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Randstad Business Analyst in Jackson, Michigan

Business Analyst

job details:

  • location:Jackson, MI

  • salary:$40 - $57 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, March 20, 2019

  • experience:0 years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Electric, Gas and Sanitary Services

  • reference:147766

job description

Business Analyst

Contract position: Large utility has an immediate need for a Sales & Operations Planning Business Analyst Jackson MI. This is a contract position expected to last 6 months, will likely be extended. Apply Now!

Responsibilities for the Business Analyst

  • Develop, improve and create advanced reporting that aggregates Enterprise Resource Planning data from across the company to be used for business planning, resource optimization and management reviews (3-24 month forecast)

  • Provide leaders, including senior leadership, with effective and accurate aggregated demand and resource data to support decision making and alignment with strategic, financial and operational plans

  • Provide analytical support to improve the quality and timeliness of ERP reporting

  • Support planners, analysts and leaders as needed to improve ERP data, in coordination with the appropriate management resources

  • Provide insight into best practice reporting tools & ERP platforms

  • Responsible for updating key metrics to measure the performance/health of the ERP process

Requirements for the Business Analyst

  • BS degree

  • 2+ years of experience with formal Resource Modeling, Planning or Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) experience preferred

  • Candidates with 5+ Financial Planning experience or related roles along with operational experience will be considered

  • Advanced Excel capability (writing formulas, macros, VBA, etc)

  • Programming experience (Tableau)

  • Demand and/or Resource Planning experience using ERP applications, preferably SAP, required

  • Experience and comfort with planning and quantitative models, drawing insights from large and complex datasets and translating those into actionable strategies


  • Vacation

  • Medical plan available

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