Business Data Analyst - Contractor Position


: $99,536.67 - $197,100.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Business Data Analyst - Contractor Position

Status: Contract (6+ month)

Reports to: Sr. Director of Strategic Planning & Analysis

Position Summary:

The primary focus of this position will be to support the Strategic Planning & Analysis (SP&A) team make valuable data insights. This individual will create, run, maintain and review a variety of reports including enrollment/sales, forecast, grading, business trend, and financial. The position requires a strong understanding of systems, applications, and data structure with an ability report solutions for evolving business needs. This individual should thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative and dynamic environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Partner with SP&A team to implement, support, and manage business processes that span the company and various systems such as CRM (i.e. Salesforce), reporting tools (i.e. Adaptive Insights and Tableau), and Excel.
  • Extract current and historical key metrics from systems and manipulate data in Excel for effective comparisons and efficient data mapping.
  • Data transformation experience with Python libraries such as Numpy, SciPy and pandas
  • Successfully and quickly fulfill requests for development of ad-hoc reports.
  • Quickly learn business and system data structures for customized applications.
  • Develop and implement data analysis, data collection and validation, and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
  • Find anomalies and identify errors in data and help educate the teams and assist with corrective measures.
  • Build and maintain reports using visualization tools such as tableau to help deliver business insights.
  • It s critical this person possesses the intellectual-curiosity required to identify root-causes and provide actionable recommendations addressing business issues.
  • Document and communicate results of efforts.

Accuracy and high-level of attention to detail

Ability to meet tight deadlines while delivering quality information

Strong technology & database analytic skills

Ability in financial decision support analysis and a great love of Excel

Ability to build efficiency, accuracy and reliability of information

Ability to build open trustworthy relationships with team

Strive to not only deliver information but build audience knowledge to use the information

Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities

Team Player


Bachelor s degree in business, math, statistics or related field is desired

2+ years of work experience in Finance, Analytics, Sales Operations, and/or a related analytical field

Excel experience (e.g. experience consolidating and joining data, creating formulas, referencing, and possibly macro development)

Hands on experience in Python and SQL

Experience with enterprise data warehousing, writing SQL and Google Analytics experience are plus

Minimum of five years of relevant work experience

Advanced use in Excel, proficient use of BI tools and Microsoft Office applications

Advanced use of query tools to pull data from systems, preferred experience and knowledge of Salesforce, Tableau, or Adaptive Insights

Fundamental analytical and conceptual thinking skills

Track record of follow through on commitments

High level of confidentiality, and a can do mentality and approach

Physical Requirements:

Position frequently involves long hours and widely diverse duties. Must be able to bend, stoop, and perform extensive walking. Occasionally, lift up to 30 pounds. Generally works in a standard office environment. Works in a fast-paced, stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and a diverse array of contacts. Extensive computer time and extended periods of sitting. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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