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Business Data Analyst, Lending Services

Business Data Analyst, Lending Services

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US-CA-San Francisco

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The Business Data Analyst is primarily responsible for turning data into information, information into insight, and insight into business decisions. The analyst will provide internal and external clients with detailed, actionable reports documenting the findings from data processing and data analysis. The Business Data Analyst will also research issues and data discrepancies and facilitate process changes to ensure data integrity and quality. The ideal candidate, will, as needed, possess the ability to effectively work on data and reporting projects end-to-end, including requirements identification, timeline/milestone establishment, inter-departmental coordination and risk assessment/monitoring


  • Develop, manage, and maintain reports on operational, risk, and performance metrics:
    • Identify business needs
    • Gather and understand requirements
    • Analyze data, workflows and existing processes/systems
    • Design and prepare results of analysis and reports
    • Identify business impacts and present to clients
    • Ensure reporting is refreshed and maintained on an ongoing basis
  • Research and resolve data issues and discrepancies:

    • Work directly with application users and enterprise data team to understand and resolve issues
    • Perform root cause analysis when assessing issues
    • Research and develop appropriate resolutions to ensure data quality and integrity
    • Communicate resolution options with clear and concise language appropriate for each audience
  • Fulfill ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests:

    • Prioritize requests
    • Coordinate with clients to confirm requirements
    • Provide results with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Assist the manager in building and maintaining a Strategic Plan
  • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities or as assigned by supervisor.
  • Responsibilities include the following: 1) adhering to and complying with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Must possess at least 3 years of experience in business data analysis or related field
  • 2-3 years experience in the loan origination and/or servicing field preferred
  • Must possess strong working knolwedge of MS Office Suite
  • Must possess knowledge of SQL SMS and general relational database concepts
  • Must be a proactive individual able to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment

  • Must be a quick learner and ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to provide extraordinary service

  • Must possess strong attention to detail

  • Must be deadline oriented

  • Must be able to deal with ambiguous situations


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