Business Analyst, Associate

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Job Summary

Associate Business Analyst responsibilities include vendor maintenance, processing expenses, managing customer service inquiries and assisting month-end close procedures as necessary.

A successful Associate Business Analyst combines excellent operational skills (see above tasks) with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to support the day-to-day needs of Finance and Business users.

Experience in creating reports using Excel and Business Intelligence tools and processing expenses on platforms such as Concur and Oracle Fusion highly desired.

  • Process daily expense queues per Travel & Expense Policy guidelines.
  • Audit and add to existing supplier population.
  • Identify and classify suppliers appropriately for 1099 reporting.
  • Manage intake of new P-Card applications, review and approve and provide training Finance and Business users as needed.
  • Maintain existing reports and schedule delivery to users as necessary.
  • Daily mailbox maintenance as needed.
  • Produce analyses/reports for department and/or management.
  • Follow and conduct audit processes and controls to ensure compliance with internal and external auditors.
  • This role includes other operational responsibilities and Project work as necessary to meet Business need.


Knowledge and Experience
  • Requires broad theoretical job knowledge typically obtained through advanced education.
  • Typically, requires a college degree or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience.
  • Vendor maintenance experience highly desired.
  • Experience handling accounts payable for separate entities and vendors.
  • Concur (or similar application) expense processing experience highly desired, including experience creating reports.
  • Microsoft office suite experience and related certifications preferred.

Physical Requirements

Office Environment - roles involving part to full time schedule in Office Environment. Based in our physical offices and work from home office/deskwork - Activity level: Sedentary, frequency most of work day.
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External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classification protected by Federal, State and local laws.EEO Policy