Produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.

Description

The Business Intelligence Analyst will provide the organization with timely, accurate analysis and profiles on the competitive landscape, general industry trends, strategies to improve sales, and marketing effectiveness. They will collect and analyze data and input from multiple external and internal sources and organize into actionable sales and marketing competitive information tools. Working individually and within teams, the analyst will lead some projects, prepare issue briefs and assessments on key business and research topics within both tactical and strategic frameworks, respond to ad-hoc requests on competitive and strategic issues, and communicate with all levels of leadership.

Skills

Ability to identify, track and see issues through to resolution, relying on corporate savvy and influencing skills to accomplish

  • Ability to partner with others, identify/anticipate needs and proactively provide support
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in an extremely fast paced environment
  • Excellent written, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership and professional skills

Demonstrated proficiency in the following competencies preferred:

  • Project Management
  • Business/Product Knowledge
  • Business Analysis
  • Marketing
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office suite (e.g. Project, PowerPoint, Excel)

Duties

  • Disseminate information regarding tools, reports, or metadata enhancements.
  • Conduct or coordinate tests to ensure that intelligence is consistent with defined needs.
  • Identify or monitor current and potential customers, using business intelligence tools.
  • Synthesize current business intelligence or trend data to support recommendations for action.
  • Maintain or update business intelligence tools, databases, dashboards, systems, or methods.
  • Manage timely flow of business intelligence information to users.
  • Identify and analyze industry or geographic trends with business strategy implications.
  • Provide technical support for existing reports, dashboards, or other tools.
  • Maintain library of model documents, templates, or other reusable knowledge assets.
  • Create or review technical design documentation to ensure the accurate development of reporting solutions.
  • Communicate with customers, competitors, suppliers, professional organizations, or others to stay abreast of industry or business trends.
  • Document specifications for business intelligence or information technology (IT) reports, dashboards, or other outputs.
  • Create business intelligence tools or systems, including design of related databases, spreadsheets, or outputs.
  • Collect business intelligence data from available industry reports, public information, field reports, or purchased sources.
  • Analyze technology trends to identify markets for future product development or to improve sales of existing products.
  • Analyze competitive market strategies through analysis of related product, market, or share trends.
  • Generate standard or custom reports summarizing business, financial, or economic data for review by executives, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of SQL with strong data analysis skills is a must

Work Conditions

This is a typical office based work. On rare occasions the analyst has to go out.

Tips

This position requires a combination of academic and practical skills.

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