Business Analyst

Recruiter
Wilmington plc
Location
Grove Park, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1233924667
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Business Analyst

Location: Leicester - LE19 1SU
Salary: £40k - £60k
Employment Status: Full-Time, Permanent

Why do we want you?We want you because not only are you an experienced Business Analyst but also a qualified accountant who ideally has a background in data analytics. You have experience working with Power BI / data visualisation tools and Salesforce.

Your motivation, positive outlook and can-do attitude make you the perfect candidate to drive this newly created role to enhance management information, for actionable insights, across Wilmington PLC.

Wilmington plc is a dynamic and expanding company with a common aim - turning knowledge into advantage. We provide information and training to professional business markets within the Risk & Compliance, Professional and Healthcare sectors. We enable professionals and their organisations to enhance performance by providing high quality, relevant and reliable information, education and knowledge. Our services are underpinned by our core values of enhancing, enabling, collaborating and innovating.

Working with a team of professionals at various levels, across multiple businesses, you will be involved with designing, developing and preparing management information and reporting across the business including:

Developing relationships across the business to capture information and inputs that will help improve decision making, the forward forecasts and analysis of financial performance.

Challenging the status quo, thinking outside the box to establish the real drivers of the businesses.

Support the business in developing the management information and analysis around the P&L/Balance Sheet to a far greater depth than current, to create a robust platform for informed decision making.

Contributing to the preparation of management information, management reporting, flash reports, dashboards & KPI's.

Developing and refining processes, models and templates to improve accuracy, efficiency and robustness.

Continual review and development in line with changes in the businesses.

Multiple locations across the UK and some international travel required.

We always support colleagues to develop their skills but to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to tick most of these boxes...
- Qualified Accountant
- Excellent numeracy skills
- Background in data analytics and/or experience of developing reporting using Power BI or similar data visualisation/BI tool
- Experience of Salesforce
- Experience in a similar role
- Advanced Excel and strong Word skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills at all levels
- A high level of personal drive and motivation
- Has a proactive and hands-on approach
- Independent worker happy to drive their own priorities with limited hands-on supervision
- Positive outlook and 'can-do' attitude
- Proven strong academic background

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