Business Analyst / Data Reporting Specialist

Information Technology
Oil & Gas
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
Farhaz Pasha

Our client, one of Canada’s leading integrated oil companies has an immediate need for a Data Reporting Business Analyst to join their team for a twelve (12) week contract position in their downtown Calgary head office location.

Business Analyst may assist senior personnel in preparing documents, graphs and status reports. This role will be a key participant in all phases of research for the purposes of formulating strategy, discovering opportunities and defining requirements to advance the business. In addition, the role requires competencies in change management and continuous improvement to always seek out new, and challenge existing ways, of discovering profit opportunities.


  • Provide quarterly forecasting and weekly/monthly analysis of retail business (identifying key areas of concern and resolutions, as well as recommending actions as appropriate)
  • Development of innovative Data Visualizations using Spotfire, rollout & training to users, and maintenance of data tables
  • Prepare documents, benchmark reports, status reports, and budget reports
  • Review existing business processes, and modify as required, to improve efficiencies and profits
  • Assist senior personnel in preparing documents, graphs, status reports, and presentations to support business decisions and strategies
  • Monitor and report on market trends and their effect on business strategies
  • Support Retail group on ad-hoc reporting and other initiatives


  • 2- 4 years in an analytical role such as Project Controls or Financial Analysis
  • Familiarity with – and ability to analyze – financial statements
  • Ability to analyze data and transform that that data into summarized forecasts and intelligence for decision-making
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel including Pivot Tables and Dashboard creation
  • Experience using Spotfire or a similar Business Intelligence tool such as PowerBI to create data visualization


  • Previous experience in the retail sector
  • Understanding of different streams of oil and gas and their interconnected roles
  • Proficiency in SAP (BI Reporting Module)
  • Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Commerce, Economics, or related field

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