Senior Data Analyst (Finance)

Allica Bank

Allica Bank

IT, Accounting & Finance, Data Science
Banfora, Burkina Faso · Karnataka, India
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

About Allica

Allica is the UK’s fastest growing company - and the fastest-growing financial technology (fintech) firm ever. Our purpose is to help established SMEs, one of the last major underserved opportunities in fintech. Established SMEs are the backbone of local communities - representing over a third of our economy - yet have been largely neglected both by traditional high street banks and modern fintech providers

Role Description

Data is a key asset to Allica and is deeply embedded in all our teams and products. With data, we assist and work with Finance, Operations, Credit Risk, Product and management.

We are looking for ambitious and curious people who can help us understand our data better, contribute to facilitating the discussions between engineering and the data stakeholders and have an impact on the business by telling stories around the insights they generate.

You will be an integral part of the data analytics team and the initial focus will be building out reconciliation and validation dashboards for the Finance & Treasury team. Then moving onto building and developing analytics and sights capabilities of the Bank.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Understand our products and processes through the data we have or collect for the Finance & Treasury team.
  • Defining the requirements for the data engineering team for new builds and changes required in the Datawarehouse to support the finance validation and reconciliation processes.
  • Help the Finance & Treasury team leverage your knowledge of the data to automate validation and reconciliation of their processes.
  • Continuous improvement and automation of our BAU finance processes to reduce the amount of manual interventions.
  • Build dashboards and reports in Metabase for the Finance & Treasury team.
  • Continuously improve Finance & Treasury reporting and ease of access to financial and operational information.
  • Work closely with the Finance & Treasury team to understand their data needs and deliver their data requests.
  • Develop and maintain data standards, always managing the data libraries and dictionaries, documenting your findings and sharing them both within and outside the data team.
  • Helping us implement a data-driven mindset in the company and within the Finance & Treasury team
  • Examples of work include building out the reports/dashboards for all areas within Finance (Financial Control, Regulatory Reporting, FP&A, Treasury). Significant amount of the work will include validation of data different sources and flow of data and automation of processes across.

Personal Attributes & Experience

  • Previous experience working as a senior data analyst using SQL in a start-up or fast-paced environment. Experience working within a Finance team for report building and validation in SQL.
  • Strong and experienced level of analytical skills in a commercial environment ideally within banking or other financial services. Knowledge of accountancy concepts is preferred.
  • You have a proven track record of data extraction and manipulation with SQL and building dashboards.
  • You are flexible to adapt quickly to changing priorities within a very dynamic environment and work well with stakeholders across the business.
  • You communicate effectively and are comfortable with translating technical detail into business and commercial language.
  • Personable and able to communicate at all levels within the business.

Additional Information

Working at Allica India Technology Services Private Limited

At Allica we want to ensure our employees have the right tools and environment in which to succeed in their role and in support of our customers.

Our employees are at the heart of everything we do, so our benefits are designed with you in mind:

  • Full onboarding support and continued development opportunities
  • Options for flexible working
  • Regular social activities
  • Private Medical Insurance - fully comprehensive cover for the employee and dependants
  • 22 days paid leave/ annual leave per year, excluding National & Festival holidays
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave

Don’t tick every box?

Don’t worry if you don’t have all the skills or requirements listed on the job description. If you think you’ll be a good fit, we’d still love to hear from you!

Flexible working

We know the ‘9-to-5’ isn’t right for everyone. That’s why Allica is fully committed to flexible and hybrid working. Please let us know what is best for you and, if we can, we will do our best to accommodate.

Diversity

We’re a diverse bunch here at Allica, with all kinds of experiences, backgrounds and lifestyles. Our openness and differences make us stronger, and we want everybody to feel comfortable bringing as much of themselves to work with them as they like.