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**Business Analyst**

Beacon, NY
  • Expired: February 02, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

TITLE: Business Analyst

REPORTS TO: Project Manager

The Business Analyst safely executes financial strategies and objectives across a project or location. Understands business line service and manages improvement of operational efficiency. Exceeds the service delivery of overall customer satisfaction based on established indicators. Ensures that all projects are following Company standard operating processes.
This individual is expected to foster a collaborative work environment. It is essential that this person has excellent judgment and discretion when interacting with others and in managing information. Ideal candidate is professional, organized, able to multitask, strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and has strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Review the cost and schedule plan to determine if project objectives are achievable
Create, maintain, and update monthly forecast budgets
Prepare various cost reports and maintain forecast accuracy
Prepare project performance analysis, cost, and schedule status reports
Identify cost and schedule variances from objectives and recommend corrective action
Assess and report on project performance using established standards
Develops and improves operational efficiencies either directly or indirectly through project team
Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine operational progress toward stated goals and objectives
Drives profitability by continually communicating with field managers
Actively works to gain the respect of subordinates through daily interaction with project team
Ensure that responses to project budget cost requests reflect accurate and current project cost information and stakeholders are in concurrence
Input data into various programs and prepare various cost and forecasting reports
Verify that project cost and schedule milestones were/were not attained and provide input to identify future process or business improvements and work with responsible parties to implement
Maintain scope change, contingency release, and change order
Maintain written and electronic project documentation and records for required aspects of the project
Maintain project files in accordance with established guidelines and requirements
Document change order requests, project status, key issues, risks and resolution, priority changes and approvals
Validate daily, weekly, and monthly data sets
Participate on (or lead) various process improvement initiatives with project management
Prepare various monthly and weekly project performance reports - budget and cycle forecast reports; and finance status reports, utilizing the financial tracking software
Monitor, analyze and report out on the projects forecasting performance, with weekly performance reports, utilizing the financial tracking tools
Build and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders
Ensure a high level of internal client satisfaction
Uphold and promote the companys values
Attend operational meetings as required
Travel may be required for training
Other duties as assigned

Creative problem-solver, with the ability to think, plan, and execute on multiple projects autonomously and in an organized fashion, balancing the long-term and urgent needs of the team
Demonstrated ability to work calmly and collaboratively in fast-paced and ambiguous environments, maintaining good judgment and the ability to escalate appropriately
Must be able to perform in a high transaction volume environment
Must be highly organized, flexible, deadline and detail oriented
Excellent project management and communication skills
Must be a self-starter, able to produce with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally
When business critical issues arise, must be willing to work outside normal business hours.
Excellent writing, organizational, planning, and communication skills
Ability to work in a deadline driven environment
High energy, team oriented, data driven, and results focused
Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint and Adobe
BA/BS Degree
Project Management experience

Advanced Degree
Experience working in a construction or related industry
Experience with Sage Accounting Software
Experience working with SiteTracker, or similar Salesforce variants



Beacon, NY
12524 USA