Business Analysts support the operations they are aligned with by providing reporting, interpretation and data-based recommendations to business leaders.
Working directly with business stakeholders, designs a wide variety of moderately complex reports and some complex reports using data from one or multiple systems to specifications. Delivers report in format to aid stakeholders outside the functional area (powerpoint, PDF, etc.)
Reviews delivered reports for data accuracy. Independently works to resolve quality issues of limited scope and escalates complex quality issues to supervisor or senior staff for resolution
Uses business acumen to look beyond the data to generate recommendations for a wide variety of moderately complex problems to review directly with business stakeholders
Identifies and interprets trends and patterns in datasets to locate influences
May be responsible for data governance processes and quality in assigned area of responsibility
Coaches junior level analysts in data governance, report design and analysis, and data presentation
5-8 years experience
Can synthesize complex data into themes, stories and recommendations
Intermediate systems knowledge in assigned functional area
Microsoft Excel - intermediate to advanced skills
Can present data in a visually compelling format to help business stakeholders understand the issues, possibilities and recommendations
Microsoft PowerPoint - intermediate to advanced skills
Presentation skills - intermediate skills to advanced required.
Some formal training in public speaking/presentation skills preferred