Illuminate Education: Finance Data and Analytics Manager

The Opportunity

The Program Manager, Business Analysis and Analytics determines best practices and develops actionable insights and recommendations for business financial operations, performs advanced business analysis using various techniques, e.g. statistical analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, data mining. May handle special analytical projects as needed and works closely with internal or external clients to identify analytical requirements. In addition, the Program Manager, Business Analysis and Analytics may assist in implementing or developing systems to capture other business operation information. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and delivery of high quality analytics that meet customers’ requirements and are secure, consistent with industry standards, and company direction.

  • Develop and Maintain Data Definitions that support core financial and operating processes.

  • Define data architecture that supports ongoing reporting and analysis for key business stakeholders including finance and operations.

  • Create controls around data reporting that ensure key data is well defined and accurate.

  • Develop data presentation capabilities that create “single sources of truth” for core business data while enabling self-help infrastructure (Adaptive, Data Warehouse).

  • Understand underlying data architecture and business rules to ensure accuracy and interpretability of data based metrics.

  • Work with functional owners to align core data to key use cases.

  • Demonstrated application of business systems strategies, standards, processes, and tools in solution designs.

  • Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify core business applications.

  • Performs a variety of software development, integration, and maintenance tasks.

  • Ensure data delivery tools are being developed, tested, and released to the business user group in harmony with overall business strategies.

  • Serves as a liaison between core business groups and Information Technology including management of related vendor/contractor engagements.

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