Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


About the Role

Future Finance is changing the educational landscape in the UK. To date, we have helped thousands of students to access University by removing the financial barriers to entry - and we want to help a lot more. We are a pioneering company breaking new ground in consumer credit by providing an alternative source of funding to previously underserved segments of society.We are looking for a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer to create and manage BI and analytics solutions that turn data into actionable insights for the business, helping us to make smart decisions and deliver an excellent customer experience for our borrowers. We need someone with a strong background in data and business analysis, with an excellent technical ability and communication skills. This role requires excellent communication skills with strong commercial sensibility; the ability to understand business needs and translate them into technical requirements; and the technical skills to collect the data necessary to complete the requirements.

Working closely with our operations, infrastructure, database and development teams, you will have responsibility for the design, development, implementation, management and support of mission critical enterprise BI reporting and ETL processes and environments. You will work with cross-functional teams to gather, document, and approve business requirements for data analysis and reporting projects, and use BI and database tools to develop reporting solutions to meet our complex and changing business needs. You will be accountable for the delivery of the BI element of tech projects across each stage of the delivery lifecycle via resource management, requirements management, project planning, design, development, testing and report creation.

Your Responsibilities

- Communicate with business owners effectively to translate business needs to technical specifications

- Design, build and deploy BI solutions (e.g. reporting tools)

- Maintain and support data analytics platforms

- Create tools to store data

- Conduct unit testing and troubleshooting

- Evaluate and improve existing BI systems

- Collaborate with teams to integrate systems

- Develop and execute database queries and conduct analyses

- Create visualizations and reports for requested projects

- Develop and update technical documentation

Your Skills

- Act like an owner mindset, with a proven track record of taking initiative and being innovative

- Purposeful communication and stakeholder management skills, with a collaborative, ‘one team’ approach

- Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage multiple responsibilities without losing accuracy in daily work

- Strong sense of urgency, and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, rapidly-growing, and ever-changing environment

- Analytical mind with a solutions oriented, proactive approach to problem solving

- Expertise in SQL languages (particularly PostgreSQL and SQL Server 2014 and up) and other relationship database languages

- Expertise in data processing and manipulation in Python or R

Your Experience

- 5+ years of experience in a BI or Data Analytics role

- Background in data warehouse design (e.g. dimensional modeling) and data mining

- In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing and ETL frameworks

- Experience in financial services (fintech preferred)

Your Qualifications

- Bachelor’s or Master Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field

  • access
  • ms project
  • sql
  • sql server
  • warehouse