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Leader, Analytics Center of Excellence

Company: Edward Jones
Location: Rocheport
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.Team Leader
Analytics Center of Excellence

The Analytics Center of Excellence is responsible for providing critical capabilities of the enterprise analytic community.

The COE Strategy & Training team focuses on enabling users throughout the firm to explore and enhance decision-making through data. The Team Leader will lead the analysts through the evolution of this function across the division.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a growing and evolving team of analysts with varied responsibilities including strategy and release management of analytics/BI/technology projects, firm-wide analytics and BI training and communities of practice and firm-wide external data and analytics tools management and optimization.
  • Function as business lead and maintain accountability for numerous enterprise-level projects in part of a firm level program to modernize the firm's information and data management architecture.
  • Develop and implement strategy for release management of BI and analytics projects, and a long term strategy for firm-wide analytics and BI training and communities of practice.
  • Lead and coach analysts in the collaboration efforts with internal data providers and outside vendors to enhance data availability and usability within the data warehouse. Ensure requirements and test plans are created and data validation occurs.
  • Work with various business and technology leaders at all levels of the firm to understand business needs, and recommend an appropriate solution
  • Influence and communicate across a wide range of audiences with specialized subject matter expertise including data providers, marketing leaders, product leaders, financial advisors, and technology professionals.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the various product types offered through Edward Jones and how each fits within an individual investor's needs. Position Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree required, preferably in the areas of finance, business, analytics or information systems. Advanced degree is a plus.
    • 7+ years general business experience in marketing, finance, data analytics, or information systems fields strongly preferred.
    • Strong technical understanding of analytics, risk or governance in background a plus,
    • Experience leading or direct involvement in education and development programs a plus,
    • Proven networking and relationship skills
    • Ability to lead team of analysts and prioritize multiple analytics/BI/technology projects from all areas of the firm.
    • Strong critical thinking skills and ability to navigate ambiguous situations.
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
    • Motivated to understand and keep current with analytics and BI industry trends and best practiceTechnical proficiency in the following:
      • An understanding of both relational and dimensional database architectures and data elements
      • Fluency in business intelligence and analytics principles, best practices and appropriate usage.
      • Working knowledge of BI tools including Tableau and Microstrategy.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to present complex concepts in an understandable and concise format, adapted to the audience at hand.
      • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects along with recurring responsibilities. Strong project management skills preferred with ability to formulate, define and execute tasks towards completion of project objectives and timeline.
      • Working knowledge of financial products and services preferred.
        • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For By Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
          • From FORTUNE 2021 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.2021 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation s 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
            From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.J.D. Power, 2021 Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
            Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more information.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
            Salary: $106916 - $182047
            Category: Headquarters

Keywords: Edward Jones, Columbia , Leader, Analytics Center of Excellence, Other , Rocheport, Missouri

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