Data Analyst & Reporting Specialist

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Positions within this family explore and profile data, draw business inferences, complete analysis and clearly articulate findings for a target audience. This position performs accountabilities under general supervision. Position is an entry level role into the Descriptive Analytics function, in limited Descriptive Analytics experience or business experience in related field. Position accountable for performing less complex core tasks of Descriptive Analytics (the exploration and investigation of past business performance), partnering with team members on more complex tasks. This job does not lead others. Definition of General Supervision: incumbents are told what to do, but not how to do it. Incumbents have some discretion on work accountabilities.
This role will be dedicated to expanding and improving Auto Emerging Issues, helping with the workforce management of the line across all roles/offices. Responsibilities will include producing weekly reports and analyzing workflow, interacting with Auto leadership, and recommending optimal resource alignment. This role includes fostering collaborative relationships with a number of stakeholders both inside and outside Auto Product

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Applies descriptive analytics to analyze data and validate assumptions. Selects appropriate relevant data and extracts from various internal and external sources. Manipulates raw data sets into information fit for analysis applying needed logic. May require additional information from subject matter expert. Presents analysis and recommendations to team members and manager. Contributes to development of reporting to monitor business critical results. Partners with team members to monitor data to recognize patterns and analyze trends. Provides required analysis, partnering with team members as needed. Applies established best practices to Descriptive Analytics assignments. Participates in the peer review process. Manages assigned less complex projects under general guidance of manager and/or team members.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree or equivalent education required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) preferred. 2+ years of analytics or related experience preferred. 2+ years working successfully with Microsoft office products or similar products preferred. Working knowledge of analytic concepts. Experience with Descriptive Analytic practices and processes. General business knowledge preferred. Working knowledge of Insurance products/concepts preferred. Experience working on teams. Working knowledge of the main features of the collection of data and the relationship of data elements to each other. Working Knowledge: Understands basic principles and terminology in order to understand and solve simple problems).

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Working understanding of the business functions of businesses supported. Demonstrated intermediate analytic and diagnostic skills. Demonstrated intermediate interpersonal skills. Demonstrated intermediate communication skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Intermediate project management skills Working understanding of the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies Desire to see tasks to completion. Intermediate Computer Skills in Excel and basic skills in database programming language and/or related applications Intermediate problem solving and decision making skills Definition of Basic skill/competency level: demonstrates basic knowledge and ability; can apply the competency in common/familiar situations that present limited difficulties. Definition of Intermediate skill/competency level: demonstrates solid knowledge and ability; can apply the competency with minimal or no guidance, in the full range of typical situations. Requires guidance handling novel or more complex situations.

Physical Requirements
Requires extended periods of computer use. Requires extended periods of sitting.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.