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Business Analyst, Associate
Ref No.: 18-09502
Location: San Framcisco, California
Business Analyst, Associate
San Francisco, CA
7 Months

**Work location in San Francisco with some required travel to San Ramon for team meetings.**

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business or economics (or related industry experience) 2 + years of experience in business or financial analysis

Desired Qualifications Strong interpersonal skills, a team focus, and the ability to work in cross- functional teams Excellent quantitative skills, with demonstrated proficiency in data analysis (SAP/MS Access), modeling (MS Excel), and presenting (MS PowerPoint) Knowledge of basic statistics

1) Needs strong knowledge of SAP including journal entries and supporting invoice issues and resolutions.
2) Contracts or contracting background.
3) Needs to be a local candidate.

SOURCING DATA COMPILATION, ANALYSIS, AND PRESENTATION: Maintain Service category databases. Perform SAP and Access queries to analyze and summarize data for presentation to decision makers. Perform KB61 (Journal Entries) in SAP Review unit cost variances and reconcile contract and invoice deviations Track key performance indicators and commodity indices to verify supplier increase requests, identify cost saving opportunities, Create new tools and processes and reports where needed. Maintain develop reports and management presentations.

CONTRIBUTE TO CONTRACT MANAGEMENT and STRATEGIES: Support spending analysis, needs assessment, benchmarking and business case development. Identify potential cost savings, spend reduction, supplier consolidation and standardization opportunities. Assist Contract Manager with activities including: qualitative and quantitative analysis, spend analysis.

SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT: Track supplier quality, cost and contract performance. Define, develop, and implement supplier scorecard metrics and measurement tools.