Business Intelligence Analyst

Vera Solutions
Cape Town, London
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Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision.

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 analyst will be responsible for conducting advanced analytics to identify opportunities and strengths to meet Vera’s goals. They will also provide key insights and use those findings to develop strategic BI solutions and reports with data visualizations that inform and engage business partners on key drivers and performance targets.

The BI Analyst will have the opportunity to gain valuable exposure to other elements of Finance by driving and participating in various business support projects within the Finance department. This role will allow you the opportunity to stretch and grow, gaining experience to financial operations of a growing global company.

You’ll join as part of the 2023-24 Fellowship cohort, providing you with a robust onboarding and training programme and a support network to ensure accelerated growth. As a Fellow, you will spend the first few months learning Salesforce and throughout the year, benefit from ongoing learning opportunities, leadership development, and mentorship from leaders within Vera. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to research new technologies, support various internal projects and build relationships with our clients.

Primary Responsibilities:
Analyse data, evaluate historical trends and current conditions, and communicate findings and recommendations to senior management
Responsible for the strategic design, implementation, and maintenance of business intelligence applications
Conduct advanced analytics to identify opportunities and strengths to support Vera attain business goals
Develop models that provide data for process management and indicators for future improvement opportunities
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
Bachelor’s degree in statistics, economics, mathematics, computer science, or other related tertiary qualification
3+ years of experience in a business intelligence, data analysis, data science or similar analytical role
3+ years of experience in visualization tools including Power BI, Tableau, Tableau CRM or Qlik
Able to query data using SQL
Excellent statistical analysis, quantitative skills, and overall logical interpretation of data
Technical aptitude and confidence with Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.
Ability to prioritize, multitask, and meet deadlines
Ability and comfort working independently and in a dynamic team-based environment
A detail-oriented focus with capacity for flexible and innovative thinking
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

3+ years of experience in programming (e. g. Python, SQL, Microsoft BI Suite or R)
Experience using Salesforce
Experience in business analysis and process documentation
Project administration/management skills
Demonstrates interest in social service work

Additional Information

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