Sr Business Intelligence Analyst

American Enterprise   •  

Des Moines, IA

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 389 days ago

Research, analyze, validate and communicate business and market data for the purpose of determining organizational or program performance, trends and/or probability. Create data models of business processes and/or problems to identify opportunities to improve departmental and corporate operations. Applyforecasting and predictive modeling techniques to enhance strategic thinking and business planning. Monitor enterprise performance through the creation of Key Performance Indicator Dashboards. Meet with key stakeholders to present and review data and analysis.

Coordinates and completes ad-hoc data requests and reports and performs necessary validation to ensure accuracy. Possess independent problem-solving and critical thinking skills and able to correctly apply statistical analysis techniques. Requires proven analytical skills with ability to organize, maintain, process and analyze vast amounts of information and complex issues and communicate findings in a clear, concise manner including verbally, graphically and in writing to a variety of audiences.

Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature and attending seminars. Maintains internal and external contacts to gather and exchange knowledge, coordinate research and analysis and keep abreast of industry trends. Continually explore opportunities to improve processes through the ongoing development of analytical tools and models, reporting software and dashboards.

Provides mentoring and training to other team members to improve overall team performance and knowledge. Is able to effectively lead other members of the team/project.

Other job duties as assigned. This may include but is not limited to: standard support for the department, communications and reporting needs.

The above statements cover what are generally believed to the principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some employees to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.


Change: Expecting change and proactively dealing with change. Making change part of “business as usual.”

Communication:Sharing information. Conveys ideas and facts in a way others will understand. Listens to understand others.

Critical Thinking and Decision Making: Examines data to understand issues, draw conclusions, and solve problems and makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints, and risks.

Customer Focus: Builds and maintains customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization.

Financial Acumen: Understands financial matters and responds accordingly.

Innovation: Develops fresh ideas and solutions to organizational challenges.

Team Work: Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.


Must have advanced skills in Microsoft software including: SQL queries (T-SQL for Microsoft SQL Server); Analysis Services (SSAS); SQL Server Integration Services; Reporting Services; Power BI; Excel including Power Pivot, Power Query & Power Map. Must be able to use Office365 applications, Sharepoint and Access. Experience with Azure SQL Data Warehouse preferred




Analytical/Critical Thinking Advanced Detail Oriented Expert Computer Navigational Skills Expert



Innovative:Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

Leader:Inspires teammates to follow them

Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



Flexibility:Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Goal Completion:Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks



Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field.



2 years:Insurance industry experience is preferred.

5 years:Analytical experience including business analysis and reporting.