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Data Analyst - Senior Associate to Manager Level (Remote)

Company: PowerAdvocate - now part of Wood Mackenzie
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

In September 2021, PowerAdvocate became part of Wood Mackenzie. The two businesses have come together, aligning our products, energy data, and technology to meet our customers' rapidly changing and expanding needs. PowerAdvocate is moving to use the Wood Mackenzie name and brand going forward as we combine our teams and product sets.

By bringing together Wood Mackenzie's extensive coverage of energy and natural resources with PowerAdvocate's unique cost and supply chain intelligence, we're able to provide a greater breadth and depth of market-leading analysis, data, and insight.

We are excited for the future direction of the company and helping to drive forward the energy transition. Visit woodmac.com to find out more.

Wood Mackenzie Supply Chain, formerly PowerAdvocate, delivers data and insights that make energy and natural resource companies more effective and resilient contributors to the global economy. We do that by providing our customers the right data in the right solution to help them reduce costs, manage risks, and accelerate the transition to renewable energy. At our center sit proprietary data sets and leading data science that we combine with our technology to solve our customers' most complex business problems.

We are also a values-led company. We care for each other. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We recognize that our individual differences make us stronger. We are confident and driven, yet practical and humble. We help each other improve with direct, respectful feedback, and we encourage different viewpoints and trust in best intentions.

Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Does your perfect day consist of cleansing, researching, and enriching complex data for customers to find useful insights and connections? Do you have a passion for slicing-and-dicing data? Would you like to categorize and classify data to make it more usable for our customers? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative environment where you are constantly learning?

PowerAdvocate is seeking a Data Analyst to join our growing company, providing cutting edge intelligence for supply chain organizations in the energy industry. We are looking for a team player who thrives in an agile and dynamic environment, and wants to enrich data to deliver superior customer results.

As a Data Analyst within PowerAdvocate's Spend Intelligence Group you will use your keen eye for detail, your creative analytical skills, and your love for working in a team to help PowerAdvocate maintain its leadership position in energy information. The Data Analyst is a key member of the Spend Intelligence Group, responsible for the data aggregation, normalization, classification and enhancement process which turns raw customer spend data into PowerAdvocate Spend Intelligence. The analyst will utilize robust technology tools and energy industry knowledge to create a truly unique product that is one of PowerAdvocate's fastest growing solutions.

This is a full-time remote position, with potential in-person training opportunities at our Boston office post-COVID.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

In addition to the following, other duties may be assigned to meet business needs:
Perform data extraction, manipulation, cleaning, analysis and QA of large datasets
Research energy industry data and suppliers to accurately and granularly classify spend into industry-specific schema
Evaluate categorized transactions to identify misclassified content, redundant and/or ineffective categorization logic
Collaborate in a self-managed Agile team, an innovation PowerAdvocate has adapted from the software development domain

Qualifications
4+ years' experience
Bachelor's degree required
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel skills including vlookups, pivot tables and queries
Exceptional analytical, organizational, problem solving, and time management skills with attention to detail
Proven ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, to manage multiple tasks and/or projects with changing priorities and to communicate effectively at all levels
Ability to balance independent and team-based work
Manages large volumes of data and ensures quality throughout the process
Experience with data manipulation tools to solve complex quantitative problems from joining multiple different data sources to troubleshooting data discrepancies
Creative and innovative problem-solving skills
A self-starter who takes initiative, asks questions, and is eager to learn

Pluses
Experience in the energy industry
Proficiency with databases
Proficiency with Talend or other ETL software
Experience in spend analysis
Some programming experience with Java preferred
Prior experience analyzing external datasets using Python, SQL or visualization tools

Additional Information

What Else You Will Get:

From Day One, You Will Get

There are a lot of reasons to work at PowerAdvocate, but nothing is as impactful as the business training and professional opportunities you will receive from our team.
Significant professional growth in an environment where personal development is a core tenet of the team's culture
Complete package of rewarding programs, including competitive salaries and customized benefits
A flexible schedule once training is completed and you are proficient in our team's process
Vibrant, start-up culture

At PowerAdvocate, we celebrate differences and are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our workforce to provide opportunities for our employees, our clients and our business. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - F/M/D/V

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for this position will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

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