Business Analyst Assistant - Data Analysis and Reporting

City of London, London
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2 months ago

Business Analyst Assistant - Data Analysis

Location: Paddington, London

Day Rate: £140 - £144 per day


Team/Department Mission:

Our Client are at the cutting edge of the digital advertising industry, helping solidify its position as a technology provider that powers the buying and selling of Search and Display advertising across all aspects of their digital portfolio and through strategic alliances and key partnerships.

Sales Excellence oversees the rhythm of the business and enables Sales, ensuring they have the tools and knowledge they need to achieve quota and drive revenue across Europe from their Strategic and Enterprise clients.

Role Purpose:

To align and work closely with a team of business analysts, learning tools, processes and systems to help drive key initiatives to maintain and improve data accuracy as well as local reporting solutions. In addition, you would also be involved in process improvement/documentation as well as further facilitating data and reporting requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process, track and validate data changes using relevant tools/processes

  • Support offline data gathering, compilation, validation and reconciliation

  • Assist in troubleshooting questions/issues and supporting escalations

  • Support development of existing reporting and creation of new reports and analysis

  • Potentially provide admin support to business management function

  • Develop strong collaborative working relationships with Engineering, Marketing and Business Team, Finance, Global Operations and Regional Sales teams

Skills and Experience:

Technical/Functional Skills:

  • Very strong Microsoft Excel competency required (Vlookup, tables, filters, PivotTables, PowerPivot, etc.) and other Microsoft desktop applications, including Word, PowerPoint

  • Knowledge/experience of Power BI, DAX and SQL is required

  • Familiarity of analytical and reporting processes in a sales, service and / or marketing group

  • Project and/or program management experience is valuable.

Personal Attributes/Interpersonal Skills:

  • Strong attention detail and problem-solving skills are essential for this role

  • Ability to work independently and simultaneously overcome ambiguity where necessary

  • Strong time management/prioritisation skills and a track record of meeting deadlines

  • Strong judgement is important as well as decision-making & critical thinking ability

  • Versatile communicator, interacting on various professional audience levels to deliver written/oral communications across organisations in a professional and confidential manner

  • Organisational agility. Ability to function effectively in a highly matrixed work environment

Desired Experience:

  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills both internally and across borders

  • Experience working with key partners to define and prioritise business requirements

  • Demonstrated experience developing analytic approaches to business problems

  • Ability to distil complex data/analysis into understandable information and actions

  • Previous international business experience preferred

  • Search Advertising and Sales/Marketing experience preferred


  • BA/BS in a quantitative field such as finance, mathematics, economics, operations, research or business preferred

If you have the above skills, please submit an updated version of your CV in the first instance.

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