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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-02720
Location: New York, New York
Title: Business Analyst
Duration: 06/28/2018 - 05/31/2019 (possibility of contract extension or conversion depending on need, performance, etc.)
Compensation: $25.00/hr
Location: New York, NY 10036

Position Summary:
Re-engineering Expense Management is seeking to fill this mid-level business analyst position with a consultant who is highly motivated and organized with strong analytical, Excel and accounting skills.
This contingent will be assigned a portfolio of sourcing deals set to expire in the upcoming year and tasked with determining the spend for the related good or service over the preceding year, broken down into price and quantity components. The contingent will also assist in calculating savings realized
over the first year of active contracts using a similar methodology.

Role breakdown:
  • 50%: reconstructing baseline spend on expiring deals
  • 50%: true-up of savings over the first year of active contracts

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide insights and analytics on vendor spend data (AP/GL and Sourcing category data)
  • Support project task tracking and reporting
  • Assist in the production of presentations for management
  • Ad hoc analysis, spend reconciliation and reporting as needed

Skills Requirements: 
  • Strong data analytic skills
  • Strong technology skills, including expert level excel (V-lookup, Macros, VBA, Pivots), Access and PowerPoint
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and follow up
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have strong work ethic, be a team player
  • Able to work independently and resolve database integrity/reporting issues
  • Experience working with AP/ GL data
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record; degree in Finance, Accounting or related field preferred