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Reporting Analyst

Job Title: Reporting Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £275 - £325 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: SB47967_1539781163
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email: sam@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an interim Reporting Analyst to join a major retailer on a 6 month contract. Your role will be to develop and deliver all reporting outputs required by the Finance teams as well as end users across the Business.

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Reporting Lead with the delivery of all operational and management reports
  • Support the Reporting Lead with requirements gathering, mapping reports and solution piloting workshops
  • Support the review of existing reporting processes and outputs
  • Continually liaise with key stakeholders on the most appropriate design, development and implementation of the system solution
  • Work with delivery partners to understand overall solution design
  • Map reporting requirements against out-of-the-box reports within system solution
  • Identify, scope and prioritise custom reports required to fill genuine gaps in standard solution
  • Design and build custom weekly and monthly reports and report books for a variety of end users within Finance and across the wider Business from operational reports to Group Exec board papers
  • Design and develop application dashboards, analysis and essential management information reports
  • Work closely and proactively with data and integration activity streams to ensure financial and commercial data required for reporting is available in the new solution
  • Work closely with GL Stream Lead to ensure Chart of Accounts update activity delivers required reporting outputs
  • Participate in testing activity as required
  • Support and where necessary coordinate user training and training material
  • Provide ad hoc support to users to build their own reports, identifying training and knowledge gaps and communicating these to the project management team
  • Support knowledge transfer to SMEs and Group Finance team
  • Support the business change requirements and change management activity
  • Participate in project related activities

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Essential:

  • Experience designing and building financial and commercial reports
  • Experience working with multidimensional databases and OLAP cubes
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to interpret business requests and requirements and provide optimal reporting solutions, that may be different from legacy reports
  • Ability to work effectively in multifunctional teams
  • High Technical skills

Desirable:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience of Retail Industry
  • Programming experience