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BI Data Analyst/Specialist in Westlake, TX at Veritude

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veritude is looking to hire a Data Analyst at Fidelity Investments, located in Westlake, TX.

This Data Analyst, Procurement Analytics, is responsible for data analytics and reporting supporting one or more categories of supplier spend within procurement. The person will have a strategic mindset and work with business partners to maximize Fidelity’s position to regularly negotiate for the right products, at the right price and terms for the firm.  The individual will have a strategic mindset and strong communications skills as they partner with internal stakeholders, Procurement leaders, and business partners to achieve scale and efficiency for the firm.

The Expertise We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree; ideally in a business, finance, analytics or supply chain discipline
  • MBA a plus
  • Demonstrated success in a complex decision support function
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills
  • Ability to understand, craft, and communicate complex concepts to a broad set of audiences
  • Experience developing interactive dashboards and data storytelling leveraging data visualization tools, techniques and concepts. Experience with OBI and/or Tableau preferred
  • 3+ years of highly-analytical decision support experience
  • Advanced use of Excel, including pivot tables, macros, think-cell, Solver and Analysis Tools
  • Proficiency with SQL, SQL datamining tools and relational database design
  • Strong attention to detail, collaborative and ability to multi-task

The Purpose of Your Role

The Procurement Analyst will provide analytical and research support within Fidelity’s Procurement organization in support of business planning, strategic sourcing initiatives, reporting, and other key procurement initiatives. In this role, you will be responsible for detailed analytics, decision support analysis, and development of reports, presentations and documentation for a wide and varied range of audiences.

As the Analyst, you will independently make decisions on inputs, interpretations, and information strategies in support of the recommendations and analysis being developed. You will independently identify resources, validate information, identify scenarios, develop data and market interpretations, and provide summary and comprehensive perspective to the evaluation process. The Analyst will need to be self-driven and proactive in achieving the objectives of the role and will need to independently bring value adding input into the commodity strategy planning and execution process.

The Skills You Bring

  • You have the ability to answer complex business questions and tell a story through the creative use of data analytics
  • You are curious and excited to learn about new data sources and technologies
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are able to balance working on multiple projects

The Value You Deliver

  • Developing new solutions and tools that Procurement professionals will use to proactively identify supply chain opportunities across the firm
  • Leveraging data and visualization technologies to uncover insights
  • Participating on internal strategic initiatives, sourcing projects, or other special projects that benefit from your subject matter expertise
  • Translate findings into meaningful and actionable information to assist Fidelity managers in understanding their spend patterns, purchasing behavior, cost drivers and savings opportunities

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

Fidelity’s Procurement organization guides Fidelity business partners to make smart purchasing decisions that reduce risk and maximize value. As a member of the Procurement Analytics & Programs Team, the Procurement Analyst leverages analytical expertise to deliver the tools and information to support the organization’s ability to:

  • Evaluate vendor engagements & leverage supply chain opportunities
  • Govern the risk & controls environment as it relates to internal operations and Fidelity’s supply chain
  • Improve Procurement’s overall efficiency, quality and business partner experience

Company Overview

At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.

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