The Business Intelligence team require an experienced Senior Business/Technical Analyst to identify and discuss business intelligence (BI) and management reporting requirements with business users of all levels, analyse those requirements and the associated systems and data, and convert them into business requirement documents. This will include understanding and working with core insurance and accounting processes.
The position is a role within the BI team which is responsible for the production and delivery of reporting, business intelligence, and data solutions to 4 overseas regions.
The strategic product offered by BI is a data warehouse fronted by fully functional business intelligence tools offering informational support for managing all aspects of business activities
This is a broad and challenging role which requires an understanding of all aspects of the insurance business, accounting processes and the systems which underlie these business activities. The role is central to the BI/ MI team. It requires the ability to communicate with staff at a senior level, within the broader business community as well with all other BI team members.
The fundamental responsibilities of a business analyst apply but are augmented by the needs of a business intelligence (BI) department:
- Analysis and documentation of business reporting requirements.
- Data and systems analysis of underlying source systems.
- Production and presentation of reporting prototypes.
- Support of existing reporting and BI provision.
- Assisting in planning and prioritising work requests.
- Producing detailed report specification
- Process definition, implementation and monitoring to ensure appropriate best practices are followed.
Minimum 5 yrs working in a systems role in an Insurance environment
Minimum 5 yrs experience working with financial accounting and reporting systems
Experience of working as a business or technical analyst within the BI/MI sphere
Ability to understand complex business processes and complex data models
Strong SQL/PSQL skills to analyse and understand logic and undertake data analysis
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Understanding of the principles and methodologies of data warehouse development
Very strong presentation skills
Ability to conduct workshops to elicit requirements
Experience of Data analysis
Experience of working with offshore teams
Exposure to Cognos and QlikView highly desirable
Prior experience of programming in an insurance reporting environment advantageous