Ascent Hospitality

Business Analyst

Buford, GA

 Understanding the key metrics, reporting structure, and processes in order to be able to identify data discrepancies and errors 
* Testing and evaluating data accuracy for various different datasets both within an enterprise data warehouse , and in external data sources 
* Creating and understanding data relationships and architecture, working with the database team to ensure the integrity of the data structure and design 
* Utilizing BI tools, spreadsheets, and databases tools to manipulate large amounts of data to create insightful reports,forecasting, etc. 

* Using advanced analytical models to analyze unstructured data (text) to derive key insights based on text and sentiment analysis 
* Supporting Operations team by helping build framework and automation to analyze and understand forecasts, staffing and planning requirements to improve operational insights and efficiency 
* Using BI tools to design and build dashboards and visualizations to show trends, patterns, relationships and analyses with clarity to deliver impactful insight 
* Using verbal and written communication skills to deliver analytical observations and recommendations to business owners and leadership in a concise, yet informative manner, to provide a strong data centric basis for strategic decision-making 

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

Minimum Education: BA/BS Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Business Analytics, or related field
Minimum Years of Experience: one (1) year of related business analytics experience inclusive of work experience, internships, and volunteer experience 
Additional Requirements (i.e. % of travel time, etc.):
Microsoft Office Suite, with high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Understanding of the fundamentals of Data structure, and data table relationships
Some Travel (<5%)
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

Master's Degree in a job related field of study (Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Business Analytics, or related field)
Proficiency with Microsoft Access
Experience with and knowledge of SQL
Experience with building or maintaining databases or data warehouse.
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