Business Analyst £20000.00 pa

HD1 6PG, Huddersfield
10 Oct 2017
09 Dec 2017
Full Time

SimplyBiz has an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to join the team based in Huddersfield. You will be on a full time fixed term contract initially for 1 year and be paid a competitive salary of circa£20,000 per annum.

The SimplyBiz Group is the UK's largest provider of regulatory and business support to the financial services industry. The business was founded in 2002 with a ground breaking proposition designed to provide directly authorised Financial Advisers with a new level of support and service previously unseen in this sector. Our Head Office is based at the John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, and we are now looking to recruit a Business Analyst to join the company. The salary for this role is circa £20,000 per annum.

This is initially a 1 year project role, working with the Project Executive to set up a new ‘Data & Insight’ business unit that delivers market and investment analytics to the asset management sector. It is a full time role and there is strong potential for this to become a permanent role for the right individual.

Key responsibilities of our Business Analyst

- Analysis of data assets within computer systems and applications used across the business

- Analysing the flow of data between systems and various databases

- Business process mapping

- Preparing and performing complex data analysis

- Writing technical reports

- Internet research and analysis to support commercial elements of the product development

- Supporting the Project Executive in day to day activities

- Any other reasonable task as required

Skills needed to become our Business Analyst

Person specification:

- Ability to work efficiently and multi task in a fast paced environment

- Ability to communicate effectively with people of all levels

- Positive attitude and outlook

- Honest, reliable, trustworthy and loyal

- High degree of integrity. Sincere in own behaviour and dealings with others

- Ability to suggest new ideas and ways of working to improve

- Ability to make informed decisions based on fact and evidence

- Excellent organisational skills

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Self motivated and resilient

- High level of attention to detail

- Ability to work to deadlines

- Proactive approach

- Team worker

Experience and qualifications:

- Graduate or graduate level education, ideally in business studies, economics, mathematics, IT or similar

- Relevant work experience or proven skills in business analysis or a similar computer science

- Technical analysis and preparation of complex reports

- Ideally proficient in Excel

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Business Analyst then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

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