Senior Data Analyst

Location Wembley
Discipline: Support Centre
Job type: Permanent
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We are regarded as the trusted decorating and DIY retail brand in Central London, selling paint, tools, plumbing, electrical & woodwork materials throughout our 29 stores. As part of the Grafton Group we have the stability and support of a leader in the field of Building Materials & DIY Retail.

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Reporting to the Commercial Director, you’ll be working closely stakeholders from across the business to lead on defining and delivering a new reporting suite for the Category Management & wider commercial function.

Delivery of a Comprehensive Reporting Suite

  • Timely production of reporting that is accurate and valued by users and stakeholders

  • Manage of the reporting lifecycle including data extraction, cleansing, transformation, reporting and reconciliation

  • Facilitate workshops with stakeholders and users to define KPIs and reporting needs

  • Work with IT Partners to best utilise existing Microsoft Dynamics AX reports, and if required, raise change control requests to deliver technical enhancements to facilitate improved reporting to stakeholders/users

  • Ensure that solutions, processes and procedures for reporting production are clearly documented and subject to version control as reporting in enhanced

  • Constantly revaluate reporting to identify improvements that support the category objectives of improving category profitability and support achieving best in class customer availability

Producing Insight to Improve Category Profitability

  • Manipulating, extracting, and interpreting complex unstructured data sets to spot anomalies, patterns, trends and provide insights within large data sets

  • Engage with users and stakeholders to troubleshoot issues and identify root causes

Business Data Subject Matter Expert

  • Perform detailed analysis on data quality levels held within the AX/EPOS systems

  • Support business initiatives/projects proving insight, or reporting

What key skills and experiences are we looking for?

  • Knowledge of how to develop a full reporting suite from defining stakeholder requirements, developing the relevant specification, and building and maintaining the reporting suite

  • Experience of working to reconcile data from large disparate data sets

  • Adept at working with different stakeholders with the ability to define reporting requirements based on different audience needs

  • Ability to complete tasks from start to finish without an SOP

  • Advanced Excel skills (inc. Pivot Tables, Conditional Formatting) with a flair for creativity presenting complex data sets in simple ways to users

  • Ability to prioritise workloads, meet deadlines and work independently

  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills

  • Detailed understanding of Power BI

How will we reward you?

On top of an attractive salary we have a comprehensive benefits package on offer click here to find out more!