Data Analyst

  • 51507
  • 13 Aug 2019
  • Des Plaines, IL
  • Information Tech
  • Confidential

Job Description

Data Analyst

The Data Analyst will be responsible for helping prepare the Company’s ongoing reporting analysis, and to support corporate initiatives, business opportunities and other special projects. Specific responsibilities could include, but are not limited to: 

  • Validating data and ensuring high standards of data quality

  • Exploring and defining data elements in various systems to help build a data dictionary

  • Developing and running data for use in statistical models

  • Querying databases for development and research purposes

  • Discussing reporting needs with various internal and external stakeholders and developing new tools that will improve our analytics capabilities

  • Development and tracking of key performance indicators that will be critical in enhancing the understanding of the business to improve decision-making for various levels of internal and external stakeholders

  • Assisting business areas with deriving actionable insights from their data

  • Coordinate and facilitate participation from internal and external collaborators to ensure timely progression of analysis and reports.

  • Work with multiple internal departments (including IT, Sales, Accounting and Operations) and external partners (including Birch Hill) to help deliver upon the Company’s data strategy

  • Conduct market research analysis and monthly reporting

  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as required.

  • Build analytical models and participate in the market data analysis as required by specific initiatives using database or reports provided from external sources

  • Strong analytical mindset and ease of working at analyzing large quantities of data to extract the essential trends;

  • Ability to capture and document business and reporting requirements from multiple sources

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Post-Secondary degree in a quantitative field such as Business Administration (Finance/Accounting), Computer Science, Statistics or Physics required

  • 1-3 years of related work experience in an analytical role

  • Expert level or proficiency in handling, organizing and sorting data in Excel

  • Ability to perform complex analysis such as regression, forecasting, data modeling

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and conceptualization skills

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills

  • SQL, Python and LookML knowledge a strong asset