Business Analyst - DFS22311214 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Business Analyst provide business acumen, analysis and decision support for division initiatives and business processes. Drive improvements in division performance by assisting in value-added decision-making. Maximize revenue and store contribution through the development and implementation of concise, relevant analysis and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
Analysis and Decision Making
• Anticipate and be proactive in providing decision support and analysis for the division management team. Identify and define issues, evaluate possible solutions, develop recommendations and supporting analyses to facilitate timely management decisions
• Provide business support for key global initiatives, including productivity, staffing and conversion.
• Provide business scenario simulations that yield to business decision to the best interest of the company
• Analyse sales, KPI and profit results to identify business trends and opportunities and quantify the effects of business changes, initiatives, and events. Conduct frequent trend analysis.
• Identify and recommend division efficiencies and cost saving opportunities.
• Analyse and recommend improvements to work processes/reports to satisfy all users and needs
• Support the Finance/Senior Finance Manager in monthly Financial review preparation.
• Support the Finance/Senior Finance Manager in budget and forecast scenario and preparation.
• Proactively work closely with cross department, such as merchandising and logistics to identify areas of improvement.
• Perform any other ad hoc duties requested by the Finance/Senior Finance Manager. Report
• Develop and maintain reporting required to monitor results at the division and store level
• Review reports thoroughly to understand the reason behind data movements. Call out exceptions/unusual variances to the management and relevant team members.
• Reporting responsibilities include preparation of the following: •Daily/weekly/monthly sales performance •Nationality sales performance •Conversion •PAX spending •Other location-specific analysis
• Work with Store Operation team, Financial Analyst, and IT function to streamline and automate reports where possible and enhance communication.

Key Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business management or related field
• 2 to 4 years related work experience as a Business Analyst in a sizable commercial organization
• Strong Microsoft PC based applications – Word, Excel (including use of macros and database management) and PowerPoint required. Microsoft Strategy and Power BI knowledge a plus.
• Good command of the English language and excellent communication skills
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Ability to analyse a business both statistically and conceptually. Strong quantitative skills.
• Ability to format analytical works into presentation forms.
• Leadership skills and willing to make decisions
• High degree of integrity and confidentiality with a keen sense of business/financial acumen
• Ability to work under stringent deadlines and manage multiple priorities effectively
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Accuracy and attention to detail