Business Analyst

Data Analyst

Ref: 918| Posted: 7th Sep 2021

We are now looking for a Data Analyst to work with our clients Investment Management team based in their Edinburgh or Newcastle office. In this role, you will analyse large volumes of data, produce KPI & MI reports using tools such as power BI.
  • The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience working as a Data Analyst or Business Analyst with a large data component role
  • Education: GCSEs or equivalent (must include passes in Maths and English)
  • Higher-level qualifications such as A-Levels or Degree (or equivalents) are desirable
  • NVQ Level 3 in Team Leader or equivalent management qualification is desirable
  • IOC Merit qualification is required / to be obtained within 12 months in the role
  • Previous experience of data analysis to support change projects as deemed necessary
  • Use of data quality management toolsets such as Datactics, Informatica etc.
  • T-SQL / Excel / VBA and data modelling experience
  • Production of KPI / MI reports utilising tools such Power BI 
  • Excellent communication (written and oral): the role requires the ability to liaise with business stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of business analysis techniques: in particular, business process modelling, requirements analysis
  • High attention to detail and tenacity to ensure timely completion of tasks
  • Ability to contribute to a team effort generating enthusiasm among team members
  • A logical & creative approach to problem-solving and an ability to identify critical issues with ease
  • High level of IT proficiency
  • Able to interpret and understand data requirements from different business area
  • Able to monitor and audit data quality
  • Understanding of the Financial Services sector
  • Time management skills and ability to deal with conflicting priorities
  • Understand and adhere to Risk and Control frameworks and policy frameworks specific to the role in Business Support
  • Develop accurate MI, reporting and dashboards as defined within the role
  • Be able to analyse and interpret large sets of data and identify trends
  • Develop and maintain automated data sets
  • Ensure work is produced to a high level of accuracy and in a timely manner and to relevant SLAs or Business Support standards
  • Escalate any issues as appropriate to management in a timely manner
  • Use experience to identify, develop and implement continuous improvements in working practices
  • Ensure delivery of excellent client service, delivering against expectations and keeping all stakeholders updated
  • Take ownership of your personal and professional development
  • Contribute to a positive working environment
  • Assist with training and supporting other team members
  • Support delivery of projects where appropriate
  • Use technical expertise and experience to deliver on project work and deal with more complex analyses and queries for the team
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all times
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package