Reporting analysts design and develop metrics, reports and analyses to drive key business decisions. They provide a link between raw enterprise data and management, so data extraction, analysis and transformation are key job responsibilities. Reporting analysts receive requests from all members of the management team so they must have strong task prioritization skills in addition to good statistical and critical thinking skills. They also often create custom software to properly present data.
Reporting Analyst Tasks
Examine reports to locate and resolve errors.
Assemble and analyze data for business reports, make sure data and calculations are accurate.
Maintain systems for recording business and financial data.
Train employees how to follow company standards and procedures when creating reports.