Advanced Analytics Analyst

Discover Financial Services - Riverwoods, IL3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $79,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We’re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for performing advanced analytics in support of business issues and business intelligence efforts. Provides cost benefit analyses and strategic recommendations to resolve business issues.

Responsibilities

Partners with business leaders to ensure and in-depth understanding of requirements and performance levers for each analysis.
Utilizes advanced analytical and data mining tools to generate insights and actionable recommendations.
Tracts data from multiple sources and performs complex analyses to identify the root cause of business issues. Develops and automates dashboards and reports that consistently monitor and explain trends. Performs ad-hoc analyses and builds custom reports.
Presents findings form analyses and makes recommendations to leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Statistics, Business, Data Science, or related quantitative field
2+ years of experience in Finance, Statistics, Business, Data Science, or related quantitative field
In lieu of a degree, 4+ years of experience in Finance, Statistics, Business, Data Science, or related quantitative field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we’d also look for:
Master’s Degree in Finance, Statistics, Business, Data Science, or related quantitative field
4+ years of experience in Finance, Statistics, Business, Data Science, or related quantitative field

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

Work Perks:
24-Hour Nurse Hotline & Telehealth Services
7 Paid Holidays
Adoption Assistance
Annual Flu Shots
Commuter Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Work Environment
Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance
Healthy Eating Program
Legal Assistance Plan
Mother’s Rooms
Onsite Emotional Health Counselors
Onsite Fitness Centers
Onsite Weight Watchers at Work
Paid Parental Leave
Professional and Leadership Development Programs
Recognition Program
Service Anniversary Awards
Tuition Reimbursement

Health:
Annual health Evaluation and Health Coaching
Critical Illness Insurance
Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
Onsite Health Services Center with Nurse Practitioner

Financial Wellness:
401(k) Savings Plan with Fixed and Matching Contributions
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Financial Engines
“Financial Wellness for You” Learning Programs