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The FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) group is seeking a Data Analyst to support our Business Intelligence Lead in continuing to build out an exciting new function within the group while heavily partnering with our Knowledge Unit. This new function’s mission will be to develop ease of access to revenue analytics and KPIs aligned to measuring Dow Jones’ core strategies and success of the most important decisions being made in the business.
Focus on enhancing and delivering on a handful of key initial projects, including but not limited to KPI & Exec reporting, Strategy & Innovation team support, and B2B revenue reporting
Help develop wider scope and projects, identify additional opportunities and measure against delivery of Business Intelligence roadmap according to timelines
Revamp and build out revenue and KPI analysis to understand business performance measured against targets, strategies, and trends
Develop understanding of data landscape across the company and key contributors
Identify and make recommendations for upstream data improvement opportunities across various sources of data
Enhance ability to understand the impacts and influence decision making of core strategies
Drive process conversion from heavy use of excel and big data toward sophisticated, actionable dashboards and reporting using various available tools
Pivot analysis to real time understanding of business performance
Learn about past, current and future projects around data analytics across the business and become embedded in a number of them
Become a key resource and build relationships across the FP&A team, data teams, and the wider business--become enveloped in ongoing and future projects involving data
Help develop training and upskilling of BI capabilities for the FP&A team and wider business
Help provide updates and presentations to key stakeholders, Senior Leadership, and Executive Management on delivery of the BI roadmap
Skills and Experience
Team oriented and collaborative with eagerness to be challenged and learn
Excellent communication skills with all levels of employees and management
Bachelor’s Degree or higher with a specialization in Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, MIS (Management Information Systems) or related field
Experience with data visualization tools and techniques, e.g. Tableau or similar tools
Strong understanding of relational databases, SQL, and MS Excel
Knowledge of specific systems a plus including Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, Domo, Salesforce, Operative.One a plus
Working knowledge of multiple analytics and programming languages such as R, Python, SAS, VBA, Julia, Java, Scala or similar a plus
Media industry experience a plus
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Business Area: FINANCE
Job Category: Finance Group
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Req ID: 16509