Business Intelligence Analyst

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Reading
Salary
£28000 - £30000/annum
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Central Reading client is recruiting for a BI analyst to join their team.

The role will report into the Performance Reporting Manager.

The Role

Delivery of high quality reporting and analytical outputs supporting effective decision making across the business

* Detailed Performance Reporting definition, prioritisation and delivery within the Performance Reporting team, collaborating with technical functions
* To engage business users to understand detailed requirements, develop reporting, deliver training and promote usage of reporting solutions
* Develop, test and deploy reporting solutions to meet user requirements
* To contribute to development and implementation of best practice for Performance Reporting, including people, skills, processes and tools.
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Development and regular production of timely and accurate performance reports and dashboards, in line with the agreed requirements and timescales, typically using QlikView, Business Objects and or SSRS, but using other BI tools as required.
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Lead Performance Reporting input to individual reporting projects allocated from the programme of work, and support analysts in contributing to smaller projects / enhancements.
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Contribute to reporting requirements identification and high level specification of potential solutions and plans, to meet emerging and future business requirement
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Administer BI requests to provide clarity on priorities and delivery for smaller developments to business areas

* Maintain knowledge and expertise on Performance Reporting technologies and best practice, and promote appropriate adoption with the team
* Develop and maintain an understanding of insurance business practice and processes

The Person

* Preferably educated to degree standard or equivalent experience.
* Vocational training / development related to Business Intelligence / Performance Reporting
* Proven experience as a BI analyst / developer.
* Experience of utilising a range of reporting tools is essential.
* Insurance experience is preferred but not essential

Skills

* Problem identification and solving skills
* Can understand, summarise and interpret data with appropriate attention to detail
* High standard of written and verbal communication
* Strong analytical, report development and data processing skills
* Strong planning and organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines
* Ability to present summary information to interested stakeholders
* Ability to work on their own and as part of a team
* Ability to manage a challenging workload, whilst working quickly and precisely under pressure
* Be adaptable to changing priorities and be enthused by fresh challenges