Specialist Analyst Job Description

Specialist Analyst Job Description

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Specialist analyst provides application support of the IB Reference Data application suite, including price applications, instrument applications, and client/counterparty applications.

Specialist Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Researches current trends and the competitive position of other financial institutions/companies to provide analysis of US and International benefit program effectiveness and recommendations for improvement
Collects and analyzes claims, utilization data, and annual costs of benefits vendors to prepare reports and make recommendations on benefit programs and wellness offerings
Oversees implementation and assists in administration of employee benefit program changes
Communicates, verbally and in writing, all aspects of the US and International benefits programs and responds to questions from employees concerning plan content
In collaboration with the Benefits Supervisor, plans and coordinates the annual and merger related Open Enrollments to ensure the smooth and accurate relaying of information
Leads the work of the other Benefits Associates
Managing on system’s monitoring tools
Independently resolve complex, multi-faceted problems to meet the business needs of the assigned Lines of Business, by applying their financial and technological knowledge to the design of methodologies, models, and/or systems solutions
Participate in the systems implementation process by defining business requirements and processes, developing test strategies and test cases, performing testing, defining user procedures and workflows, developing conversion and implementation strategies, verifying conversion, providing user documentation, providing user training, and providing post-implementation support
Provide business support to all units Globally, including new and existing product and deal structuring, ad hoc queries and MIS, user training, and assisting with the design and implementation of systems enhancements

Specialist Analyst Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Specialist Analyst

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Education for Specialist Analyst

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Employers hiring for the specialist analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Computer Science, Education, Finance, Technical, Information Systems, Accounting, Mathematics, Performance, Economics

Skills for Specialist Analyst

Desired skills for specialist analyst include:

Microsoft productivity application suites and experience supporting browser-based technologies
External reference data providers –BLOOMBERG
Handling various related instrument reference data
MS Office Suite
Middle office functions - desirable
REUTERS
Will be an advantage
Excel
Currency markets gained from experience in investment management
Custody businesses

Desired experience for specialist analyst includes:

Knowledge and understanding of the financial markets with focus on client data management, trade lifecycle operations including client account setup and maintenance
Knowledge of business processes to support Client On-boarding, KYC, Tax, Legal and reference data lifecycle process
Proven experience creating & using Sharepoints and databases (inc. Microsoft Access)
Proven experience in the design & build of Sharepoints as a solution for information management & reporting
Strong communication skills both spoken and written, with experience of adapting your style and approach to the audience and message to be delivered
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, pro-active and flexible approach to working

