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Business Operations Analyst
Ref No.: 17-02528
Location: San Jose, California
Business Operations Analyst 
San Jose, CA
6 Month Contract

Job Description
  • Experience with financial and project data analysis.
  • Finance background, familiar with budgeting, capex, opex, depreciation, building financial models and ROI, etc.
  • Excel Expert, pivot tables, analysis
  • Data modeling experience
  • Metrics and Data Analytics
  • Professional, Executive level PowerPoint
  • Reporting Systems experience such as Tableau.
  • Work with department leaders to develop quarterly and annual department budget
  • Collect and present managers' quarterly budget proposals for completeness, accuracy for leadership team to prioritize
  • Develop and track initiative spend
  • Help leadership team build story for funding requests to others in the organization
  • Help department VP and top managers analyze proposed plans and find alternatives if the projected results are unsatisfactory
  • Inform leadership team of the status and availability of funds
  • Conduct cost/benefit and other types of analyses
  • Submit budget recommendations for approval or rejection of funding requests
  • Explain and defend recommendations to management and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with managers to develop final consolidated budget
  • Monitor department spending to ensure that it is within budget & identify trends in spending
  • Make forecasts for future budget needs
  • Prepare periodical and special reports
Edcuation/Experience
  • Proven experience as budget analyst
  • Knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Understanding of budgeting and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent mathematical ability and an analytical mind
  • Proficient in MS Office and databases; knowledge of graphic software is a plus
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Attention to detail
  • Degree in accounting, finance, business or relevant field