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Senior Business Analyst - Corporate Strategy

Company: Renewable Energy Group, Inc.
Location: Ames
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a team that is advancing the sustainable future of the fuel industry!We're committed to working by our values of driving results the REG way with collaboration, innovation, dedication, passion and effectiveness. POSITION PURPOSE: The purpose of this job is to support the internal consulting work of the Corporate Strategy team. This position is responsible for assisting in the cross-functional work that builds organizational and analytical processes to deliver key findings, and to shape and execute business plans. Various types of market analysis, competitive analysis, internal financial and operational analysis, modeling, and scenario planning - both collaboratively and independently, as needed - are fundamental to the role. As subject matter expertise grows, increasing levels of contribution and responsibility are expected.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Strategic PlanningAssess strategic opportunities and challenges for the corporation and its business units, emphasizing collaboration with colleagues in any affected business unitsAssist in development of business plans that foster new opportunities for growth and optimization across various business unitsParticipate in the creation and delivery of presentations to communicate strategic insights, propose initiatives, track progress updates, and articulate project/program results to internal and external stakeholder groupsResponsible for completing delegated work streams within designated projects as well as taking initiative to propose and execute new value-add projectsAnalysisSynthesize data from various (and sometimes conflicting) sources to form cogent opinions and build institutional knowledgePerform complex analyses that draw conclusions and identify recommendations for new or existing opportunitiesCollaborate with counterparts in Global Sourcing, Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Finance & Investment Banking, among other corporate units to ensure alignment and best practiceBuild, maintain, and improve processes that enhance the Corporate Strategy efforts over timeOther relevant responsibilities:Cultivate a collaborative, creative, results-oriented work environment across departmentsCommunicate effectively with others to ensure alignment with company objectives and the utilization of optimal resourcesPerform other duties as assignedJOB REQUIREMENTS:High level of intellectual curiosity and self-motivation to problem solveFlexible mindset and willingness to pivot focus as needed or consider new perspectivesAbility to work collaboratively or independently, as needed, but voice challenges as they arise to garner feedback and ensure expedienceEffective communication with all levels of personnel throughout the organization, including in presentation formatProject ownership: articulate objectives; establish appropriate scope, success measurements, and milestones; oversee workstreams through to completionTimely multi-task managementAttention to detail and organizational skillsStrong referencesJOB QUALIFICATIONS:Education Required: 4-year bachelor's degree**MBA or relevant graduate degree preferredExperience Preferred: 4-7 years' work experienceSkills Required: Strong verbal and written communication skillsDemonstrated math, economics, finance, and/or accounting skillsStrong analytical research and data synthesisMicrosoft Office Suite (advanced Excel skills, PowerPoint, Outlook)Bonus Experience:An understanding of renewables, chemicals, agricultural and energy landscape, and the dynamics of the integrated industries is beneficial but not required.Previous consulting, energy, engineering, financial services, investment banking, or similar analytically rigorous environment is a helpful foundation for this position. Alternatively, a demonstrable interest in the company/sector is expected.REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: Renewable Energy Group, Inc., Ames , Senior Business Analyst - Corporate Strategy, Professions , Ames, Iowa

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