Sales & Operations Planning Business Analyst

Recruiter
ICONMA
Location
Jackson
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time


Location: Jackson, MI

Duration: Contract opportunity!


Description:

Duties:

  • Develop, improve and create advanced reporting that aggregates Enterprise Resource Planning data from across the company to be used for business planning, resource optimization and management reviews (3–24 month forecast)
  • Provide leaders, including senior leadership, with effective and accurate aggregated demand and resource data to support decision making and alignment with strategic, financial and operational plans
  • Provide analytical support to improve the quality and timeliness of ERP reporting
  • Support planners, analysts and leaders as needed to improve ERP data, in coordination with the appropriate management resources
  • Provide insight into best practice reporting tools & ERP platforms
  • Responsible for updating key metrics to measure the performance/health of the ERP process





Skills:

  • Strong business acumen; advanced analytical, problem–solving and decision–making skills
  • Advanced Excel capability (writing formulas, macros, VBA, etc.)
  • Programming experience (Tableau)
  • Demand and/or Resource Planning experience using ERP applications, preferably SAP, required
  • Demonstrated ability to structure complex problems and drive solutions cross–functionally across organizations and with senior management
  • Self–motivated individual with the desire to succeed and motivate others
  • Experience and comfort with planning and quantitative models, drawing insights from large and complex datasets and translating those into actionable strategies


Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required; preferred field of study in Industrial Engineering or related technical field
  • 2+ years of experience with formal Resource Modeling, Planning or Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) experience preferred
  • Candidates with 5+ Financial Planning experience or related roles along with operational experience will be considered


Required Skills:

  • Problem Solving
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Data Analytics
  • Excel


Additional:

  • Tableau
  • ERP–MRP
  • Visual Basic for Applications


Languages:

English (Speak, Read, Write)


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree