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Senior BI Analyst, Assistant Vice President

State Street

State Street

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Data Operations and Strategy Team (DOST), serves as a techno-functional team that builds data analytics capabilities and drives data related projects and the overall data strategy for Finance. DOST also owns and manages key Finance, Treasury and Risk data repositories support critical and regulatory processes across Finance, Treasury and Risk. The team drives data solutions to ensure consistent use of authoritative sources of data and implements effective governance and controls for management of data across the data supply chain. Additionally, it is the role of DOST to leverage Finance data across various platforms and technologies and build appropriate strategic reporting and analytics tools to address data needs for our users.

This role interacts with upstream business process owners and downstream data consumers to build out cutting edge reporting and analytics tools. Hence, the candidate will require experience across finance and technology teams. The candidate will have been agile and hands-on in terms of the end to end analysis of requirements and delivery of solution. The candidate must build a thorough understanding of current state data infrastructure and bring perspective on latest reporting and analytics tools, industry best practices.

This candidate will bring strong communication, analytical and technical skills to the role to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of BI tools to fulfil data needs for customers. They will lead the reporting team as a SME and mentor.

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • High affinity to Technology, Finance and Numbers, proficiency in using reporting tools

  • Strong analytical mindset with the ability to take ownership, solve problems and improve on existing reporting processes

  • Independent and structured way of working

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Being organized, self-motivated and having the drive to work on multiple related initiatives at the same time

  • People management skills including mentoring and staff development

What you will be responsible for

  • Oversee the design and implementation of reporting processes for Finance Organization, ensuring that each process is suitably designed and operationally feasible, in compliance with regulatory, data governance and internal audit requirements

  • Design and build queries, reports, and dashboards using business intelligence tools adhering to established frameworks and standards

  • Actively participate in and influence discussions around reporting requirements, infrastructure needs, and design; Influence business process improvements by integrating data/tools with people/purpose

  • Interface directly with clients and project team members to understand the needs and objectives of the business

  • Consistently deliver high-quality business intelligence solutions and services to clients on schedule

  • Bring structure to ambiguous business problems and recommend visualization solutions that can be easily interpreted by users

  • Serve as end user support for the organizational user base

  • Sponsor teamwork and encourage collaboration

  • Familiarity with ETL concepts will prove helpful

  • Strategic thinking, Strong communication skills, at both senior management level and team/project level.

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of professional experience as a business/reporting analyst, in a dynamic business environment, with demonstrated reporting, analytical, and database experience

  • 5+ years of experience with business intelligence tools and data visualization Tools (i.e. Spotfire, Power BI, Tableau) is a must

  • Sound understanding of BI best practices/ methodologies; experience with relational structures, structured query language (SQL), data warehouse and reporting techniques is a must

  • Self-motivated, well-rounded, analytical self-starter with ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative, Agile team environment with aggressive deadlines, regular releases and multiple priorities

  • Strong analytic skills with the ability to gather, synthesize, and organize data to solve complex problems

  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with business and systems personnel

  • Familiarity with Finance products and balance sheet concepts

  • Understanding of Agile SDLC methodology

  • Practical experience in SQL is a must and Python is preferable

  • Experience with Reporting and system design best practices, data quality controls, regional or regulatory reporting requirements, Audit and Compliance exposure is preferable

Are you the right candidate? Yes

We honestly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we do not necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers

Salary Range:

$80,000 - $132,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.