Business Analyst Associate Ready to advance your Business Analyst Career? Randstad Professionals San Francisco specializes in Accounting and Finance talent and we are continuously recruiting for Business Analyst Associates. Business Analyst Job Duties As a Business Analyst Associate you will provide basic analytical support through the examination and interpretation of data in support of cross-functional business operations. You will assist in the development of annual operating plans, capital budgets and forecasts, and in building business cases for new business initiatives. You will analyze the actual results against plan and forecast and recommend interventions where appropriate. You will provide support in the development, preparation and analysis of reports for management review. You will assist in defining business requirements and provide analysis toward operational efficiency, identifying opportunities for improvement in operational performance and notifying management of issues and problems requiring immediate attention. Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate for this position has knowledge of automated systems in a production or operations environment, and is familiar with analyses such as: GAP analysis, process mapping, root-cause analysis, risk analysis and requirements gathering. They have the ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems related to business operations and can utilize a statistical analysis methodology. They also have good interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills, and have good math, analytical and problem-solving skills. They are comfortable with the use of analytical tools (e.g. MiniTab, Excel graphs). Job Requirements• B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent experience• Knowledge of PCs and related software applications• MS Office and SharePoint experience preferred Application Process Once we know you’re interested, a Randstad Professionals recruiter will review your resume and contact you to better understand your skills and tell you more about the opportunity. We will meet qualified candidates face to face, and our best talent interviews with the employer face to face – we will move quickly! Interviewing now! Click Apply to submit your resume today. Not ready to apply but want to learn more? Call or email Laurel Thornton at (415) 733-7507 or laurel.thornton@randstadusa.com