Financial BI Business Intelligence Analyst - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 1 Year Contract

Job Reference No: 619

Job Category: BSA Business Systems Analyst, BI Business Intelligence, Financial Reporting

Career Level: Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A

Work Experience: 10+ years BSA, Bank, Big Data, BI Tools, Financial Reporting, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Trial Balance, Mainframe, ETL, Cubes, Visio, SQL, Essbase, CBAP

Industry: Financial, Banking

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Financial BI Business Intelligence Analyst – 1 Year Contract

 

Job Title: Financial BI Business Intelligence Analyst - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: 1 Year Contract

Job Category: BSA Business Systems Analyst, BI Business Intelligence, Financial Reporting

Career Level: Senior

Work Experience: 10+ years BSA, Bank, Big Data, BI Tools, Financial Reporting, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Trial Balance, Mainframe, ETL, Cubes, Visio, SQL, Essbase, CBAP

Industry: Financial, Banking

                               

DESCRIPTION:

The main function of a Financial BI Business Intelligence Analyst is to perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications. 

- Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies.

- Gathers requirements from business units and translates those to programmers and developers.

- Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation.

- Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities.

- Supports one or more highly complex business processes.

- Works on multiple projects as a project team member.

- Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.

- Ensure that Supplier Personnel deliver analysis of complex business/function information and provide recommendations/proposals.

- Ensure the quality of the output of Supplier team.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

- 10+ years experience

- Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements

- Ability to understand how systems are related to each other to meet business requirements

- Ability to understand how data is to be used for reporting 

- Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions. 

- Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage. 

- Meeting facilitation experience.

- Extensive experience with requirements analysis, including Use Case analysis.

- Extensive knowledge of business process modeling and workflow analysis.

- Knowledge of the system development lifecycle, application delivery and implementation.

- Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 

- Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines.

- Ability to solve technical problems/processes and understand complex details.

- Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions. 

- Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions. 

- Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.

- CBAP – an asset

- BI Certification – an asset

 

SKILLS:

- Experience working in an Enterprise Data Environment 

- Big Data

- Data Analytics

- BI Business Intelligence Tools

- Knowledge of Financial Reporting (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Trial Balance etc.) 

- Knowledge of Management Reporting (Planning, Forecasting etc.)

- Mainframe (FSR/CPR) flows to ETL flows to Cubes

- Microsoft Visio (for diagraming systems)

- SDLC – BI Methodology

- Ability to understand relational databases

- SQL – an asset 

- Essbase is useful for understanding Cube functionality

- Use Case skill useful for walking business through scenarios to ensure requirements are being met as expected