1. Works closely with subject matter experts and client groups for projects or programs of a medium to large size to consult, conduct analysis, and identify business objectives and solutions. 2. Identifies core customer business issues and provides solution recommendations to address them. Develops necessary tools and workshops to successfully identify issues and evaluate recommendations. 3. Gathers, receives and interprets data, analyses, and reports. Develops reporting modules, ad-hoc reports, and related reporting tools. Conducts research, data gathering, data analysis, modeling, projecting and scenario analyses, with the aid of planning technology and databases. Develops and harnesses the data that is available to identify existing business issues and key drivers and develops solutions and initiatives. 4. Evaluates data gathered from multiple sources in order to support the issues, conclusions and recommendations. 5. Analyzes data with standard methods, interprets the results, and provides written summary and reporting of analysis. 6. Develops and validates queries for the successful extraction of appropriate data. 7. Develops and maintain documentations and libraries on key processes. 8. Ensures accuracy to maintain the high quality and integrity of information, data and databases. 9. Contributes to the development of unit and/or University plans and strategies. Researches, gathers data and provides recommendations. 10. Collaborates with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to establish the vision, analyze costs and benefits and support implementation. Ensures strategic and tactical plans are carried out. 11. Communicates effectively the perspective of business opportunities, needs, and risks. 12. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience working with data elements and reports in Workday. In depth knowledge of Yale financial data, including grants, awards, procurement, accounts payable and YBT. Experience with business intelligence reporting tools, such as Microsoft PowerBI.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working with data elements and reports in Workday. In depth knowledge of Yale financial data, including grants, awards, procurement, accounts payable and YBT. Experience with business intelligence reporting tools, such as Microsoft PowerBI.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to function effectively independently and as part of a team working in a collaborative environment, receiving and providing feedback.
Posting Position Title: Business Analyst
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to clearly articulate complex analysis, make independent decisions, prioritize multiple projects and perform under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Business Analyst, Financial Reporting
Required Skill/ability 1: Proven experience translating business needs into business/functional requirements and to formulate action plans. Demonstrated ability in leading/facilitating requirements gathering activities, including documenting complete functional and non-functional requirements and managing changes.
Required Skill/ability 4: Exceptional organizational skills, with advanced ability to manage multiple tasks and concurrent priorities. Highly flexible and adaptable to change.
Required Skill/ability 2: Detailed oriented with focus on precision. Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders, from senior leadership to transactional staff.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and four years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 63044BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.