Data Analyst

PEP a division of Pepkor Trading (Pty) Ltd

Western Cape, South Africa


Sep 20

Department: FinanceAre you looking for an opportunity to join the exciting and fast-paced world of retail? Do you want to lead the way with this newly created role in the Finance systems team? Are you passionate about data and looking to apply your knowledge and skills in a challenging environment?If you are keen to grow your career and be part of a diverse team of like-minded professionals then this role has been specially crafted for youPurpose of the jobTo ensure Data solution applications incorporate industry standards and best practices; and to provide business with the capability to do self service data analytics.Key Responsibilities -Analyse results using statistical/analytical techniques and provide ongoing reports and dashboards-Identify, analyse and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets-Reporting writing - Extract reports/ data analysis for business use-Run ad hoc in-depth analysis across different data sources-Leverage data to find new ways of analysing key metrics-Maintain BI reports and dashboards on different data reporting platforms-Test and validate solutions in accordance with specifications and business requirements-Visualize data using appropriate tools-Write SQLs where applicable-Utilize data solutions tool sets-Liaise with relevant internal and third party Vendors-Develop an understanding of the source of data and its business meaning-Data integration and migration-Data interface completeness, cutoff review and ensuring data issues are resolved timeously -Technical and support function-Work closely with segment managers post go-live reporting and analysis-Understand the business data flows and consumption of data in order to create new analysis that will highlight areas of improvementTraining /Knowledge acquisition and transfer-Training manuals integrated with specifications / other like video-Attend relevant seminars and conferences; assess how information gained can be applied to Pep; and incorporate insight into proposalsRequired Knowledge, Skills and Competencies-Bachelor's Degree in Data Analysis or Informatics or equivalent-Experience in an analytics role including understanding of database structures design and data extraction principles-Ability to deliver in a fast moving environment-SQL query writing skills is essential, min 3 years of experience (SQL Server will be advantageous)-Experience in data reporting packages will be an added advantage (e.g. Power BI, Tableau GCP Data Studio)-BI experience (advantageous)-Finance experience (advantageous)-SAP or SAP Hana (advantageous)-Self-motivated driver of performance who is passionate about data and analysis-Ability to critically analyze and problem solve-Self driven learner-Agile methodology knowledge/experience (advantageous)-Competencies: Team player, cooperation, drive, presentation skills, self motivation, negotiation skills; facilitation skillsClosing date: Monday, 27 September 2021 If you are interested and meet the minimum requirements, please submit your CV and supporting documentation. Click here to complete the POPIA Job Applicant consent form which is required for Internal and External applicants: If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date of this position, please regard your application as being unsuccessful.

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