Masters degree in an analytical field (mathematics, statistics, finance, accounting, economics, etc)
Strong documentation skills for forecast development: Advanced Excel skills, proficient with Word, Access, Visio, PowerPoint
Proficient with Statistical software: R, S-plus, SAS (preferred)
4+ years of recent analytical experience (regression analysis, simulation, optimization or forecasting)
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
Create statistical forecasts: Gather, analyze and validate data, execute statistical modeling software, review resulting statistical forecast model, apply forecast accuracy metrics and analysis to improve forecasting, and summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts.
Perform regular analysis on various forecasts and metrics such as business seasonality, market changes/conditions, inventory inflow and outflow, forecast accuracy, trending patterns, correlation, etc. and develop/present insightful briefs and recommendations.
Consult with other teams to support overall forecasting and data analysis initiatives. Propose forecasting/analysis methods to further improve overall results, insights and efficiency.
Develop ad hoc forecasting/data analysis as requested by senior management or functional teams.
Performs analysis to reconcile data to source reports to resolve discrepancies.
Work closely with other analytics consultants to identify, design and build appropriate queries and datasets for complex analysis and forecasting requirements.
Prepare and present informative visualizations that intuitively display large amounts of data and/or complex relationships, key assumptions, and business drivers to provide insights and recommendations for leadership to make informed decisions.
Offer guidance and serve as a mentor to the other analysts within the team.
Serve as a valuable resource to the other members of the Servicing Data and Analytics group while promoting knowledge sharing and team collaboration.