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Athene Sr Reporting Analyst in West Des Moines, Iowa

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.

Purpose:

The Sr Reporting Analyst works with peers and leaders across the Insurance Operations division to develop and maintain management information reports and dashboards, supports underlying database table changes, mines data to satisfy new requests for information, and conducts data analysis for data quality and validity. These value-added analytics and reporting solutions are shared with leaders across Insurance Operations to aid in decision making and internal control purposes.

Accountabilities:

  • Gather and analyze requirements for new or existing reports and deliver reports and dashboards on Insurance Operations workflow and transactional activity, aging and exceptions, timely and accurately.

  • Deliver Business Objects universe changes, using the semantic layer to manipulate tables, creating joins, alias tables, and contexts, to single or multi-source universes.

  • Write efficient structured query language (SQL) to create views on database tables.

  • Create Business Intelligence reports containing complex features including cross tabs, prompts, drill-downs, sub-queries, conditional formatting, and setup automatic scheduling.

  • Collaborate with operational business owners to obtain a solid understanding of business processes, including workflow and control procedures, to apply in building reports.

  • Act as liaison between business areas and IT to determine where data resides in data sources.

  • Research, capture and validate new data or metrics to help business owners understand outcomes of ad hoc requests and process improvement initiatives.

  • Conduct analysis of data to identify trends and root causes and construct analysis that tells the story to consumers.

  • Plan and lead monthly meetings with operational leaders on recent and upcoming deliverables.

  • Stay closely involved in specific projects and initiatives that directly impact data used in reporting and assist with project initiatives or other reporting needs as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (in Business, Accounting, Finance, Data Analytics, Management Information Systems or IT) or related field or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience required

  • 5+ years of reporting experience or IT experience required

  • Prior Business Objects WebI reporting and universe experience preferred

  • Advanced Excel skills required

  • Familiarity working with relational databases

  • Experience in writing and reading structured query language (SQL), data mining, data analysis, and reporting

  • Knowledge and understanding of business intelligence tools

  • Excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal and technical skills

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to drive the requirements process with both technical and business partners

  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills

  • Ability to be a self-starter and proactively identify efficiencies in processes and tools

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

NOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.

Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment. Learn more about working at Athene (https://www.athene.com/about/usa-careers) .

Athene is a Military Friendly Employer! Learn more about how we support our Veterans (https://www.athene.com/our-veterans) .

Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

We are driven to do more. More for our customers and the financial professionals who offer our products. If you are driven to do more and love the challenge of pursuing more, Athene is your kind of company. You will find we offer more than the basics to create a diverse, inclusive and dynamic work environment at our various locations.

Based on your location you will experience a unique blend of: • Benefits to meet individual needs including, but not limited to, a 401(k) and/or pension plan with a company match, paid time off, paid holidays, job-related tuition reimbursement, medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. • Career development opportunities including a Leadership Development Program, self-guided trainings and periodic Lunch & Learns. • Amenities that include "dress for your day" work attire, in house coffee bar, on-site café, ergonomic desks, game room area and on-site fitness facility. • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community, company-sponsored volunteer events throughout the year, individual non-profit volunteer time that can earn grant money, and non-profit matching gift program.

Athene USA is also proud to be recognized for the following: • Best places to Work in Money Management by Pensions & Investments, 2020 • Iowa's Top Workplaces; since 2015 • Bermuda Top Ten Employer; 2019 • United Way of Central Iowa awards

• Advocate & Volunteer; 2016 • S pirit of Central Iowa; 2017, 2019 • Game Changer; 2018 • Impact-Maker; 2018, 2020 • Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Awards • Patriot Award, 2018 • Pro Patria Award, 2019 • Seven Seals Award, 2019 • Military Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • Military Spouse Friendly® Employer; since 2017 • LGBTQ+ Friendly Employer by Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2021 • Excellence in Education LOMA;10 plus years • Structured Retail Products (SRP) • Best Carrier Award; 2017 & 2018 • FIA of the Year; 2019

For more specific details for each location, please click here (https://www.athene.com/about/careers) .

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