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Aug 1, 2018

Strategic Planning Analyst

Summary:

The Strategic Planning Analyst provides modeling, analytical, and presentation development support to strategic initiatives, evaluations and market intelligence activities undertaken by the Company. The person will support varied and diverse ad hoc strategy related projects that may relate to products, new markets, acquisitions, divestitures, performance, competitor analysis, economic trends, and other market opportunities.

The Analyst will be expected to be a team and individual contributor and be empowered to develop new, creative, and insightful content that the executive management team will rely on to make strategic decisions impacting the direction of the organization.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Support special projects including internal development and strategic planning on an as-needed basis
  • Possess an understanding of corporate finance, financial modeling, and analytical tools (DCF, NPV, IRR, payback)
  • Create presentations and other communication materials for executive management, CEO, and Board of Directors meetings
  • Analyze corporate financial performance and competitive market position on an absolute and relative-to-peers’ basis
  • Assist as necessary with any M&A related activities including company analysis, due diligence, and presentation work necessary to support transaction analysis
  • Conduct external research and develop strategies for identifying and evaluating target markets and companies to support Onit’s growth plans
  • Perform competitive and value chain analysis by industry and sector

Requirements

  • MBA, plus bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field of study, required
  • 1-2+ years of work experience, with understanding of business planning, evaluation and/or software development
  • Experience in the technology, SaaS and/or IT managed services field preferred
  • Highly proficient in PC skills, including Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, financial modeling
  • Fast thinker, quick learner, and team player are ‘must have’ attributes
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills consistent with a client group including Senior Managers & Executives
  • Strategic, while also able to perform tactical duties
  • Attentive to details
  • Ability to professionally manage highly confidential material
  • Self-starter, highly motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision
  • Possess an understanding of the software industry and the drivers of its performance

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