Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Ref: 589| Posted: 20th Oct 2021

Durham Professional Services is delighted to be working on behalf of our client to recruit a highly skilled Data Analyst. This role is working for our global client in Glasgow but given the current restrictions this role will be carried out using a hybrid of office and WFH. This role is being offered on a permanent basis.

This role will be responsible for all aspects of report production, analysis and insight generation with a particular focus on the transformation of existing reports. The successful candidate will take the lead in implementing best practise approaches to report production and management information delivery. Key to success for this role is being able to present data in a meaningful way with a particular focus on aesthetics.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assess, prioritise and transform an existing reporting suite, ensuring that data quality and report presentation are paramount.
  •  Support the delivery of existing finance related reporting activities, ensuring all reports are delivered accurately and on time.
  •  Assist in all aspects of data insight and report production.
  •  Create data dashboards, graphs and visualisations.
  •  Respond to ad-hoc requests for data and management information, in line with agreed service levels.
  •  Gather, understand and document detailed business reporting requirements using appropriate tools and techniques.
  •  Support the capturing, validation and documentation of all data definitions.

Skills and Experience

  • Expert level Excel skills.
  •  Financial reporting experience - ideally within a Finance function
  •  Use of Power BI or other, similar business intelligence tools (Business Objects, Tableau)
  •  Ability to present data in a meaningful way.
  •  Poised and self-confident, not afraid to speak up.
  •  Excellent analytical skills, able to develop and produce meaningful reports from multiple streams of data.
  •  Proficiency across the MS Office Suite.
  •  Passionate about all aspects of data including data mining, categorisation, report production, insight generation and analysis.

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships."