Job description

At Parkland, our purpose is to Power Journeys & Energize Communities. We are a prominent independent supplier and marketer of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator. As One Parkland team, we proudly serve diverse retail, commercial and wholesale customers across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean region, and South America. We power a growing family of locally known brands including M&M Food Market, Fas Gas Plus, Pioneer, RaceTrac, Superpumper, Ultramar, Chevron, Esso, and ON the RUN.

We recognize that diversity gives us an edge and inclusion propels us forward. We’re also a passionate team of down-to-earth achievers, committed to getting our customers, colleagues and communities further, faster. As such, we welcome talented individuals that have a variety of perspectives, backgrounds, and industry experience who will contribute to the success of our One Parkland team.

Position Title: Data Analyst

Team and Location: Finance Shared Services – Calgary, AB

Starting Salary: $ 81,200/year

Position Summary:

The Data Analyst is instrumental in driving goals and enhancing data analytics and visualization capabilities within the Finance Shared Services team. The role will work closely with collaborators to understand the business requirements and develop analytics, automated solutions, and visualizations that support data-informed decision-making. The Data Analyst will play a key role in process, system and reporting improvements, and will work with stakeholders across the business to drive effectiveness, efficiency, and transparency.

Report Development: You will. SMART utilizes Power BI, Python, and R for our various analytics. There are also some in system reports that are developed as well. We are always expanding our data science and analytics knowledge, to ensure we can meet goals in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy

  • Lead advisor for insights, analytics, and reporting.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process and digital automation.
  • Identify key performance indicators (KPIs) and develop performance measurement frameworks to monitor and evaluate their effectiveness.

Analysis and Reporting

  • Build easy to digest reports and other analytics outputs.
  • Improve management of existing data, data analysis and visualizations.
  • Automate existing Excel reports and presentations.
  • Analyze high volumes of transactional data to drive insights while providing regular and ad hoc strategic reporting and analysis to key partners and stakeholders.
  • Transform and synthesize raw data using data visualizations and dashboards tailored to the audience/user; tell a narrative around the data to highlight insights, synthesize conclusions, and ultimately drive actionable business insights.

Process and Systems

  • Collaborate with IT to ensure data integrity and facilitate seamless integration of analytics solutions into existing systems and processes.

Leadership

  • Provide training and mentorship to team members, fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making and continuous learning within the organization.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, or a similar information technology field
  • Proven experience (minimum 2+ years) in data analytics, business intelligence, or a similar role
  • Strong expertise in data management, data mining, data analysis, data visualization, and process development.
  • Proficiency in SQL for data manipulation and query optimization.
  • Strong experience with Power BI, Power Automate, and Excel
  • Solid understanding of data engineering principles, including data modeling, data warehousing, and data quality.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • An ability to effectively tell a story through data and clearly communicate findings for a non-technical audience.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Self-starter, analytical and critical thinker who is not intimidated by complex problems, large datasets, and new tools.
  • Continuous learning mindset

We Offer:

  • Our Performance-based Annual Incentive Plan, an annual bonus awarding your performance.
  • A share in our success through the Employee Share Purchase Plan and 100% company matching.
  • A flexible group benefit plan that offers health and dental coverage choices to meet the needs of each unique employee. Inclusive of life and disability insurances, Health Care and Lifestyle Spending options, and a supportive Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • Participation in Parkland Pledge, an employee-driven charitable giving program.
  • An employee referral program – earn up to $2000 for your referral.
  • In-house learning and development opportunities, leadership training, international opportunities.
  • Discount Programs and Educational Scholarship Programs for family members.
  • Save on gas at our participating gas stations across Canada (Chevron, Fas Gas, Ultramar, and Pioneer).
  • A safety focused work environment and ongoing safety training.

Please note:

  • Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. Parkland regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas.
  • Parkland Corporation is committed to the principles of Employment Equity. We strive to provide accessibility in employment to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. Parkland Corporation will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability, please notify us upon scheduling your interview.
  • Please note that final candidates for this position will be required to undergo a confidential pre-employment background check which may include but not be limited to educational, criminal, credit, drug and alcohol and/or Fitness for Duty testing.

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