Analytics Consultant

  • location: West Des Moines, IA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45.04 - $50.02 per hour
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job description

Randstad Professionals have an excellent opportunity with a Major Financial Institution in Des Monies, IA.


  • Responsible for performing highly complex activities related to business analysis and/or modeling.
  • Duties typically include providing insights, developing analytical strategies, performing analytical support and/or modeling regarding a wide array of business initiatives.
  • This job requires application of analytical, statistical modeling, and forecasting methods.
  • May focus on the theory and mathematics behind the analyses.
  • May directly manage 1-2 team members.


  • 10+ years reporting and analytical experience or a minimum of a Masters degree in programs such as applied mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, accounting, finance, economics or computer sciences with 5+ years related industry experience.

Individual Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop & maintain a deep, cross-functional knowledge of the corporate business process risk management (BPRM) program and systems/tools and apply understanding of the associated requirements
  • Act in a governance capacity to develop & help implement execution strategies across the WIM BPRM Program to maintain alignment with related and governing enterprise risk programs (corporate BPRM, RCSA, Key Indicator, T&V Standards, etc.).
  • Perform analysis on any potential or planned changes to systems and/or policies/procedures to identify effect on WIM BPRM Program and develop implementation plans as appropriate.
  • Apply deep understanding of risk mitigation and control environment principles to business processes and identify potential opportunities to reduce operational risk and/or strengthen controls
  • Analyze and monitor test plans and test scripts to ensure the most critical operational controls are tested appropriately and timely
  • Evaluate the adequacy of the established remediation and/or corrective action plans, recommend improvements as appropriate
  • Monitor & validate corrective action execution
  • Work effectively with all business partners, including project teams and corporate business process risk management (BPRM) program team
  • Lead and/or assist in execution of independent, focused reviews and horizontal analysis projects
  • Complete monthly/quarterly risk reporting, including Key Indicators, and present to business partners and Senior Leadership
  • Effectively manage and execute multiple, overlapping high-priority projects without sacrificing quality or deadlines
  • Strong SQL/SAS experience
  • Experience with R and/or Python
  • Extensive experience with Aster, Hadoop and other Big Data platforms
  • Experience with text analytics

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