Lead Data Analyst



The Wealth Management (WM) Analytics team is looking for an experienced analyst to join us on our analytic expedition.  The WM Analytics team supports the Wealth Management business in all their business endeavors from Service Operations, Trusts, Self-Directed, Advised, and Family Office.

  • Partnership The ability to work in cross-functional teams is paramount as our team partners with a variety of other CDAO (Chief Data Analytics Office) teams (e.g., Marketing CXD, CAI) and other groups which support WM.

  • Analytic Work The type of work ranges from data reporting, dashboard development to advanced analytics.

  • Vertical Alignment This analyst will be aligned to a business function within the WM to help establish a deeper level of understanding of the day-to-day challenges facing the business. The candidate for this role will be responsible for proactively identifying opportunities within the business, contributing to its growth and success.

  • Horizontal Alignment The analyst will also have the responsibility of developing expertise in key subject areas of the WM business (e.g., Advice, Asset Consolidation, Demand & Capacity). The candidate will be considered a subject matter expert for our team, CDAO and the rest of the organization.

Core Responsibilities

1. Engages with internal partners to understand business strategy, questions and goals. Brings structure to business requests, translates requirements into an analytical project approach, and leads complex projects through completion. Delegates tasks and provides tactical and strategic guidance to peers. Serves as the analytics expert on cross-functional teams for large strategic initiatives.

2. Acquires and compiles structured and unstructured data and verifies its quality, accuracy and reasonableness.

3. Performs analyses of historical data to surface trends and insights using advanced analytical methods. Validates analytical techniques employed by other analysts.

4. Prepares and delivers expert level visualizations and internal presentations that translate analytic insights into tangible, actionable solutions for business partners to implement.

5. Develops, owns and manages recurring analytic or reporting processes.

6. Actively develops the analytics community at Vanguard by mentoring, coaching and connecting others with resources and training. Participates and presents during scheduled analytics seminars.

7. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of five years related work experience.

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. Graduate degree preferred.

  • Strong command of advanced data analysis tools and software (Python, Tableau preferred), and querying languages (SQL)

Special Factors


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we’re changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn’t just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose – and that’s how we’ve become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let’s make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: “Do the right thing.”

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard’s core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.

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