Cargill MI Senior Analyst in Wichita, Kansas
MI Senior Analyst
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
Position Purpose & Summary
The Senior MI Analyst will define and enable the innovation of financial data and analysis capabilities for multiple business segments in Cargill Protein Group NA. The role is critical to support the ongoing Protein Group transformation to design and develop comprehensive MI solutions to support key decision making and analysis while ensuring that solutions and are flexible to meet both the current and future business needs. This role will actively partner with business stakeholders and functions to solve problems through the presentation of data and the application of reporting and analysis tools. This role requires an Analyst skilled in data, reporting and analysis best practices and technical concepts and the ability to apply that knowledge to create and deliver data sets, metrics, reports, dashboards and insights for the organization in order to address current initiatives and future opportunities to advance the use of data and analysis for the enterprise.
35% Analyze and Deliver New Reports: Working directly with business stakeholders across all functions, the BI Analyst will evaluate business requirements and develop BI solutions. Strong communication skills are required to solicit the requirements and communicate with non-technical business stakeholders effectively.
35% Development of Technical Solutions: Responsible for development of technical solutions needed in order to provide an effective and efficient data and analysis solution that can support the business. Through knowledge of data structures, ability to join/integrate tables in order to provide the necessary data for analytics and/or reporting.
20% BI Reporting Governance and Process Improvement: The BI Analyst will be responsible for the governance (standards and documentation) of solutions developed. The Analyst will also be responsible for identifying opportunities to catalogue, streamline and improve data and analysis solutions.
10% Provide coaching and training to Analysts across the business on the use of data / analysis / reporting tools. Helping analysts utilize the tools in the most efficient and effective manner.
Education, Experience, Skills
Minimum Required Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years of relevant business experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Management, MIS, Computer Science, or relevant other degree
Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and data integration
Experience with advanced reporting, business intelligence, database querying and data warehousing concepts
Demonstrated strong analytical and decision making skills
Demonstrated ability to problem solve and take partners to understand the business context
Experience with educating and training others and/or helping stakeholders with using data and reporting to solve problems
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and operate in ambiguous situations
Strong Microsoft Tools experience
Advanced Degree in a relevant business or technical discipline
Certification in Microsoft platform (Access, Excel, Visio, SharePoint)
3 years’ experience in a BI/Reporting, IT Architect or Data Analyst role
Work experience across multiple lines of business and/or within IT function
SQL, Business Objects
Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, Hadoop
Demonstrated ability to understand business requirements and identify data patterns, trends and risks
Demonstrated ability to influence others without direct authority
Knowledge of quality improvement or process improvement tools and techniques or willingness and aptitude to learn them (i.e.: Lean, 6 Sigma)
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and effectively navigate the organization to identify where expertise resides
Other relevant information to the position
- Ability to travel 10%
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Primary Location US-KS-Wichita
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: WIC04244