Greater opportunities to build the life you want
Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Talent Business Insights Manager



People & HR
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

We are the leading provider of professional services to the middle market globally, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change, empowering our clients and people to realize their full potential. Our exceptional people are the key to our unrivaled, inclusive culture and talent experience and our ability to be compelling to our clients. You’ll find an environment that inspires and empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally. There’s no one like you and that’s why there’s nowhere like RSM.

The Talent Business Insights Manager is an integral leader within the Talent Analytics team, focused on captivating business stakeholders by interpreting, explaining, and delivering data in a way that is meaningful and actionable. This role will require expertise in not only data analysis, but also using creativity to tell a story outside of spreadsheets and other data-heavy presentations. This person needs to have strong intellectual curiosity and a pursuit of learning, acute attention to detail, and demonstrate advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills. This person will lead a team of analysts and work cross-functionally with other internal teams to understand their unmet needs.

Essential Duties:


  • Recruit, train and lead a team of analyst-level employees, conducting analysis of workforce metrics across the enterprise that will improve workforce decision making and guide strategic decisions
  • Lead and execute analytics projects from beginning to end using hypothesis forming, data collection, analysis, and presentation. Project may run simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Develop a strong, effective, diverse team that applies skills and perspectives to business and firm goals, while effectively managing ambiguity.

Data Analytics:

  • Use advanced data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide real-time decision making and drive growth.
  • Execute deep-dive analysis to interpret and translate business needs into measurable and actionable insights
  • Integrate data into visualization tools, may include database connections, data extract connections, integration of python scripts, static and/or live connections

Presentation/Data Visualization:

  • Design, build, manage, and share data insights via captivating visualizations and persuasive storytelling; improve existing customer-facing data visualizations and reports.
  • Oversee presentation deliverables to effectively communicate results and business impacts of insights to stakeholders


  • Provide recommendations on ways to implement and enhance new and existing processes
  • Serve in a consultative role to enable Talent to solve problems and make data driven decisions
  • Establish and build a close partnership within the Talent Organization teams to understand needs and develop solutions to fit them, in an effort to achieve enterprise objectives
  • Offer thought leadership on and execute the vision for growth and evolution of advanced analytical techniques within the firm.
  • Develop training materials for educating our internal teams and customer on the use of developed solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Data Science or similar from an accredited college/university (Required)
  • Master’s degree (Preferred)
  • Technology certifications or designations (Preferred)



  • Business mindset with strong problem-solving and analytical / critical thinking skills
  • Feel a strong sense of personal accountability for high quality, value-driven work that supports business outcomes; places the user in the center of decision making; and prioritizes speed, agility, and innovation in work.
  • Self-starter with ability to work both independently and within a collaborative team
  • Ability to analyze data for compliance to data standards and policy specifications
  • Sound analytical and quantitative problem-solving ability and judgment
  • Excellent customer service skills with ability to manage stakeholder expectations and interact with team members across all levels of the organization
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and ever-changing environment


  • Statistical modeling and programming experience
  • Exposure to Workday is a nice to have



  • At least 3 years of experience in an Analytics / Insights / Storytelling role
  • At least 5 years of experience leading data science, engineering, or advanced analytics initiatives


  • Proficiency in data visualization tools, such as Power BI or Tableau
  • Applied data science in a business setting
  • Talent or Human Resources experience



  • Strong communication skills with experience synthesizing findings into actionable insights and impactful presentations
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important.
  • Ability to present and discuss information in a way that persuades, educates, and enhances understanding at all levels.
  • Ability to engage in conversation with senior leaders to derive data need with little guidance.
  • Embody continuous learning, curiosity, and leadership in ambiguity. Ability to fluidly share findings and new insights with peers through coaching and mentoring.
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to bridge the gap between business strategy and data interpretation.

At RSM, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package for all our people. We support and inspire you to prioritize your wellbeing by delivering personalized, holistic programming for your physical, emotional, financial and community wellbeing. RSM has a generous time off policy with at least 14 paid holidays, wellbeing days and associate and above access to self-managed time off. We offer flexibility in your schedule, empowering you to balance life’s demands, while also maintaining your ability to serve clients. Learn more about our total rewards at https://rsmus.com/careers/working-at-rsm/benefits.

RSM is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are proud to provide our employees with tools to assist them in being successful in achieving both personal and professional goals. We welcome and support all our employees to thrive in an environment free of discrimination and harassment. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer all applicants will receive consideration for employment as RSM does not tolerate discrimination and/or harassment based on race; color; creed; sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances; sex (including pregnancy or disabilities related to nursing); gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression); sexual orientation; HIV Status; national origin; ancestry; familial or marital status; age; physical or mental disability; citizenship; political affiliation; medical condition (including family and medical leave); domestic violence victim status; past, current or prospective service in the US uniformed service; pre-disposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process and/or employment/partnership. RSM is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, interview, or otherwise participate in the recruiting process, please call us at 800-274-3978 or send us an email at careers@rsmus.com.

RSM does not intend to hire entry level candidates who will require sponsorship now OR in the future (i.e. F-1 visa holders). If you are a recent U.S. college / university graduate possessing 1-2 years of progressive and relevant work experience in a same or similar role to the one for which you are applying, excluding internships, you may be eligible for hire as an experienced associate.

Compensation Range: $107,900 - $184,800

Individuals selected for this role will be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on firm and individual performance.