Business Unit Support Analyst

Des Moines, IA

Posted: 7/6/2021
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Summary Information: Category: Operations - Location: Des Moines IA
Business Unit Support Analyst

Position will be located onsite in the Des Moines Campus 
Relocation to Des Moines, IA are surrounding areas is required.
Ruan is a great place to work! We have talented and dedicated people and reward excellence. Our mission is to employ the best team in the industry to move our customers' business safely, efficiently and on time, every time. Ruan is seeking a Business Unit Support Analyst to prepares and analyzes data from various sources providing reliable conclusions that management can use to implement more effective operational strategies and monitors financial results in relation to budgeting and forecasting expectations.
  • Research, review and analyze key operational and financial metrics utilizing business intelligence, dashboard applications and multiple external data sources. Identify data errors, discrepancies and reporting issues. Communicate results and recommendations to business partners and leaders from various functional areas.
  • Consolidate and analyze financial data while comparing results to the company’s goals, budgets and forecasts. 
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis. 
  • Perform trend and variance analysis. Perform cost/benefit analysis and develop financial forecasts. 
  • Work with project teams and functional leaders to determine business reporting needs and requirements, develop and maintain appropriate documentation, and manage data analysis projects. 
  • Monitor and support enterprise adoption of common and consistent measurements and reporting tools to encourage data-driven decisions. 
  • Review current business processes and supporting data to identify opportunities to improve business practices and processes, directly impacting cost savings and productivity improvements. 
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparatie performance.  
  • Bachelor's degree required, or an equivalent amount of education and related experience may be considered. Course of study considered: Business, Finance Engineering, Accounting, MIS or related field of study. 
  • Up to 5 years of experience of financial data analysis and reporting is preferred. 
  • Individual must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving abilities.    
  • Must have strong communication, written and oral, skills.  Must have the ability to communicate ideas to others.  
  • Must be able to communicate analytical and process information to non-analytical staff.   
  • Must have excellent math skills with ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages. 
  • Must be proficient in workflow tools such as Sequel, Power BI or other reporting tools in addition to Microsoft Office skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 


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