Director - Data Analytics

Employer
DLA Piper UK LLP
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Jun 08, 2021
Closes
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
2036802457
Hours
Full Time
DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center . DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills We are seeking a Director of Data Analytics in our Reston office. The Accounting team is a collaborative and talented team of finance and accounting professionals who help the firm make business decisions by providing accurate and actionable financial information. The team ensures the accuracy of the firm's financial records and provides insight and recommendations on the financial position of the firm to senior leadership. The Accounting department is a fast-paced environment. Our expectations and goals are high, and so is the level of teamwork: when it comes to meeting goals, we take an all-hands-on-deck approach. We also offer the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects, outside of the cyclical accounting routine, that will challenge and promote career growth. Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics, Information systems, Applied Math, Business Administration, or related field 10 years' experience working in senior level data management roles with a proven track record of data analytics team management and data strategy implementation 5 years' experience working with technologies and concepts to process and analyze large unstructured and structured data sets; business intelligence and data warehousing concepts and technologies; and data governance Experience in scripting languages including, for example, SQL, Python, R, visualization, and analysis tools Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills Solid understanding of predictive modeling tools and languages Strong leadership and communication skills Preferred Requirements: Master's Degree PowerBI What will your day look like? We are seeking a highly talented Director of Data Analytics who will provide thought leadership and act as a subject matter expert in the designing and recommending of appropriate analytical approaches and methodology to address key issues with the business. This position will lead the data analytics and data warehousing effort in research, development, and implementation of appropriate data systems that lead to improved business performance and achievement of overall business goals. You will lead the development of measurement framework with the accounting and finance leadership to define the business KPI's and implement tools and techniques to appropriately measure and report these KPI's. You will manage the data analytics process for the firm. Work with business stakeholders to identify data insights and trends to improve business performance and enable proactive decision making. Additionally, you will implement formal data governance approach and increase the maturity of the enterprise data capability and environment. You will design, implement, and expand data strategies and systems. To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success. Agency applications will not be considered.