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Business Intelligence Analyst

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • City: Vancouver
  • Job category: Information Technology
  • Job ID: J0518-1189
  • Job type: Regular full time

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

Description

PURPOSE AND ACCOUNTABILITY
Reporting to the manager of systems development, the incumbent will be working on projects in an Agile environment to develop, modify and document analyses according to architecture specifications and business rules. This is a senior business analyst role with additional technical and reporting responsibilities.

What will I be doing?
The core function of our business analysts is to participate in requirements gathering sessions with subject matter experts to determine what the impact of our projects will be on our business partners (external) and the departments and processes within our organisation. You’ll diagnose problems that interfere with the smooth running of our systems and develop, coordinate and document solutions. You’ll need to accurately document business processes and procedures – including business rules and requirements – whilst helping our stakeholders determine their operational needs, so system functionalities can be developed or modified.

In addition to your business analyst duties, you’ll be responsible for delivering business intelligence reports. It will be your responsibility to ensure these are of a high standard with regards quality, content and the efficiency in which they’re delivered. You’ll help to improve data quality of all data layers (Data Warehouse, Data Marts, Reports) and assist multiple lines of business to define and modify processes to enhance the quality of operational systems’ data. We’ll need you to help stakeholders to determine their reporting needs and define & harmonize reporting metrics. You may need to answer ad hoc inquiries relating to building and running scripts and extracts using Microsoft SQL Server.
What will I need to be successful?
Ideally, we’re looking for someone with a testing background who will be able to identify acceptance criteria and feel comfortable dealing with pressure from the project stakeholders (internal and external). Detail orientation and strong documentation are paramount in this position and knowledge of project management and Lean. Applied knowledge of Agile will be essential to your success.

We’re looking for business analysts with at least 3 years of experience, who also have experience with reporting tools such as Microsoft Power BI, and have advanced data and business analysis skills.

Qualifications

Education:
• bachelor’s degree

Experience:
• 3+ years’ experience as a business/systems analyst
• experience working in an Agile environment

Technical:
• Visio, UML, SQL
• Microsoft Power B.I.

Working at iA Financial Group

We consider our employees to be our most important investment and we have a lot to offer them. Find out more about iA.

iA Financial Group is committed to having an equal access employment program and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and disabled persons. Any use of the masculine form is to simplify the text and includes the feminine form.