Business Operations Specialist at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Business Operations serves North America Sales and Finance Operations by capturing Offer, Order, and Revenue financial information and analysis
Job Description

The Business Operations Analyst role is essential to Motorola Solutions’ Business Operations, as they oversee the Offer-to-Revenue process for opportunities in North America, Federal, and Large Enterprise markets. 

Working alongside senior Sales, Finance, and Business Development professionals, the Business Operations Analyst will maintain financial records and archive information for audit. By accurately capturing the financial profile of a pending Offer-for-sale, the Business Operations Analyst is responsible for the financial integrity of quotes for customers in the Government/Federal sectors. Primary duties include creating, issuing, and managing offer and award P&L’s based on field inputs, team strategy, and customer needs to ensure that financial targets are met.


Additionally, Analysts prepare and schedule calls to discuss competition, customer pricing strategy, and cost allocations with teams that support field and product operations. Along the way, learning all facets of Motorola Products and Services, particularly how Motorola Solutions positions complete solutions to win customers confidence, trust, and satisfaction. 

Essential Duties

  • Integrate offer-for-sale scope from various sources into Excel

  • Schedule meetings for core team offer reviews

  • Project accounting; ensure complete and accurate project set up and maintenance in Excel consistent with the contract statement of work for all projects

  • Metrics reporting; collaborate with Operations team to validate and support monthly KPIs

  • Ensure accounting and receivables teams receive accurate data feeds to track revenue and payables

  • Present accurate and timely P&L data to business partners

  • Record pricing decisions, terms, and conditions

  • Archive project information and publish results

  • Participate in monthly business close activities

Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Collaboration with internal business partners from different departments and at various levels of seniority

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills

  • Multitask in a dynamic environment

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills

  • Intermediate Excel skills: Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, goal-seek functions

  • Availability for monthly, quarterly, annual business close activities outside core business hours


Basic Requirements
  • 2+ years of business, finance, or sales operations experience
  • Bachelors degree

Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Experienced
Referral Payment Plan
No


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
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401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
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Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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