Senior Data Analyst

Grant Thornton - Washington, District of Columbia
2/14/2018 4:51:33 PM
039473




Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Decision Analytics service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Build advanced analytic solutions.
Query and mine large data sets to discover patterns, examine data and filter for targeted information using traditional/exploratory, as well as advanced analytic techniques.
Use advanced business analysis and appropriate analytic tools to support advanced analytic development and presentation of results through visualization and scenario generators.
Work with and within cross-functional teams to identify appropriate business solutions to client challenges.
Help establish standards in advanced analytics to ensure consistency in quality across projects and teams and identify relevant work processes.
Maintain good working relationships with clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and staff to perform engagement services.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

Qualifications

2 to 5 years’ experience manipulating large datasets and applying advanced analytic techniques (e.g., econometrics, predictive modeling, simulation, statistics).
Experience using statistical packages, (e.g., MATLAB, SAS, R, SPSS, SQL, python.
Knowledge of data visualization tools (e.g., Qlik, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI).
Educational background in quantitative field (e.g., economics, statistics, mathematics).
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Requisition ID: 039473

Washington, DC
Washington, District of Columbia






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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