A solutions-driven Data Analyst/BI Specialist with a background in Accounting, Financial Analysis and Operations, offering over ten years of professional expertise across several industries. I bring a unique blend of financial acumen, strategic thinking, and hands-on experience in driving business growth and insights to help you make the most of your DATA! Ran my own business for four years as well so I know what it’s like to not want your time wasted, I won't waste yours. Areas of preference include;
Before we get into anything technical let’s look at the basics for a great consultant-client relationship. Running my own business helped me to understand the need for honesty about what I can offer, timely communication no matter the challenges I am facing and having a long-term mind-set.
Now the technical bits..........
> Data Cleaning and Preparation:
Cleaning and pre-processing of raw data, ensuring that it is ready for analysis. This includes handling missing values, removing duplicates, and transforming data into a suitable format. Using SQL, Python or R.
>Exploratory Data Analysis:
Visually exploring and summarizing data to identify patterns, trends, and insights to help you make sense of their data and extract valuable information.
>Statistical Analysis (using Stata):
Can perform statistical analyses to derive meaningful conclusions from any data. This may include hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and other statistical modelling techniques.
Using machine learning and statistical models I can build predictive models to forecast future trends, identify potential risks, and support decision-making.
I can create interactive dashboards that allow you to visualize and monitor key metrics in your business using tools like Tableau and Power BI.
I can also design visually appealing and informative charts, graphs, and infographics to present data findings in a clear and understandable manner for a stakeholder at any level.
>BI Strategy and Planning:
Help you define your business intelligence strategy, outline goals, key performance indicators (KPIs), and the technology stack needed.
>BI Tool Selection and Implementation:
Advise you on the selection and implementation of BI tools that align with your business needs. This includes tools like Tableau, Power BI etc.
Designing and implementing data warehouses to centralize and organize data from various sources.
>ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) Processes:
Creating ETL processes to extract data from source systems, transform it into a suitable format, and load it into a data warehouse for analysis.
Optimizing the performance of BI systems to ensure fast and efficient access to data and reports.
>User Training and Support:
Provide training to end-users on BI tools and systems. I can also offer ongoing support to address issues and ensure your team is well versed with the systems.
Outside of sitting behind my laptop all day I am a fitness enthusiast and cat lover. I have a strong passion for working with start-ups and small businesses.
Looking forward to working with you!
Microsoft Power BI Data Visualization