Sr Analyst, Business Intelligence at NRG Energy (Houston, TX)

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At NRG, we're bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

The Senior Analyst in Business Intelligence will leverage enterprise-wide data to make meaningful recommendations that drive the business forward. This is a high visibility position that will work with multiple departments and large data sets on a variety of business problems at the enterprise level. Our group partners with internal business executives across Sales, Operations, Finance and Data Science to produce meaningful executive level reporting/dashboards and insights.

Candidate must possess solid communication skills with demonstrated ability to manage, evaluate, and present large amounts of data from multiple platforms in simple, meaningful visual formats. The Analyst should be able to extract meaning from a large amount of data relevant to the analysis and formulate a concise and cohesive story. Individual must be able to handle multiple, competing priorities and solve problems with efficiency. Success in this position will require excellent time management skills.

In this role, you will:
  • Partner with your manager and others to work with business leaders to develop strategies, evaluate opportunities, and provide clear and concise recommendations based on comprehensive analysis
  • Investigate underlying business trends and identify problem areas prior to trend development
  • Build scalable reporting and processes to monitor strategic KPIs and provide visibility to stakeholders
  • Deliver executive level presentation and reporting solutions to leadership for measurement, analysis, and process improvement
  • Provide analytical support to highlighting findings with measurable solutions for various projects and stakeholders
  • Anticipate business needs, operate with a sense of urgency, and have the ability to adapt to changes quickly
  • Respond quickly to ad-hoc data requests
  • Other duties as required

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in related area from an accredited university.
  • 5+ years in a business analyst or similar role
  • Advanced Excel and SQL skills
  • Able to analyze and extract intelligence from large and obscure data sets
  • Advanced data manipulation and transformation skills
  • Experience with Power BI or other data visualization tools
  • Proven track record of developing creative solutions to complex and ambiguous problems, and effective cross-team collaboration across functions and levels
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; able to pose complex strategic decisions for management to present to business leaders with clarity and precision
  • Problem solver with an eye towards continuous improvement and automating processes to scale
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal direct supervision



NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Nearest Major Market: Houston
More Information on NRG Energy
NRG Energy operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Houston, TX and Princeton, NJ. NRG Energy was founded in 1989. It has 5093 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 37 open jobs at NRG Energy, click here.
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