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Business Intelligence Analyst II - Finance Transformation

Company: UNUM Group
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

When you join the team at Unum, you become part of an organization committed to helping you thrive.

Here, we work to provide the employee benefits and service solutions that enable employees at our client companies to thrive throughout life's moments. And this starts with ensuring that every one of our team members enjoys opportunities to succeed both professionally and personally. To enable this, we provide:

  • Award-winning culture
  • Inclusion and diversity as a priority
  • Performance Based Incentive Plans
  • Competitive benefits package that includes: Health, Vision, Dental, Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Generous PTO (including paid time to volunteer!)
  • Up to 9.5% 401(k) employer contribution
  • Mental health support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Student loan repayment options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work environments *All the benefits listed above are subject to the terms of their individual Plans.

    And that's just the beginning...

    With 10,000 employees helping more than 39 million people worldwide, every role at Unum is meaningful and impacts the lives of our customers. Whether you're directly supporting a growing family, or developing online tools to help navigate a difficult loss, customers are counting on the combined talents of our entire team. Help us help others, and join Team Unum today!

    General Summary:
    Recognizing the changing nature of the Finance function to meet our stakeholders needs, manage risk and drive profitable growth, Unum Finance is launching a large-scale transformation effort. This role will be heavily involved in supporting our vision to ignite the change by bringing people, processes, and data together to deliver trusted insights that drive Unum's growth and enable us to protect more families, their finances, and their futures.

    This person will work closely with project teams, data engineers, subject matter experts and other key cross-functional partners to design and develop innovative solutions, create sustainable and efficient processes, and deliver data and tools for Finance and other Unum colleagues to be successful. They will use their technical and domain expertise to translate data into meaningful insights for teams and leaders to confidently take action on. Their work will be accomplished with little to no oversight, they exhibit a proficiency with the tools and technical skillsets necessary for their area of responsibility.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about all things data and we seek a creative and analytical thinker to help us solve our most challenging problems. This position will work closely with Business Analysts, BI Analysts, Data Scientists, Data Engineers and directly with the business units for requirements gathering and validation. The BI Analyst II role may mentor BI Analysts and Associate BI Analysts.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities
    • Conduct moderately complex data profiling and analysis to evaluate data sources to determine the best source for business information
    • Acquiring, transforming and translating data into actionable dashboards, reports, algorithms or datasets
    • Performing moderately complex statistical analysis and presenting findings to guide, influence and advise leadership
    • Collaborate with data engineers to perform data validation and testing activities as appropriate
    • Develop and maintain an in depth understanding of the Finance functional area of assignment as well having a broader understanding of other functional areas.
    • Continuously develop and build upon existing in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry, company and competitor landscape
    • Continuously develop and build upon existing in-depth knowledge of data stored in company databases as well as emerging trends in business intelligence technologies
    • Works directly with internal customers to refine requirements and validate output to ensure solutions will meet expectations
    • May provide mentoring, coaching and developmental support to lower level BI Analysts Job Specifications
      • Bachelors Degree preferred, and/or equivalent experience
      • 4+ years experience with demonstrated success at a BI Analyst I level or comparable data analytics related field
      • Proficient in analytics programming languages (SQL/R/Python)
      • Demonstrated expertise with modern BI toolsets (Tableau, Alteryx, PowerBI, or equivalent)
      • Experience with modern reporting, planning and financial close tools (Workiva, Anaplan,BlackLine) preferred
      • CPA/CMA certification, or accounting experience, preferred
      • Experience with Agile methodology
      • Demonstrated understanding of data profiling, statistical analysis and data modeling concepts
      • Proficient in extracting and leveraging data out of data warehouse, transactional databases, object stores & API based environments
      • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into technical solutions
      • Ability to embrace change, adapt to the unexpected, and focus energies, people, and solutions on practical and positive results
      • Demonstrated problem solving skills
      • Strong communications skills with the ability to influence others using data and logic
      • Ability to effectively mentor others
      • Aptitude and drive to learn new technologies and analysis techniques
      • Strong team player; able to work effectively within a team and more broadly with people from a variety of backgrounds and areas across the organization.



        Unum and Colonial Life are part of Unum Group, a Fortune 500 company and leading provider of employee benefits to companies worldwide. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, with international offices in Ireland, Poland and the UK, Unum also has significant operations in Portland, ME, and Baton Rouge, LA - plus over 35 US field offices. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, SC, with over 40 field offices nationwide.

        The base salary range for applicants for this position is listed below. Unless actual salary is indicated above in the job description, actual pay will be based on skill, geographical location and experience.

        Additionally, Unum offers a portfolio of benefits and rewards that are competitive and comprehensive including healthcare benefits (health, vision, dental), insurance benefits (short & long-term disability), performance-based incentive plans, paid time off, and a 401(k) retirement plan with an employer match up to 5% and an additional 4.5% contribution whether you contribute to the plan or not. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of individual Plans.


Keywords: UNUM Group, Chattanooga , Business Intelligence Analyst II - Finance Transformation, Professions , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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