Business Analyst - DFS2231656 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Business Analyst analyze and prepare reports which summarize and forecast trading / retail business activity based on past, present and expected operations. This person is a core coordinator between store operations and finance teams and engages in both accounting and finance activities to facilitate seamless store operations.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Sales - Monitor, analyze and communicate on sales and forecasted sales trends to improve short- and long-term planning for all departments. - Assist to compile sales estimates, annual budget and latest estimates of the brands. - Access sales and profitability analysis on regular and adhoc promotions. 2. Management reporting - Create and maintain reports and analysis to support business objectives, daily operations and needs as they develop. - Conduct month end variance analysis. 3. Budget/Strat Plan - Participate in annual budget, quarterly forecast and Strat plan exercises.

Key Requirements:

• University graduates in Finance, Accounting or other business-related disciplines.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in accounting and business reporting and analysis experience in a retail environment.
• Good accounting background and strong business planning/ analysis and management reporting experience.
• Knowledge of MicroStrategy and Power BI would be an advantage.
• Self-starter and highly motivated.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment
• High energy level and positive approach to job and group responsibilities.