Business Intelligence Data Analyst

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Cape Town
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
05/31/2022
How to Apply
Please submit the online application form
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2022_bi_data_analyst
Tags
Full-time

Vera Solutions is a social enterprise and certified B Corporation building cloud and mobile applications for social impact organizations worldwide. Vera Solutions offers a product, Amp Impact, which is a Salesforce-based solution on the Salesforce AppExchange for organizations pursuing impact. Amp Impact is now used in more than 100 countries to manage data for over $1.5 billion in development programs and grants.

Position Overview
We are seeking a strategic, talented, and experienced Business Intelligence (BI) Data 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 Data 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.

We’re looking for someone who demonstrates excellent statistical analysis and quantitative skills, strong attention to detail, communication, strategic problem-solving capabilities, and time management skills. The ideal candidate will have a passion for technology, learning, and a desire to help grow an organization. We want someone with a demonstrated intermediary level ability to coordinate competing priorities with finesse, professionalism, and enthusiasm.

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
Essential:
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

Desirable:
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

Please submit the online application form: https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2022_bi_data_analyst