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Senior Business Analyst

Job Name

Senior Business Analyst

Country:

Costa Rica

City:

Escazu

Function:

Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

GBS Business Intelligence Manager

Job type:

Full time

About the role

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Senior Data Analyst oversees and conducts the conversion of data into insights that will lead to informed business decisions for internal purposes in GBS and for external stakeholders in Bacardi. He/She works directly with stakeholders and the business’s top management and executives within the assigned departments. The Senior Data Analyst will have to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, prioritize work, and remain functional under pressure, and aggressive timelines.

As Senior Business Analyst, you are responsible for the development of business solutions through the constant modification of the existing business intelligence solutions. The Senior Data Analyst:
  • Designs
  • Codes
    Debugs
  • Tests
  • Documents
  • Supports BI applications such as PowerBI, MS Excel and connections to applications such as SharePoint, SAP, BI, and others consistent with established business requirements and specifications in order to deliver the highest possible value to the business

Responsibilities

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Drive results and excellence in execution

  • Management and Strategy: The Senior Data Analyst oversees ensures the efficient execution of duties related to data analytics and report creation. In this position, the Senior Data Analyst develops clear and well-structured analytical plans and analyzes large datasets. This includes, analyzing data related to Accounts Receivables, Payments, and in general, financial data, and other data-sets and statistical analysis of a mildly urgent/sensitive nature. The Senior Data Analyst also plays a part in shaping the business’s data infrastructure, inclusive of data-warehousing, reporting, and analytics platforms.  He or she identifies, communicates, and endeavors to resolve data gaps that impact the fulfillment of the business’s functional requirements. The Senior Data Analyst also identifies, evaluates, and documents potential data sources in support of project requirements within the assigned departments in the business. It is also the responsibility of the position to build and operationalize processes that ensure timely data-loading and maintain accuracy and relevance of data used within the data department.

  • Support: The Senior Data Analyst plays a supporting role in the business where he/she develops logical and conceptual data flows that are in support of departmental project requirements and guides various business departments in appropriate and effective use of data. The Senior Data Analyst supports and executes change management activities regarding data analysis across business departments. He/She also mines the business’s database in search of critical business insights and communicates findings to the relevant departments and the business at large. He/She additionally identifies and communicates risks and issues in projects/programs initiated by the assigned departments and communicates this information to the relevant leadership. The Senior Data Analyst uses data to guide assigned business departments through all programs and initiatives, enabling continuous improvement in data quality, departmental performance, and overall business performance.

  • Collaboration: The role of the Senior Data Analyst is also a highly collaborative role. The Senior Data Analyst works within and across the business in order to understand the business’s functional and data requirements. He/She works with senior data department management in ensuring constant compliance with standards and to effect change where merited. In this collaborative capacity, the Senior Data Analyst further works with the business’s departmental heads, management, and key stakeholders, in developing detailed business requirements, conducting gap analyses, creating functional designs, and guiding the business’s leadership through analytical data processing when needed.

  • Analytics: The Senior Data Analyst proactively plays an analytical role where there is a responsibility for developing KPIs within the business for the purpose of identifying trends and evaluating the success of the business’s initiatives. The Senior Data Analyst additionally develops models and ad hoc reports, sharing observations and recommendations with senior data management, executives, and stakeholders for further consideration.  In this capacity, the Senior Data Analyst builds statistical models, diagnoses, validates, and improves the performance of these models over time in addition to creating efficient and reusable SQL code meant for the improvement, manipulation, and analysis of data. The Senior Data Analyst may also be tasked with the regular maintenance and upgrade of data warehouse servers such as SQL.  

  • Other Duties: The Senior Data Analyst also performs similar duties as he/she deems fit for the proper execution of the duties and duties as assigned by the Head of Analytics, Operational Excellence Senior Manager and the Global Business Services Director.

Skills and Experience

Requirements for the position:

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics, Information Systems, Statistics, Applied Math, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or any other related field.
  • Studies and certifications related to the field as additional education is preferred
  • A strong and verifiable equivalent of the same in working experience and on-going studies is also acceptable for this position.

Experience:
  • At least 5 years in a Data Analyst Position, preferably working as a Data Analyst in a fast-paced and dynamic business setting.
  • Have had experience working in Report Creation, modeling, and trend forecasting.
  • A suitable candidate will have a strong background in SQL as well as experience performing administrative tasks on servers such as SQL.

Develop Talent and Capability:
  • The Senior Data Analyst will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Build and foster a solid business partnership with the GBS Leadership Team, Leadership Teams in other locations, Bacardi Enterprises Services, Global Operations Leadership Team and other relevant internal and external customers to understand business requirements and maximize effective decision support.
   

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.