Business Analyst Assistant - Data Analysis
Location: Paddington, London
Day Rate: £140 - £144 per day
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.
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.
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:
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
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.