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State of Massachusetts Business Intelligence Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

The Executive Office for Administration and Finance (A&F) executes fiscal and administrative policies to ensure the financial stability, efficiency, and effectiveness of state government. A&F develops, analyzes, and manages the Commonwealth’s financial planning and resource allocation activities, including the Governor’s annual budget submission to the Legislature. Within A&F, the Federal Funds Office (FFO) is charged with managing and coordinating federal funds in a manner that maximizes federal revenue and minimizes compliance risk. This is a fast-paced environment that can involve high-pressure situations. Successful candidates must be self-motivated, adaptable, and responsible team players. The Business Intelligence Analyst will support FFO’s Transparency & Reporting team improvement and maintenance of the FFO transparency website, and additional data and transparency efforts as needed. Responsibilities: * Data management, including organization, cleaning, storage, synthesis. * Build and iterate on data visualizations designed to tell a story and let the data speak for itself while setting the direction for future reporting. * Assist with designing the user interaction and experience for interactive tools and dashboards using business intelligence tools, graphic design software, and/or web design. * Advise on best practices for data structure and analysis to communicate key messages accurately and effectively. * Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation. * Data reporting, including developing data visualizations as dashboards presentations for internal and external audiences using various applications such as Tableau, PowerBI, PowerPoint, etc. * Research, including validating data sources and analytic parameters. * Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy. * Coordinate with different functional teams to implement models and monitor outcomes. Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience: * 1 years of experience in data science, business analytics, business intelligence, or quantitative analysis (relevant work, internship or co-op) * Bachelor's degree from in data/information design, graphic design, computer science, fine arts, public administration, information systems, analytics, or related field * Proficient with at least one business intelligence tool (Tableau, PowerBI, etc.) * Experience using manipulating data and drawing insights from big data using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) * Ability to draw insights from data and clearly communicate them (verbal/written/visualized) to the stakeholders and senior management * Proficiency in data lineage (sources of data, how metrics are aggregated, etc.); and how resulting business intelligence is consumed and interpreted by the business * Effective organizational, analytical, multi-tasking and time management skills * Ability to learn quickly, take direction, and work independently and to use creative, collaborative, and consultative approaches to resolve issues * Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience: * Proficiency with web design (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) * Project management experience. * Interest or background in public finance * Master’s or other post-graduate degree in related area If applicable, please apply with a Portfolio of past work showing skill with analyses or data visualization. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four (4) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in financial management work (i.e. budgeting, accounting, auditing, management analysis, program evaluation, financial reporting of program results) or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below Substitutions: I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. II. An Associate’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. III. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience. IV. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience. V. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for the required experience. _Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! *Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Accounting and Finance* *Organization: Exec Office of Administration and Finance *Title: *Business Intelligence Analyst * Location: *Massachusetts-Boston - State House Requisition ID: 22000B1O

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