Graduate Analyst

SF Group
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a large financial services organisation based in Chatham has an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate to join their analytical team, focusing specifically on customer analytics. This is an ideal opportunity if you have graduated recently with a mathematics related degree and are looking to develop your career as an Analyst. This role offers a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated, highly numerate graduate to make a significant difference within a well-established and rapidly growing organisation. This role has exposure to departmental leaders across operations so presents an opportunity to learn through collaboration as well an opportunity to further develop analytical skills and business understanding.

Duties will include:

  • Proactively and collaboratively develop Analysis and Insight to support Operations
  • Identify, quantify and prioritise opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and maximise sales and improve customer satisfaction
  • Apply excellent analytical and technical ability to ensure the highest standards of analysis and reporting are delivered across the team
  • Drive continual improvement of existing processes across Operations and beyond
  • Support through analysis and insight the creation of new products and new routes to market
  • Understand the operational business model and propose, develop and deploy strategies to create measurable improvements
  • Challenge the received wisdom on process and the use of people and technology within the organisation
  • Produce world-class deliverables fit for a world-class operation

Applicants must have:

  • Honours degree (minimum 2:1 in a maths based subject (Engineering, Maths, Physics, Economics, Finance etc.)
  • Any analytical coding experience
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office product suite, particularly Excel
  • Highly Proficient in SQL
  • Clear, logical analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Detail/accuracy focussed but also able to see the bigger picture
  • Ability to investigate data, find trends, forecast performance and provide insightful recommendations
  • Results and solutions oriented, focused on delivery and process improvement
  • Ability to work both autonomously and with a team
  • Enthusiastic self-starter
  • Innovative but structured thinker
  • Adaptable to change and ambiguity


  • BI Toolsets (such as Visual Studio)
  • Tableau or similar