Business Analyst in Oakland, CA at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 7/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

The Business Analyst will work closely with the data science team, as well as clients, to optimize the performance of ad campaigns. The Business Analyst will analyze performance data and present findings to clients.

Transparent.ly was founded in 2018 and has been profitable since its second quarter. Acquired by National General in just over 18 months from inception, Transparent.ly continues to enjoy explosive revenue growth in insurance verticals in 2020 and 2021. We now have over 30 team members and we are interested in hiring passionate and exceptionally talented people to join our team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Solve analytical problems using data
  • Present findings to clients
  • Help advertisers and website publishers optimize advertising campaigns by joining client data with internal data to identify trends and patterns to make bidding optimizations based on those insights
  • Implement optimizations within the Transparent.ly platform.

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 2+ years of experience in analytical work with a heavy component of presenting findings
  • Highly quantitative aptitude
  • Capable of identifying patterns from large amounts of data
  • Self-starting problem solver with comfort in solving problems
  • High degree of initiative, mature judgment, and discretion
  • Works independently with little supervision
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Seek opportunities to contribute, learn and take on new responsibilities
  • Ability to articulate a problem, describe an approach for a solution and use data to confirm or disprove the approach
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Relentless attention and focus on the details
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Highly skilled with excel (pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs, manipulating data with text-to-columns, concatenations, etc)
  • Ability to show poise when responding to difficult questions
  • Experienced in presenting data and insights to professionals and clients
  • Skilled in learning and using online platforms and software applications
  • Must possess the ability to bridge the skills of being highly analytical, while being able to effectively communicate your findings

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in quantitative major with a high GPA
  • Understanding of insurance or mortgage industry
  • Understanding of marketing concepts, such as customer acquisition, and financial concepts, such as gross profit and margin
  • Experience in online marketing—Google Adwords, display advertising, and/or performance marketing

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National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp., a member of the Allstate family of companies, is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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