Business Intelligence Specialist

Accounting / Finance San Antonio, Texas



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible for the day to day development, maintenance and reporting of data to the business. This includes the gathering of requirements, the discovery of data sources, the creation of reports, and the analysis of data. May also be called upon to present findings to leadership, change processes based on findings from data, and lead projects driven by data analytics.



  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY: Must have excellent communication skills. Must be able to utilize Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Qlikview to present analytical findings and data. Must have advanced Excel expertise, including the ability to utilize pivot tables, charts, and graphs. Ability to use basic Excel graphs and charts to answer basic business questions. Must be knowledgeable of T-SQL programming with respect to writing queries to gather data from multiple data sources. Ability to perform source vs. reported data comparison validation. Must demonstrate a moderate level of team skills such as: Respecting, listening, persuading, helping, sharing and participating. Must demonstrate a moderate level of customer service skills such as: Managing customer expectations, delivering customer experience, willingness to be flexible, eagerness to learn the customers business and passion for taking care of the customers. Ability to communicate technical info and ideas so others will understand. Ability to successfully work and promote inclusiveness in small groups. Ability to provide FANATICAL support.
  • JOB COMPLEXITY: Works with business to ensure stakeholder requirements are addressed through integration solutions in a manner that aligns with timelines and quality expectations. Able to extract data per requirements from SQL, Oracle, or other databases and consolidate using a variety of reporting tools and interfaces. Comfortable putting together and presenting findings to C-level leadership on the run of the business and on key findings from data analysis.
  • SUPERVISION: Detailed instruction and/ or supervision.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Requires a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Business Administration from an accredited institution plus 1- year practical experience in data analysis. Post-graduate education or training desirable. Strong skills in Excel and T-SQL recommended. Comfort using Qlikview desirable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: General office environment. May require long periods sitting and viewing a computer monitor. Moderate levels of stress may occur at times. No special physical demands required

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