Business Analyst
Paisley

Business Intelligence Analyst

Ref: 392| Posted: 4th Sep 20182018-09-04

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Are you experienced in data analysis and system development? Do you have strong technical, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills and are looking for your next career move?  We are currently looking for a Business Intelligence Analyst to join our client in Paisley on a 12-18 month contract.
 
The main purpose of this role is to maintain and develop reporting systems, forecasting models and tailored solutions supporting business decisions. The role encompasses all areas of the business and supports approximately 20 Essbase applications and 14 budget and estimate models.
 
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
 
Essential
  • Experience in Data Analysis and System Development
  • Substantial working experience of Hyperion Essbase or similar OLAP tool
  • Understanding of report generation, database file/table structure, data extract and load for databases such as SQL Server
  • An understanding of database querying including MSSQL/MYSQL
  • Proven experience in design and development of MS Access databases
  • Proven experience in Excel, VBA coding, Formula, Pivots
  • Strong technical, analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills
  • Develop and maintain documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing changes and corrections
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong and reliable team player who can deliver results under pressure
  • Ability to use initiative and react proactively with little or no supervision
 
Desirable
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and processes.
  • Good knowledge of business processes and brand awareness
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
 
Key Responsibilities include:
 

Essbase – maintenance of current applications

  • Monthly population of databases with emphasis on accuracy and data integrity. Restructure to reflect ever changing business requirements.

Essbase – maintenance of security profiles

  • Add new users, delete leavers and update user access rights as required.

Essbase – support and train users

  • User’s first port of call for help and assistance.

Forecasting – maintenance of current models

  • Models covering most aspects of the business are used in the calculation of Strategic Plans, Budgets and Latest Estimates. These must be refreshed and updated in line with business requirements

Forecasting – development of new models

  • Design and develop new robust models with efficient interfaces to Essbase and other business systems moving away from MS Access to SQL environment

Oracle JD Edwards Enterprise 1 – Budget and Latest Estimate loads

  • Responsible for loading forecasting data to E1 ensuring completeness and accuracy.

 

REMUNERATION PACKAGE ON OFFER 
 
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package