Business Operations and Analytics Specialist

Job Number: 101559

Business Operations and Analytics Specialist

Job Number: 101559    Updated on: 10/5/2020

Overview: Manage marketing budget process creating metrics to direct spend and optimize process for a global leader in PC hardware innovation

Location: Southwest Austin, remote for now

Compensation: 5-7 years of experience

Hours/Duration: Full-time (40 hr/wk) ongoing employee. Onsite after COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Liaison Creative + Marketing has an ongoing full-time, full benefits opportunity for a Business Operations and Analytics Specialist to join our team with our Fortune 500 computer hardware client, a leader in Consumer PC components. As a critical team member collaborating with World Wide Marketing, you will be part of the Marketing Operations team focused on Marketing related budgets, tracking, and process automation with domestic and global teams. This is an exciting time to be part of a team developing advanced marketing planning and tracking tools with a company experiencing substantial market growth. At your core, if you thrive on exceptional attention to detail, operational optimization, communication clarity, and a thirst for technology products and tech in the workflow, this will be the place to be!

  • Be part of a growing team with highly collaborative colleagues and exceptional department and company leadership
  • Create and drive Marketing's budgeting and funding process optimizing and automating
  • Opportunity to interact with P/L owners, GM's, finance/HR/Ops, external agencies, and sales/marketing leaders worldwide
  • Support a highly functioning/collaborative team while ensuring budget accuracy, managing/creating metrics, and directing spending
  • Determine SOX compliance for Marketing Development Funds on claims and proof of performance/costs
  • Manage Purchase Order creation, tracking, and support with counterparts in Malaysia
  • Own the Monthly/Quarterly close process for marketing spend
  • Determine ways to automate reporting working with highly skilled Excel experts on the team
  • Support the quarterly funding plan across business units, create dashboards, report out to the BU's and the CMO
  • Use your excellent Excel skills to articulate budget, ongoing spend, and variances

How to be a top candidate for this job:

  • 5-7 years of experience with increasing levels of responsibility; of exposure to operations, planning, and finance
  • Prior exposure to cross-functional and global teams
  • Experience with ownership of marketing budgets or agency spend is desired
  • Roles leading forecasting, ROI's, BvA, and monthly/quarterly reporting
  • Bachelor's degree (finance, marketing or technical background is preferred)
  • If you are applying from outside of central Texas, be sure to include your date-specific unconditional relocation details as the first line of the "How does this opportunity fit you?" section of the application. This role is remote for now but will ultimately be onsite, so you need to reside in the larger Austin metro area.


  • Mastery of MS Excel
  • MS Office with a focus on PowerPoint
  • Power BI skills a plus
  • Ability to drive consensus and change with a personality that thrives on collaboration and teamwork
  • You live in detail and can easily present to the C -suite
  • Meticulous attention to detail and quality is part of your DNA
  • Healthy curiosity and interest in PC technology


  • Full employee benefits package includes 100% Liaison-paid medical and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation/sick and holiday leave
  • 401k program with company matching
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid group term life insurance
  • Optional supplemental insurance and life coverage
  • Optional Pet Insurance
  • Those enrolled in our medical plan get free enrollment in our Wellness Program and Employee Assistance Program

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Employee Benefits

  • Employer paid health insurance (medical and dental)
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • 401(k) Retirement plan with matching and financial planning

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