• Business Analyst 2

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    # of Openings
    Hours From
    8:30 AM
    Days Worked
    Hours To
    5:00 PM
  • Overview

    Imagine being part of a company like Ricoh Electronics, Inc. with a rich history of environmental conservation, community involvement and steady company growth. Imagine working for a leading manufacturer of advanced office automation equipment, thermal media and toner products. Imagine growing with the global Ricoh network of 80,000 employees in 150 countries, with $22 billion in annual sales.


    REI is seeking a talented Business Analyst 2 to join REI’s IMS Accounting team located in our Lawrenceville, GA campus In this vital role you will be performing routine to moderately complex business and/or cost analyses of assigned Group's business operations and along with recommending cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.

    Responsibilities include

    Essential functions:

    • Monitors, analyzes, and evaluates assigned Group's operating results and financial performance.
    • Reviews and compares assigned Group's operating profit and loss results to established plans, standard costs, and previous actuals.
    • Identifies and investigates factors contributing to variances.
    • Prepares routine to moderately complex analyses to determine standard costing of materials, direct labor, and direct expenses.
    • Collects, compiles information, and prepares routine to moderately complex reports on assigned Group's operational results, profit and loss performance, and achievement of strategic management objectives.
    • Reviews sales, cost of sales, expenses, and inventory transactions. 
    • Identifies, researches, resolves discrepancies, and prepares correcting journal entries.
    • Participates in month-end closing by preparing journal entries including accruals.
    • Participates in periodic Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and KPMG audits.
    • Interfaces with auditors and provide required documentation and analysis as required.
    • May perform test documentation for the respective internal sub-process controls.
    • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instruction on new projects or assignments.
    • Daily interaction with internal management and staff in corporate accounting and strategy as well as production control and warehouse in the assigned Group.
    • Interaction normally involves exchanging information and giving guidance and direction on cost accounting procedures.
    • Works on routine to moderately complex issues of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. 
    • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. 
    • Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

    Qualified candidates will possess

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or Finance.
    • 2-4 years’ experience in financial analysis and/or cost accounting preferably in a manufacturing environment.
    • Working knowledge of cost accounting and business finance principles and processes.
    • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) preferred.
    • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Certificate preferred.
    • Strong project management (following through on commitments) and organizational skills, accuracy, detailed and deadline oriented.
    • Self-driven, works independently with minimal direction required.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong mathematical, analytical and business skills; inquisitive/curiosity to investigate data.
    • Comfortable pulling together information from multiple sources and working with large amounts of data; resourceful.
    • Advanced oral, reading and writing skills in English.
    • Ability to communicate professionally with various levels of peers, leadership and customers through written and oral communications.
    • Intermediate MS Office; specifically, Excel. Oracle experience a plus.


    AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities,
    EOE, Drug-Free Workplace


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