Business Operations Analyst

IT / OPS New York, New York


Description

Position at WW International (formerly Weight Watchers)

WW is looking for candidates to help change people’s lives. We are a global wellness technology company inspiring millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. We do this through engaging digital experiences, face-to-face workshops and sustainable programs that encompass healthy eating, physical activity and positive mindset. By drawing on over five decades of experience and expertise in behavioral science, we build communities in order to deliver wellness for all. To learn more about WW and jobs with a purpose, visit http://www.ww.com/us/corporate-careers

Key responsibilities:

Financial Spend Management and Budgeting

  • Manage Technology Portfolio and project spend requests to approved budget
  • Support Budgetary Transactions by supporting workflow from Purchase Order requests through authorization, delivery, and submission
  • Evaluate current Portfolio and project spend to budget and provide recommendations
  • Evaluate Timecard compliance and be responsible for communication and attaining compliance
  • Support the Finance departments month end close
  • Engage Vendors for compliance to corporate standards on Spend Management
  • Work as a liaison for the technology department between the Accounts Payable and Accounting departments
  • Resolve Invoice discrepancies with Vendors
  • Contribute to monthly cost reporting and budget planning
  • Partner with Technology Leaders and review Business functions of Vendor Statements of Work
  • Responsible for maintaining technology contracts in line with corporate systems and requirements
  • Participate in Vendor contract engagements with Technology Business Leaders
  • Assist Technology Business Management team in reviewing contract terms and conditions
  • Evaluate current and prospective license usage, develop cost benefit analysis, issue recommendations and participate in licensing assessments for annual reviews or preparation for licensing engagements

Experience required:

  • BA/BS from top-tier institution and track record of strong academic performance
  • 0-2 years’ experience in procurement, technology, or financial management role
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Financial modeling capabilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Highly motivated and interested in growing with the role as the business function evolves
  • Ability to effectively and collaboratively deliver results in cross-functional teams
  • Consistently deliver results without sacrificing quality. Be process minded, enable agility and assess opportunities for improvement at all times
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems and adapt nimbly
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment and adapt to change very quickly
  • Adept at working under pressure and with short time constraints and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Able to listen and interpret requirements of internal customers and verify for accuracy
  • Strong interest in technology in the wellness industry
  • Undergraduate Degree in IT Management, Engineering, Computer Science or related field


We hire only the best people. Here are the benefits to being top-notch:

  • The opportunity to work with some of the best innovators in the industry
  • Generous healthcare coverage
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Profit Sharing

Weight Watchers is an equal opportunity employer. Weight Watchers does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.