Business Analyst - Finance & Strategic Planning

Date: Oct 7, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US, 10004


Join the Popular Team!

Founded in 1893, Popular Inc. has been built upon strong institutional values while providing broad financial services within the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean.

We strive to create an extraordinary legacy with a passion for customer service, tremendous dedication to our employees, and strong partnerships in the communities where we reside. Come explore Popular - Our bottom line is you.

Strategic Management & Analysis

The Business Analyst position will be centrally aligned to the Finance & Strategic Planning team supporting Mortgage, Private Banking, and Popular Insurance. The right candidate will be a trusted strategic partner; and be able to support a wide breadth of people and issues spanning the organization.

In this position, you will:

Management Reporting & Analytics

  • Develop ad-hoc analytics and reporting to help the business better understand and manage its costs, risks, capital usage, pricing, growth opportunities, etc.
  • Analyze and report on client, segment, region, and product profitability
  • Generate & propose key performance indicators
  • Track and report progress against business/sales strategy
  • Complete in-depth reviews as required

Business Strategy and Growth

  • Act as a trusted advisor and counterweight to the Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • Partner with SMT members to develop Strategy for the business
  • Own and ensure delivery of strategic business initiatives
  • Align front office teams and support groups to business priorities
  • Business case development and validation

Provide Ad Hoc / General Business analytics support

To be considered, you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • At least 2 Years of banking industry experience
  • Must be an expert in Microsoft Power Point and proficient with Excel
  • PMP or Lean or Agile or Six Sigma certification a plus
  • Experience with Cognos/TM1 a plus
  • Adept presentation skills with an ability to target messaging to different audiences
  • Exceptional organizational skills and an ability to handle multiple tasks to meet extremely tight deadlines
  • Able to articulate complex issues and themes to stakeholders
  • Ability to connect the dots and make sense of information across multiple data points upstream/downstream that may not be easily noticeable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Confidence to interact directly with Senior Management Team members
  • Ability to influence senior leaders:
    • Establishes rapport and trust with Business Heads and other leaders
    • Fortitude to act as a counter-weight to senior leaders
  • Strong delivery focus:
    • Action-orientated problem-solver
    • Willingness to take responsibility


Please consider joining our DYNAMIC, friendly team! It takes only a few minutes to check-out this great opportunity and apply!

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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We reaffirm our commitment to offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers at all times, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular’s employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.


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