• Business Process Improvement Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    3820
    Function
    Accounting / Finance
    Location Name
    423 West 55th Street
  • Overview

    Related Companies is the most prominent privately-owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed over 47 years ago, Related is a fully-integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales. Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi and London, and boasts a team of over 3,500 professionals. With over $50 billion in assets owned or under development, the company’s portfolio is made up of best-in-class developments in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets across all asset classes. 

    Related was recently named one of the “50 Most Innovative Companies in the World” by Fast Company Magazine. Related has dramatically redefined the concept of metropolitan luxury by introducing extraordinary residential properties in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City and Washington, D.C. With each new building, Related has been hailed for setting new standards of excellence in the luxury marketplace. Related also owns an extensive portfolio of workforce and affordable housing and has several new rental developments underway across the country. Among other leadership initiatives, they were the first landlord to accept credit card payments, one of the first developers to build sustainable high-rise buildings and the first national developer to go smoke-free. Related’s commitment to hospitality-level service in its residential buildings includes a proprietary training program that empowers employees to exceed its residents’ expectations, and an exclusive strategic partnership with Hello Alfred to provide a suite of personal life-enhancing services to residents. Related is also a strategic investor in category-defining companies including Equinox® and SoulCycle. For more information about Related Companies please visit www.related.com.

    Responsibilities

    The Business Process Improvement Analyst will review and assess existing accounting and operational processes and develop process improvements to drive incremental efficiency and cost effectiveness across all business lines. Focus will be on the effective use of both people and technology within Related, resulting in the most efficient completion of each process. The analyst will work with the Director of Process Improvement to identify, prioritize and coordinate within Related in selecting areas for evaluation.  They will perform evaluations and develop and execute financial and operational best practices resulting in cost and operational efficiencies. The analyst will act as a change agent to help facilitate effective deployments/modifications to current practices. They will help build the Business Process Improvement Team’s credibility by engaging effectively with stakeholders, deploying appropriate methodologies, knowledge sharing and coaching in order to become the internal consultant of choice by senior management for all problem solving or design initiatives. They will also ensure each project is delivered on time and within budget. 

     

    • Document and evaluate existing business processes, business rules and standard operating procedures
    • Identify improvement opportunities and assist in driving efficiency within the business
    • Create process flows and documentation for all processes and departments evaluated
    • Consult with management throughout the organization to define and document business needs and objectives, current operational procedures, problems encountered and levels of system utilization
    • Assist in developing an overall change management strategy and process for Related.
    • Conduct and prepare cost/benefit and benchmarking analyses
    • Deliver process improvement training to staff
    • Participate in various business process and technology integration initiatives
    • Act as a liaison between departmental end-users, information technology analysts and consultants
    • Special projects as assigned by management

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, Information Systems or Analytics
    • 4+ years of professional experience with process analysis, system implementations and/or project management
    • Strong knowledge of accounting theory
    • Mature professional with sound judgement and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently with attention to details
    • Strong analytical ability
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Proficiency with standard suite of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
    • Knowledge of JD Edwards/Hubble reporting software a plus

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