Specialist Analyst Examples

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Specialist Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a specialist analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for specialist analyst
  • Generate a monthly forecast for revenues and expense
  • Partner with key operations stakeholders to development a three-year strategic plan
  • Build an annual budget for revenue and expense
  • Develop business cases to support capital investment
  • Perform compliance activities as needed (SOX)
  • Performing general ledger, fixed asset, inventory, inventory valuations (LIFO, FIFO, PEOI) and inventory reserve/obsolescence accounting for manufacturing locations
  • Creating, posting, and monitoring journal entries and accruals
  • Overseeing reconciliation of general ledger and sub ledger accounts including auditing account reconciliations applicable to area of responsibility
  • Performing accounting closing activities with a special focus on manufacturing
  • Preparing actionable reporting and analysis to support the company’s financial manufacturing closings and internal/external reporting processes and to ensure the reliability of reported results
Qualifications for specialist analyst
  • Accurately and timely load the WOB financial systems (ZEUS & VOKUS) with all required data
  • Align data into results for a wide network of financial statement readers with different interests (VW Board, WOB Finance, Chattanooga Finance, Chattanooga Plant Management)
  • Advanced skill level in manipulating massive amounts of multi-dimensional data using database tools with complex table joins
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SAP R/3 or similar ERP system (FI, CO, Purchasing, ), along with VW specific system knowledge of ZEUS & VOKUS financial reporting systems
  • Experience building strong and trusting relationships with business users the Information Technology platform owner and application teams
  • Experience in having ownership and implementing compensation plans, miscellaneous incentive programs, working with representatives from multiple functions(HR/Finance/IT, .) senior/executive management
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Specialist Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist analyst
  • Add, modifies, and removes users from the LIMS
  • Supports other Laboratory systems such as Empower 3
  • Analyze financial performance and compute metrics, determine drivers for the variance between actuals vs
  • Support analytical review to explain trends and variances in the financial statements
  • Prepare management reporting pack to provide financial metrics on business result with commentary on comparatives
  • Develop new tools in order to drive scalable analysis and insight
  • Support running business case studies for future investments as a decision basis for senior sales and executive management
  • Work closely with a dedicated team of professionals whose primary responsibilities are to manage the DDQ efforts
  • Completion of questionnaires, including compiling existing language, creating new language as needed, reviewing documents to ensure high quality, error-free final product and to ensure all DDQs are completed on a timely basis
  • Assist Global Tax & Legal communications and marketing with writing and editing for internal and external channels including memos, sales collateral, thought leadership, articles, online content, and general communications
Qualifications for specialist analyst
  • Experience in performing cost and schedule analysis
  • A solid understanding of the Bank's financial instruments, especially the Wholesale/Capital Markets products
  • Ability to work cross functionally with other groups within Armstrong
  • SAP/ BW including SAP Manufacturing experience
  • BS/BA in related field and minimum 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of LIMS, LIMS workflow, SQL, Oracle and relational database concepts
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Specialist Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a specialist analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for specialist analyst
  • Oversee monthly CLOUD STORAGE BUSINESStransactions for revenue & cost recognition, reconcile OPA to GL monthly 30%
  • Coordinate and prepare quarterly compliance reports for internal and external auditors 20%
  • Review month end project status report to correctly reflect required cost accruals and releases to achieve accurate month end financial statement
  • Provide leadership for the team of 5 Project Analysts “PA’s” 20%
  • Ad hoc project analysis and reporting 10%
  • Preparation of CLOUD STORAGE BUSINES metrics as indicated (weekly, monthly, quarterly) 10%
  • Process and distribute payroll in a timely manner
  • Process manual and miscellaneous checks
  • Analyze and process payroll garnishments
  • Process Union Dues and payments
Qualifications for specialist analyst
  • 3-7 years applicable work experience in finance or accounting
  • Superior analytical skills, combined with business judgment and ability to communicate with the management team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creative and innovative, organized, detail-oriented, and thorough
  • Requires adapting and evolving in a fast paced work environment, often working under tight deadlines and changing requirements
  • Experience with financial accounting systems (Oracle, Hyperion & Essbase)
  • Minimum of one year of industry experience
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Specialist Analyst Job Description

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Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a specialist analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist analyst
  • When considered to be of suitable ability you will be required to cover on call duties
  • Assist in providing additional services and functionality to the Advancement intranet, currently on SharePoint
  • Assist in the expansion of departmental pages provide day-to-day operational and customer service support
  • Expand the functionality beyond simple document libraries to customized content-driven web pages, business intelligence, integration with real-time data, collaboration tools
  • Assist in the migration from SharePoint 2007, to SharePoint 2013
  • Customize and implement visual theme elements provided by University IT and ensure functionality across all supported platforms
  • Requires a working knowledge of .NET programming, Java, Javascript
  • Support the CRM Analyst Manager in the delivery of a variety of customer insights projects
  • Be responsible for Post Campaign Analysis of all Western Europe CRM Campaigns
  • Help to create segments for targeting
Qualifications for specialist analyst
  • High level of initiative with a sense of responsibility and confidentiality
  • Must be fluent in English (written and spoken) and have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to engage successfully with employees at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to follow up on unresolved issues in timely and efficient manner
  • Knowledge and use of security information systems
  • Experience working in Finance function is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of group life, accident and health plan administration experience
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for specialist analyst
  • Utilizes Crystal Reports, SQL and other systems applications for report development
  • Develops written reports and summaries of reports for internal and external sources
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Manager - Quality Assurance
  • Building world class customer relationships via phone and video conferencing
  • Develop an understanding of our traditional and digital product offerings our internal systems
  • Collaborates with the sales and marketing team to stragetize, plan, and execute PFP & digital advertising campaigns to meet client goals
  • Identifies opportunities for improving the quality of campaigns, provides regular performance reporting, monitors & makes recommendations to improve performance while working within established deadlines
  • Serves as point of contact and knowldege expert on digital products and services for sales and other internal stakeholders
  • Utilizes various display advertising and digital marketing dashboards to monitor and optimize the performance of active campaigns
  • Implementing advertising effectiveness studies of key placements throughout the campaign to monitor messaging effectiveness
Qualifications for specialist analyst
  • Intermediate skills working with Microsoft Office applications required
  • Leads a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Functional knowledge of Boolean coding, analytical tools, and report creation technologies preferred
  • Technical/Working knowledge of consumer product operation (experience with video cameras, cameras & printers), including computer connectivity and OS compatibility preferred
  • REST Principles
  • Experienced with Domain-Driven Design and Test-Driven Design

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