Business Intelligence Analyst

London (Central)
£38,000 - £42,000
12 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Business Intelligence Analyst Location: Vauxhall, London Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 Contract: Full time, permanent About Citywire Citywire provides no-nonsense, impartial financial and business news, data and research for professional investors and advisers around the world. We publish our own news, analysis and unique fund manager performance information that helps our readers make the best decisions about where to place their clients’ money. And we do it all with a great deal of style. We create beautiful magazines and indispensable websites and we hold great events all around the world from Bangkok to Montevideo and many places in between. We started out in 1999 and there are now around 220 of us – most of us in Vauxhall, London where we’re surrounded by nice pubs and green spaces and served by superb transport links. The rest of us are in fast- growing offices in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Milan and Munich. No matter which office you are in it’s a fun place to work. The Role We are hiring a Business Intelligence Analyst to join our agile, enthusiastic and innovative BI team. Our BI team work with the wider Citywire Technology Team. Technology at Citywire is central to the business. The success of almost every one of the business’s projects is dependent on our team. Your personal aim will be to work in a fast moving start-up like environment, and share the excitement of a growing global business. In this role you will build a broad knowledge of the technology at Citywire, but also the aims and opportunities of the business itself and the financial industry (past financial experience is not necessary). At Citywire you would be a core stakeholder in projects, with the opportunity to own and shape certain projects working with the Business Intelligence Manager and the Head of Technology. You will enjoy working with cross department teams, with representatives from Investment Research, Product Development, Audience Development, Sales and more, to design, spec and deliver the best products possible. You’d be working with large datasets from varied sources to understand all aspects of our business – from Fund Manager Ratings to how users interact with our websites to how well our web advertising model is performing. What you’ll need: • At least three years’ experience in a similar role. • A degree in a relative field, e.g. Computer Science • Strong Skills in the following: o T-SQL and Management Studio (2008 R2 and 2012) o Relational Database Design o SSRS o SSIS o Visual Studio • You will consider yourself innovative. • You like to keep on top of new technologies and methodologies. • You are passionate about the reports and analysis you produce and are proud to deliver this information to all levels of the business. • Have strong attention to detail and be meticulous in reviewing large data sets. • You will be a team player with strong communication skills – able to identify priorities as well as risks within your own and others’ projects. • You will be inquisitive by nature and be analytical in your approach • Level-headed when in a pressurised environment and working with a number of departments to meet tight deadlines. • You will be described as thorough, creative and a relationship-builder. • Some applications / methodologies which would be beneficial include: o Excel Powerpivot / Powerview o Google Docs o Agile Development and Scrums o SSAS (Analysis Services) o Qlikview o Hadoop & Big Data (Cloudera) o Hive o C# or other programming languages o Source Control What we offer you: 25 days holiday per annum (rising to 28 days after three years’ service followed by 30 days after five years’ service) plus bank holidays, private pension scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, subsidised gym membership, Kiddivouchers, Ride2work bike scheme and annual ticket travel card loans for your travel to and from work. After two years continuous service you will also have access to private health and dental care insurance, group income protection, critical illness cover and group life assurance. On top of this we have a personal trainer who runs workout sessions during lunchtime twice a week in the park, a masseuse who visits every month, as well as freshly ground coffee, fruit, breakfast and nuts to help yourself to daily. We are an inclusive organisation and actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential. Keywords: Business Intelligence, Intelligence Analyst, Analyst, Technology, IT, IT Analyst, Computer Analyst This job was originally posted as