Great-West Financial Empower Retirement

Sr Analyst - Operations Data & Reporting

Location US-KS-Overland Park | US-CO-Denver (DTC) | US-WI-Milwaukee | US-MA-Andover
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/28/2017 11:56 AM)
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Position Highlights

Be Bold Be Brilliant


Would you like to be a part of one of America's leading financial services firms? Great-West Financial is the nation’s second largest insurer in sales of individual life insurance through banks. We also offer annuity and executive benefits products. Under Empower Retirement, we provide employer sponsored retirement plans as the nation’s second largest retirement plan provider.


Our over 5,000 associates across 40 locations across the country provide world class service to:


30,000+ employer sponsored retirement plans

8 million+ employees participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan

467,700+ individual life insurance and annuity accounts

$460 billion+ total assets under administration


This role will support the development, build out, and maintenance of large operational data sets that will drive the backbone of self-service reporting platforms.The ideal candidate will have a mix of strong business analysis and database skills, a strong grasp SQL or SAS languages, a strong grasp of operational metric reporting and familiarity with statistics.



Primary Responsibilities

  • Support development of data feeds between databases and applications that enable key stakeholders within Operations to manage by fact
  • Analyze complex data structures and formats to determine how best to transform data to meet required needs
  • Develop logic to transform data elements into the required structure and format
  • Document data sources, logic and transformations
  • Work with data warehouse, architecture and other IT teams to support ongoing build out
  • Communicate complex ideas about the data (e.g. trends) in support of Operations efforts and decision making processes
  • Identify, access and transform data for analytics and reporting
  • Develop and maintain proactive statistical tests and analytics



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent experience
  • Minimum six (6) years related systems experience
  • Significant experience with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and SAS programming languages
  • Significant experience with ActiveX data objects
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Excel, including advanced use of lookup, pivot tables, and macros
  • Significant experience with Microsoft Access 2003, 2007, 2010 versions

Additional Compentencies

  • Strong database knowledge and skills
  • SQL skills
  • SAS skills
  • Report creation and maintenance skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking
  • Ability to write and speak clearly in an organized, concise and jargon-free manner
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple complex and visible projects at one time

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills.

About Great-West Financial

At Great-West Financial® and Empower Retirement, our more than 5,700 global associates are dedicated to helping customers secure their financial futures. We offer a range of retirement savings products, life insurance, annuities and investment services from offices across the country. If you’re interested in joining a company that enjoys a record of strong performance and is rich in history yet innovative, bold and transformative, then our organization is an outstanding place for you to grow and succeed. We’re an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. We’re also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.


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