Business Analyst
Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc - Long Beach, CA

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Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. provides the business advantage to some of the world’s largest retailers, auto manufactures, consumer electronics companies and more. Our services ensure that our customer goods move from production through the supply chain to the end user. Offering air and ocean freight forwarding, global warehousing, transportation, reverse logistics, surface transportation and supply chain solutions, we perform a key role in keeping world trade moving. Globally Yusen Logistics employs over 17,000 staff across 412 offices.

As part of the NYK Group established in 1885, one of the world’s most recognized and trusted names in shipping and logistics, Yusen Logistics is consistently recognized as one of the most ethical and sustainable companies.

SUMMARY:

The Business Analyst is responsible for providing the division management team with financial reports, new business and renewal pricing, and ad hoc business support requests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial Reports - prepare financial management and other ad hoc reports on a regular basis.

New Business and Renewal Pricing –
 Respond to customer questions in Request for Information (RFI) or Request for Quote or Pricing (RFQ/RFP),
 Perform analysis of data obtained from customers or YLA sales team to create pricing proformas, floor plans and value stream maps,
 Coordinate and facilitate meetings with cross functional teams (Operations, IT, sales, customer service and Safety & Quality) to review value stream map and pricing proforma,
 Create rate proposals for customers and document pricing assumptions,
 Coordinate with the credit department in running credit checks on potential and existing customers, monitor the credit history of existing customers,
 Assist in entering contracts and amendments for review in “Ask Legal”,
 Communicate new customer acquisitions to various departments,
 Perform time studies, confirm, and document productivity assumptions used in the analysis of business models for internal and external customers and update the Proforma Pricing Master Template as necessary

Support ad hoc business requests - perform other tasks and ad hoc requests that may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: BS in finance, management, logistics management, or accounting is required along with three to five years of accounting or finance experience; equivalent education or experience may be considered.
A strong background in finance and operations and/or an MBA is a plus.

Competencies, Working Skills and Attributes:
• Must possess strong analytical skills with the ability to explain variances between or year over year comparisons
• Must possess a strong knowledge of Excel and Vizio.
• Must possess good customer service skills with the ability to grasp extensive knowledge while dealing with a variety of people.
• Must have strong command of the English language
• Must have strong organizational and time management skills.

Communication Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret verbal and written requests and directions. Must have the ability to compose letters, memos, emails and other written documentation clearly and concisely. Be able to present one’s self in a highly cooperative and professional manner when meeting both internal and external customers face to face.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to write responses to customer RFI/RFQ/RFP that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to management, and/or Operations & Support Staff in the organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Abilities: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Computer Skills: Must have good knowledge of Windows operating system and be proficient in Microsoft software applications. Proficiency in Excel and Vizio is a must. Must have the ability to compute ratios and formulas in Excel, and develop graphs, spreadsheets and/or charts for presentation. Must have the ability to flow chart processes. Must have the ability to create slide presentations in PowerPoint. Knowledge of JD Edwards is a strong plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: Employee must have the ability to sit and/or stand at a desk for a minimum of 8 hours a day and complete tasks requiring repetitive use of hands. The employee must have the ability to lift and move items up to 25 pounds. Employee must have the ability to see written documents, computer screens and to adjust focus.

Work Environment. This job is performed in a temperature controlled office environment 50% of the time and in an ambient temperature warehouse environment the other 50% of the time.

Travel: 20% - 30% travel required

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