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Business Analyst

JLL • East Hanover, NJ

Posted 25 days ago

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Experience - 1 to 2 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
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General Business


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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $145 billion. At the end of the third quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 80,000. As of September 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $59.0 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of teamwork, ethics and excellence. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas.

As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract and develop the very best people in the business.

Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do.

Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are:
• A LinkedIn 'Top Company: Where the World Wants to Work Now'
• A “best company to work for” in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong
• World’s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years
• America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine
• #1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years

This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit

Information Security Statement

Employees are expected, at all times, to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the JLL Code of Business Ethics and the firm’s corporate policies. Employees granted access to the firm’s information technology are expected to follow the firm’s guidance designed to promote best practices for information security, data privacy and the appropriate use of technology systems.

The Business Analyst will provide management with an in-depth understanding of key business drivers and enhanced decision support through financial analyses, and compilation of data/metrics. While playing a key role in implementing and supporting standardized processes portfolio-wide and function to identify ways to improve systems, tools and organizational effectiveness. By determining business drivers and report key metrics to enable the improvement of operational efficiencies within the Jones Lang LaSalle account portfolio.
  1. Manage capital project spending, tracking and reporting in accordance with defined project budget, utilizing budget, forecasting tools, reporting tools and ad hock Excel based tolls. 
  1. Provide high quality data for capital spending and forecasting for reporting to client.
  1. Maintain a thorough understanding of the Client’s capital account structure and associated systems
  1. Cash Flow and Cash Transfers – work to ensure that project spend is correctly forecasted and excess budget utilization is maximized.
  1. Work with the Project Management Leadership team to coordinate portfolio wide $35M+ budget and reforecasting, developing variance explanations and accurate annual forecasting by site or country.
  1. Analyze raw data and present information to be used to identify action plans which will inherently result in increased value to both the Client and Jones Lang LaSalle.
  1. Work with the Project Team to collect and interpret data trends/patterns and develop predictive analyses based on historical data and informed assumptions to drive the business.
  1. Manage and lead the collection and reporting on portfolio performance through account and JLL Corporate KPI scoring data.
  1. Responsible for managing dashboards and platform and all data governance.  Responsible for providing dashboards, metrics and support as needed around cluster monthly/quarterly/annual reporting.
  1. Work with the Project Management, Finance and Operations to ensure coordination of templates and deadlines, reporting requirements and timely completion of documents.
  1. Work with the Project Management Operations to develop reporting tools and templates to effectively drive the business for Operations while incorporating Best Practices and Finance requirements.
  1. Consolidate and compile the JLL Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Performance Reports, post on OneView and distribute.
  1. Provide data tracking and System Admin support of the Project and Spend Apps Project Management team. 
  1. Administer JLL Time Tracker, and report time to finance on a bi-weekly basis for invoicing Project Management time to the client.
  1. Administer JLL Cost Saves tracker, Data Accuracy tracking, Case Studies, Synergy Partner utilization, iStream submission and Project and Account HSE tracker. 
  1. Provide support to Strategic Sourcing and other cost-savings initiatives.
  1. Integral member of the Operations Team reporting to the Senior Project Manager, Team Lead or PDS Account Lead. 
  1. Other duties as they apply.
  1. B.A. /B.S. or 1-2 years of professional service industry experience, with preferred experience in Project Management Finance and Processes
  1. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite, preferable version 2007- particularly Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Word.
  1. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong client relationships.
  1. Logical thinker with good common sense and superior problem solving capabilities.
  1. Sharp analytical skills with proven capabilities.
  1. High degree of independence, initiative, responsibility, accountability and ability to excel in a team environment.
  1. Ability to work virtually with other colleagues across the portfolio and other Jones Lang LaSalle accounts.
  1. Flexibility with respect to work schedule, travel, and project type.
  1. Ability to work effectively with all levels of the client, portfolio, PM and IFM organizations.
  1. 1-2 years’ experience in the Bio Tech/Pharma Industry.
  1. Experience with SharePoint document management systems.
  1. Proficiency with PeopleSoft and JD Edwards E1 Financial System.

JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit for additional information on JLL’s commitment to equal opportunity.
Job ID: 69227BR
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