Business Intelligent Analyst

We are looking for a Business Intelligent Analyst to join our successful team based out of Sheldon, Birmingham (B26)

  • Contracted to 37 hours per week
  • Monday to Thursday – 08:30 – 17:00 & Friday – 08:30 – 16:30
  • No bank holiday working required
  • Benefits: Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday
  • Electrical Wholesale experience is desirable

As a Business Intelligence Analyst within finance department, you will produce new and enhance our existing management reports, key performance indicators (KPI’s) and business information.
You will do this using the appropriate BI tools, supporting and contributing towards the development of a business partnering culture within the required company functions.
BI Analyst - The Role:
  • Develop reports and Management information using BI solution, utilising functionality of Cognos 11 and SQL Server
  • Create and test the quality and accuracy of reporting outputs before they are released to internal and external audiences.
  • Automate (regular) reporting outputs using available tools and technologies (including Cognos 11 and RPA/UiPath)
  • Assist the BI Business Partners with solution delivery through consistent use of project management phases, including requirements gathering, understanding business processes and data, tool selection, solution design and build, validation/testing, documentation, deployment, and stabilisation.
  • Collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders and other colleagues to identify requirements, detect problems, and deliver improvements through analysis, reports and data management across the business.
  • take ownership of functional Management Information (MI) and Data, including the presentation and explanation of the prepared MI
  • Support operational colleagues with training and upskilling of current BI functionality
  • Be a key driver to promote and deliver the use of automation and self-service, removing the reliance on the central production of ad-hoc reports (removing reliance of MIS Mailbox).
  • Act as a key partner in a customer first approach within the confines of profitability and capability.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all records especially in relation to the Data Protection Act.
  • Monitors and adjusts priorities, evaluating situations quickly, foreseeing problems and selecting effective solutions
  • Manage and explain complex information to a variety of audiences and to think strategically to find solutions to problems
BI Analyst - The Must haves:
  • Experience in Cognos version 11 (RBI)
  • Have experience working with SQL Server
  • Be able to use RPA Automation Tool (UiPath / Automation Anywhere / Blue Prism)
  • Experience in Lawsons M3, ideally
  • Can demonstrate a high degree of numeracy and accuracy
  • Hold a mathematical, Accounting, IT or similar Degree
  • Have proven knowledge and proficiency in the use of IT software packages required.
  • Be highly competent in Microsoft Office, exposure to BI tools such as Cognos, experience in SQL
  • Have experience of writing in-depth technical and data analytics reports and giving presentations to various audiences.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the best practice for data analysis & visualisation platforms.
  • Have the ability to analyse business requirements and integrate them into key business intelligence processes.

Our client believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, they will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.