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Data Analyst

Company Confidential
Ottawa, ON Canada
Full Time
A month ago
90,000 to 150,000 per year (plus commission)

A Data Analyst, or a Digital Data Analyst, collects and analyses data to identify trends and provide clients or management with valuable information that they can use to improve marketing, operational and businesses practices. Their main duties include identifying, gathering, analysing data and making their insights accessible to the company through easy-to-understand graphs, charts, tables and reports.

Data Analyst duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of a data analyst include more than collecting and analysing data. They also have to make this data accessible to those who need the information to streamline business processes. In general, the day-to-day activities of a data analyst may include the following:

  • Using data mining to extract information from data sets and identify correlations and patterns 
  • Organising and transforming information into comprehensible structures
  • Using data to predict trends in the customer base and the consumer population as a whole
  • Performing statistical analysis of data
  • Using tools and techniques to visualise data in easy-to-understand formats, such as diagrams and graphs
  • Preparing reports and presenting these to management or clients
  • Identifying and recommending new ways to save money by streamlining business processes
  • Monitoring data quality and removing corrupt data
  • Communicating with stakeholders to understand data content and business requirements
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