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Business Data Analyst

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ICAEW was formed in 1880 to secure trust in business and that remains our mission. We ensure our members have the skills, knowledge and influence to help build economies that are sustainable, accountable and fair.We are currently actively recruiting across a number of our departments in order to meet the growing needs of our members and ever changing government policy around global Finance.Job Title: Business Data AnalystLocation – Milton Keynes – Office 2 – 4 days a week flexible working Nature of Contract PermanentFull TimeSalary £45000Join our teamBe part of a fantastic team leading the way in training authorisation for employers of the next generation of Chartered Accountants.ResponsibilitiesThe Data Planning team is the primary provider of data and business information for ICAEW regarding its students, members, affiliates, subscribers and member firms. Work as part of the team in evaluating, developing, delivering and maintaining standard and ad hoc reporting from business systems/data warehouse. Maintain, develop and support ICAEW business reporting systems including Data Warehouse, Cognos, JET Reports, Power BI.Assess, analyse, develop, test and deploy standard and ad hoc business reports.Be the ICAEW ‘expert’ for business reporting using business tools such as Cognos, JET Reports, Power BI and other relevant tools.Develop and maintain the data structures to support business reporting needs. Support other users of reporting systems through coaching and training.Work with colleagues in IT system infrastructure to support the delivery of database systems.Stay up to date on system developments and functionality within supported tools. Make recommendations for upgrading and usage. Work with technical architects to shape and define analytical technologies and how they are adopted at ICAEW.Ensuring standard data architecture artefacts are available and that these support effective data maturity management (e.g. data catalogue, business glossary, data lineage, data dictionaries). RequirementsTechnical background with ability to create data pipelines and optimise the performance of data systemsAbility to analyse numeric data and support business in decision makingAbility to work collaboratively and proactively in a fast-paced environment with both a technical and non-technical audienceSkills in working with both local and remote stakeholders; experienced in working in multi-national and across multiple UK locationsStrong business stakeholder skills and the ability to communicate analytical concepts with confidence to a non-technical audienceStrong technical skills applied to data processing, data handling, modelling and reporting/visualisation techniques.Experienced with working with SQL databases and development and maintenance of data warehousesExperienced with business reporting (eg Cognos, JET Reports etc)Experienced with data analytics tools (eg Snowflake, Python, etc)Hands on programming experience with statistical languages (eg R, Python etc)Hands on experience in data visualisation (eg PowerBI or similar)Experience of business change projects (desirable)Experience and understanding of working in the professional services sector (desirable)Experience with system change (preferably Dynamics365)Full understanding of the legal and compliance issues concerning data and its use ICAEW values – for all employees The 3 i’s are the values that drive everyone’s attitude and approach to working at ICAEW. They help us to collaborate, innovate and be an agile organisation. Initiative• Actively collaborate to identify needs and look for innovative solutions.• Bring together different groups and communities to work together.• Empower people to be agile, so they can take ownership and harness the collective efforts of ICAEW in a flexible and responsive way.Insight• Actively gather insights to develop innovative and considered thought.• Collaborate with our networks to voice different perspectives and insights internally and externally, to stimulate discussion and debate.• Be agile in finding new and timely ways to provide understanding and insight to our members, organisations and government.Integrity• Act with transparency, consistency and openness as integrity underpins everything we do.• Stand by your principles to adhere to the highest professional standards even when facing adversity.• Do the right thing, even when no one is looking.Our department: Insert Dept NameInsert dept overview from Intranet Not the role for you?We often have other roles we are recruiting for and we’re always interested to hear from people, particularly if you have experience in accountancy practice, the legal and regulatory sector, or digital skills. Please visit our job portal for the latest opportunities. Why work at ICAEW?At ICAEW we offer a comprehensive benefit package which enables our employees to choose from a range of options including:24 days holiday, increasing with service and the ability to buy or sell holiday.Group personal pension plan with an employer contribution of 9%,Private medical insurance (after two years or if applicable)An additional day off at ChristmasGym discountsDental PlanPotential to work from home and our officesSeason ticket travel loansAs well as offering employee benefits, we truly believe in creating a diverse and empowering culture where our teams can thrive and be themselves. We support sustainability, corporate and social responsibility campaigns and encourage our employees to take a day to work for a cause of their choice, or to work collaboratively as a team in doing this. We nominate and support two charities every year and run all manner of events to raise money. Our active social committees provide fun events ranging from the seasonal parties, to quiz nights and bowling tournaments.Here are just a few of the initiatives we run to fly the flag for employee well-being, equality and diversity:CABACABA supports the well-being of ICAEW Chartered Accountants, ACA students and ICAEW members of staff – helping them through challenging times and also offering guidance for personal development.Whenever you contact CABA, you will be assigned a highly trained adviser who will devise a bespoke programme of practical, emotional and financial support to address and resolve your situation. Any information provided will be held in the strictest confidence. Please visit for more information.Together CommunityOur LGBT+ network, the Together Community, aims to create an open, progressive and informed working environment to support ICAEW's employees and stakeholders. They provide regular meetings and activities, and act as a point of contact for LGBT+ employees and allies for related issues.Embrace CommunityOur Diversity and Inclusion network, embrace, creates a supportive working environment for all our colleagues while also encouraging employees to understand the needs of individuals across our organisation. It helps us to understand our individual differences, so we can support each other with respect. If you’re interested in our work around inclusion and these communities please visit: and also our Instagram feed.

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