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Business Analyst

Company: Bandai Namco Entertainment America
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYBandai Namco is looking for a Business Analyst with good core BA skill sets and an appreciation of challenges posed from across the project life-cycle. Examples include potential pain points, root cause analysis, TOMs, AS-IS, TO-BE etc. They should have an inquisitive nature and will be a self-starter who is able to act independently and have strong data analysis experience. Lean/Six Sigma methodology would be an asset, though.Flexible, Remote and Work From Home options are available for this position until approximately April 2022. Afterwards we expect all employee's to join us at our new offices in Irvine, California where a hybrid work schedule will be observed.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESBusiness Support - Finance, Sales, Marketing & IP StrategyDeliver weekly sell-thru digital sales and retail reports from service provider portals to teams across entire BNE organizationAnalyze sales trends and promotion performance weekly to support creation and update of fiscal year forecastPrepare post-mortems analyses for promotions and events at all levelsRecommend optimizations for sales promotions and events, such as titles, discount levels, marketing focus, & product lifecycle managementAnalyze potential game subscription service (PSNow/XBGP) title inclusion opportunitiesProvide monthly digital sales extrapolation to Revenue team to assist with month-end revenue accrualPerform annual user life analysis to support revenue recognition deferral assumptionPrepare latest sales, forecast, or industry updates for:Bi-Weekly Sales MeetingBi-Weekly FP&A/Digital Team MeetingBi-Weekly Product Build MeetingMonthly Forecast MeetingParticipate in meetings with and provide industry insight as neededMarket Research, Analysis, & ReportingCreate and distribute quarterly/annual performance reports for the US video game industry to teams across entire BNE organizationProvide data & strategic insight on competitors from publisher aggregate to title level to help drive internal strategyProvide market research for new internal opportunities as requested by business teamsExamine and assess new market insight tool adoption opportunitiesMeet periodically with 3rd party data providers to assess reporting opportunities and determine if they meet business needsBusiness Development - Forecasting, Evaluations, & SupportParticipate in Product Evaluation Group (PEG) meetings to determine interest in and viability of 3rd party projectsParticipate in bi-weekly meetings with BNEE (Bandai sister company in Europe) Forecast team to align informationInformation System & Data AnalyticsCreation of dashboards to easily digest and share sales information and KPIsDevelop and maintain tools to analyze business performanceHelp mine, consolidate and communicate external data (market, sell-through)Guide and advise Apps team in ingestion and validation of data from 1st and 3rd Party sourcesQUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTSMinimum 1-3 years experience as a Business Analyst or Process Owner in Finance, HR, Customer Services or similar services environment.Great verbal and written communication skillsStrong process minded thinking, problem solver/ solution orientedCan understand a business problem, define a process and validate potential benefits (Cost Benefit Analysis), track benefits realised and report performance.Strong facilitator of elicitation and process workshopsPrepared to take a "hands on" approach and work closely with users to understand their issues and requirementsAble to work rapidly with little supervision and pick up new or unfamiliar concepts quicklyAble to work independently or as part of a wider Business Analysis team on projectsStrong organizational skillsDemonstrable track record of problem-solving.Confidently and competently deal with challenging stakeholders and resilient under pressureWORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content "-- - - including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN-- -, TEKKEN-- -, SOULCALIBUR-- -, NARUTO-- --- - --- -, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN-- --- - --- -, Dragon Ball-- -, GALAGA-- -, RIDGE RACER-- - and ACE COMBAT-- -. More information about the company and its products can be found at or /BandaiNamcoUS.Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is providing the following notice regarding the Personal Information we collect and use in the context of this job application:

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