Business Analyst

Freedom Financial Network
Tempe, AZ
Apr 03, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

The Business Analyst in the Business Intelligence(BI) team is responsible for the management, analysis and dissemination of accurate and actionable information that facilitate data-informed decisions. The successful candidate will work directly with project stakeholders, business leaders and other team members to deliver insightful analysis and critical operational reporting. He or She will actively influence the direction and success of the business unit with proactive analysis and recommendations based on their findings

This role will also appropriately organize, develop, and implement a myriad of analytical processes and tools to tackle complex reporting challenges while driving our business in a continually forward thinking environment. Advanced Excel and SQL skills, highly effective communication skills, an entrepreneurial and proactive approach, exceptional time management and an ability to comfortably work with senior management are critical for success.

  • Interface with stakeholders to understand business challenges and translate them into specific data requirements
  • Interact with business leaders and other associates to develop "on demand" or d hoc" reports using tools like Excel or SQL
  • Provide solutions specific to Client Services and Client Enrollment applications and business units
  • Ability to take lead on different new projects in a fast-paced environment while supporting existing deployed tools and processes
  • Deliver data-driven insights, produce actionable strategic direction and help drive business prioritization that will support growth and maximize results
  • Support executive leadership with day/week/month end reporting
  • Analyze departmental results within the context of the entire business, including data, goals, processes, and organization
  • Suggest and scope ideal reporting solutions to optimize business performance, write detailed technical documentation, collaborate and work with various teams to operationalize proposed solutions
  • Communicate complex analysis and insights to stakeholders and business leaders, both verbally and in writing
  • Act as interface between technology teams, support teams, and business units


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field
  • Strong analytical, technical, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with Client Services and/or Client Enrollment business leaders, solutions and products
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills required to present information to a broad audience of users spanning Executives to Power Users
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and execute many complex tasks simultaneously
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision. Must be able to anticipate business needs and think with a business owner mindset
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills even under challenging circumstances

Technical Qualifications
  • 2+ years using SQL in a business environment including the ability to write complex queries
  • Experience developing reports and dashboards against SQL Server, Analysis Services and other disparate data sources using either Excel, SQL Data Tools, Reporting Builder 3.0+ or PowerBI
  • Strong knowledge of industry reporting and analytical trends to improve service to the enterprise and our associates

Other Desired Skills
  • Familiarity with SQL Data Warehouse, SQL relational databases and Analysis Services cubes
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing principles including OLTP and OLAP concepts

Company Description
Launched in 2002 by two Stanford classmates with a vision to build a corporate culture that balances the heart and the dollar sign, Freedom has grown to over 1400 employees spanning our 4 companies. Our mission is to provide consumers with the best solutions for their debt, mortgage, and lending needs.

Tempe, AZ


Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:12:23 PDT