Financial Operations Data Analyst

Edmond, OK
Finance – Financial Operations /
Full-Time/ Salary /
The Financial Operations Data Analyst is primarily responsible for analyzing data to provide meaningful insights via data visualizations. This role uses SQL and other programming languages to query, summarize, and analyze key metrics, ensuring data integrity and developing data visualizations in support of Life.Church and YouVersion.
At Life.Church, we exist to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. It’s been our mission since 1996 and has guided us every day. Leading people isn’t just an expectation; it’s a necessity.  It’s a cornerstone of our culture. That's why we’re always seeking leaders—leaders like you—to bring your skills to life. We are one church meeting in multiple locations, and we want to help you become the person God made you to be. 
The Financial Planning & Analysis team partners with the organization on financial reporting and strategic planning needs. The Financial Data Analyst acts as a data advocate and vital technical resource for the Financial Operations Group. Through data structuring, integrity, innovation, and design, this role provides data solutions that equip teams and ministries to further Life.Church’s mission and to reach people for Christ. 

What You’ll Do

    • Use financial and statistical analytics to identify trends, find correlations, and draw connections.
    • Present complex information in a meaningful way, translating data into storytelling data visualizations for decision-makers.
    • Perform investigative analysis and ensure integrity with data residing in MSSQL and BigQuery.
    • Optimize data structure for new and existing data analytics in Tableau.
    • Collaborate and partner with multiple teams to learn and inform data insights and strategy.

Skills Needed to Succeed

    • SQL, Python, or other related programming language skills and experience.
    • Basic understanding of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive statistics
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to maintain relationships and partnerships.
    • Maintain a systematic and organized approach to completing assignments accurately, thoroughly, and timely.
    • Clearly explain complicated and detailed processes in a concise and simple way.
    • Ability to self-motivate, take initiative, make independent decisions, and problem-solve.
    • Ability to collaborate in a team environment and work independently.
    • High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelors in STEM field preferred.
    • 1-3 years of related work experience.

Benefits We Offer
- Paid parental leave, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
- Generous employer-paid leave for the use of vacation, sick time, and other qualifying reasons. 
- Innovative and comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance that provides team members with useful resources and savings to navigate their holistic health. 
- Life insurance policy provided for all staff members at 2x annual salary at no cost. Additional life insurance coverage is available to purchase. 
- Short-Term and Long-Term disability is covered at 100% for full-time qualified staff members.
- Comprehensive wellness and mental health benefits allow staff to proactively invest in their physical and emotional health.
- Generous 401(k) retirement plan allowing a team member to have up to 12.5% (including employee contribution, employer match, and employer discretionary contribution) contributed into their account in their first year. It doesn’t stop there—the more years on staff, the greater the investment! 
-$160 annually in development dollars for team members to invest in their professional growth. 
- Casual dress and work environment.
- And much more!

Our Beliefs, Culture, and Commitment to Diversity
At Life.Church, every staff member, and intern is a minister and is expected to engage in the church's ministry fully. We consider ministry readiness and an individual’s capacity to represent Life.Church’s beliefs as a minister during the selection process for all staff and intern positions. An essential function within every position held by a staff member or intern at Life.Church is to uphold and represent the beliefs of Life.Church. Learn more about what we believe at Life.Church

While we unite around our mission, we know unity doesn’t mean uniformity. Our calling is too great, and our mission is too important not to be intentional about strengthening our team through diversity. We know that diverse perspectives in race, ethnicity, background, age, and gender are essential to reaching the world for Christ. To learn more about how we strengthen our team through diversity, visit our careers page

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