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Dow Jones Senior Data Analyst, FP&A, Business Intelligence in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) Business Intelligence team focuses on developing automated audience, revenue and financial analytics and improving our teams’ abilities to make better data driven decisions. We are on a mission to evolve the way our Finance team works, and increasingly move away from manual excel based reporting to more automated dashboards and insights using modern tools and technologies. Our team is passionate about enabling others to use data and analysis to monitor performance, identify risks and opportunities, and find ways to continually add value.

We are looking for a Senior Data Analyst to join our team to contribute to the mission and continue building out this exciting function within the Finance team. The role reports to the Director of Business Intelligence, who leads both BI and Strategic Enablement efforts across the Finance team. The role will partner heavily with Tech, Data and Business teams, and work across many levels and areas of the organization from analysts to engineers to sales to senior leadership. The ideal candidate has previous experience in developing datasets, dashboards and data solutions that drive core insights.


Develop Partnerships & Roadmaps

  • Develop partnerships with Finance, Business and Technology teams and other analysts across the company

  • Learn the inner workings and operations of our business across all revenue streams and KPIs over time

  • Create, coordinate and execute data project roadmaps based on Finance and Business teams’ priorities

Understand Architecture & Develop Some Data Workflows

  • Understand the architecture and offer support across the multiple cloud-based applications we leverage

  • Partner with data engineers and analytics to collect, cleanse and organize data consistently

  • Develop some automated data pipelines and processes on your own where there is a lack of engineering support

Create Dashboards, Improve Processes & Ensure Quality

  • Create intuitive reports, dashboards and data solutions using viz tools (e.g. Tableau, Data Studio)

  • Continuously identify ways to improve and streamline processes around data and reporting

  • Ensure the quality of data and reporting, and partner with teams to improve accuracy and consistency

Clearly Communicate & Contribute to Community and L&D Efforts

  • Communicate technical information clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Provide guidance to our Finance Strategic Enablement team to evolve the way Finance works

  • Contribute to Finance L&D programs and influence Technology roadmap decisions

Skills and Experience

Soft Skills

  • Team oriented and collaborative with eagerness to help others, and aspiration to be challenged and learn

  • Self starter able to work independently, coordinate with many partners and complete projects start to finish

  • Detail oriented with focus on assuring quality, consistency and accuracy in data and processes

Education & Tenure

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in combination of training and experience, preferably in a quantitative field

  • 3+ years of work experience in a similar role preferred

Tech & Data Experience

  • Experience drafting technical and business communications to different audiences and levels of employees

  • Experience working with large datasets in a fast-paced and fluid environment

  • Experience formulating, understanding and solving complex, non-routine problems

  • Extensive experience with SQL, and familiarity with Excel/Sheets, Github, Python/R

  • Experience with ETL processes and cloud-based or traditional tools (AWS experience a plus)

  • Experience with data visualizations tools and techniques, and using data to tell a story (e.g. Tableau, Data Studio)

Nice To Haves

  • Experience working in a media or a subscription business a plus

  • Experience working with financial data a plus

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 28503