Data and Reporting Analyst

Posted 10 October by Linsco Limited
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Data and Reporting Analyst

West Midlands

Up to £28,000

Job Title:

Data & Reporting Analyst


Management Information

Reporting to:

Head of Management Information

Responsible for (staff):




General Purpose of Role:

To complete detailed, deep dive analysis using multiple data sources and appropriate analysis software packages to identify trends, root cause analysis and recommendations for performance improvement. To be responsible for delivering value-add reporting and analysis that facilitates effective operational decision making. To be a key resource in business analysis to support the provision of an efficient and cost effective FM service to our clients.


  • Manage all aspects of system-based reporting, delivering easy-to-use, tailored reports that will minimise workload and facilitate informed decision making
  • Recognise and extract key trends from large and complex data sets and be able to interpret and express those trends to key stakeholders
  • Recognise relationships between multiple data sources, including Verisae FM system, Vehicle Trackers, HR System and other available data sources and use to identify improvement opportunities
  • Development of database or reporting platform to facilitate improved data management, interrogation, automated reporting and dashboard creation
  • Lead the change from Excel based reporting to a database environment, driving efficiency benefits and improved reporting quality, including the use of Visual Analytics
  • Proactively engage with functional/departmental managers to drive improvement through system or process changes and value-add reporting
  • Statistical analysis and data mining techniques to identify correlations, validate hypothesis and apply in-business context to improve operational performance

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure the timely and accurate generation of all reporting, providing consistency and standardisation amongst the various types of reports and databases using a variety of reporting tools
  • Development and publication of dashboards using Visual Analytic techniques
  • Develop the automation of reports to streamline department processes and improve efficiency where possible
  • Develop and maintain new standardised metric reporting on a routine basis
  • Liaison with colleagues, Procurement and FM Contractors to drive performance improvements
  • Maintain documentation and work instructions for reports, including recording of changes for others to follow
  • Support in the administration activities associated with the Verisae FM system

Key Result Areas:

  • Deliver effective, accurate reporting in line with business requirements
  • Provide analysis and data mining in support of various projects and other initiatives that improve the operation
  • Establish improved performance metrics through data analysis and root cause identification


  • Advanced user of MS Excel
  • Skilled in the development and use of Macros and VBA
  • Skilled in the use of MS Access and/or SQL Database
  • Experience in developing and administrating SQL databases beneficial Extensive experience in data analysis and reporting from multiple data sources and complex data sets
  • Proven track record of delivering performance improvement through data analysis
  • Experience in Visual Analytics packages such as SAS Visual Analytics, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau or Clikview
  • Excellent problem solving skills - ability to translate requirements into reports and analysis
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and assess the validity and relevance of information in order to draw appropriate conclusions and make necessary recommendations
  • Ability to communicate effectively, to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Very competent with VLOOKUP and Pivot tables

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Committed - Demonstrates a commitment to delivering results
  • Proactive - Seeks out opportunities to improve systems and operation
  • Confident
  • Calm
  • Challenging
  • Influential
  • Innovative
  • Organised
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail

Other factors:

  • The post holder must be able to work flexibly, as determined by business requirements, including weekend working on a rota basis or other


If you feel that you have the relevant experience to be successful in this position and would like to find out more please apply online today attaching a copy of your current CV.

Due to the vast amount of applications that we receive, it is not possible for us to contact all applicants; therefore only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear anything back within 7 days of submitting your application, you have unfortunately not been selected.

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Required skills

  • Data Analyst
  • Data and reporting analyst

Reference: 36327977

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