Business Analyst (part time) in Dublin, OH at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/5/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: 55004

Business Analyst. We are currently seeking a Part Time Business Analyst contractor to work on a client project developing, delivering and maintaining analytic solutions (ex. weekly and monthly standard reporting and tools to make business decisions). The role will use data and analytics to identify, track and drive specific value add action.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Use industry knowledge, analytical best practices and technology to enable high value contribution
  • Leverage Tableau, Alteryx technologies available and continual awareness, and learning new technologies as they become available
  • Use SQL, R, Python and other programming/query languages to execute necessary analysis
  • Ability to analyze and integrate external market data from vendors such as Nielsen
  • Analyze business results, include action plans to minimize risk and maximize opportunities
  • Partner with Category Managers to develop and devise tactics in response to current business trends using both internal and external data
  • Work with Category Manager to identify product assortment opportunities through analytical support
  • Analyze performance relative to budget and trend for sales and margin metrics
  • Prepares and analyzes data. This can include locating, sourcing, cleansing, profiling, extracting, mapping, importing, transforming, validating, and modeling
  • Collaborate with Marketing on ROI analytics
  • Ad hoc reporting as needed, interprets results, identifies trends and issues, and develops recommendations

Qualifications / Capabilities:

  • Experience with technology such as: Tableau, Business Objects, MicroStrategy, Alteryx, SQL, R, SAS
  • Should have very good experience in developing and analyzing complex SQL queries
  • 1-3 years of analytics experience
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills; strong aptitude with numbers and financial metrics such as GMROI, Inventory turnover, etc.
  • Exposure to relevant planning, finance, analytical, data management concepts
  • Proactively problem solves and recommends solutions
  • Strong communication, concisely presents complex information and recommendations
  • Ability to articulate detailed action plans, and ability to influence others in accomplishing the business goal
  • Able to synthesize large quantities of data to drive business decisions