Job Details

Sr. Business Systems Analyst, Reporting

Location:  TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
Category:  The Bay Technology
Job Opened:  August 5th, 2022
Education:  Bachelor's Degree
Job Number:  2200040K
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote:  Yes

job description

Day In The Life:

The Business Systems Analyst, Reporting will be responsible for working closely with all data consuming users in The Bay organization to collect, clarify, document, and disseminate information requirements to the members of the Business Intelligence and data organization for solution development. They will also be responsible for providing ad hoc data solutions using the BI tool(s) to solve immediate business needs or support the business users in their use of the BI tool(s) to obtain information that they require on their own.


What You Will Do:

  • Develop strong working relationship with the business and establish yourself as their go-to person for their data and reporting needs
  • Collect and document business requirements and act as the liaison between the business and the data/BI teams during requirement gathering and finalization
  • Participate in and coordinate data investigation with the data/BI team to address user concerns in reporting
  • Provide training to the business on how to retrieve information from BI systems so that they can be self-sufficient on obtaining the required information
  • Identify areas of opportunity with how business is accessing and obtaining data and propose improvements
  • Support the business in user-acceptance testing or perform UAT in proxy for the business when required
  • Support the business with their day to day interactions with the BI platform for The Bay
  • Oversee, and have accountability for the successful completion of all aspects of assigned project work
  • Be able to effectively facilitate meetings, demonstrate brainstorming / consensus building skills, and interact with executive level project sponsors


What You Will Need:

  • Post-Secondary education in Business, Information Technology or a related field of study; or equivalent
  • Fluency in reading and writing SQL queries
  • Strong understanding of relational and dimensional data models, Databases and Networks
  • Hands-on experience and skills with using BI tools such as Microstrategy to build or modify reports
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, particularly MS Excel
  • Experience in the retail industry is a strong asset
  • You have a proven and quantifiable track record of success in delivering results within a large complex organization
  • You are passionate about using data to help solve business questions and problems
  • You understand business requirements, and how to translate those business requirements into technical/data requirements
  • You are detail-oriented and thorough
  • You have exceptionally strong communications skills, particularly in writing
  • You have a knack for building strong relationships
  • You are a natural problem-solver, who is also intuitively analytical
  • You will be a change agent who is flexible, resilient, and able to thrive in a dynamic, rapid paced environment
  • You embody a culture of taking smart risks and innovating to win
  • You monitor Progress, and Follow-up
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to take a leadership role when necessary
  • A detail-oriented individual with the ability to quickly assimilate and apply new concepts, business models, and technologies
  • Ability to coach and mentor BSAs at a senior capacity


What You Can Expect:

  • A People-first culture where One Team spirit and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are celebrated and promoted at every step of the way
  • An opportunity to work with highly supportive teams to help you build the career you want and leave your Stripe at The Bay
  • A competitive benefits package including unlimited paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, parental leave top up coverages, retirement savings and more
  • A ways of Working Program that enables you to work where you are most effective
  • A living Well Program that provides a variety of offerings and resources to enhance your physical, mental, and financial wellness, including corporate gym membership rates.
  • An amazing associate discount of up to 40% off top brands


About The Bay:

As Canada’s oldest startup, The Bay is a digital-first, purpose-led retailer. Our mission is to help Canadians live their best style of life.

The Bay is on a high-growth trajectory to become one of the largest digital retail businesses in Canada through and its Marketplace. If you are looking to join an iconic brand, create impactful change and be recognized for your work, we want you to join our team.

At The Bay, smart, high-performing team members will challenge you to learn and grow every day. We value ambitious work and great ideas grounded in data and insights. We are looking for talented people who love a fast-paced environment, embrace change and are looking to make an impact with groundbreaking ideas.

We are a digital-first company and brand for a diverse world and we need a diverse team to reach our potential.  Come and join a winning team that supports collaboration and demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision every day.


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NOTE: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

The Bay welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest In The Bay. We look forward to reviewing your application.    

The Bay provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Bay complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Bay welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used