Pearson Principal Analyst - Reporting & Analytics CANADA in North York, Ontario
Principal Analyst - Reporting & Analytics CANADA
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.
We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
Pearson is constantly looking to add to our AMAZING team! We are actively searching for a detailed and highly organized Principal Analyst for our Sales Ops, Reporting and Analytics (R&A) CANADA team . One must not only thoroughly understand data, but can visualize how it all comes together for the business and effectively provide your expertise.
The overall responsibility of this role is to design, develop, implement, test, deploy and maintain business intelligence tools, reports, and dashboards. You will support all standard reporting, ad-hoc reporting, statistical analysis and benchmarking, forecasting, predictive modeling, and influence of operational optimization, transforming business reporting requirements into meaningful visualizations, KPIs and dashboards. You will be responsible for an efficient and effective communication stream within the team with minimum supervision.
The opportunity will be located at our Toronto, CANADA office .
Visa sponsorship will not be supported for this position.**
Gather requirements for reports and interactive dashboards
Develop, and support the development of reports and visualizations that address business needs
Perform data analysis to ensure on-going data integrity, quality and operational efficiency
Analyzing data with standard statistical methods, interpreting the results, and providing summary of data analyses
Adherences to publication approval standards for dashboard release reviews and provide feedback to help with process improvement
Disseminate information regarding tools, reports, or metadata enhancements
Provide technical support for existing reports, dashboards, or other tools
Maintain catalog of reports, templates, and other reusable knowledge assets
Discusses reporting, or information needs with stakeholders, strategic and business partners, and teams
Participate in ongoing decisions concerning data collections, data design, methodology, and data analysis
Works together with BI Mgr. that design and build data models and internal ETL-processes
Required Knowledge and Experience:
In-depth experience in data reporting & analytics tools, process, methodologies and best practices
Knowledge and wide application of principles, theories, and concepts, and working knowledge of other related fields
Expert knowledge of Tableau development required; data management & reading code-huge plus!
Solid experience in building reports and dashboards with Tableau Desktop and administering Tableau Server – critical!
Strong, successful storytelling with data, data visualization design and visualization best practices
Knowledge in designing data models for optimal use for analytics
High-level analytical and problem-solving skills
Solid time management skills - including ability to work well under a fast-paced high-pressure business environment, plan, set priorities, adapt to change, and meet established timelines
Ability to manage team deliverables in close alignment with overall departmental and corporate objectives
BA in Business Administration or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education/work experience
Pearson is an international media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education.
Primary Location: CA-ON-North York
Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: May 29, 2019
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1907356
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.