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BI Analyst

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  • Sector:

    Data and Analytics

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  • Job functions:

    Analyst, Bi Analyst, Data Scientist, Business Analyst, Data Analyst

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    William Sutton

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

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La Fosse are partnered with a very exciting, fast growing, data driven, car lease FS company.

Overall Job Purpose

The mission of the IT Division is to deliver "best-in-class" Digital and IT services to our customers and end-users enabling business growth, and Digital "cost-to-serve

The Business Intelligence and Data department collect, collate, manage and present business information for business users and customers. Our professional specialisms include Data Engineering, Business Intelligence, Data Governance and Data Science.

  • Ensure business and customer requirements for reporting, analysis and data are gathered, documented and implemented efficiently and cost-effectively

  • Maintain accurate records of changes to the Data/BI landscape to deliver confidence in the accuracy, reliability and transparency of reporting

  • As an expert in LP UK data and reporting capabilities, answer requests for support from the business and investigate and resolve queries with the support of the development teams

Key Responsibilities

Business Engagement as Reporting & Data Expert

  • Maintain expert knowledge of business processes and how they are supported by data and reporting to offer expert and analysis.

  • Be the first point of contact for business users with data or reporting queries

  • Take full responsibility for data requirements, conducting investigative work, documenting requirements, constraints and recommended approach to meet stakeholder needs

  • Provide support, guidance and examples for end-users across the business to create their own reports

Data Lineage & Analysis

  • Conduct exploratory and investigative analysis on new and existing data sources, analyse and interpret key performance measures and trends in multidimensional datasets

  • Create and maintain lineage documentation (ideally in Collibra) for existing and new data feeds and stores

  • Ensure that processes, data and changes are documented to a standard to pass audit requirements

Report/Dashboard/Data Model Design

  • Engage with colleagues within the company to elicit data requests, issues and requirements

  • Undertake new data mappings as needed

  • Advocate innovation using latest tools & techniques

  • Express and document functional and non-functional reporting requirements in an actionable form for technical developers

  • Obtain user sign off on requirements and testing approaches

Coordination of Report/Dashboard/Data Model Build

  • Break designs into JIRA user stories for project work as it moves to detailed analysis and development

  • Maintain records of work in progress, timelines, risks and issues ensuring that business stakeholders are informed and engaged at all times

  • Coordinate user testing and approval

  • Update operating procedures to reflect changes

Problem Solving

  • Own questions and issues arising from existing data feeds - leading the investigation, coordinating business and technical engagement, proposing solutions and managing them to resolution

Qualifications & Competencies

Desireable Education & Technical Ability

  • Graduate level certification in a numerate discipline

  • Natural structured analytical approach with very strong data literacy

  • Passion for use of data to drive business decisions

  • Excellent inter-personal & communication skills with ability to work with technical and non-technical colleagues

  • Exception clarity in written communications

  • Confident self-starter with focus on problem solving

  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise key issues in a highly dynamic environment

  • Collaborative, solution focused approach

Desirered Experience

  • Excellent technical data skills including significant experience with SQL data manipulation, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI

  • Experience with Microsoft Visio, JIRA, Collibra, Denodo an advantage

  • Track record of enabling successful delivery of data and reporting solutions to business users

  • Experience working with offshore delivery teams

  • Practical experience of delivering in Agile (Scrum) environments.

  • Financial Services and / or Vehicle industry experience is a strong advantage