The Sr Data Analyst position plays a key role for the Data & Analytics team in serving the Finance and greater ERP functions. This role will provide front-line support and implementation services for Data & Analytic solutions that are deployed by the Finance ERP team. These will include making improvements to the business process and information analysis.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Uses focused technology solutions for operational and functional execution with an understanding or familiarity with applications and interfaces (such as programming, retransmission, and traffic/billing).
Evaluates reporting tools and data structures (in existing and potential implementations) for best fit to specific business needs.
Assists in the month-end close review, ensuring that accruals are accurate and complete.
Provides input for the monthly review of expenses to budget and forecast, and explains variances with operational analytics and insight.
Manages delivery, performance, and outcome expectations of assigned tasks.
Works with SQL databases, ETL tools and several programming languages using scripting languages, SQL, data transformation and desktop tools.
Gathers, estimates and delivers solutions and enhancements.
Effectively utilizes understanding and exposure to current reporting and analytic tools.
Understands how reporting and data analytics tools relate to and facilitate the business decision making process.
Proactively seeks clarification of requirements and direction; takes responsibility when needed.
Provides training to less experienced staff.
Performs other duties as requested by supervisor.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Understanding or familiarity with Communications/ Media / Cable Operations
Understanding of finance systems and ERP
Ability to work independently
Solid interpersonal, oral and written communication and presentation skills
Ability to work in teams towards a shared goal
Ability to change direction quickly
Ability to work in stressful situation when insights in (new) data sets is required quickly
Enjoy working with others and have the willingness to learn more
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, economics or finance
or equivalent work experience
Related Work Experience Number of Years
Experience with Finance and ‘greater’ ERP functions 5+years