The primary duties of data analysts are data collection and analysis. They are tasked with compiling information and statistics relevant to company success and instructing others on how to apply that data to the benefit of the business. This includes analyzing business metrics, conducing market research and explaining the implications of the data collected.
Because this as a specialty position, a post-secondary degree is a must for your data analyst job description. Bachelor’s degrees in business, math or finance are standard requirements along with four years working in an analytical, statistics or data positions. The job description should also require experience with industry standard database technology, such as SQL or MySQL.
Data analysts must be critical thinkers with strong analytical skills to accurately and effectively assimilate information. They must also have excellent communication skills to effectually disseminate that same information. Successful data analysts are highly results-oriented, as well.
As a leading accounting firm, we help businesses of all sizes grow and flourish. Our financial team is full of energetic and talented members who are ready to tackle any challenge. We are seeking to add a data analyst to our team; this professional should have a strategic mind and a complete knowledge of the current financial market. By implementing strong communication skills, the data analyst will work with all other departments to ensure our entire company is on the same page. If you are results-oriented and have experience working with big data, consider applying to help us assist corporate entities throughout the business world.