Business Analyst
Description

Chmura Economics & Analytics, LLC (“Chmura”) is a leading economic advisory and technology development firm specializing in “big data” analytics. We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our growing team. In this role, you will act as a conduit between the finance, sales, pricing, and product teams. The Business Analyst will play a critical role in ensuring Chmura moves at speed and scale as we grow.  


The core product is a complex labor market software tool used nationally in economic development, workforce development, education, site selection, and corporate applications.  


You will be based in our Richmond, Virginia office. 

Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Complete critical competitive analysis and market/landscape breakdown to inform strategies.
  • Conduct operational due diligence, evaluation of new opportunities, financial due diligence, and project management.
  • Advise a set of strategic topics ranging from strategy development and implementation to assessment of business opportunities.
  • Communicate and collaborate with leadership, marketing, finance, product, and pricing teams to analyze information needs and define and launch strategic and operational initiatives to scale our business. 
  • Conduct research on where improvements on tools and processes can be made and provide informed suggestions on how we can make them.
  • Provide performance metrics to help us understand what is working and not working with our current business practices. 
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, math, engineering, or economics. 
  • Strong business acumen.
  • 1-2 years of experience in a Business Analyst role is preferred.
  • Excellent oral/written communication, interviewing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter with excellent time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills. 
  • Strong work ethic and sense of integrity, trustworthiness, and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.