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DT&A Business Analyst, Cotton Platform

Cordova, TN, United States of America
Job Reference JR0062531
Professional Areas Digital Technology & Analytics
Function Information Technology
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 3 - 5
Start date 2024-04-01

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Analysis of As Is and To Be: Support and contribute to the documentation of as is and to be processes and describe the changes required to migrate to the to be capability to record accurately the change required.
• Business Requirements Identification: Collect business requirements using a variety of methods such as interviews document analysis workshops and workflow analysis to express the requirements in terms of target user roles and goals.
• Requirements Management: Identify elicit and document project/process requirements using appropriate modeling technique if required. Analyze requirements and validate with original users eliminating confusion. Define the testing scripts and verification criteria to ensure requirements are met. Maintain documentation and traceability throughout project.
• Documentation and Back up: Draft and maintain basic technical and/or user documentation to a high standard and create backup files to ensure instant recovery if problems occur.
• Application Software Development: Contribute to development of existing and new applications by analyzing and identifying areas for modification and improvement. Contribute to development of new applications to meet customer requirements.
• Quality Testing: Carry out a specified range of complex tests; interpret test data to verify that specifications are met and/or to identify remedial actions required to ensure conformance.
• Personal Capability Building: Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching. Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant technology external regulation and industry best practices through ongoing education attending conferences and reading specialist media.
• Data Collection and Analysis: Collate and analyze data using pre-set tools methods and formats. Involves working independently.
• Horizon Scanning: Explore and develop a basic understanding of external developments or emerging issues.

BEHAVIOUR COMPETENCIES

• Manages Complexity: Makes sense of complex high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. For example looks at complex issues from multiple angles; explores issues to uncover underlying issues and root causes; sees the main consequences and implications of different options.
• Optimizes Work Processes: Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done with a focus on continuous improvement. For example uses metrics and benchmarks to monitor accuracy and quality. Takes steps to make methods productive and efficient. Promptly and effectively addresses process breakdowns.
• Ensures Accountability: Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments. For example accepts responsibility for own work both successes and failures. Handles fair share and does not make excuses for problems. Usually meets commitments to others.
• Plans and Aligns: Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals. For example outlines clear plans that put actions in a logical sequence; conveys some time frames. Aligns own work with relevant workgroups. Takes some steps to reduce bottlenecks and speed up the work.
• Action Oriented: Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency high energy and enthusiasm. For example takes timely action on important or difficult issues. Identifies and pursues new opportunities that benefit the organization.
• Cultivates Innovation: Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful. For example demonstrates openness to new ideas and ways of looking at things; suggests new and useful ideas or solutions. Learns innovative methods tools and technology and applies them to work tasks.

SKILLS

• Assessment
• Data Collection and Analysis
• Action Planning
• Application Development
• Computer Skills
• Perform Gap Analysis
• Planning and Organizing
• Analyze Current State/AS-IS State
• Architecture
• Business Data Modeling
• Business Requirements Analysis
• Compliance Management
• Customer and Market Analysis
• Data Control
• Database Administration
• Define Future State/TO-BE State
• Document and Model User Requirements
• Policy and procedures
• Project Change Management
• Project Quality Management
• Project Scope Management
• Project Testing
• Requirements Elicitation and Facilitation
• Requirements Traceability and Management
• Validate Requirements
• Verify Requirements

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • 1 year minimum as a Business Analyst, 2 years preferred
  • Degree in a Finance-related discipline preferred

Experience

  • 1 to 2 years of experience working as Business Analyst in a Finance-related area
  • Good knowledge of key financial processes and best practice
  • Commodities trading, inventory or logistics experience an advantage
  • Understanding of Project Management methodology and best practices
  • Good Microsoft Visio and Excel skills
  • Business Analysis Certification a strong advantage

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, reactive, and challenging trading environments
  • Ability to manage own time and workload
  • Ability to own a task and deliver to required timelines
  • Ability to anticipate issues and suggest resolutions

Decision Making/Accountability

Analyzes back-office business systems and integration processes; devises/conducts gap analysis surveys and documents operational specifications requirements; reviews systems and makes recommendations for customization based on knowledge of relevant business processes; recommends procedural changes to operational personnel and management as deemed necessary.

