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Business Analyst

Location : New York, NY
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Ridgefield One is a staffing agency serving NY, CT, and VT. We are seeking a Business Analyst to work for a well-established, world-wide leader in commodities extraction and trading.  The Company, a leader in the industry, is known for using ethical practices throughout their supply chain.


The BA will be responsible for:

• Supporting a dynamic trading business by providing effective functional solutions to end users’ business needs – the successful candidate will be energized by the opportunity to work on real business requirements directly with key users.
• Implementing The Company's new Commodity Trading and Risk Management platform for all groups around the world, along with supporting and assisting users with the use of the software.
• The successful candidate will be expected to quickly learn the physical commodities trading business and to gain a deep understanding of the processes and data. On-the-job training will be provided through a series of progressively more challenging tasks assisting one of our experienced business analysts.
• Troubleshooting issues with reports, data and system workflows. Identify/design sustainable solutions that will drive continuously improvement in controls and efficiency.
• Training and assisting users.
• Reference data setup and maintenance.
• Software testing.
• We work in a small team environment in which the work is shared among the team members, providing an opportunity to collaborate and to learn from one another – we value teamwork above specialization or silos.
• Follow relevant courses and webinars/seminars to keep skills current.
• Substantial international travel may be required.

Required Qualifications :

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and/or qualifications:
• Confident, comfortable communicator with ability to inspire trust from a diverse group of stakeholders including traders, operations and accounting.
• A sharp mind that learns quickly and can apply that knowledge toward helping others.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with precision and attention to detail in all aspects of written and verbal communication.
• Strong documentation skills with demonstrable ability to distill and organize unstructured information in a way that brings clarity: business requirements, user procedures, use cases and test plans.
• Hands on experience with implementation, functionality and operation of Commodity Transacting & Risk Management Systems (E/CTRM) is beneficial but not mandatory. We will train the candidate who possesses all the other qualifications.
• Technical fluency with data structures and SQL query language to write data extracts and views.
• Broad experience with Microsoft Windows, MS-Office and specifically strong Excel skills (Get & Transform, Pivot Tables, and Macros).
• Strong teamwork within a distributed team in US and Europe – ability to delegate and/or help teammates in equal measure while inspiring teammates to collaborate.
• Intellectual curiosity.
• Hands on mentality, solution minded and determined to get to the root of the issue through strong analytical thinking skills.
• Excellent time management skills with sharp focus on deadlines.
• Disciplined work habits leading by example (not 9 to 5 mentality).
• Listens before answering.
• Ability to work independently and to know when to ask for help.
• Accountable for professional and personal behavior - acting in honor and conscience.
• You deliver customer value, keep promises and are capable to follow up on short and strict deadlines.
• You recognize yourself in our core values: result-oriented, approachable, service-oriented, honest, enterprising and connecting.


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Ridgefield One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ridgefield One complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities or client worksites. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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