Onico Solutions

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Business Intelligence (BI) Manager

The Business Intelligence (BI) Manager will interface with business areas, senior management and system users to define, design, and implement business reporting solutions. This position will focus on designing and leading the creation of reports and dashboards that are effective for all-levels of management from operational to executive levels. This person will also be guiding the effective modelling and creation of relevant dimensions and cubes for business reporting to drive business-level insights.

Responsibilities

Business Consultation & Requirements Generation (25%)

  • Work closely with the business to analyze requirements to produce reports that are beneficial and valuable for analytics
  • Understand the Enterprise Data Model effectively to interact with business users and recommend meaningful approaches to visualize the information they are looking for
  • Provide leadership in projects to ensure business is aware of data quality and availability to generate the reports and dashboard they need to manage their line of business
  • Collect business-level questions and propose approaches to address business needs and provide data insights
  • Expand documentation and knowledge of business processes relative to available data to provide contextual guidance for operation/project reporting and insights generation

Report/Dashboard Design and Development (25%)

  • Provide guidance to business and BI report developers on how to best design reports and dashboards for end-user consumption
  • Establish best practices and standards for reporting and dashboard creation at HTC
  • Conduct design review sessions and periodic audits of production visualizations to standardize brand
  • Determine team approaches to governance and management of key dashboards and reports for the organization

Mentorship and Training (25%)

  • Provide training to the business users related to general used of the Reporting and Visualizations tools BI offers
  • Ensure self-service capabilities are known by end-users and monitor adoption by business
  • Develop and maintain a training program; manage new trainers for new functionalities
  • Help develop skills training programs for BI members in the domain of visualization & dashboarding

Testing and Validation (10%)

  • Validate information generated within reports and dashboards that are developed by the BI team
  • Participate in user acceptance testing (including scenario development) and document test results
  • Ensure integrity of information is maintained post-implementation by periodic audits of reports in production

Support (10%)

  • Provide first tier support for technical issues and interpretation of report, dashboard and query content
  • Identify, document, resolve and escalate issues as required

Risk and Compliance (5%)

  • Increase knowledge of risk management practices and techniques
  • Participate in review of Audit results for IT group
  • Participate in compliance action plans identified by Audit

Qualifications

  • 7 years in business intelligence, business consultation and solution design
  • Experience with creating business and executive dashboards
  • Experience with Data Modelling and Visualization
  • Experience with Cognos reporting tools including framework manager, report studio and query studio
  • Experience with Power BI
  • Data visualization and design techniques for reporting
  • Dashboard layout and design / User Experience analysis
  • Proficient in translating business requirements into technical report deliverables
  • Good knowledge of data warehousing and Business Intelligence tools
  • Financial and accounting knowledge/experience an asset
  • Excellent communication skills

This is a 3-6 month contract with a possible extension or permanency located in downtown Toronto.