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Business Data Analyst

  • Location: Irving, TX, 75039
  • Salary: 33.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 days ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for long-term extension) in Irving, TX for a Business Data Analyst with financial services industry experience.  Will support project managers, project management system tools, and processes. Will produce Key Performance Measures, Operating Measures and management reports.  
Responsibilities include:
•    Leverage management tools to collect and compile weekly/monthly factual data.
•    Publishing delivery metrics, management reporting, etc.  Operational metrics reports are used to manage Program/Project governance.
•    Analyze and report on Key Performance Indicators.
•    Provides continues process improvements thru Lean methodology and automation
•    Support assigned Project Manager(s) in gathering project information.
•    Supports project management processes for initiating, planning, executing and closing projects.
•    Understand all aspects of project management tools, including configuration, administration, and education. Offers guidance to project managers on tool utilization.
•    Reviews project requests for completeness and may work directly with the project requestor to clarify the project.
•    Analyze incoming project requests and assess whether effort is a major project, minor project, or technology work request per department guidelines. Obtain project manager resource commitments within the organization.
•    Complete all tasks in connection with the organization’s activity but not detailed in current job description, charged by the direct manager, supervisor, or the functional head.

•    2+ years of experience as a Business Analyst and/or Data Analyst.
•    Experience with reporting and data analysis.
•    Strong, hands-on experience with Excel, SQL and VBA/macros for reporting.
•    Experience creating and presenting data in PowerPoint.
•    Ability show critical thinking and understand data, primarily related to reporting on statistics and metrics.
•    Ability to draw conclusions from large sets of data.
•    Excellent presentation and communication skills.
•    Strongly prefer Financial services industry experience.
•    Project Management experience is a plus.