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Analyst Job Description

What is the role of an Analyst?

As an Analyst, you will be responsible for collecting, analysing, interpreting, and reporting data. Once the data is collected, you will utilise numerical data and use various computer software systems to identify trends, develop and create business strategies, and assist in improving processes and reducing costs to meet the needs of the business.

Responsibilities

  • Data collection and analysis to identify trends, patterns, and inconsistencies

  • Examining and enhancing analytics operations, methods, and tools to improve performance, accuracy, and security

  • Use Excel or Microsoft access to analyse large sets of data

  • Prepare, and present reports to a variety of audiences using creative features such as graphs, visual aids, and data dashboards

  • Predict and produce forecasts based on past data

  • Follow and track national data trends associated with the company

  • Propose new ideas to change or improve areas within the company based on data results

  • Advise colleagues and stakeholders on financial and business issues

Tech Stack

  • MS Office (Access, Excel)

  • SPSS

  • SAS

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Qualifications

  • Previous experience as an Analyst or similar role

  • Knowledge of data protection regulations and laws

  • Computer literacy, particularly with MS Office and analytics software, as well as programming language proficiency may be necessary

  • A degree of knowledge on the industry and business you are working for

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Exceptional analytical skills with experience collecting, organising, analysing, and publishing vast amounts of information accurately

  • Familiarity with databases, graphs, charts, and data analysis tools

  • A problem-solving mentality with excellent analytical and numerical skills

  • Ability to organise data depending on reliability

  • Be able to collate and present findings in a clear, concise, and confident manner