Business Analyst/Trainer

ID 2018-2382
# of Openings
1
Job Location
CN-Beijing

Overview

IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC’s Insights businesses provide industry-focused advice for IT buyers in the Financial, Government, Health, Retail, Manufacturing and Energy verticals. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting www.idc.com.

Responsibilities

  • Gather business requirements from various AP teams (e.g. marketing, events, sales), explore various systems, select one of them based on the criteria and suggest IDC teams how to employ them effectively.
  • Gather business requirements from various AP teams for development by IDC internal development teams
  • Prepare and conduct training for various IDC systems in Asia Pacific region (Publishing 4.0, ExactTarget, Cvent etc…)
  • Act as a first level support. Help AP employees to troubleshoot technical problems they experience and/or connect them to the respective development teams
  • Gather feedback from AP employees and pass them to corresponding development teams
  • Closely cooperate with International Development team (help the team with testing the systems from functional and usability perspective)

Qualifications

  • Senior Financial Analyst:  Asia Pacific.  China-based

     

    Develop financial models through benchmarking and historical analysis

    Forecast monthly/quarterly/annual revenue and expense by product and country

    Prepare cost projections

    Compare and explain anticipated versus actual results and identify areas of improvement

    Research and resolve management/business unit inquiries related to financial performance/measurement

    Prepare foreign currency transactions analysis and its impact on financial results

    Preparation and analysis of periodic management reporting of financial results

    Support and lead the preparation of annual/monthly operating budgets by product and country

     

    Required/Demonstrable Skills and experience:

                    MUST BE ABLE to speak fluent English

    Previous experience as Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst or similar role

                    Microsoft Excel, VBA, Access

                    Multi-currency reporting/consolidation

                    Exposure to multiple general ledger software packages

                    Familiarity with intercompany elimination concepts and transactions

                    Excellent organization skills and multi-tasking abilities

                    Employment in a services company/industry

                    BS degree in Finance or Accounting

                    Effective communication and presentation skills

                    Excellent organization skills and multitasking abilities

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    Very good communication skills (English), Chinese is a plus
  • Basic project management skills
  • Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint
  • Ability to explore various IT systems independently, suggest processes for teams to use them effectively
  • Software engineering background (either graduated from Software engineering program or has experience with developing software)
  • Analytical thinking
  • Very well organized
  • Outspoken
  • Organized
  • Attention to details
  • Interested and curious to explore various systems

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