Job Description and Requirements
As a member of the Business Operations team, you will help drive financial and operational efficiency across the entire Synopsys Solutions Group Business Unit.
Through the development of the appropriate processes and tools, we help senior management and executive teams gather and analyze data, guiding complex decision-
making in critical business areas such as project selection, product pricing and resource allocations. This particularly includes advancing capabilities related to project cost analysis, project portfolio planning and related financial modelling.
As a Business Operations Analyst, you will work in a wide variety of roles to support governance, maintenance and roll-out of these processes, including hands-
on deployment of IT infrastructure.
Specific Duties may include :
Working closely with end users across many functional groups (Engineering, Marketing, Finance, etc.) to interpret business needs and translate these into process and / or IT system requirements
Helping to deploy, update, and maintain new system tools related to data gathering and analysis, through internal system testing;
co-ordination of user acceptance testing; updating process definitions; training delivery; data entry; documentation; etc.
Some small coding / scripting projects may be needed to automate data flows.
Providing end-user administrative and technical support for issues related to database planning and reporting tool
Reviewing system usage / performance reports, and taking appropriate corrective actions ensuring data is entered correctly, completely, consistently and on-
time to support financial reporting requirements
Creating project and operational metrics / KPIs using spreadsheets, databases, and related scripting tools
Building productive internal / external working relationships with IT teams and solution vendors to advance or maintain our data systems
Experience deploying IT solutions, preferably in Operations / Project Management roles
General ability to use enterprise planning and reporting tools (e.g. SAP, Salesforce, etc.), spreadsheets, databases, and related technologies
Ability to perform in-depth data analysis using specialized tools and techniques (e.g. PowerPivot, PowerBI, DAX, SQL, VBA, etc.)
Knowledge of Microsoft Project Server or Project Online for project planning / reporting
Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, able to work with many users and stakeholders across a global organization
Specific experience in financial modeling, project / portfolio planning and project cost reporting for R&D technology environments is a plus