BI Analyst

 
Have you been searching for a career that adds in your passion for data with how you can support an organisation? Maybe becoming a business intelligence analyst is what you've been looking for. It is a career path that combines a love for data by analysing data sets within a company and coming up with recommendations that will assist in the company's improvement and growth.

What is a BI Analyst?

A business intelligence (Bi) analyst reviews and analyses data to assist a company in making decisions. The data looks at featured information about a business's sales, revenue, and market intelligence. It also entails information about their respective competitors. After collating the information, a Bi analyst spots any trends and patterns that could help a company improve and shares this data in reports. Based on this data, a Bi analyst would provide recommendations on how a business can improve and grow.

 

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BI Analyst Job Description

BI Analyst Job Overview

They must break down critical business data: to gather and analyse data such as market information, revenue, and sales. BI analysts can also be asked to program tools and data models to help visualise or monitor data. Finding paths for improvement in business practices is vital, including finding market trends to understand how a company might need to adapt its product.

Responsibilities of a BI Analyst

Bi analysts have a wide range of responsibilities that they need to complete. They are often required to work in teams, so the amount of work they need to do depends on how many people are in their group. The following are some of the most common tasks bi analysts are asked to do:
  • Analyse data and generate reports
  • Identify trends and patterns in data, such as customer behaviour or financial trends
  • Prepare presentations for senior management to explain findings and recommendations
  • Write code that analyses data and creates visualisations of results
  • Conduct research into customers and competitors
  • Identify areas for improvement within an organisation's operations

Bi Analyst Qualifications and Skills

A bachelor's degree in a science field is typically required for this position; however, some employers may prefer applicants who have an advanced degree such as a master's degree or doctorate.

Strong communication skills are essential for BI Analysts. They must be able to communicate with colleagues in many different fields, including biology, chemistry and computer science. Experience working with laboratory equipment or statistical analysis software can also be helpful. BI analysts also need strong analytical and problem-solving skills because they analyse large amounts of complex data.

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