Data Analyst


Posted 1 year ago

We are looking for a Data Analyst! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Data Analyst
Term: 12-month – 40 hours
Location: Remote – Ontario or Quebec
Job ID number: C1055


Brief description of duties:


  • Ensure data integrity, accuracy and quality, attend to the needs of routine management reporting and ad-hoc strategic reporting.
  • Perform advanced data analysis for internal stakeholders, report on obtained insights.
  • Provide support to data driven projects/tasks and drive automation of reports.
  • Support in developing, managing, and executing controls and processes aligned to Procurement policies.
  • May act as liaison between business areas and project team stake holders for the development and implementation of new processes/ systems and enhancement of existing processes/systems.
  • May prepare communications and make presentations on delivered reports and improved process.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Data: understand the data and its source; and explain, reconcile and/or mitigate cross-system discrepancies; troubleshoot the reporting database environment and reports
  • Analytics: understand user requirements; locate the type and source of data needed; develop approach and strategy to analysis; build metrics, methodologies and/or finance models to facilitate analysis
  • Reporting: generate analytic findings or other relevant information into informal or formal reports; visualize data in support of analytic findings; design report in user-friendly fashion and digitized manner; and train end-users on new reports and dashboards.
  • Insight: formulate recommendations and/or solutions out of findings to assist in decision-making; propose alternatives when faced with issues; and explore opportunity for improvement
  • Communication: communicate needs and wants in day-to-day work, and present and/or elaborate on completed work/project to user
  • Compliance: attend to company procedures and processes; and focus on integrity, prudence, and consistency.


MUST haves:


  • Graduate of bachelor’s degree or above; minimum 5 years of related working experience
  • Analytic skills: familiar with financial reporting and analysis, strong presentation and case study skills
  • Tools: proven competence in advanced Excel functions (macros and scripts) and other Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, PPT, Visio, SharePoint and Outlook)
  • Reporting skills: demonstrated experience in formal reporting (ability in design is preferred)
  • Technical skills: strong knowledge of common querying languages (e.g. SQL) and visualization tools (PowerBI); demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases.
  • Communication: high-level written and verbal communication skills; proven ability in translating business requirements into non-technical and lay terms and in communicating insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management
  • English skills: fluent speaking, reading, and writing is a must


Nice to haves:


  • Proven analytical skills to evaluate information/data from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high level information into details and make data-driven strategic recommendations
  • Excellent communicator and multi-tasking problem solver
  • Self-starter, attentive to details, well-organized and team oriented
  • Willing to work on flexible shift


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