Data Analyst/Business Analyst

Gravity IT Resources

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Job Title: Data Analyst/Business Analyst
Location: Miami, FL (Hybrid – 3 Days/week onsite)
Job-Type: Direct Hire
Referral Bonus: $2,000+

Must be US Citizen / Green Card Holder
**No 3rd Parties**

Overview:
Gravity IT Resources is looking for a Business Analyst for the corporate Business Analytics team, the candidate will work with the BI Engagement Lead and other key stakeholders to design and implement strategic solutions that drive key operational metrics focused on improving financial results.

The successful candidate should feel very comfortable analyzing various relevant data points to arrive at, and concisely communicate, fact-based recommendations that impact revenue and various other Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the division.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Have the intellectual curiosity to actively seek out new areas of potential improvement and drilling into the details to find the root cause of problems. This requires a willingness to question results and assumptions, and an internal drive for continuous improvement.
  • Provide an objective point of view to complex business issues based on a deep understanding of data and analytics as well as business principals.
  • Regularly analyze historical market trends including home sales and price, key commodity, and material prices, as well as overall market supply and demand dynamics.
  • Collaborates with relevant lines of business to develop a deep understanding of the process, strategies, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) impacting things like sales price, pace, cycle time…etc
  • Interpret insights from existing dashboards and reports, and as needed, augment with analysis from separate data sources or research.
  • Translate data and insights into actionable and relevant recommendations by utilizing visualization and/or data analysis tools, presentations and other means to effectively communicate clear and concise conclusions.
  • Take ownership of the data and work to ensure that data is as complete and accurate. This requires working with Division functional leaders to understand business processes behind the data and with corporate analytics and IT teams to understand how the data is sourced, processed and stored.
  • Oversee day-to-day implementation and analysis of the different initiatives.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Analytical – Strong quantitative and analytical foundation with the ability to translate data into actionable and relevant insights and answers to questions such as:
    • How do results impact business processes? 
    • What kind of actions and decisions can be made differently when supported by data?
  • Communication – Strong oral, written, listening and presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in business terms using simple, concise and relatable examples
  • Collaboration – Ability to successfully engage and establish cooperative working relationships with Associates at various lines of business.
  • Flexibility – Display a nimble mind that can adapt thinking based on new points of view and/or changes in operating environments – an inability to be flexible can result in missed revenue opportunities
  • Multi-tasking – Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously delegate work and provide leadership across functions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Problem Solving – Thinks critically to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Process Improvement: Identify inefficiencies in existing processes and propose improvements to streamline operations and reduce costs.  Work with cross-functional teams to implement process changes.
  • Market Research: Analyze demographic and economic data to identify target markets and customer segments. Conduct market research to assess current market conditions, competitor activities, and potential opportunities.
  • Technical Skills – Expert Microsoft Office Suite skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).  Experience with SQL, DAX as well as PowerBI, Tableau or another business intelligence platform a plus in addition to ability and willingness to quickly learn technologies.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1-3 years as a Business Analyst, Pricing Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst or comparable analytical role.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience developing and performing quantitative analysis which may include financial and/or statistical modeling.
  • Experience presenting to and communicating with Executives including delivering concise conclusions based on fact-based analysis
  • Homebuilding experience preferred
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with business software helpful (Salesforce, JDE, Business Intelligence)

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Statistics or other related business or quantitative field

 

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