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Administrative Analyst Duties and Responsibilities
The type of company an Administrative Analyst works for will greatly determine their duties and responsibilities. There are, however, several common primary duties nearly all Administrative Analysts can expect to perform. A review of current job listings identified the following core responsibilities.
Because a large part of the Administrative Analyst’s job requires data analysis, the Administrative Analyst must be adept at locating and collecting pertinent information. This may involve working with the heads of each department to retrieve reports and forecasts, speaking with subject matter experts, observing employees in action, disseminating surveys or obtaining budgetary documentation. Administrative Analysts must be able to determine what information is needed and where the best source for that information can be found.
One of the most important tasks of the Administrative Analyst is data analysis. They must be able to take varied and often complicated data and perform analyses to see where their employer can save money and increase efficiency. They must know how to identify trends and be able to forecast future trends. They must be knowledgeable on data analysis practices and be comfortable with statistics and mathematical calculations. The analysis will help the Administrative Analyst create a plan of action or strategies to offer their employer to better its practices and improve their profits.
Provide Presentations and Reports
The Administrative Analyst will often be tasked with creating detailed reports based on their data analysis findings and presenting their ideas to management. They should be able to create visual depictions of data, graphs and charts and be comfortable with public speaking. The ability to create presentations using software such as, Microsoft PowerPoint is also important for the Administrative Analyst.
Administrative Analyst Skills
Administrative Analysts should be detail-oriented and work well under tight deadlines. They must be self-motivated and have an aptitude for mathematics. Their communication skills must be impeccable and they must possess great interpersonal skills as well. In addition to these traits, employers look for candidates with the following skills.
Core skills: Based on job listings we looked at, employers want Administrative Analysts with these core skills. If you want to work as an Administrative Analyst, focus on the following.
Expiring: Sep 26, 2021