About The CompanyLed by over 10,000 employees including you Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses.The RoleLincoln Preparation Program (LPP) at Lincoln Financial Group is a two-year development program designed to prepare high-performing, college graduates for strategic roles within our company. As a Data Analyst Associate you will tract and analyze data across various applications in order to provide recommendations and reports to management.Duties and ResponsivitiesSupports and promotes change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility.Performs and delivers on routine assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.Exports information from various applications/databases and uses analytical tools (i.e. SQL, MS Power BI, Tableau, Excel, etc.) to transform that data into meaningful reports and infographics.Performs routine data mining, validation, and reconciliation of data across various applications.Identifies and analyzes variances, and trends; researches inconsistencies/anomalies in the data and presents findings to management.Develops creative charts, graphs and other visual aids in support of identifying trends to quantify performance of the business segment and to support decision making.Performs what-if analysis in support of creating proposals for change and process improvement.Develops queries and prepares data for diagnostic and predictive analytics.Develops basic ad-hoc reports supporting projects and analysis.Supports team members and/or management in developing basic recommendations to solve problem and issues related to identified trends and data insights.Develops an understanding of best practices and suggests how to improve current practices.Requirements College senior degree completed prior to start dateA minimum GPA of 3.0Demonstrated leadership skillSelf-motivated and results-orientedExceptional communication skillsPrior internship experienceEffective networking skillsDemonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skillsAbility to deal with change and ambiguity in a fast-paced environmentMust be willing to relocate for both rotationsAuthorization to work in the United States without sponsorshipSecuring a position in the Leadership Preparation Program is a career opportunity of incomparable value. You will earn a competitive salary as you gain experience and discover areas in the company where you can excel as an individual contributor. You also join a highly engaged and supportive network of professionals from all levels of the organization who, long after completing the program, continue to support you and your fellow program participants.Upon program completion, we work closely with our graduates, guiding them to the best professional opportunities at Lincoln Financial that align with their personal career aspirations. This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees. Lincoln Financial Group (\"LFG\") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. This Employer Participates in E-Verify. See the E-Verify notices. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify. Ver el E-Verify avisos.