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Analyst, Business Services & Analytics

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Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: TransAlta

Powering Possibilities …for Today & Tomorrow!

A leader in sustainable energy, TransAlta has over 100 years of experience generating power and is one of Canada’s top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009, recognized as a global leader for sustainability and corporate responsibility standards. TransAlta operates 75 facilities in three countries; Australia, Canada, and United States.

TransAlta is committed to fostering a dynamic, productive and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountability, strong leadership and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.



Reporting to the Manager, Business Services & Analytics, this Analyst role will appeal to an outstanding problem solver who thrives in a collaborative environment. In addition to being an excellent communicator, both in written and verbal situations, you must be a team player who can translate non-technical requirements into solutions. Lastly, if you are the type of analytical individual who is committed to planning and prioritizing tasks, then you would be a great addition to our team.



  • Supports data driven decision-making by gathering key information and building reports that effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences
  • Review and translate data, develop reports and analysis for business and operations team
  • Produces weekly, monthly and ad-hoc reports with a strong analytical mindset
  • Provide subject matter expertise within the department and to business partners on available data sources and the appropriate methodology for conducting analysis
  • Supports the development and maintenance of relationships with business partners
  • Develops briefing notes and presentations for management including recommendations on key issues
  • Additional projects under the direction of the Business Services team



  • A Bachelor's degree in Business or related field
  • Broad knowledge and excellent understanding of a range of business intelligence concepts and common business functions and practices, including but not limited to: customer service, records management, policies and procedures, finance systems and reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt; maintain focus and a high degree of accuracy while working with complex data in an environment of ever-changing deadlines, priorities and requirements
  • Effectiveness in working collaboratively with others and building cross functional productive relationships
  • The ability to persuade or influence other people to accept a point of view, to adopt a specific agenda or to take a course of action
  • The ability to exchange and report information effectively to all levels
  • Demonstrated service-oriented approach with ability to listen and provide assistance in a timely manner


Crucially, you are well organized and structured with excellent interpersonal skills and a proven capability in problem solving. You'll have a natural ability to guide people, manage stakeholder relationships, and drive change.


Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.


Come on board!


Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent. Some positions may require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance. If these verifications are needed, they will be indicated on the job posting.