SQL Data Analyst

Darlington, UK
26 Jul 2019
02 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I am delighted to be working in partnership with Darlington Building Society to recruit for a SQL Data Analyst to join the team on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

Job Purpose
You will be part of the team that provides and promotes the availability and delivery of business and management information, data quality and integrity. Your main responsibility will be managing and delivering new reports and supporting the creation of department specific MI. You will drive forward-thinking decision making and devise efficient methods to use all available data for maximum impact.

Main Duties of the Job
Provision accurate, timely, and relevant management information to all areas of the business
Prioritise and develop new reports in the move from our existing MI reports to our new MI platform
Identify departmental requirements for MI, mapping what is currently being used for what purpose, where crossovers exist between departments, and any unused MI
Liaise with business area experts and MI specialists where additional expertise is required
Ensure high quality standards are maintained, and all MI provides a single version of truth across the Society
Develop and maintain definition documentation for all newly created reports
Report, interrogate, and resolve reporting and data issues, identifying root causes where applicable
Ensure all relevant users are informed of any changes that affect their reports
Develop strong relationships with data stakeholders across the Society
Challenge any risks relating to reporting produced by the Society
Adhere to all data change processes and documentation
Support and advise on integrity testing of new data subsets and reports
Support the translation of business and regulatory requirements by aligning these with existing core system reporting
Where core system reporting is not sufficient, support the development of alternative reporting methods using the Society's MI systems
Advocate the growth of automated data reporting by promoting our MI systems to meet business and regulatory requirements
Ensure reporting data is consolidated as a best practise standard
Contribute to data integrity and governance
Maintain the incident log and report to third parties where applicable within set Service Level Agreements
Support the maintenance of privileged access management and user details for the MI tools
Assist with any regulatory audits

Essential Criteria
5 GCSE passes C+ (or equivalent) including Maths and English
Experience with MI tools
Experience in MI production and data analysis
Extracting information from a database
Interpreting business requirements and identifying best practices

Skills /Abilities
Sound numeracy skills
Excel skills including formulas and pivot tables
Excellent verbal/written communication
Inquisitive, logical and analytical nature
Proven track record of solving problems
To be able to prioritise and meet deadlines
High standard of accuracy & attention to detail

Personal skills
Relate to people with and without a technical background
Work alone as well as part of a team
Self-starter, able to use own initiative and motivate others
Organised and disciplined
Adaptable, able to switch between tasks
Looks for opportunities to improve
Brings new ideas forward

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