AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

  • Finance Data Analyst

    Job Locations US-NJ-Jersey City
    Requisition ID
    2018-7919
    Category
    Finance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Finance Data Analyst

     

    Overview:

    Financial Data Analysts work intensely with the data work stream through all phases of an engagement, including conceptual design, detailed design, implementation, testing and production deployment. Financial Data Analysts work with Finance to prioritize information needs, design and implement data collection systems, identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets, and monitor quality control plans.  The ideal candidate for this position is able to do complete life cycle data generation and outline critical information in a clear and actionable format for their stakeholders. 

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Prepare queries / reports for analyzing financial trends for the finance team
    • Serve as the subject matter expert on the available financial data
    • Act as the liaison between finance and IT department
    • Conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities and design.
    • Defining, assembling and presenting all technical data deliverables and work products.
    • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
    • Perform data cleaning, manipulation and exploratory analyses.
    • Communicate data insights to and facilitate decision-making with internal stakeholders. Additionally, the data analysts collaborate with data engineers to identify and correct data issues.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements 

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Mathematics, Actuarial or Accounting
    • 3+ years business experience as a finance data analyst
    • Thorough understanding of financial accounting concepts
    • Proven ability to develop data models using statistical and mathematical methods
    • Proven aptitude for learning and using data analysis reporting tools
    • Intermediate skills in Excel with knowledge of spreadsheet functionality including v-look-up, pivot tables, charts, graphing and macros
    • Intermediate computer skills including MS Word, PowerPoint, and database experience including the ability to create PowerPoint graphs, tables and information reports in slide format
    • Solid communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Proven ability to interpret complex data, analyze results using statistical techniques, and present actionable insights
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Adept at queries, report writing, analyzing complex data, identifying trends and insights, and presenting findings

     

    Preferred Skills 

    • Intermediate SQL programming skills
    • Insurance knowledge and experience
    • Prior experience in Accounting and/or Finance

     

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