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Business Planning & Ops Analyst

Date:  May 4, 2021
Location: 

Fairfax, VA, US

Requisition ID:  30209

About Avaya

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

Assists in the development of the organizational operating structure. May have any of the following responsibilities: administers and tracks organization expense, capital budget, and supporting business plans; compiles, examines, and publishes financial and/or operational results; provides business case analysis. May participate on cross-functional teams to establish procedures and to improve existing processes. Provides solutions to a diverse range of moderately complex problems. Works with limited guidance on projects within defined criteria.  The role requires someone with experience as a Business Analyst as opposed to a Systems Analyst.

ABOUT THE REQUIREMENTS

  • Administer and track organization expense, capital budget, and supporting business plans, support annual planning cycle.  Accounting and/or bookkeeping background helpful.  Will work closely with Finance on run rates and changes.
  • Compile, assess, and publish financial and/or operational results on monthly/quarterly basis.
  • Provide business case analysis.
  • Coordinate program procurements, support third party vendor engagements and subcontractor timekeeping requirements and reporting.
  • May participate on cross-functional teams to establish procedures and to improve existing processes.
  • Provide solutions to a diverse range of moderately complex problems.
  • Work with limited guidance on projects within defined criteria.

ABOUT THE REQUIREMENTS

EXPERIENCE

  • Strong background in business planning and/or business operations, with proven experience related to US government business
  • Large government program experience is very helpful, especially that which involves a good general understanding of US government contract requirements and of US government procurement requirements.
  • Background with or experience in application of percent of completion and ASC 606 accounting rules for revenue recognition are helpful
  • Experience within the telecom or related technical industries is useful
  • Experience in process documentation and process management is useful

 

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
 

  • Solid Microsoft Excel skills with ability to build financial models, and to build and use pivot tables and use tools such as vlookup, overall solid skills in other MS Office applications and MS SharePoint. Sharepoint site administration skills and background are useful.
  • Adept in use of CostPoint (v7.x is preferred, but 6.x is satisfactory), particularly in the use of Deltek timekeeping and use of CostPoint procurement modules
  • Background and use of Coupa procurement are very helpful
  • Use and experience with SAP is helpful

 

Other

  • Ability to work within and among teams both onsite and remote is essential
  • Solid communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Customer-centric perspective and approach to business issues

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

  • Position is full time, M-F. Some flexibility is needed to align with team members in other (US) time zones. Position allows for working remotely. Occasional but infrequent (less than monthly) local travel to other locations.
  • All applicants shall be US Citizen
  • Active security clearance is not required; however, ability to obtain public trust clearance (agency suitability) is required.

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION

  • BA or equivalent experience in a field related to business or finance (MBA degree or MBA candidates are preferred)

Experience

3 - 6 Years of Experience

Education

Bachelor degree or equivalent experience

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