart Home business strategy (preferred)
Strong understanding of the use and development of operational models and other related reporting software (preferred)
Business intelligence & visualization experience to program and build interactive dashboards for operational decisions (preferred)
Bachelor's degree in related area with 3.2+ GPA or an equivalent combination of education and experience
5+ years experience conducting business and/or financial analysis
Master's degree in related area (preferred)