Financial Business Analyst

This is an opportunity to be part of an organizational transformation; a chance to have your voice heard and to apply your expertise to enhance efficiencies in the Finance and Estimating function.

Bay Shore, Long Island, NY


<p>Array is a leading global provider of end-to-end retail merchandising services.</p> <p>For over 35 years, we have been delivering innovation in point-of-purchase displays, self-service systems, retail fixtures and environments.</p> <p>Our clients benefit from our unparalleled range of in-house design, development and project management services; global manufacturing capabilities; comprehensive logistics and installation; complete follow-up services and our promise of continuous innovation.</p> <p>We have a robust, global operating footprint, serving customers across North America, Asia, Latin America and Europe.</p> <p>Using our unique knowledge of the retail industry and its customers, we play a critical role in developing and enhancing the in-store experience for the world&rsquo;s premier retailers and consumer product manufacturers.</p>

keywords: who we are,what we do,who we need,what's in it for you,analyze,create,support,implement,report,reporting,train,education,direct experience,knowledge,technical,interpersonal

Mid Level

Overview: <p>Array is transforming. Every day we become a stronger global company. With over 1500 employees and exponential growth, we are redesigning how we better serve customers and scale our business. We are building on strength, acquiring new businesses and talent to increase our capacity and capability to innovate and accelerate rapid growth.</p> <p>A leader in the retail display and in-store merchandising services industry, we work with top brands like Est&eacute;e Lauder, Sephora, Ulta Beauty and L&rsquo;Or&eacute;al to name just a few. Experts in our field with over 35 years of experience, we are transforming our business process leveraging our deep industry knowledge and design innovation.</p> <p>As we expand around the world, we are looking for critical thinkers who are data driven and have a strong voice to help us steer towards the future and carry out our vision. Joining us now is a chance to lead our transformation, to make a mark and chart our future and your own career.</p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p>Due to significant growth, Array is in search of a&nbsp;<em>Financial Business Analyst&nbsp;</em>to take on the role of a SAGE Software resource, an analyst and a future ERP superuser. We need a Financial Business Analyst to analyze business performance, implement processes to increase efficiency and facilitate the transition of Finance and Estimating to a new ERP solution. It is an opportunity to be part of an organizational transformation; a chance to have your voice heard and to apply your expertise to enhance efficiencies in the Finance and Estimating function.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong><em>Impact</em>.&nbsp;</strong>This is a newly created role where you will define your day-to-day and long-term deliverables. You will be part of a significant transition at a global company, providing both insights and hands-on support.</li> <li><strong><em>Knowledge</em>.</strong>&nbsp;You will broaden your skills instantly as you take on the role of a Sage expert and offer training and guidance to the team. As we introduce and implement a new ERP solution, your role will transition to a Subject Matter Expert, guiding the transfer of processes from one system to another. You will take on the role of superuser and act as an advisor.</li> <li><em><strong>Growth</strong>.</em>&nbsp;Over the long term, you will take on the role of ERP Finance superuser. You will focus on introducing upgrades and enhanced functionality of the system.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What our new Financial Business Analyst will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Conduct an analysis of financial transactions recorded in Sage flagging unusual transactions, escalating when necessary and bringing them to resolution.</li> <li>Build reports, processes and analysis tools to meet the needs of the business.</li> <li>Assess the current user-base, determine training needs and provide guidance.</li> <li>Actively participate in and support the new ERP solution implementation.</li> <li>Facilitate the transition for the Finance and Estimating functions from Sage to the new solution.</li> <li>Create and rollout new ERP reporting following best practices.</li> <li>Provide training to other teams on new ERP financial reporting tools.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>As a Financial Business Analyst, you have:</strong></p> <ul> <li><em><strong>Education.</strong></em>&nbsp;You have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, MIS, System/Industrial Engineering or related field. Formal process improvement training (e.g. Lean Six Sigma, Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA), etc.) is an asset.</li> <li><em><strong>Direct Experience.</strong></em>&nbsp;You have 3 or more years of experience driving process improvement and lean strategies across the different functional areas as part of a team implementing a top- or middle-tier ERP solution. You have 2 years of project management experience successfully delivering complex technology solutions within a defined Software/Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC).</li> <li><em><strong>Knowledge.</strong></em>&nbsp;You are familiar with enterprise business processes for a manufacturing business. You have expertise in process analysis, design and documentation.</li> <li><em><strong>Technical.</strong></em>&nbsp;You have expertise in Sage/Mas 90 or 200 and the add-on Jobops. You are proficient in the MS Office Suite including Visio. You have familiarity with Crystal Reports. You can easily come up to speed with our selected ERP upgrade solution.</li> <li><em><strong>Interpersonal.</strong></em>&nbsp;Your communication skills - written, verbal, presentation- are outstanding. You are comfortable talking to teams from the manufacturing shop upwards to C-level executives. You have the confidence to take a stand, defend your decision and hear the opposition. You are naturally looked to for direction in a crisis and you are comfortable facing adversity head on.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The Array way.</strong></p> <p>Whether you are working in the engineering department in Long Island, the design studio in Toronto or around the world on the manufacturing floor, Array is a place that invests in our people and recognizes their success. We believe in open, honest communication and the input of all of our employees.</p> <p>At Array, we foster a culture of mutual respect, innovation, collaboration and pride. From encouraging calculated risks that lead to innovation to providing access to education, on-site learning and the best technology and materials, we promise to provide a safe, creative, ethical and nurturing environment to build a dynamic career.</p> <p><strong>Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment</strong></p> <p>Array is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.</p>