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Business Analyst II
Ref No.: 18-08999
Location: Seattle, Washington
Title: Business Analyst II
Duration: 5 months+ (with great possible extension)
Location: Seattle WA

Job Description: 

This resource is needed to help with new lease accounting standards. Historically this information was not tracked internally and now requiring certain expenses incurred from internal business units to be put on Balance sheets. This person will engage business units to understand expenses, aggregate data and compile into a larger report.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Inputting data sets into the new tool (TRIRIGA)
• Analytical capabilities
• Identifying their own errors comparing data
• Working with business units to extract data and upload into new contract records
• Calling out relevant data in contracts
• Be able to build a data set form the data collected in contract review
• Data validation
• Aggregation of data and uploading into TRIRIGA tool

What are we looking for?
Top 3 Skills:

1. Must have a basic understanding of accounting
2. Proficient with excel- seeking a problem solver with high attention to detail
3. Require lease accounting experience

You'll own this if your candidates have:
-Exposure to TRIRIGA
-Lease accounting experience
-Been responsible for data extraction previously

Leadership Principles:
-Bias for action

How is performance measured?:
• Ability to work autonomously
• Their attention to detail
• Ability to self-audit work, ensure things are done right the first time

Value Proposition:
-This is an opportunity to support compliance for Client under a newly released tool
-Great chance to set a high bar in a new role and demonstrate something that has never been done before

M-F 40 hours 5-10 hours OT possible, no remote work

Interview Schedule:
-1 hour onsite with 2-3 members from the team (30-45 minutes loops)

Services to be performed
The accounting/business analysts will perform analysis of contracts to assist project team in loading and reconciling initial lease data. Analyst will work closely with the Global Financial Systems team, Accounting Operations teams, Financial Reporting and others on the overall execution of the project, including testing strategy and execution of accounting requirements.

Required skills
Able to build and deliver high quality datasets to support system launch. Strong analytical skills with attention to detail. Ability to review and understand leasing contracts. Operational accounting experience and data management experience.

Preferred skills
Previous experience accounting for leases and financial system implementations.