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Pep Boys Business Analyst in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

##Job Description


Icahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) was formed by its parent, Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operate businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service. Our businesses have a singular focus: provide premium automotive parts and services at a great value. The businesses of Icahn Automotive today consist of Pep Boys® automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plus® automotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care® owned and franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Care franchised service centers. The businesses of Icahn Automotive total over 22,000 employees, over 2,000 company-owned and franchise locations and 25 distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Position Summary

The Business Analyst -- Service Fleet is responsible for working with Accounts Receivable for key Service Fleet accounts. This position will ensure that invoices are correct, key accounts receive their invoices, payments are correctly applied and delinquent accounts are collected.

This position is located at our corporate office in Philadelphia, PA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure business processes are effectively documented and mapped in the software configuration
  • Communicate business blueprint requirements to end users and ensure they meet requirements
  • Assist with the planning and execution of unit, scenario and integration testing; provide post-implementation support
  • Work with the training and change management teams to prepare required documentation and assist with communicating expectations and requirements to the business community
  • Follow all aspects of the implementation methodology
  • Ensure data required for conversions is available, accurate and complete
  • Communicate with the business area to ensure changes in business direction are incorporated into the design and configuration of the system
  • Drive resolution of business issues that arise
  • Act as change agent for department improvement and efficiencies
  • Monitor and approve new and existing customer credit lines and take appropriate action to mitigate risk
  • Analyze Accounts Receivable balances for trends and warning signs to drive collection efforts
  • Review Accounts Receivable aging on a regular basis to ensure collection milestones are achieved
  • Prepare relevant and timely Accounts Receivable root cause analysis to management with commentary and recommendations for decision-making
  • Track key metrics (DSO) to measure effectiveness and efficiencies of Accounts Receivable portfolio
  • Assist with bad debt reserve analysis and coordinate adjustments with accounting team
  • Research and resolve key account billing issues
  • Foster relationships with key account representatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Accounts Receivable and Credit with high transaction volume (50 -- 110K monthly transactions) is required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with an ERP is required; SAP is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of current experience with ERP financial tables is required; SAP FICO is preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access and SQL is required
  • Ability to read, interpret and analyze D&B credit reports is required
  • Thorough understanding of bankruptcy, credit, collections and commercial laws and regulations
  • Ability to read, interpret and analyze financials such as P&L, balance sheets, etc. is required
  • Strong knowledge of banking instruments such as letters of credit, personal and corporate guarantees, etc. is required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong self-starting work ethic
  • Ability to work independently within defined job scope
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints, handle sensitive date and multi-task so that deadlines can be met
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize and manage time efficiently with the ability to handle stress in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to travel overnight up to 10 - 20%

Physical Demands/Work Environment The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Physical Demands

  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers, typing or writing
  • Occasional standing and walking
  • Talk and hear
  • Occasional travel

Reporting: Director

Potential Schedule: Days

Type of Store: Store Support Center

Job Status: Full-time

Location Number: 99SSC

Location Name: PBY PA SSC-99SSC