Business Intelligence Analyst

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Cape Town
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
03/05/2021
How to Apply
Complete the online application form
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021bi_analyst
Tags
Full-time

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

Position Overview:
They 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.

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

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

Additional Information

Please complete the online application form: https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021bi_analyst