Business Data Analyst
Job Market - Insurance IT
Business Data Analyst - About the role
To be responsible for the identification, definition and specification of business analysis requirements in support of its strategic objectives
Business Data Analyst - Core Duties
Work with the business to enhance the design and development of its management reporting capabilities.
Proactively identify reporting requirements and suggest solutions based on Insurance industry knowledge.
Identify all data requirements across the business to support financial, analytical and statistical modelling and to implement optimal reporting solutions.
Support the Data Governance Forum with all aspects of its remit including data governance, analysis, reporting and analytics.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organisation and maintain regular communication and coordination between all relevant users/departments.
Ensure the integrity and accuracy of operational business data in collaboration with IT.
Ensure all business and IT related solutions are clearly documented and robustly tested and released properly and efficiently.
Establish and maintain relationships with external suppliers and manage such in conjunction with IT.
Prioritise reporting requirements, liaising with Business and IT to do so.
Develop the skills and knowledge required for the continual effective performance of the role by participating in and actively contributing to training and development activities.
Business Data Analyst - Key requirements
BS/BA degree in: Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics or Business Administration.
5+ years working as a BA in a financial services environment with a focus on data analysis and MI, with several years in insurance.
Knowledge of Excel VBA, Data Warehousing and related technologies as well as strong
knowledge of Microsoft Reporting Services.
Knowledge of Microsoft SQL server, understand Data modelling techniques.
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
Ability to solve complex problems independently and to generate innovative solutions
Ability to work effectively in a team environment with tight deadlines and multiple priorities
Innovative problem solving, design and testing skills
Business Analysis certification e.g.: ISEB, CBAP.
CII certified professional
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