Praxair, Inc. ST Business Analyst in Ankeny, Iowa

Business Analyst


Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process, specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services & technologies is seeking a Business Analyst in Ankeny, IA.

The Business Analyst will support management by gathering, analyzing and preparing the necessary data to compile reports to support accounts receivable and accounts payable analysis.

Business Analyst

  • Support management in running models on a monthly basis, identifying and researching anomalies, data quality issues, modifying the models, understanding, designing and automating processes where possible, etc.

  • Support data transfer between PDI and third parties (SourceHOV, Equifax/D&B, collection agencies etc).

  • Interacts and interfaces with a number of internal clients which frequently include region controllers, general managers (GM), general sales managers (GSM), pricing managers, etc.

  • Performs independent review, analysis, interpretations, and conclusions and makes recommendations to management.

  • Identifies and communicates process improvements and efficiencies to management.

  • Analyzes variances and assists with initiating the corrective action.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA or BS Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Computer Science or related field required

  • 1-3 years work experience required

  • JD Edwards, Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI), and SQL experience a plus

  • Advanced level Excel/Access skills

  • Exposure to working in Data Warehouse Environments a plus

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Collaborate across a complex organization and simultaneously support multiple business units and activities at once

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written, presentation)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Iowa-Ankeny

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 18001328