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Financial Data Analyst, Norwalk, CT
« on: February 11, 2015, 10:59:36 AM »
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If you are a Data Analyst with strong financial data analysis experience using XBRL, please read on!

Based out of Norwalk, CT, we are an independent organization in the private sector, operating with the goal of ensuring objectivity and integrity in financial reporting standards. We're seeking to hire a Data Analyst to join our team and help take us to the next level!
What You Will Be Doing
- Responsible for collecting, documenting and executing business requirements for data analysis requests based on SEC XBRL exhibits that support Board level agenda topics and ongoing Taxonomy improvement efforts
- Develop and maintain SQL queries necessary to access offsite databases
- Develop and communicate written and oral recommendations based on financial data analysis
- Based on analysis, provide feedback to the Taxonomy staff on taxonomy modeling that could improve usability for data aggregators and analysts
- Develop and maintain analytics for measuring Taxonomy improvements, quality of XBRL exhibits, and Taxonomy usage patterns over time
- Leading outreach activities with data aggregators and other consumers of XBRL data to identify their requirements for the Taxonomy
- Evaluate new XBRL analytic tools
- Provide instruction for XBRL based research tools to staff
- Provide backup support for the Taxonomy team computer systems specialists
What You Need for this Position
Technical Knowledge and Analytical Skills
- Experience writing and using SQL queries against large data sets
- Experience writing and using R programming language functions for data mining; or functions for similar statistical computing and graphics applications
- Experience using advanced Microsoft Access and Excel functions
- Knowledge of and experience with structured data modeling and database structures
- Experience using SEC XBRL exhibits for financial data aggregation and analysis
- Basic understanding of GAAP financial reporting desirable
- Concise and clear communication skills with the ability to translate findings into an easy to understand document or presentation

Personal Characteristics
- Possess the capacity and desire to build upon their knowledge and develop skills
- Problem-solving and critical thinking skills with attention to details
- Strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact successfully with project teams and others
- Ability to work on self-directed tasks as well as in a team-oriented environment
- Respectful and tolerant of the view of others
- Self-confident; ability to defend own views

Job-Related Experience Required
- Bachelor’s degree or better in statistics, computer science, mathematics, or comparable experience. Some accounting background desirable
- Experience mining large financial datasets; including writing SQL queries, data cleaning, mapping data from difference sources, and writing / using R functions
- Minimum of 3-5 years work experience in related field
What's In It for You
- Competitive salary
- Excellent benefits
- Flexible work hours to help balance the demands of business and personal life
- Business casual dress for a comfortable yet professional work environment
So, if you are a Data Analyst with strong financial data analysis experience using XBRL, please apply today!


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Re: Financial Data Analyst, Norwalk, CT
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2015, 12:27:07 PM »
May I have your email address i want to apply