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Financial Dashboard Developer, Temporary Employee, Wharton School

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Posted Job Title
Financial Dashboard Developer, Temporary Employee, Wharton School

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
The Financial Dashboard Developer will assist the Fiscal Operations team at Wharton Finance & Administration with automating and streamlining the reporting process. In this role, candidates should have a background in data and business analysis. Candidates should be analytical and an excellent communicator.

Job Description

The Financial Dashboard Developer reports directly to the Associate Director, Fiscal Operations.

The Financial Dashboard Developer will assist the Fiscal Operations team at Wharton Finance & Administration with automating and streamlining the reporting process.

In this role, candidates should have a background in data and business analysis. Candidates should be analytical and an excellent communicator.

The developer's tasks will require the technical tools and Data Visualization tools such as Excel, Tableau, R and develop, design, build, and maintain reporting packages that meets the needs of the various centralized departments and centers under the oversight of the Fiscal Operations team while executing queries based upon those department and centers.

The position will take raw data and use technical applications to gather insights in order to present, visualize and report on trends, actual vs budget and assist with annual projections multi-year projections.

Ultimately, the chosen candidate will enhance our business intelligence system to help us make better decisions.

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Responsibilities

  • Translate business needs to technical specifications

  • Ability to read and understand financial reports

  • Design, build and deploy BI solutions (e.g. reporting tools)

  • Maintain and support data analytics platforms (e.g. Tableau)

  • Create tools to store data

  • Conduct unit testing and troubleshooting

  • Evaluate and improve existing BI systems

  • Collaborate with teams to integrate systems

  • Develop and execute database queries and conduct analyses

  • Create visualizations and reports for requested projects

  • Develop and update technical documentation

    Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as a BI Developer

  • Industry experience is preferred

  • Background in data warehouse design (e.g. dimensional modeling) and data mining

  • In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework

  • Familiarity with BI technologies (e.g. Microsoft Power BI, Oracle BI)

  • Knowledge of SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

  • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative

  • Analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field

    Job Location - City, State
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Department / School
    Wharton School

    Pay Range
    $7.25 - $155.75

    Affirmative Action Statement
    Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

    Special Requirements
    Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

    To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Tangen-Hall/Financial-Dashboard-Developer--Temporary-Employee--Wharton-School_JR00057628

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