Excel Specialist – North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (North Vancouver, BC)

Excel Specialist (Short-Term)

Contract
Competition #20003C

North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (NVRC) is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families and communities. We offer a wide range of recreation and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities.

NVRC is seeking a Microsoft Excel expert for a contract employment opportunity. For this role, you need to have a strong understanding of Microsoft Excel, with expert proficiency in pivot tables, conditional formatting, VBA, forecast & trend tools.

Key Competencies and Areas of Responsibility:

  • Build tools for presenting and analyzing participation data from recreation program and membership database.
  • The product of the tools will be a dashboard and  customized reports based on the data provided in CSV or excel format
  • The tool must  provide the ability to input data from the registration system with selections of what is to be shown in the report
  • The database  source data will be exported in CSV or excel format
  • Tool must be tested by Excel expert to ensure good working order for field testing
  • Implement changes from field testing
  • The Excel specialist needs to:
    • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, providing regular feedback and using initiative to ensure optimal results
    • Think outside the box when solving complex Excel challenges
    • Instill confidence in their ability to perform and meet agreed deadlines
    • Approach projects with a clear and methodical plan

Your expertise will include:

  • Expert knowledge and experience with the following:
    • Excel Worksheets
    • Advanced Charting
    • Functions
    • Advanced Formulae
    • Tool Bars
    • VLOOKUP
    • INDEX + MATCH
    • Conditional Formatting
    • PIVOT Tables & PIVOT Reporting
    • VBA & Macros
    • Data Tables, Simulations & solver
    • Functions for data cleaning and manipulation: Concatenation, LEN, Find & Replace, Filter & Sort, Conditional Formatting, Index Match, Remove Duplicates, Logic Functions, IfError, Short-Cut
  • Ability to write Macros, advanced formulas and work with key stakeholders to ensure the customized dashboard and reports meet business need
  • Understanding of the process of building and testing the Excel tool
  • Understanding of how data spreadsheets relate to the dashboard and customized reports is essential
  • Experience with analysis and interpretation of complex data
  • The ability to work independently and to adhere to agreed deadlines
  • Strong computer proficiency and work experience in Microsoft Windows environments
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Manage priorities and time appropriately
  • Excellent organizational skills 

Additional experience and knowledge:

  • Previous work or knowledge of sales and/or participation data analysis is preferred
  • Knowledge of public community recreation industry is an asset

Contract length:
The contract will be for a set number of hours over an approximate 6-week period.  Additional projects may be offered after the successful completion of the contract.

Work Location:
This contract offers flexibility in hours and the ability to work remotely.

Compensation:
As per candidate’s experience

CLOSING DATE:   
February 10, 2021

APPLY ONLINE AT: 
https://nvrc.peopleadmin.ca/postings/1232    

We thank you for your interest in employment with North Vancouver Recreation & Culture and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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