Senior Travel and Expense Reporting & Business Analyst

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Aug 12, 2016 - Requisition No. 53456

Bloomberg delivers critical information in a world where information matters. We give influential decision makers in business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of news, people and ideas. To do that, we need a constant flow of ideas, energy, innovation-which is where you come in. At Bloomberg, you will have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. Be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures and pushing boundaries. Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news and media services fosters innovation and empowers clients-and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.

Our Team:

The Supply Chain group, headquartered in Manhattan is looking for a senior Reporting and Business Analyst to join our team! This is a strategy role encompassing creating and implementing travel and expense reporting enterprise wide. You will collaborate with various business units, defining and identifying new process improvement opportunities including automation, leading in providing travel and expense data with industry knowledge. You will also be responsible for identifying product opportunities that will benefit Bloomberg as an organization.

We'll trust you to:

  • Be responsible for inventory of all travel and expense related reporting efforts globally
  • Prepare monthly dashboard reports to identify spend/volume/metrics trends
  • Manage relationships with CFO community for travel and expense reporting and leverage expertise to make recommendations on relevant analysis
  • Deliver internal control/exception reports for expense and card internal control optimization
  • Collaborate with Internal Auditor to produce reports for audit
  • Track travel vendor spend and expense/P-Card reports to identify trends
  • Document and train end user for new reports in Global Travel and Expense
  • Develop reports based on user requirements and create ad-hoc reports timely
  • Participate in the review of quarterly travel agency statements of actual versus budget spend
  • Review monthly travel agency data to ensure SLA and performance levels achieved; address data issues with travel agency and participate in SLA review meetings
  • Create and manage the budget for travel and expense including monthly BVA
  • Lead analysis of all travel and expense initiatives to quantify and explain financial impact
  • Be responsible for all travel and expense RFP analysis, including airline, hotel, ground transportation and card programs with financial recommendations
  • Develop databases and implement data standards and data quality monitoring tools to filter and clean data; review reports to identify trends and correct unexpected patterns

You need to have:

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Analytical expertise in understanding business problems related to travel and expense
  • Experience with travel and expense data is essential with strong knowledge of airline, hotel, ground transportation and travel and expense policy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Access/Excel) and reporting tools (Cognos/Tableau/Crystal)
  • Experience in building queries, report writing and presentation of findings through a monthly dashboard
  • Excellent project management skills with ability to multi task effectively
  • Superior business ethics with strong leadership and change management skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, time management and organizational skills along with excellent and professional written and verbal communication capabilities

We'd love to see:

  • Demonstrated ability to implement solutions for operational improvements and automation
  • Financial modeling expertise and ability to drive vendor performance

If this sounds like you:

  • Apply! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.
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