Data Analyst

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Data Analyst

New York, NY



Job Description:The Technical Functional/Data Analyst will be responsible for analysis and design for Spend Management Technology initiatives across multiple applications. The analyst will need to have a clear understanding of the business requirements and ensure current and future states are clearly documented so they can create a functional and date design.

The individual will have the following responsibilities and will focus on our Data Warehouse and reporting tools:

-Conduct analysis of business issues and challenges

-Analyze, facilitate, model, and organize information in order to reconcile conflicts, elicit requirements and distinguish solution ideas from business needs

-Document and create functional specifications, conversions, upgrades, interfaces, reports, forms, mock-ups and workflows

-Translate business requirements into appropriate functional specifications which should include mapping all data elements and interface flows.

-Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients across all levels of the organization

-Provide continuous feedback and assist with improvement of internal process and procedures

-Coordinate with development and QA teams to make sure requirements are clearly understood

-Create clear polished presentations to be used to present solution options to the business

-Manage multiple projects at a time utilizing industry standard project management practices

-Manage the planning, requirements gathering, designing, and documenting stages of the project lifecycle

-Identify, document, mitigate and communicate key risks and issues are to the appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner


Key skills:

-7-10 yrs. Functional and/or data analysis experience

-5+ yrs. data warehouse experience

-Experience writing functional design documents, inclusive of field definitions and associated logic.

-Experience with data and system flow analysis

-Strong analytical skills and experience in dealing with complex data sets

-Polished oral and written presentation skills including graphic illustrations

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; capable of communicating clearly and concisely to various levels of audiences and to both business and IT

-Highly self-motivated, flexible, adaptable, with a strong technical aptitude

-Ability to coordinate effectively with offshore and onsite teams

-SQL/data querying skills.

-Source to pay experience is a plus