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Portfolio Operations & Insights Jr. Business Analyst

Company Name:
SunGard
Portfolio Operations & Insights Jr. Business Analyst
ID: 11919
Location: Wayne PA - 680 E Swedesford Road
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Our Vision is to be the IT solutions provider of choice to ensure the availability of our customers' business operations. Do you want to make a difference in one of the world's leading IT services companies? Sungard Availability Services offers careers that combine the independence of working in a small entrepreneurial environment with the depth of resources of a Fortune 500 technology company.
At Sungard Availability Services, we provide operations support to organizations that need to ensure business viability by keeping mission critical information and applications up and running. With the recent launch of our Enterprise Cloud Services, Sungard continues to invest in new technologies to stay in the foreground of technology innovations that solve business challenges.
Unlike other companies that offer individual technology services, Sungard Availability Services is focused on providing responsive and integrated disaster recovery, managed services, IT consulting and business continuity management software solutions, to help organizations keep critical technology and applications available.
At Sungard Availability Services, we know that people our people are our greatest assets; we work hard to develop our employees and rely on them to make wise choices. The result is a challenging and rewarding work environment that fosters growth and encourages professional development. That's why over 3000 dedicated professionals chose Sungard Availability Services as their place of employment.
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Opportunity:
As a member of Sungard Availability Services' Business Operations team, the Jr. Business Analyst (BA) will have an opportunity to rotate through the three pillars of the department: Portfolio Pricing & Deal Evaluation, Portfolio Operations & Insights, and Portfolio Financial Management. As a generalist on the team, the BA will play a key role in driving the following:
Finance and financial business Intelligence
Enterprise analytics, insights and reporting
Deal evaluations
Strategy and operations
About You:
Collaborative team player
Self-starter, self-motivated person who is detail oriented and execute tasks with minimal direction
1 - 2 years post-undergrad experience with a strategy/business operations team within industry focused on business transformation, or resource optimization (revenue enhancement & cost reduction)
1 year post-undergrad experience building comprehensive predictive models (Excel), and contributing to business case development activities
1 - 2 years post-undergrad experience preparing executive presentations and/or business cases (PowerPoint)
Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain Excel-based profit and loss models for product offerings
Complex deal pricing
Contribute to the development of executive and board presentations
Collaborate with team members to execute monthly and ad hoc variance analyses on the global product portfolio
Contribute to business case development efforts
Participate in meetings to understanding reporting and/or data requirements
Requirements:
Bachelor Degree (minimum) in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Engineering (or equivalent work experience)
Working knowledge of financial concepts
Adept problem solver, with a strong business acumen
Demonstrated ability to think structurally about problems
Ability to matrix manage, and work closely with Financial Planning & Analysis, Accounting, Channels and Alliances, Legal, Operations, Procurement, and Product Management organizations
Strong communicator (written, verbal) with the ability to succinctly convey key messages via executive presentations
High comfort with ambiguity, and the ability to develop assumptions based on historical company data and relevant benchmarking data
Collaborative team player
Self-starter with a proven ability to perform and excel in fast-paced team environments
Strong attention to detail
Technology industry experience not required, but is a plus
Advanced proficiency in Excel (macros, lookups, indexing, etc.) and PowerPoint
Ability to aggregate and manipulate data from disparate systems
SunGard Availability Services offers a high growth environment with excellent compensation and immediate eligibility for our 401(k), health/dental insurance, educational assistance, and more. SunGard AS is an equal opportunity employer.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.
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