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Data Analyst

Strategic Human Resources Inc

Strategic Human Resources Inc

IT, Data Science
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Career Opportunity: Data Analyst with Cincinnati Development Fund – Cincinnati OH

Are you an experienced Data Analyst who enjoys collecting, inputting, analyzing and interpreting data from numerous data sources? By using data analytics tools are you able to create dashboards and visualizations to effectively communicate data findings and insights? If you answered yes, we want to speak with you!

We are seeking a detail-oriented and analytical Data Analyst to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and generating financial, lending, and impact data to support the strategic objectives of CDF. This position involves close collaboration with the lending, strategy/compliance, and finance teams to ensure data integrity, generate insightful reports and provide actionable insights to enhance decision-making and drive impact in under-served communities.

Primary Responsibilities:

Data Collection and Management:

  • Collect and organize data from various sources, including internal databases, financial systems (Sage Intacct), and external reports.
  • Enter loan data into our loan servicing database.
  • Coordinate all CDF data collection processes.
  • Ensure data accuracy, consistency, and integrity through regular internal audits and validation processes.
  • Maintain and update data management systems and databases.
  • Work with Portfolio Manager to collect missing compliance and impact data.

Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Analyze financial, loan, and impact data to identify trends, patterns, and insights.
  • Develop and generate regular and ad-hoc reports for management, stakeholders, and regulatory bodies.
  • Create dashboards and visualizations to effectively communicate data findings and insights.

Performance Monitoring:

  • Provide project and program level impact data to support funding applications and communications/storytelling efforts.
  • Monitor, and identify, when appropriate, key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to assess the effectiveness and impact of CDF programs and initiatives.
  • Provide recommendations based on data analysis to improve program performance and outcomes.

Support Strategic Planning:

  • Collaborate with management and program teams to support strategic planning and decision-making processes.
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to inform strategic initiatives and business development efforts.
  • Systematically monitor, analyze, and distribute neighborhood-level census data for CDF target markets.

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including lending, strategy/compliance, and finance, to support data-driven decision-making.
  • Communicate complex data insights in a clear and concise manner to nontechnical stakeholders.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in data science, statistics, finance, economics, mathematics, urban planning, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and software, such as Excel, SQL, R, Python, and data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).
  • Knowledge of CDFI industry, community development finance, and regulatory requirements is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with GIS mapping and spatial data analysis.
  • Familiarity with impact measurement and social performance metrics.
  • Understanding of financial modeling and forecasting techniques.

Cincinnati Development Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit lending institution that fills a gap not covered by traditional lenders. CDF provides funding for real estate development in underserved markets in the Greater Cincinnati area as well as facilities and equipment funding for nonprofit organizations in the region. CDF’s mission is to provide innovative real estate financing for projects that strengthen low-income neighborhoods and improve lives. Its vision is to be at the forefront of redevelopment plans in Greater Cincinnati, helping low-income communities preserve their historic buildings and create vibrant, inclusive neighborhoods.

If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity in a growing company, please apply today!

Employer is EOE/M/F/D/V. Please no third-party candidates.