Business Analyst, Europe / Middle East - DFS588282 in Paris at DFS

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Job Description

As a member of the Operations & Control Department, DFS EMEA, the Business Analyst will be responsible for Division business analysis and taking care of La Samaritaine Department store opening project. You will provide business acumen, analysis and decision support for division initiatives and business processes. You drive improvements in division performance by assisting in value-added decision-making. What’s more, you maximize revenue and store contribution through the development and implementation of concise, relevant analysis and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

• 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
• 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
• Develop and maintain reporting required to monitor results at the division, location and store level
• Responsible for the training and maintenance of DFS information system

Key Requirements:

• Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related field
• 2 to 4 years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential job functions of the job
• Strong Microsoft PC based applications – Word, Excel (including use of macros and database management) and Powerpoint required. Access knowledge preferred
• Working knowledge with Merchant Common System (MCS) preferred
• Good command of the English language and excellent communication skills
• Ability to converse effectively with colleagues in the Europe & Middle East Region (Italy, France & Abu Dhabi)
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Accuracy and attention to details