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Business Analyst - Jackson, MS

Company: Jacobs Solutions
Location: Ridgeland
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we challenge the accepted so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. Through the delivery of our operations and maintenance services, you'll make it simpler and more seamless to have a safe, reliable and efficient system.

Swift action is needed by committed individuals looking for a long-term employment opportunity to help us address multiple needs and restore a reliable drinking water supply to the city of Jackson, MS. Jacobs is proud to be actively engaged in supporting the successful operation and maintenance of the water facilities and build confidence in the system's ability to supply safe drinking water for the local community.Jacobs has an exciting opportunity to support our Operations Management & Facilities Services (OMFS) project and have a direct hand in challenging today and reinventing tomorrow!

Jacobs is seeking a dynamic Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Business Analyst for the Drinking Water Project in Jackson, MS where you'll be working directly with the Project Director to support the delivery team.

Your role as a project controls professional includes:

* Managing financials including, but not limited to reporting, budgeting, forecasting, revenue recognition, and performance variance analysis.
* Partnering with a variety of internal stakeholders including local managers, regional and corporate leadership, the OMFS commercial team, contracts, purchasing, and accounting.
* A focus on risk management, financial analysis, and accounting support.
* Identifying and mitigating risks that could negatively impact project success.
* Accounting duties related to accruals and true-up of financials as well as project deliverables (monthly, quarterly and annual controls).

We are looking for someone that can take initiative, drive positive change, bring enthusiasm, and apply effective communication skills across all levels of the organization. We need a team player who excels in a collaborative environment but can also work proactively and independently with little direction. If you're the one, come be a part of our team and grow with us!

This is a project-based position stationed onsite and is part of the South Region.

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Here's What You'll Need:

* B.A. or B.S. degree from a four-year accredited college or university with course work in business, finance, and/or accounting
* Progressive experience related to accounting and finance experience
* Extensive prior experience in budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning and reporting
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
* Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
* Exemplary organization and time management techniques
* Ability to travel up to 25%
* Valid driver's license with no major infractions

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

* Advanced course work or certification in business, finance, and/or accounting with applicable work experience in industry or consulting services

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Keywords: Jacobs Solutions, Jackson , Business Analyst - Jackson, MS, Professions , Ridgeland, Mississippi

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