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Business Analyst

Liberty University

This is a Full-time position in Lynchburg, VA posted May 3, 2021.

Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law.

Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion.

Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title Business Analyst

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Job Summary/Basic Function

The Business Analyst is responsible for developing a comprehensive understanding of the
University’s spend and communicating the characteristics of that spend to key internal stakeholders.

The aim of the Business Analyst is to support the Chief Procurement
Administrator in developing procurement strategies by providing insights and actionable
Intelligence mined from expense transactions and related datasets.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.

Collects, organizes, and analyzes transactional spend data from multiple systems.
2.

Creates an organizational spend map that outlines key spend characteristics.
3.

Categorize transactions as needed to summarize spend by key characteristics.
4.

Summarizes analysis into reports and communicates results to key stakeholders.
5.

Contributes to supplier rationalization decisions based on spend analysis.
6.

Supports Procurement staff by providing ad-hoc spend analysis as needed.
7.

Actively pursues means of automating data processing and analysis processes.
8.

Develops a strong technical understanding of the procurement systems in use.
9.

Regularly pursues professional development.
10.

Performs other duties and assists in procurement projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

1.

Bachelors of Science degree with a concentration in business.
2.

Two-to-four years’ of professional experience in accounting and financial analysis.
3.

International Institution of Business Analysis ( IIBA ) certification or equivalent in Business Analytics.
4.

Experience with databases and large datasets and its application to business strategy.
5.

Well-developed reasoning, communication, and customer service skills.
6.

Working knowledge of procurement and source-to-pay software systems.
7.

Individual must not be in default on any federal student or parent loan.
8.

Individual must not be convicted of, or pled nolo contendere or guilty to, a crime involving the acquisition, use, or expenditure of federal, state, or local government funds,or be administratively or judicially determined to have committed fraud or any other material violation of law involving federal, state, or local government funds ( CFR
668.14(b)(18)(i)).

Preferred Qualifications

1.

Masters of Business Administration or Master’s Degree in Finance or Accounting.
2.

Lean or Six Sigma experience.
3.

Certified Management Accountant.
4.

Fluency in Spanish or American Sign Language.
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