Business Intelligence Analyst

Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise and certified B Corporation, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision.

Position Overview

We are seeking a strategic, talented and experienced Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst to oversee the design and maintenance of business intelligence applications. The BI Analyst is responsible for conducting advanced analytics to identify opportunities and strengths to meet Vera’s goals. The BI Analyst will be responsible for designing and implementing strategic BI tools and reports, and presenting data visualizations that inform and engage business partners on key metrics and performance measures. The BI Analyst will also have the opportunity to gain valuable exposure to other elements of Operations/Finance by driving and participating in various business support projects. This role will allow you the opportunity to stretch and grow, gaining experience to financial operations of a growing global company. We’re looking for someone who demonstrates excellent statistical analysis and quantitative skills, strong attention to detail, communication, strategic problem-solving capabilities, and time management skills. The ideal candidate will have a passion for technology, learning, and a desire to help grow an organization. We want someone with a demonstrated ability to coordinate competing priorities with finesse, professionalism, and enthusiasm.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze computer data, evaluate past trends and current conditions, and communicate conclusions and recommendations to senior management
  • Responsible for leading the strategic design and maintenance of business intelligence applications
  • Conduct advanced analytics to identify opportunities and strengths to meet Vera’s goals
  • Develop metrics that provide data for process management and indicators for future improvement opportunities
  • Design and implementation of BI tools and reports
  • Create and present data visualizations that inform and engage business partners on key metrics and performance measures
  • Initiate budget forecast, analysis, variance reports and generate ad-hoc reports
  • Design and build technical processes to address business issues

Qualifications and Experience

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, economics, mathematics, computer science, or other related quantitative field
  • 5+ years experience in a business intelligence, data analysis, data science or similar role
  • 5+ years experience in either Python, Sequel, Microsoft BI Suite or R
  • 3+ years of experience in visualization tools including Power Business Intelligence (BI) or Tableau
  • Able to query data using SQL
  • Technical aptitude and confidence with Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.
  • Excellent statistical analysis and quantitative skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and meet deadlines
  • Ability and comfort working independently and in a dynamic team-based environment
  • A detail-oriented focus
  • Excellent written/verbal communication (English)
  • Phenomenal work ethic, including time management
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of trust and self discipline
  • Passion for technology, learning, and a desire to help grow an organization

Desirable

  • Experience using Salesforce
  • Strong project management skills
  • Demonstrated interest in social service work

Compensation and Benefits

The compensation for this position is R720,000 – R750,000 per annum. 

Vera Solutions offers competitive benefits, such as:

Heath Care

Vera covers 100% of medical, dental, and visual plan premiums.

Student Loans

To help employees with outstanding student loans, Vera offers a Student Loan Benefit.

Paid Time Off

38 days of paid leave each year, including local and company-wide holidays and a December break.

Child Care

In addition to robust paid parental leave, Vera assists with the costs of child care.

Getaway Benefit

An annual stipend to spend on travel and physical, emotional, and mental well-being.

Phantom Equity

All staff participate in Vera’s phantom equity plan.

Retirement

Vera offers a retirement plan and contribution matching to all of its staff.

Sick Leave

We do not cap sick leave. If you’re sick, we hope you get better!

To apply, fill out an online application (attaching CV).

For additional information, please contact jobs@verasolutions.org.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At Vera we celebrate diversity; not only do we value the diversity of our workforce, we rely on it. Employees with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences inform our approach to our work, driving us to ask questions and challenge assumptions, solve problems creatively, and foster strong relationships with each other and our clients. We are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, in which all of our staff feel safe and thrive.

This position has been filled, but we're still hiring for a number of exciting roles.

What makes Vera such a great place to work?

Our Values

In everything we do, we’re guided by our core values: Excellence, Sustainability, Teamwork, Leadership, and Impact

Our Mission

As a certified B Corporation, we meet the highest social and environmental standards in pursuit of our mission.

Our Global Team

Our wonderfully diverse team spans 5 continents and speaks more than 15 different languages.

Growth Opportunities

We are invested in and committed to making training, learning, and development one of Vera’s signature strengths.

Diversity & Inclusion

We value our culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We bring our full selves to work and position each other to thrive.

Rising Leaders Program

We run an annual leadership development initiative for emerging leaders at Vera.