Business Analyst

Harvard Business Publishing's Corporate Learning partners with clients to create world-class leadership development solutions for managers at all levels in global organizations and governments. We leverage the management insight, thought leadership, and expertise of Harvard Business School faculty and Harvard Business Review authors to provide solutions that are relevant to today's most pressing business challenges. For more than 20 years, we have developed and delivered innovative, technology-enabled solutions that drive meaningful business results.    The Business Intelligence Analyst (BIA) serves as the lead data/analytical resource for Corporate Learning's (CL) business intelligence platform (Birst) to provide ongoing dashboard updates and development of ad hoc reporting within the tool and in excel. This position will work closely with the senior team and across all functions within CL to provide analytical support. This position will be our subject matter expert in our Business Intelligence platform (Birst). This position will also be involved with all aspects of financial planning and reporting.  MAJOR JOB FUNCTIONS:  - Maintain existing reports leveraging Excel, Birst, Oracle/OBIEE and SalesForce  - Subject matter expert in our Business Intelligence platform (Birst):  o Provide user guidance on how to use the dashboards.  o Add in new features to an existing dashboard - KPI, filter, visualization or table  o Build new dashboard from scratch working within Development/Production release lifecycle  o Perform system administrator functions (e.g., add/remove users, set permissions)  o Update Birst data model to be able to pull in and integrate new data fields.  o Work with consultants on larger data integration projects.  o Perform Birst quarterly upgrades  - Manage monthly reports, including  o Metrics dashboard  o Revenue reporting and recognition  - Support quarterly forecasts/long-range planning/annual budget processes  - Ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed, including assist in the production of variance analysis and commentary  - Interface with management and senior management to facilitate finance requests as needed  KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:  - 5+ years of work experience in business, business analysis,business intelligence, finance or accounting  - Strong knowledge of Excel  - Understanding of relational database concepts such as primary keys and JOINs and ability to write SQL queries  - Ability to write repeatable R/VBA analysis scripts  - Background in SaleForce, Birst and/or OBIEE (Oracle reporting tool) a plus  - Comfortable evaluating and manipulating large data sets to provide managers with data needed to make business decisions  - Strong attention to detail  EDUCATION: Minimum of undergraduate level degree in business, finance, economics, or related field JO-1810-1326
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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