(WBF098) Data Discovery - Senior Data Business Analyst

(WBF098) Data Discovery - Senior Data Business Analyst

03 Jul
Macquarie Group Limited

03 Jul

Macquarie Group Limited


Where will a career at Macquarie take you?

The safety and wellbeing of our employees and candidates are important to us. In response to COVID-19, we are able to hold interviews and psychometric assessments virtually. Depending on individual circumstances and local conditions, our new starters can also be onboarded remotely.

Data Discovery - Senior Data Business Analyst

Join our Financial Management Group as a Data Discovery Analyst and help us transform data capabilities across the wider organisation. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing data centre of excellence with a strong mandate to drive data-related change to enhance data capabilities, source high quality data across the organisation, and optimise reporting,

modelling and analytics capabilities.

We work closely with Finance, Tax, Treasury and Risk functions to help define data requirements, source data from across Macquarie, establish data management standards, and partner with technology teams to implement solutions for a range of use cases.

Our work touches all of Macquarie’s business and support groups and your stakeholders include senior leaders and product owners in business and technology roles. You will partner with our Data team members and Projects & Change colleagues to deliver great data outcomes. We are often aligned to projects that require new data for enterprise risk and reporting platforms.

Within the team, you will apply a range of techniques to capture business data requirements and use your excellent analysis skills to comprehend data flows, understand data entity relationships and explain how data fits into system and business context to drive business outcomes.

Your effective communication ability and proactiveness to deliver excellent data outcomes will ensure your success in this role. Success also includes using our market-leading tools to make existing data assets more discoverable across the Financial Management Group, improving our ability to plan and manage the delivery of data change.

Supported by an established team of data business analysts the Data Discovery team Business Analysts have detailed knowledge of our businesses and data assets and are well supported by aligned functions including Operations & Data Quality, Data Modelling, Business Intelligence, Data Architecture and Projects and Change – all aligned with our Data strategy. In this role you will have the opportunity to work closely with our data engineers, developers and solution designers.

Your key responsibilities will include:

• partnering with business and technology teams to analyse, define and deliver data solutions for Finance, Tax, Treasury and Risk platforms

• working stakeholders to define and capture data requirements for project initiatives, including new regulatory reporting requirements, analysis and process improvement

• engaging and collaborating with business units, reporting teams, technology and other internal stakeholders to assess impact and propose data sourcing solutions

• liaising with senior management for approval on data sourcing solutions

• identifying opportunities for automation and continuous improvement

• championing the use of enterprise data management and governance frameworks as part of Data Discovery

• helping to mentor and build Data Discovery capabilities within the team.

You will need to bring the following experience and skills:

• 7 or more years’ experience in business analysis, requirements gathering and data analysis

• thorough appreciation of how data flows through systems, relationships between data, and data granularity

• ability to break down functional requirements into data requirements

• strong analytical (critical thinking), problem solving as well as written and verbal communication skills

• attention to detail and the ability to prioritise responsibilities in a changing environment

• proven ability to take on ownership and demonstrate accountability for results, balanced by sound professional judgement

• strong knowledge of SQL, data warehousing principles, analysis methods and data architecture and modelling principles.

To be successful in this role, you will:

• recognise the critical importance of data and have a passion for getting it right

• focus on high quality and timely delivery, have well developed process skills and the ability to prioritise and manage competing tasks and project deliverables

• be highly motivated, flexible and willing to take ownership of delivery in a fast-paced and outcome focused environment

• be willing to challenge the status quo and work constructively with a range of stakeholders to implement change and process improvements.

Our team values diverse points of view, is action-oriented and energetic. We worked flexibly before Covid-19 and even more so now, and we are proud of our mix of locations, levels and backgrounds. We have a flexible approach to working underpinned by the commitment to deliver to a high standard for our Macquarie stakeholders.

If you value flexibility and diversity, have a passion for data, and experience in projects with a proven track record of driving outcomes, we would love to hear from you.

About the Financial Management Group

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,000+ employees and offices in 32 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Job no: FMG-958116

Work type: Permanent - Full time

Location: Sydney

Category: Mid-senior, Accounting & Finance, Data & Analytics

Group: Financial Management Group

Division: FMG Central

Recruiter: Maddy Wilson

Opening Date: 14/6/2021

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