Sr Business Analyst

Posted 26 days ago
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Job Description:

The Senior Business Analyst will be part of a team responsible for supporting the KPI and Metrics needs

of the Dow Jones Global Finance Operations (GFO) group. This position will be responsible for ensuring

excellence in the planning and execution of the Professional Information Business’ (PIB) Price Increase

Program while enforcing set policies and commercial strategies. To be successful, the Senior Business

Analyst must be able to work effectively across all levels of the organization and perform value-based

analysis, lead cross-functional projects, and make recommendations to management regarding

improvements to existing processes.

Responsibilities:

 Assume lead role in the PIB Price Increase Program including the planning, coordination and

execution of all price increase operations and reporting

 Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly standard GFO reports and analysis

 Assist the team with analyzing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the various GFO

departments

 Build and maintain forecasting models for billing based off revenue projections

 Coordinate use of best tools for capturing data and reporting

 Ad Hoc and special reports

 Contribute to the success of the collaborative culture of the Dow Jones Finance Department

Skills and Experience:

 Strong analytical skills to derive insight and action from multiple data sources and tools such as

Salesforce.com, SAP S/4HANA and internal databases.

 Experience in maintaining records and preparing internal reports as well as strong financial

modeling skills.

 Ability to recognize problems, collect data, draw valid conclusions and define/suggest resolution

 Proficient with Google Product Suite and MS Office Suite; advanced Excel skill is a must

 Demonstrated ability to think strategically and get to the “story behind the numbers”

 Excellent business judgment and the ability to work independently yet know where to/how to

get necessary information required to complete tasks; know where to/how to ensure data ties

and makes sense.

 Strong sense of personal ownership and ability to get things done.

 Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines.

 Demonstrates initiative, good written and verbal communication skills as well as a team player.

 Four-year college degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business area with 2+ years of related

experience

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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Sr Business Analyst
Dow Jones & Company, Inc.