Business Data Analyst - Financial Services

Business Data Analyst - Financial Services

Terms of employment

Fixed Term Contract 6-12 months

About the role

You will be working with one of our Financial Services clients to help deliver on several key regulatory programmes. You must have a strong technology background (SQL, Excel etc) and it will be highly desirable if you have commodity product knowledge.

Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Support the timely and accurate regulatory reporting via various system platforms
  • Work with relevant teams to ensure data gaps/discrepancies are addressed
  • Coordination of responses to regulatory data requests
  • Writing complex scripts with multiple joins in SQL. Ability to easily interpret existing logic and identify improvements to current processes/data flows
  • Confident segmenting large data sets and comfortable articulating and presenting findings to stakeholders
  • Gathering requirements from business leads and provide solutions to their proposals
  • Compose business requirements documents (BRD) for new requests

Skills and experience

  • Educated to degree level
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Exposure to Financial Services and/or working on projects or programmes in a regulatory business environment
  • Strong SQL experience
  • Able to accurately review and synthesise large amounts of data
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to operate independently, prioritise own workload as necessary and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Comfortable in a fast-moving environment which may require assumption of additional tasks outside key areas of responsibility at short notice
  • Pro-active and able to demonstrate initiative
  • Able to balance the needs of multiple stakeholders and manage expectations with respect to delivery on the basis of accurate assessment of both capacity and priorities
  • Confident in dealing with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation
  • Unafraid to raise questions to both confirm understanding and test the logic of facts as presented

How to apply

  • Please send a CV and covering letter to
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Please note that due to the volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted
  • Ideally, we are looking for candidates that can start immediately