Legg Mason

  • Junior Business Intelligence Analyst

    Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
    Req. #
    2018-2848
    Division
    Global Sales Management Analytics
    Position Type
    Regular
  • Position Overview

    Legg Mason’s Global Distribution organization is searching for a Junior Business Intelligence Analyst to join the Business Analytics team.

     

    In this role, you will be essential to Legg Mason’s enhanced focus on being a data driven organization. You will primarily focus on partnering with our US based sales and marketing teams to develop high quality analytics which drive the overall performance against Distribution strategy.

     

    To be successful in this role, you’ll need to put your top notch analytical and interpersonal skills to use. Developing strong relationships with the sales and marketing organizations and fully understanding their analytics needs are key to being a valued partner to leadership and Legg Mason’s sales force.

    Key Responsibilities:

     

    • Proactively consult with the sales and marketing teams to identify ways to better leverage the data in their day to day processes; identifying, prioritizing and executing on new usages.
    • Field questions and requests from the sales and marketing teams on data and analytics; offering insights and guidance.
    • The support and deployment of technology tools which deliver analytics to the organization.
    • Leverage advanced tools, such as R, Python and Tableau to better understand the data and glean insights.
    • Develop reports and dashboards which help drive adoption of the analytics and measure their effectiveness.
    • Support the US business planning activities, including: data extracts, manipulation, template production and scorecard reporting.
    • Look outside of the company and the industry to identify new trends and ideas to implement around data analytics.

    Qualifications:

     

    • Bachelor’s in finance, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science or Information Management.
    • 3 to 5 years working experience in an analytic or data science capacity.
    • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, interpret and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Background in statistics and/or modeling in Python a plus.
    • Basic relational database understanding; experience in SQL a plus.
    • Asset Management and/or Financial Services experience a plus.
    • Strong written/verbal communication, presentation, and relationship building skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with professionals at all levels of the organization (internal customer service) 

    Company Overview

    Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.

    Benefits

    Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit-sharing, generous amounts of paid time off, employee stock purchase plan, match on the 401K, flexible work schedules, tuition reimbursement, incredible referral bonuses and much more!

     

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