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AmeriFirst Financial

Job: Data Analyst

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Pay:$45,000 to $55,000/year

Posted: 03/13/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Type: Accounting/Auditing Financial Services - Mortgage Financial Services - ALL CATEGORIES

Jobing Description

Data Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Work with business stakeholders in determining information needs
  • Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques
  • Developing and implementing data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases
  • Management of projects from inception through QA testing. This includes understanding business needs, project status updates and working with Manager on prioritization

Job brief:

We are looking for a passionate Data and Reporting Analyst. The successful candidate will turn data into information, make accessible to business stakeholders, and produce recommendations based on information business decisions.

Data Analyst Job Duties:

Data analyst responsibilities include conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities and design. Data analysts will develop analysis and reporting capabilities. They will also monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements.


  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and “clean” data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities


  • Bachelors or masters degree in math, statics, computer science, information science or a related major. Preference will be given to candidates with proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst
  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects etc), databases (SQL etc), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL frameworks)
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings


This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive representation of all possible duties, responsibilities and/or qualifications.  Other duties, responsibilities and/or qualifications may be assigned to this position as the need arises and/or management requires. Understands, accepts and recognizes requirements relating to compliance issues and attends training as is appropriate and relative to their position. Including, but not limited to: the Bank Secrecy Act: Anti-Money Laundering, USA Patriot Act.


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