Senior Business Analytics Catalyst in Reno, NV

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Employers Holdings   •  

Reno, NV 89501

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

General Summary:

Employers has embarked on a plan to drive more data-based decision making across the enterprise. A key component of this strategy is the enablement and development of modern analytics capabilities in each major function: Underwriting, Claims, Marketing and Sales, Premium Audit and others. The Senior Analytics Catalyst will serve as a problem-solver and innovator to help accomplish these objectives. The Senior Analytics Catalyst will partner with business representatives, data engineers and architects to develop decision tools that address key business decisions. This person will partner with business and data leaders to identify high-impact opportunities and leverage the latest developments in business analytics methods including interactive dashboards, visualization, statistical analysis and pattern recognition to capture them.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports complex projects/products and drives moderately complex projects from ideation to delivery in an Agile manner with an emphasis on measureable, value added deliverables
  • Establishes and effectively maintains relationships with business people at all levels in assigned functional areas
  • Develops comprehensive understanding of core business processes and decisions and looks for opportunities to use analytics to make improvements in decision-making that creates value
  • Leads the design of end-to-end analytics solutions: identify relevant data, assure data is accessible and of sufficient quality, develop innovative means of viewing and analyzing data
  • Keep abreast of industry and technology developments, identifying opportunities for experimentation with new tools, data and techniques that meet the needs of the business
  • Provides clear, concise communication of project plans and progress to all relevant stakeholders
  • Educates and advises the user community, regardless of level throughout the organization, on how to use BI tools
  • Collaborates with other members of the data and analytics team to expand the department's reach and facilitate the accomplishment of its strategic goals
  • Works closely with data governance, IT and business units to ensure uniformity, accessibility, and usability of data
  • Works on special projects for the department as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or a business-related field and 5 years operational, financial or planning experience
  • Advanced analytical thinking skills; comfortable drawing conclusions and making decisions with incomplete or ambiguous information
  • Above average proficiency with: business analytics tools such as Cognos, Tableau and others; composing data queries and evaluating data quality
  • Significant proficiency with analysis of business operating data
  • Experience combining internal and external data for in depth industry analyses
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Customer service oriented; good collaboration skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Superior time management skills, able to multi-task and focus on multiple priorities
  • Ability to learn on the fly and grasp new concepts quickly


  • MBA or advanced business degree
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Proficiency in SAS, R, or similar tools/languages

Valid Through: 2019-11-14