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Group Director - Analytics and Insights

Location: 

King Of Prussia, PA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Remote Options: 

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 1.5 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers. Together, over 6,500 dedicated professionals will deliver over 1 billion gallons of propane from 1,800+ distribution points across the United States.

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Job Summary (Purpose):  
As an active member of AmeriGas’ Finance team, and the leader of the analytics function, the Group Director, Analytics & Insights, will derive new business insights and identify key value streams that engage our prospects and customers across multiple channels and improve efficiencies across the company. They will translate advanced analytics into insights and deliver a range of analytic solutions that enable data driven decision making. This leader will own Key Performance Indicators across the organization, and champion the development and adoption of standardized enterprise reporting. This role has a critical part in shaping the strategic direction and establishing a data driven mind set in driving business results at AmeriGas.

 

Key Characteristics:

  • Ability to develop and articulate the vision, strategy and value of advanced analytics across different levels of management, engaging relevant stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyze data and develop actionable business insights
  • Proactive in communication, relationship building, and all elements of initiative execution.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and deliver the roadmap for consumer data and analytics in collaboration with cross functional business and technology teams.
  • Engage with executive leadership to identify areas where analytics can drive business value.
  • Lead a team of analysts and data scientists to create a data center of excellence
  • Deliver analytic solution methodologies and capabilities to enable insight generation and reporting.
  • Orient advanced analytics, business intelligence (BI), and reporting efforts towards aiding data-driven business decision making and process automation.
  • Drive use cases to industrialization, coordinating closely with business leaders to inform business decisions with data-drive insights.
  • Provide Senior Management in all areas of the company with critical financial information and analysis through the use of BI and other reports.  
  • Oversee data catalog and own the governance of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) within organization.
  • Enable business ownership of advanced analytics output and key insights through dashboards and reports.
  • Drive change management to drive user adoption of analytical tools and methods.
  • Builds and updates a prioritization roadmap for analytical analysis projects based on effort required, risk, ROI, and other factors.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to solve complex problems and effectively communicate findings in a highly digestible format
  • Strong Financial modeling and data analysis skills
  • Analytics expert with experience in accelerating analytics use cases and transforming data into business value
  • Customer-centric and experienced with cross-functional collaboration
  • Ethical, responsible, and transparent leadership
  • Desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Motivated Self-starter with a high level of independent judgement and initiative
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Analytics, Computer Science or related field; MBA preferred.
  • 15+ years’ overall experience, with demonstrated track record of translating advanced analytics and data, and articulating key insights to create value and improve business performance
  • Experience with SAP, Hyperion, Qlik, and analytics packages a plus.
  • Exceptional MS Office skills, especially Excel

 

AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

 

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace. Candidates must be willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check. Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.  Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.
 


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