Senior Data Analyst - Compliance


Location: Bolingbrook - Illinois - USA

Posted on: September 23

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.The Senior Data Analyst in Compliance is responsible for the design and development of complex analytics methods and statistical models in support of data driven strategies. The role requires the ability to leverage data from multiple sources to develop innovative solutions to business problems.The ideal candidate must be able to work closely with business partners and other technology teams to develop tailored analytic solutions and be responsible for guiding projects from design through implementation and final delivery to internal business partners.Key Responsibilities: Define data needs and evaluate data quality for applicability to posed problems Use statistical modeling - machine learning and numerical optimization to discover and leverage patterns in data using: Time Series Analysis - Classification Algorithms - Clustering - Regressions - Recommender Systems - Linear/Nonlinear Optimization - Monte-Carlo simulation - text mining - natural language processing Create features and develop models beyond standard toolset libraries to meet unique business challenges. Interpret and communicate findings and insights from the data to business partnersData Wrangling:Transform - re-engineer - and extract data in relational and MPP (Hadoop) data bases using appropriate tools including SQL - PLSQL - Hive - Impala - Spark and PIG.Build out data sets that meet data requirements.Analysis:Analysis that facilitates the transformation of complex data/information into actionable insights. Includes advanced financial analysis - forecasting - data modeling - statistical analysis and complex financial modeling.Develop divisional and Firm-level measurements to influence strategic direction.BA Required with an emphasis in a business discipline such as accounting - finance - economics - data science - engineering - analytics (or relevant work experience).Masters Preferred5 years relevant work experienceAdvanced analysis skills - forecasting - and complex modeling. Ability to understand and identify opportunities to apply the different types of statistics and advanced analytical concepts.Ability to summarize complex financial and analytical information and concepts and clearly communicate up to executive management.Advanced ability to effectively work with relational and dimensional database architecturesPrior use of a Hadoop environment preferredStrong analytical - critical - and systems thinking requiredTechnical proficiency preferred in the following:o An advanced ability to interact with various database and file storage systems (DB2 - IDMS - Oracle - Hadoop - NoSQL)o Data manipulation languages such as PLSQL - Impala/Spark - SQL - Hive - Pig - XMLo Statistical in either - R - Python or SASo Microsoft Excel - experience using pivot tables - formulas - macros - charts/graphso Business Intelligence such as Microstrategy - Business Objects - Sharepointo Visualization tools such as Tableau - Qlikview - or BirstDecision Making: Decisions made based on analysis and recommendations provided through this role generally have a moderate to high risk on Firm performance Decisions of moderate complexity and moderate impact (eg sourcing pricing strategy development - analytical model development - etc.) are made independently; more complex and high-impact decisions generally made in consultation with leaderSpan of Influence: The Analyst develops and performs high complexity financial analysis with typically high financial impact. The Analyst works with leaders up to executive management - providing analytical guidance to directly influence strategic business decisions. While there are no direct supervisory responsibilities - mentoring and training other associates on the team as well as associates on project teams from other divisions is expected. To successfully influence decision making - this position requires a deep understanding of how departments/divisions interact with one another and impact firm operations and initiatives. 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 Reserved 2021 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. Visit our career site 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: $90628 - $154313Category: Headquarters