Business Analyst

Position Purpose  

Provide overall operational and analytical support to the Operational Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, publishing, and legal functions.    

Essential Functions  

  1. Manage state foreign business registrations and school licenses; and facilitate trademark registration, renewal and administration.
  2. Research, analyze and prepare internal and external business briefings and reports to support short-term and long-term planning for the ORM/ERM (the “Risk Function”) and publishing businesses.
  3. Develop processes to ensure that the CAO is operating as efficiently as possible on a day-to-day basis, while also supporting the Risk Function including scheduling of events and tracking attendance.
  4. Identify and eliminate bottlenecks in the CAO’s daily activities, allowing other team members to function at optimal efficiency.
  5. Initiate and lead special projects, seeing them through from conception to execution and delivery.
  6. Manage and track relationships and communications with internal and external partners, stakeholders and vendors.
  7. Analyze readership, sponsorship, advertising and attendance trends and develop strategies to support increased readership, attendance and revenue.
  8. Serve as the primary contact for most requests relating to the CAO.
  9. Attend and/or lead company meetings and industry events both with and on behalf of the CAO.
  10. Prepare and deliver briefings prior to CAO and CEO meetings.
  11. Act as a liaison for the CAO with internal and external business partners which may include some administrative duties.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Competencies    

Adaptability (15%) - Adapts to changes in the work environment, accepts criticism and feedback, open to new ideas and responsibilities, changes approach or method to best fit the situation.  

Analytical Skills (25%) - Synthesizes complex or diverse information, uses intuition and experience to complement data, identifies data relationships and dependencies, designs workflows and procedures.  

Business Ethics (15%) - Treats people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, upholds organizational values.  

Managing Multiple Priorities (25%) - Manages multiple commitments. Responds to changing demands and priorities. Allocates and utilizes time efficiently. Identifies potential conflicts that impact commitments. Completes work according to identified priorities.  

Communication Skills (20%) – Clearly and confidently articulates complex ideas, strategies, and decisions to individuals and groups at all levels. Consistently captures and conveys the essence of the communication and leaves the audience with a clear understanding and no ambiguity.  Speaks in a compelling manner that holds others' attention and motivates them to action.  Asks excellent questions that gets to the "heart of the matter".  Is a skilled listener, can accurately restate the opinion of others; always leaves others with the view that they have been heard.  

Education, Experience, Work Requirements  

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work or educational experience (MBA is a plus)
  • Prefer 2-5 years of experience working in consulting or financial services.
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail, creative and resourceful problem-solving skills.
  • Ownership mentality, high degree of proactivity.  Autonomous. 
  • Experience and comfort in partnering with senior leaders to drive projects.
  • Experience in using data - analyzing business metrics.
  • Strong communication including oral and written presentation (Power Point), Social Media and Online Networking.
  • High level of comfort and aptitude with technology.

Empowerment & Accountability is a core cultural value at RMA and you will see that reflected in our programs and policies such as unlimited time off and flexible work arrangements. In addition, we offer a competitive total compensation package and an excellent health and welfare benefits package.

At RMA we celebrate and value diversity and inclusion, so team members feel comfortable bringing their whole self to work.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate based on upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Interested?  Send resumes to careers@rmahq.org.