Senior Data Analyst – Growth & Financial Insights

  • Richmond, Virginia
  • This position has been filled

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Our client is looking for an experienced Data Analyst who is ready to leverage their skills in integrating non-financial and financial data and provide analyses and actionable recommendations to support accelerated growth in a robust organization.  The ideal candidate will collaborate cross-functionally and work alongside business partners to uncover/test ideas, propose new concepts and validate critical assumptions. As a Senior Data Analyst, they will play a critical role in helping the organization in its growth roadmap.  




Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Own the FP&A data analytics process, performing extensive data mining and analysis within large data sets to test and propose new ideas
  • Prepare timely and actionable periodic and ad-hoc insightful reports  
  • Create and own new analysis models
  • Engage with partners to increase alignment and understanding of critical business KPIs and address data & analytics related priorities and concerns 
  • Troubleshoot and examine data anomalies and suggest proactive procedures to ensure the integrity of data/analysis reports   
  • Analyze and recommend opportunities in data analytics reporting processes to develop new tools, standardize, reduce redundancy, and improve processes 
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure data and analytical support is available as needed for the monthly/weekly forecasting process and analysis, the annual budget, and the multi-year strategic plan


Additional Requirements:  


  • Ability to understand industry trends and evaluate their potential impact for the client
  • Ability to build & maintain strong business partnerships 
  • Ability to develop & deliver reports and presentations for executive level visibility 
  • Ability to dig into detail while retaining a broad view of the strategy   
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and communicate timelines/expectations with business partners
  • Proven ability to set realistic goals and motivate, influence, and persuade all levels and functions of organization to achieve goals 
  • Ability to execute against plan in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment 
  • Collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to develop associates through constructive feedback 
  • Proactively assist others. Step in and help when and as needed
  • BA / BS in Decision Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Finance or related degree, required
  • Master’s degree preferred 


Related Experience, Qualifications and/or Certifications:  

  • 5+ years of proven technical data analysis and business analytics experience 
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal and presentations – presenting and communicating results of complex analysis through visualization to non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaborate efficiently with others
  • Experience in multi-unit retail environment preferred 


Computer Skills / Special Equipment Knowledge: 

  • Expert level scripting experience in one or more languages: R, Python, SQL 
  • Proven experience with data warehouse and BI tools 
  • Exceptional excel skills in designing complex data models


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