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Analysis of As Is and To Be: Support and contribute to the documentation of as is and to be processes and describe the changes required to migrate to the to be capability to record accurately the change required.
• Business Requirements Identification: Collect business requirements using a variety of methods such as interviews document analysis workshops and workflow analysis to express the requirements in terms of target user roles and goals.
• Requirements Management: Identify elicit and document project/process requirements using appropriate modeling technique if required. Analyze requirements and validate with original users eliminating confusion. Define the testing scripts and verification criteria to ensure requirements are met. Maintain documentation and traceability throughout project.
• Documentation and Back up: Draft and maintain basic technical and/or user documentation to a high standard and create backup files to ensure instant recovery if problems occur.
• Application Software Development: Contribute to development of existing and new applications by analyzing and identifying areas for modification and improvement. Contribute to development of new applications to meet customer requirements.
• Quality Testing: Carry out a specified range of complex tests; interpret test data to verify that specifications are met and/or to identify remedial actions required to ensure conformance.
• Personal Capability Building: Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching. Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant technology external regulation and industry best practices through ongoing education attending conferences and reading specialist media.
• Data Collection and Analysis: Collate and analyze data using pre-set tools methods and formats. Involves working independently.
• Horizon Scanning: Explore and develop a basic understanding of external developments or emerging issues.

BEHAVIOUR COMPETENCIES

• Manages Complexity: Makes sense of complex high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. For example looks at complex issues from multiple angles; explores issues to uncover underlying issues and root causes; sees the main consequences and implications of different options.
• Optimizes Work Processes: Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done with a focus on continuous improvement. For example uses metrics and benchmarks to monitor accuracy and quality. Takes steps to make methods productive and efficient. Promptly and effectively addresses process breakdowns.
• Ensures Accountability: Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments. For example accepts responsibility for own work both successes and failures. Handles fair share and does not make excuses for problems. Usually meets commitments to others.
• Plans and Aligns: Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals. For example outlines clear plans that put actions in a logical sequence; conveys some time frames. Aligns own work with relevant workgroups. Takes some steps to reduce bottlenecks and speed up the work.
• Action Oriented: Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency high energy and enthusiasm. For example takes timely action on important or difficult issues. Identifies and pursues new opportunities that benefit the organization.
• Cultivates Innovation: Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful. For example demonstrates openness to new ideas and ways of looking at things; suggests new and useful ideas or solutions. Learns innovative methods tools and technology and applies them to work tasks.

SKILLS

• Assessment
• Data Collection and Analysis
• Action Planning
• Application Development
• Computer Skills
• Perform Gap Analysis
• Planning and Organizing
• Analyze Current State/AS-IS State
• Architecture
• Business Data Modeling
• Business Requirements Analysis
• Compliance Management
• Customer and Market Analysis
• Data Control
• Database Administration
• Define Future State/TO-BE State
• Document and Model User Requirements
• Policy and procedures
• Project Change Management
• Project Quality Management
• Project Scope Management
• Project Testing
• Requirements Elicitation and Facilitation
• Requirements Traceability and Management
• Validate Requirements
• Verify Requirements


Experience

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • 1 year minimum as a Business Analyst, 2 years preferred
  • Degree in a Finance-related discipline preferred

Additional Information

Experience

  • 1 to 2 years of experience working as Business Analyst in a Finance-related area
  • Good knowledge of key financial processes and best practice
  • Commodities trading, inventory or logistics experience an advantage
  • Understanding of Project Management methodology and best practices
  • Good Microsoft Visio and Excel skills
  • Business Analysis Certification a strong advantage

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, reactive, and challenging trading environments
  • Ability to manage own time and workload
  • Ability to own a task and deliver to required timelines
  • Ability to anticipate issues and suggest resolutions

Decision Making/Accountability

Analyzes back-office business systems and integration processes; devises/conducts gap analysis surveys and documents operational specifications requirements; reviews systems and makes recommendations for customization based on knowledge of relevant business processes; recommends procedural changes to operational personnel and management as deemed necessary.

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us