BUSINESS DATA ANALYST

Job Criteria
Highest Qualification: Bachelors Degree (No Honours)
Relevant Experience: 2 year(s)
Availability: Immediate
Nature of Position: Permanent
Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Understand and document data needs of sales, marketing and other departments
  • Assist business in making process decisions by providing relevant data
  • Facilitate decisions about technical data solutions, including serving as an expert or advisor on which solutions are appropriate for which business needs.
  • Serve as an expert on the data management and reporting capabilities
  • Work with IT and business community to build consensus on designs
  • Escalate issues affecting scope, budget, and timelines
  • Consistently interact professionally and work productively with employees at all levels
  • Document business and technical requirements for reports
  • Document business and technical requirements for business-facing reporting platforms
  • Document data mappings and technical requirements for data exchanges between systems
  • Create dataflow diagrams
  • Training the business on self-service reporting solutions
  • Delivering reports and datasets from various systems
  • Managing data migration into and out of various systems
  • Suggest metrics and analyze data when appropriate
  • Perform data profiling
  • Work closely with BI and market intelligence departments
  • Work closely with on-line business team
Requirements

Required Experience, Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Advanced analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • “Get it done” attitude
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to ramp up quickly in any functional area
  • Ability to work successfully on cross-functional teams
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an analysis or consulting position
  • Strong data reporting skills
  • Strong knowledge/advanced user of Microsoft Excel. Visual Basic knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL, and reporting solutions for integrations with CRM systems
  • Experience in data modeling
  • Experience creating data flow diagrams (DFD)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a collaborative team-oriented environment using sound judgment in decision-making
  • Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Visio) software  
  • Experience with Master Data Management is a plus
  • Experience with call centers, sales, or marketing is a plus
  • Experience with data dictionaries and/or other types of metadata repositories is a plus
  • Experience gathering functional requirements for applications and reporting is desired
  • Experience with enterprise reporting tools is a plus

 

 

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