Business Systems and Reporting Analyst - Accounts Receivable

29 Jul 2022

Business Systems and Reporting Analyst - Accounts Receivable Job Description


CoStar delivers real-time, verified commercial real estate data that helps clients confidently spot great opportunities and make smart choices ahead of competitors. By combining the power of CoStar's independent research organization - the industry's largest - with global data delivery, software, and application solutions, clients can act on opportunities with confidence.

We are currently seeking an experienced Business Systems and Reporting Analyst - Accounts Receivable to join our global Finance team. We are looking for someone with a strong business mindset and proven advanced analytical skills. As a Business Systems and Reporting Analyst on the Accounts Receivable team you will work at the crossroads of strategy and data to tackle problems and uncover business opportunities across the organization. You'll work to help refine what we measure and how we interpret and use that data to inform business decisions. You'll work with individual teams to enhance their use of data to improve efficiencies, identify areas that overlap, and you'll continually teach what you learn to others.

The primary responsibility will be to work alongside various teams to provide data insights (role breakout is 80% reporting/20% business/finance analysis) and intelligence. In the role, you will interact with stakeholders across the company and ultimately own the reporting and data analysis process. In this role you will integrate data from multiple sources to produce requested or required data elements, programs and maintain report forms and formats, information dashboards, data generators, canned reports and other end-user information portals or resources. You'll be responsible for data management (details and presentation), querying, and report delivery/maintenance. You will also support additional team functions such as strategic analyses and data integrity projects.

  • Lead, develop, create, improve, and maintain reports and dashboards to help identify business issues, find new ways of evaluating performance, and identify trends in the business to support the Account Receivable, Billing, and Cash Application teams internal functions and processes
  • Create data sets in SQL from existing company applications
  • Generate analyses to support internal and external requests as well as strategic initiatives
  • Serve as a data expert to internal partners and work with them to support their analytic requirements
  • Document analytics and reporting processes and create user guides for internal partners
  • Identify gaps in data collection needs to meet reporting and analytics requirements
  • Manage strict adherence to reporting calendar
  • Actively evaluate dataset quality and accuracy of reporting
  • Lead adhoc reporting requests
  • Promote a data-driven organization and empower teams with actionable data and with automated and intuitive, reliable reports and KPI dashboards
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, computer science, or related
  • 3-5 years of reporting/data analysis experience preferably for the finance department within a large dynamic corporate environment
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience using MS SQL Server, and/or other BI platforms & data warehouse tools, e.g.: Tableau, Power BI
  • Proficiency writing and working with SQL scripts and MS Access processes, advanced skills manipulating and preparing data in Excel. All qualified candidates will be given an assessment to determine their knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2016
  • Strong problem-solving skills and keen attention to detail
  • Proven written and oral communication with excellent ability to work in a team environment
  • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related
  • Experience in the real estate and/or software industry
  • Ability to train colleagues to write basic SQL scripts+
  • Experience with Oracle
  • Organized thinker and excellent communicator, verbal and in writing - customer service focused with a history of working successfully with both financial and non-finance professionals
  • An analytical business background, problem-solving skills, strategic thinking and high attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize effectively, and to balance multiple projects and daily/weekly process expectations with concurrent deadlines

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace;, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the day
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks
Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

  • ID: #44466161
  • State: Virginia Richmond 23173 Richmond USA
  • City: Richmond
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Showed: 2022-07-29
  • Deadline: 2022-09-26
  • Category: Et cetera