Business Analyst

EBSCO Industries, headquartered in Birmingham Alabama, was founded by an entrepreneur who was passionate about honoring our commitments to our customers, rejecting the status quo, and seeking to continuously improve our team. We continue to operate that way today, with a passion for our people and our businesses succeeding together. EBSCO has a variety of businesses that are within 5 different industries including Information Services, Publishing, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Insurance Services. We hire passionate people, driven to grow, because we know the success of EBSCO depends on the long-term success of our businesses and our teams.

EBSCO Industries’ two-year Rotational Leadership Development Program (ERLDP) provides team members with the foundational knowledge needed to deliver complex, cross-functional initiatives that drive the company forward.  Participants will gain exposure to several different professional tracks within the company, including but not limited to, sales operations, lean operations, mergers and acquisitions, and business growth and strategy.  Projects and level of responsibility within each track will be commensurate with the participant’s level of experience. Throughout your experience in the program, you will rely heavily on the leadership skills you’ve developed during your work and college experiences.  Participants should be adaptable, eager to learn and comfortable taking on new challenges in a fast-paced environment.  

 

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to rotate into various functional areas every six months; building leadership capabilities, business acumen and technical skills
  • Mentorship with senior-level leaders within the organization
  • On-going professional development through lunch & learns, classroom learning and on-the-job experiences
  • Regular networking opportunities with peers and executives

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Completing four rotational assignments in various functional areas, demonstrating increasing leadership competencies and strengths with team members and outside business partners
  • Completing an EBSCO business-related group project and presentation to senior-level leaders
  • Taking ownership of personal and professional development through participation in program initiated meetings and projects, attending all training sessions required by the program or rotational assignments and creating and maintaining a personal plan to track development and accomplishments throughout the year
  • Communicating and facilitating effectively across diverse audiences
  • Assisting with and coordinating critical rotation-specific projects; working with various stakeholders to determine scope, gather requirements, and executing on those deliverables as needed with high attention to detail
  • Assisting with the preparation, review and analysis of financial and operational data, using information and interactions to make good judgment on potential risks and issues for the purposes of making recommendations to management
  • Assisting with the implementation of necessary communications and change activities associated with product launches, process improvements or other business initiatives

 

Basic Requirements:

  • Holds Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of business-related work experience
  • Willingness to travel 10-25% or as job requires
  • Must be open to possible relocation upon completion of program

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degrees in business, accounting, economics or finance are preferred
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, problem solving and conceptual skills
  • Detail oriented with solid organizational and planning skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn with the ability to adapt to new situations
  • Strong team player with the ability to work with all levels within the company
  • Self-directed with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Company
EBSCO Industries Inc
Posted
03/26/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Birmingham, Alabama 35242, US