Business Analyst

Accounting & Finance
Information Technology
Sales, Marketing & Communications
Remote In Canada
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Business Analyst

Remote | Canada
Reference #SM-16322


LifeRaft provides a threat intelligence and investigations platform to security teams in the corporate sector, including the Fortune 500. The Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, Navigator, combines automation, data visualization, and validation tools to bolster intelligence capabilities. Their technology provides businesses with the capacity to make safer, more intel-driven decisions. LifeRaft is based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia and supports clients around the world.


On behalf of our client, we are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst to join their team of dedicated professionals.


The Business Analyst helps the leadership team make better decisions. The Business Analyst assesses organizational performance and new initiatives by collecting, recording, and analyzing data in order to evaluate and present findings to business leaders. Reporting to the Director of Strategy and Partnerships, the Business Analyst will be responsible for creating new models that support business decisions by working closely with financial reporting and engineering teams. This is an incredible growth opportunity for a highly analytical and curious person with great communication and reporting skills. You will have the ability to make an immediate impact in the organization and help build their data-driven culture.


Key responsibilities include:


Reporting & Analytics
• Build the reporting and analytics muscle within the organization.
• Support leadership team, departmental leads, and strategic initiatives group with the resources to collect, aggregate, analyze, and report on data as they shift to a data-driven organization.
• Interact with operational business/team leads & finance team to:
o Bridge data sources (product, sales/ops, finance)
o Maintain dashboards
o Help interpret and understand the data
o Secure third-party benchmark data


Business Intelligence
Identify gaps in processes and prioritize functional and technical requirements to close them.
Aggregate, analyze, and disseminate business intelligence by:
• Building models, tracking and reporting KPI metrics
• Creating department, management, and board-level reports and presentations
• Selecting appropriate SaaS tools
• Data Management, Extraction and Manipulation
• Understand and extract insights from internal data sources including, but not limited to:
o SasSOptics
o Hubspot
o Google Analytics
o Zoom Info
o Sales Navigator
o Salesforce
o Using tools such as, but not limited to:
o Excel
o Python
o Tableau or Power BI


ROI Analysis
Analyze the cost, impact, and ROI of:
• New business initiatives (Build, Buy, Partner comparisons)
• Partnerships (new and existing)
• Investments in technology

• Analyze and understand the contribution margins and profitability of existing and potential customer segments



As the ideal candidate, you are a curious and analytical mind with a desire to understand numbers, not just collect them, and possess related previous experience as a Business Analyst or similar position such as a Project/Sales/Operations/Data Analyst. Experience writing reports on the interpretation of results, developing financial model projections focused on initiatives, and layering financial information with business metric information to support business decisions is essential. Experience in data analysis and business intelligence software solutions, along with working knowledge of Python for data extraction and manipulation purposes, will be key to success in the role. The successful candidate must be highly proficient in Excel with a strong understanding of PowerPoint, and demonstrate an understanding and eagerness to tackle challenges and learn quickly. Experience using business intelligence and visualization tools e.g. Tableau or Power BI, along with a post-secondary degree in business, economics, data science, information management, or statistics, is required.


LifeRaft values inclusion and diversity in their workplace. They welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, genetic characteristics, disability, or any other protected characteristic.



To express interest in this opportunity please apply online directly by clicking 'Apply Now' below.


If you have any questions, please contact Brittany Beale, Consultant, at or Scott McGaw, Partner, at If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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