Corporate Data Analyst

EARNEST RESEARCH

Earnest Research is a VC-backed data innovation startup driven to change the way professionals understand consumer and business behavior. Working with world-class data partners, we transform raw data into a source for business and investment professionals to ask better questions so they can make better decisions. We believe, in the right hands, data has the power to change the way we work. We are a new, better alternative to traditional quantitative surveys.

CORPORATE DATA ANALYST

The Data Analyst team at Earnest is passionate about finding signals in the noise of large data-sets, and has a strong interest in technology, consumer trends, and the private and public markets.  Quantifying both macro and micro trends in the consumer economy is our primary focus. As a part of the group, you will be immersed in a fast-paced environment, with infinite opportunity to learn and grow. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated problem solver capable of applying big picture thinking without losing sight of the details.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Data Analysis
    • Explore datasets to identify and investigate trends within the consumer economy
    • Build customer behavior and competitive analyses
    • Create compelling dashboards and reports that translate data into actionable insights
    • Responsible for accuracy and integrity of data
  • Client Relationships
    • Interface directly with corporate clients (CFOs, CMOs and senior executives) to present analyses
    • Serve as a industry and subject-matter expert on analyses
  • Product Development
    • Identify new product opportunities and work closely with our engineering team to build them
    • Evaluate new data sets for potential product opportunities for corporate clients
    • Seek out areas for operational improvement and take initiative to address them

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top tier university
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in an analytics-intensive role such as business intelligence, corporate strategy, investment banking, or management consulting
  • Strong SQL and Excel skills (SQL: subqueries, window functions; Excel: pivot tables, vlookups)
  • Ability to synthesize large datasets into meaningful insights
  • Possess the intellectual curiosity to investigate the “why” behind the numbers
  • Strong business and product acumen
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Familiarity with Tableau or similar data visualization tools is a plus, but not required
  • Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information and exercise exceptional judgment

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