Business Intelligence / Report Writer

The Business:

Loans 2 Go is the established market leader in the logbook loans sector. The product range has been expanded recently to include logbook loans, hire purchase, homeowner and personal loans and we receive more than 80,000 enquiries per month.

The target market is hard pressed consumers who are underserved by mainstream lenders and small business owners with cash flow challenges. Loan terms range from 12 – 36 months although early repayment is available without any penalty. Loans 2 Go is fully authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Role Overview:

Do you love data? Are you looking for a role in which you can innovate and have the freedom to be creative? Can you find meaning in the data and able to coherently present this to stakeholders?

We are looking someone who can rely on their business insight and technical prowess to build tools which will automate reporting and display data in a user friendly and meaningful way. You will be supporting stakeholders in understanding how growth initiatives are performing and you will also support in finding areas of potential growth.

Ideally you will be outcome driven and you will love finding patterns in big and messy data, you will need to be self-driven and not be afraid of responsibility.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with stakeholders and ask the right questions with regard to business reporting and present findings in a meaningful way.
  • Perform business analysis in order to build business reports and dashboards.
  • Write requirement specs for reports and dashboards.
  • Keep existing reports refreshed and up to date.
  • Implement (from scratch) Power BI reporting as required.
  • Perform robust quality assurance on reports to ensure accuracy and that they are also in line with stakeholders expectations.
  • Present and train users on how to use the reports/dashboard; ensuring that the users have a good understanding.
  • Monitor, manage and improve the robustness of the daily DWH data load.
  • Write technical and user documentation to allow BI team to develop and support DWH.
  • Manage code, version and release control.

Attributes and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree level in STEM or equivalent experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • At least 3 years’ experience with data warehouse reporting systems using Power BI report writing.
  • Solid MSSQL experience
    • 2016 or above
    • T-SQL
    • Tabular model cubes / DAX language
  • Version Control (Git/Bitbucket)
  • An analytical mind set
  • Data modelling
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Relevant work experience, with a focus on business analysis
  • Exposure to Atlassian suite
  • Experience in working within the financial industry
  • Understanding of GDPR
  • Able to manage a body of work with shifting priorities
  • Understanding the difference between urgent and important
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Professional curiosity

About the Team

We are:

  • There for our internal customers when they need us, and we make sure that they can get on and do the job they are supposed to be doing, rather than worrying about I.T. The goal is to provide legendary service.
  • A small team and we depend on each other. We all pull together to ensure success.
  • Looking for someone who is powered by commitment and eager to do great work. You should challenge yourself every day to become better.

Hours:

  • 35 hpw, we are open from 08:00-20:00 and we support flexible hours.
  • You will be required to work unsociable hours from time to time. This comes with the territory.

Some benefits we offer:

  • Up to 33 days holiday.
  • A Great Team and Environment to work in.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 Free and confidential counselling.
  • Refer-a-friend Scheme with financial incentives.
  • Training and advancement opportunities.

Location: Putney SW15. Excellent public transport links

Salary: Competitive

Interested? E-mail us now at hr@loans2go.co.uk with a covering letter along with your CV.