Business Analyst, Advisory Services - Performance Improvement - Virginia, United States,

Provide business advisory services to help clients improve business performance and operate efficiently. Advise clients on improving and transforming financial processes and reporting systems. Analyze data, document findings and prepare recommendations for the implementation of new financial systems, procedures, and organizational changes. Design outsourcing, off-shoring, and shared-service arrangements. Design and implement financial systems, and work with enterprise cost management systems. Assist clients with planning, budgeting, forecasting, performance measuring, and reporting services. Help clients reduce costs through consolidating finance functions across business units. Consistently deliver quality client services by monitoring progress. Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge.

Full time employment, Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelors degree in Business, Operations, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Management Information Systems (MIS) or a related field and 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate work experience in professional services/industry. Alternatively, will accept a Masters degree in Business, Operations, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Management Information Systems (MIS) or related field and 4 years of work experience in professional services/industry.

Must have 3 years of experience in providing advisory/consulting/industry services related to finance function processes and other operational areas that impact the finance function, including a combination of at least five (5) of the following: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Finance Systems Transformation, Business Performance Management, Shared Services/Outsourcing, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Budgeting and Planning, Scheduling, Forecasting, Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Ad Hoc Reporting, Consolidation, or the Close to Report process.

Must have 2 years of experience in two (2) of the following:
Program management for mid-to-large scale business transformation projects and programs involving finance functions;
Developing new business with existing clients at the C level of Fortune 500 companies;
Leading a team of consulting professionals on multiple projects.

Requires travel up to 80%, of which 20% may be international to serve client needs.

Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training or experience.