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Senior Data and Business Analyst

  • Location: West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Salary: £33000 - £41500 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: DH05/09f
  • Recruiter: Daniel Horton
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We are looking to recruit a Senior Data and Business Analyst for a leading accountancy firm in Birmingham.

The role is particularly suited towards someone with experience from either the professional services or industry, with deep data analytical knowledge to help provide a wide variety of analytical solutions across a diverse range of clients and industries.

We are looking for an individual that has great problem-solving skills, intellectual curiosity and an agile outlook, whom can apply analytical techniques to varied scopes and datasets across a range of different Audit and Non-Audit engagements.

You will be joining a Birmingham-based team and report into the local Data & Analytics Manager/Director.

The role is a technical role primarily focused on the collection, transformation, analysis and visual reporting of data. An understanding of analytical scripting is a high priority. In this team management role, you will be responsible for coordinating our delivery team on client facing engagements, delivering high quality work.


* Transform client data and create analytical data scripts.

* Identify and apply relevant data quality and control checks across all the analytical procedures.

* Work effectively with external clients to arrange the secure transfer and collection of data.

* Produce results in an engaging and visual way for stakeholders.

* Clearly communicate our approach and results to internal and external stakeholders both verbally and in written reports.

* Well organised and able to document work performed that would enable a knowledgeable independent reviewer to re-perform the work.

* Some Knowledge or awareness of business process transaction cycles (eg. Procure to Payables, Order to Cash, Forecast to Fulfil) and core financial data (eg Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Inventory, Staff Expenses, General Ledger)

* Experience in data matching, data profiling and data transformation

* Experience in some (not necessarily all) of the following: business process analysis; financial control analysis; forensic investigation; revenue, cost and margin analysis; customer segmentation; sensitivity analysis; ERP analytics.

* Experience using SQL suite of software including the ETL process

* Confident communicator and self-motivating.

* Tenacious problem solving ability.


* Familiarity with the concepts of a financial audit and IT and business control environments

* Experience with data visualisation software (PowerBI preferred)

* MS SQL Server Database Administration, SSIS, SSAS

* Enterprise level infrastructure exposure

* Knowledge of database schema design and implementation


* Flexible workplace arrangements including occasional working from home

* Travel and collaborative opportunities across the UK

* Part of a fast growing and dynamic team which is part of a key strategic investment

* Opportunities to operate both internally (business development) and externally (client facing delivery)

* A fantastic opportunity to have pivotal input into initiatives and direction

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