IT Business Analyst - HS in Pleasanton, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  840278

Office 365 Financial Consultant Business Analyst

Company: Healthcare client


What is Office 365?: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, Publisher and Access.


Deadline: April 16, 5pm PST. To learn more, please call Natalie at 971-712-7750 or email 


Location: Pleasanton, CA


Duration: Contract until April, 2019, then convert to permanent based on performance. Must be able to work permanently without corp-to-corp, without visa sponsorship.


Required Skills  

  • Bachelor's degree in related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • At least (2) years as an IT business systems analyst
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • Minimum twelve (6) years of financial analysis or related experience
  • Advanced knowledge (broad expertise or unique knowledge) of policies, practices and systems.
  • Develops new applications based on professional principles and theories.
  • Applies advanced principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas.
  • Advanced Excel expertise including pivot tables, PowerQuery, vlookups, and managing workbooks for collaborative sharing, data entry/update.


Top 3 Daily Responsibilities

  • Develops and documents comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of proposed IT solutions
  • Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for IT financial plans, acquisition activity, trended future requirements and operating forecasts.
  • Performs economic research and studies in the areas of return, depreciations, working capital requirements, investment opportunities, and investment performance.


Overall Responsibilities

  • Reviews and analyzes submitted budget/forecast data for completeness, changes in trend, and drivers of change.
  • Designs effective processes to track financial performance against expectations, including early 'red flags' to identify potential shortfalls.
  • Oversees analysis of planned financial objectives and identifies corrective actions.
  • Acts as a proactive partner to insure business objectives are achieved in a financially efficient manner.
  • Reviews and presents the financial information to key leaders - identifying key messages, risks, and opportunities. Continuously forecasts the progress and momentum in key operations against planned objectives.
  • Handle all phases of projects assigned including client meetings, analysis, presentations.
  • Lead the process to streamline, refine and improve the budget/forecast/reporting processes.
  • Works cross-functionally to help insure planning processes are consistent, and properly support the development of National Functions organizations individually and as an organization.
  • Ensures integrity of measurement and control processes and all financial and reporting statements.