IT Business Analyst



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9S65424753
  • Posted: November 06, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for an IT Business Analyst for my client located in Downtown, Calgary.


The Business Analyst (Finance/IS/Sales) position is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate that is interested to translate operations and finance ERP data into useful dashboards and reporting tools for internal and external customers. This individual will report into the Finance team; however will spend a great deal of time working hand-in-hand with a very supportive IS team on a working level, and interface with Finance/Sales/Operations management from a customer perspective.
The successful candidate will perform a variety of data analysis and development tasks against our relational databases and create reports that will help drive key business decisions. Analysis will be in the form of reports built using Microsoft Excel, SQL Server, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in applications development, programming and support. They will become an expert on both our accounting and operations processes and systems, thereby effectively communicating appropriate and accurate information.
The Role:

  • Acquiring and transforming raw data into meaningful and useful system driven reporting tools.
  • Working closely with Sales and Finance management to gather requirements for analysis and reporting.
  • Working closely with the IS team to identify data sources and develop queries to extract accurate data.
  • Responsible for requirement analysis, design, development, and deployment of business intelligence and analytical solutions.
  • Communicating findings of analysis in non-technical language.
  • Work closely with the sales and operational group to understand current and historical business practices.
  • SQL database development, SSRS report development and internal applications support.
  • Other duties as assigned.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • A diploma or certificate in Computer Science or Business Intelligence and Analytics’ or Information Technologies or equivalent experience.
  • Must be adept at queries and report writing – T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services, and Microsoft Excel (macro development / VB scripting).
  • Experience in Business Intelligence projects including Financial Data analysis using Power BI would be an asset.
  • Exposure to programming languages such as C#, VBA, .net framework, database architectures, etc. would be an asset.
  • Must love data analysis and finding out the ‘truth’ through rigorous and in-depth research and analytics, and possess a keen interest to drill down to discover root cause.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with different levels and types of users, understand stakeholder’s business requirements, and translate these requirements into meaningful information and reporting.
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills, with minimal supervision, for an ever-changing, fast paced environment.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Sushant Shah, Consultant, Aplin Office Professionals. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-CAL


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