Senior Business Analyst (Business Analytics) - 26293BR - EN in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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    Portage, MI
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Job Description

Position summary/General Purpose: Great opportunity for someone who possesses an acute sense of urgency, attention to detail, and strong analytic skills with a customer service orientation. This role provides a unique opportunity to work cross divisionally and build relationships with both internal and external customers. The primary responsibilities include developing data models, reports, dashboards to analyze business problems/scenarios and recommend solutions. This position works closely with both internal and external customers and requires significant analytical ability, attention to detail, focus on continually improving reporting and a drive for complete accuracy in work product. This role offers an excellent opportunity to add value, and join a highly competitive team with a focus in Analytics and reporting.

Position responsibilities:
  • Provide analysis of customer information, Stryker sales information, and historical pricing levels to Stryker divisions within MedSurg group.
  • Serve as a key process and system resource for Healthcare Systems including the development of reporting templates (using Power BI, SAP BW, Excel), matrix formats, and KPIs as necessary.
  • Understand existing data models, and assist in development of new data models. Demonstrate proficiency utilizing available tools to support reporting and analysis.
  • Provide recommendations and interpretations of the data or information provided/collected.
  • Participate in development of processes and mechanisms for data cleansing, and pro-active monitoring of data quality.
  • Respond to all ad hoc requests for data from the divisional business teams, and internal team members.
  • Follow processes and procedures to support, streamline, and in some cases automate, analytic and measurement strategies.
  • Owner of process improvement projects that will drive efficiency amongst the team.
  • Engage customer as needed relative to inquiries surrounding reporting, data requests, contract pricing, etc.
  • Document and maintain process instructions that will assist in the training of new analysts.
  • Provide exceptional service to both internal and external customers.

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Business Analytics, Data Science, Business, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline.
Experience Requirements:
  • 4 to 6 years accounting or data analysis experience, medical manufacturing/healthcare environment preferred.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize large amount of complex quantitative/qualitative data and research findings into easy to understand, actionable fact-based recommendations and strategies.
  • Experience with information systems, data integration technologies; knowledge of data warehouse concepts and some level of experience with data warehouse technologies.
  • Effective presentation, written, verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain data and findings to multiple levels of management.
  • Experience with reporting and visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau.
  • Exceptional skills with data management, pivot tables, and advanced functions in Excel.
  • Basic data modeling and fundamental core database concepts.
  • Experience working with business functions (e.g. sales, marketing, finance).
  • Ability to prioritize work and keep accurate, detailed, and confidential records.
  • Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and policies.
  • Must be able to learn quickly.
  • Must be able to build interpersonal relationships across the organization.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced educational degree/ industry certification in the field of data/business analytics.
  • Basic/working knowledge in using Statistical packages (R, SPSS, MATLAB).
  • Experience in B2B sales and financial data analysis to solve business problems.
  • Experience with writing and understanding SQL scripts.
  • Experience with DBMS/RDBMS technologies.