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Buyers Edge Platform Member Financial Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts

Who are we?

Buyers Edge Platform (?BEP?) was born out of the 20-year growth and success of its founding companies Dining Alliance, Buyers Edge and Consolidated Concepts. BEP is technology enabled group purchasing network, compromised of over 20 companies which have joined BEP by virtue of aggressive mergers and acquisition strategies. BEP provides group purchasing services, SaaS based technology solutions, and supply chain based consulting and procurement related services to foodservice operators across many verticals, including restaurants (independents as well as multiunit, chains and franchise concepts), hospitality (hotels, casinos, resorts), healthcare (LTC based operators), colleges & universities and array of other foodservice based operators (food trucks, caterers, amusement parks and other leisure based operators). BEP represents over $12 Billion in annual buying power across the country. At the core of the ?Platform? is the InsideTrack software, which provides powerful data management, contract management, and analytics tools to businesses in the foodservice value chain. We are committed and passionate about our mission to keep foodservice operators thriving by saving them money and increasing the quality of their products.

This position can be based out of one of our offices or based remotely.

We are currently seeking a Member Financial Analyst who will be responsible for overseeing the information services that goes into getting our customers paid. The ideal candidate will have experience working with large data sets, including high-impact financial data. This role will work closely with our technical teams including database managers, and developers as well as finance/accounting, sales and service staff.

A high aptitude for problem solving is necessary for success in this role. There will be monthly and quarterly deadlines with significant impact on the organization. The scope of this role is expected to grow as we continue to add partners and expand. There is potential for this role to interact with executives and other key business leaders. As such, a high level of competence is essential.

Primary Responsibilities and Activities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Auditing and validating payment files used to cut checks for members

  • Maintenance of CRM records pertaining payments

  • Gathering feedback and requirements from brand stakeholders, translating business needs into technical action

  • Collaborating with Business and Data Information services to ensure continuous process improvement

  • Preparing reports and dashboards for internal customers, and high-level executives

SCOPE: ( # direct reports; revenue managed; level of impact on org., etc.)

  • No direct reports (at this time), though a significant amount of collaboration with stakeholders around the organization is needed.

  • 30,000 Locations? earnings totaling over $10M is accounted for in our CRM; quarterly and/or monthly deliverables with hard deadlines. (These numbers are expected to grow as new brands are integrated and organizational strategy leads to growth.)

  • Impact on Org: Essential Function ? High Impact

Key Competencies Needed for this role:

  • High aptitude for working with varied information systems

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Willingness to adapt to shifting priorities

  • Capable of navigating ambiguity

  • Ability to organize and deliver information in an understandable manner

  • Highly organized with strong follow-through ability

Education and Experience Required:

  • B.S./ B.A. degree from 4-year college preferred.

  • Accounting, Business, Economics or Information Services preferred but not required.

  • 5 years related experience preferred

  • Experience working with high-impact financial information

  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Experience working with with the ability to collaborate with technical resources to move projects forward

Amazing coverages to start. Medical, dental, and vision coverages are just the beginning! We also offer ancillary plans, such as flexible spending accounts for both health and dependent care, critical illness, accident, and voluntary life as well as company paid life and long-term-disability plans! On top of this, we also offer a 401(k) plan with company match.

Invest in your success. We will provide you with a thorough training and development program; and offer competitive compensation.

Live well = Work well. Relax with our Personal Responsibility Paid Time Off policy where you don?t have to accrue time off in order to take it!

BEP welcomes all.

BEP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.