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Business Analyst/Reporting Specialist
Ref No.: 18-05202
Location: Hicksville, New York
Start Date / End Date: 10/09/2018 to 10/08/2020
Job Description: The New Business Analyst (Analyst) will assist the New Business/Work Planning Manager (Manager) with monitoring all projects in the New Business Portfolio through the creation and maintenance of business dashboards and the effective reporting of deficiencies to the Manager and area supervisors.

The Analyst will set-up and conduct regular meetings with T&D divisions, create process flow charts, identify root causes of issues, determine process gaps, identify corrective/recovery actions to recommend to Client LI Leadership, and facilitate the successful progression of New Business projects.

The Analyst will:
  • Track the overall New Business portfolio, identify and communicate projects which need additional attention, and prepare regular reports for senior leadership
  • Manage New Business reporting, interfacing with various departments including Building and Renovations Services, Design/Scheduling, Construction, Meter Services, Mapping and Billing
  • Confirm all completed New Business projects are billed
  • Provide the Manager with decision support analysis
  • Assist the Manager and divisions with identifying proper resource levels required to achieve company goals.

Item Accountability %
1 Assist Manager with development and maintenance of full New Business reporting system, from daily working reports and scorecards to summary reports prepared for senior leadership. 30
2 Set Up and conduct meetings, take minutes, and monitor status of achieving metrics for New Business. 30
3 Review process and accounting practices, identifying process deficiencies and preparing proposals for resolving deficiencies. 25
4 Perform miscellaneous tasks to fulfill job responsibilities 15

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study (e.g. engineering, management, economics)
- Others acceptable if candidate can relate studies to position requirements
1-4 years experience, utility industry experience preferred

Required Competencies and Attributes:
  • Detail-oriented and driven to achieve excellence
  • Proven ability to manage projects and teams, and interface across multiple departments
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, and management levels
  • Receptive to, and capable of championing organizational and process change
  • Able to partner with, but remain independent of business project sponsors
  • Ability to translate detail into clear, concise, insightful executive communications
  • Strong work ethic - exhibits sense of "urgency to complete” and 'ownership' responsibilities
  • Ability to travel between Long Island and New Jersey offices
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Visio
  • Working knowledge of analytics software: Python, R-Studio, MicroStrategy, Tableau and/or similar

Desired Qualifications:
  • MBA or other relevant advanced degree
  • Business process development experience
  • Project management / Workforce management experience
  • Project financing experience

This position requires a moderate level of travel on Long Island and to New Jersey