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Business Intelligence Analyst

Company:
Vera Solutions
Location:
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Posted:
February 19, 2021

Description:

Position Overview:

We are seeking a strategic, talented and experienced Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst to oversee the design and maintenance of business intelligence applications. The BI Analyst is responsible for conducting advanced analytics to identify opportunities and strengths to meet Vera’s goals. The BI Analyst will be responsible for designing and implementing strategic BI tools and reports, and presenting data visualizations that inform and engage business partners on key metrics and performance measures.

Primary Responsibilities:

Analyze computer data, evaluate past trends and current conditions, and communicate conclusions and recommendations to senior management

Responsible for leading the strategic design and maintenance of business intelligence applications

Conduct advanced analytics to identify opportunities and strengths to meet Vera’s goals

Develop metrics that provide data for process management and indicators for future improvement opportunities

Design and implementation of BI tools and reports

Create and present data visualizations that inform and engage business partners on key metrics and performance measures

Initiate budget forecast, analysis, variance reports and generate ad-hoc reports

Design and build technical processes to address business issues

Qualifications and Experience:

Required:

Bachelor’s degree in statistics, economics, mathematics, computer science, or other related quantitative field

5+ years experience in a business intelligence, data analysis, data science or similar role

5+ years experience in either Python, Sequel, Microsoft BI Suite or R

3+ years of experience in visualization tools including Power Business Intelligence (BI) or Tableau

Able to query data using SQL

Technical aptitude and confidence with Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.

Excellent statistical analysis and quantitative skills

Ability to prioritize, multitask, and meet deadlines

Ability and comfort working independently and in a dynamic team-based environment

A detail-oriented focus

Excellent written/verbal communication (English)

Phenomenal work ethic, including time management

Able to demonstrate a high level of trust and self discipline

Passion for technology, learning, and a desire to help grow an organization

Desirable:

Experience using Salesforce

Strong project management skills

Demonstrated interest in social service work

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