REF # 1906117
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Cape Town

Data Analyst

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ENVIRONMENT:

If you enjoy the challenge of solving complex data issues, then an innovative Financial Services Provider wants your expertise as their next Data Analyst. Your core focus will be to analyse data and extract information in order to facilitate decision-making with regards to the company’s activities and strategic objectives. The ideal candidate requires a relevant Degree in Stats/Maths/Finance/Engineering, 4+ years’ experience as a Data Analyst, understand Finance & Financial Performance Analysis, can setup relevant performance indicators, experience with Data Mining and Visualisation including tools such as Cognos & PowerBI & be proficient with SQL, SAS, R, Python, Spark, JavaScript, Scala, ETL (SSIS/Alteryx) and MS Office.

 

DUTIES:

Responsible for gathering the reporting requirements for the respective business areas

Extract, harmonise and structure Data.

Define relevant KPIs, building dashboards, providing reports and presentations.

Create reports and dashboards, including maintenance and evolution management.

Share Analysis in the relevant format to business areas and propose recommended actions based on the findings of your Analysis.

Effective internal and external stakeholder relationship management.

Keep abreast of latest market developments with regards to Data tools and methodologies.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

Applicable Degree (Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, Engineering preferred).

 

Experience/Skills –

4+ Years Data Analyst experience.

Understanding of Finance and Financial Performance Analysis.

Able to setup relevant performance indicators.

Data visualisation, mining, knowledge, quality and security.

Data visualisation tools – Cognos or PowerBI preferred.

Proficient in SQL / SAS / R / Python / Spark / JavaScript / Scala.

ETL (SSIS or Alteryx).

MS Office.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Business acumen.

Attention to detail.

Able to collaborate /teamwork.

Solution orientated.

Learning agility and curiosity.

Rational, coherent and persuasive.

Ability to prioritise and manage multiple deliverables.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

COMMENTS:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to michelle@datafin.com and mention the reference numbers of the jobs.

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