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Business Analyst II
at Ameriprise Financial
Minneapolis, MN

Business Analyst II
at Ameriprise Financial
Minneapolis, MN

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Job Description
Responsible for performing analysis and reporting, while contributing to recommendations for the business unit. Makes process improvements and adjustments to existing reporting models. Assists in small to medium projects, which may involve developing solution for problems within the business unit. Helps to resolve problems or issues through methods of trouble shooting, as well as separate analysis. Using sound information and theory, provides management with recommended actions to resolve issues or create value for the business.
  • Help identify and develop solutions for routine and more complex problems for the business unit using existing VOC and KPI data.
  • Collaborate with employees and leaders to complete Idea Share.
  • Help identify automation and robotics where appropriate.
  • Help drive demand reduction based on trends and root cause analysis.
  • Perform a combination of complex and less complex reporting and analysis, which could involve creating dashboards and compelling scorecards.
  • Develop solutions for routine and more complex problems for the business unit. Identify and recommend changes to policies, procedures and business model with guidance from leader.
  • Makes recommendations that best meet the client's objectives.
  • Assist with Ad-hoc projects as needed.
Required Qualifications
  • Associates degree or equivalent.
  • 3+ year of relevant experience.
  • Good analytical, quantitative & problem solving skills and ability to use statistical analysis and modeling.
  • Strong knowledge of business operations and processes in more than two areas.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on recommendations and analysis results, and establish and maintain strong relationships across the organization.
  • Understanding of database, spreadsheet, and data retrieval methods.
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team and meet deadlines.
  • Strong understanding of Lean methodology.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree.
  • Experience putting together info-graphics.
  • Industry designation (i.e. Six Sigma, Certified Business Analysis Professional, CFP) or strong desire to attain.
About Our Company
With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.
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