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.

Principal Accountabilities

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

  • JDE/AS400/SAP experience

  • 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.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-KS-Wichita

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WIC04244