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Business Analyst - Power BI

Job Title: Business Analyst - Power BI
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3258065
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Job Published: April 23, 2021 10:02

Job Description

The Role:
  • Our client is looking for a reporting Business Analyst (Power BI) on a 6 month day rate contract with ptoential extensions
  • You will work with the business stakeholders, across finance, operations and sales to translate reporting requirements into documented functional specifications, report designs and dashboards
Your Responsibilities:
  • Work with finance, operations and sales business teams to understand the KPI reporting requirements.
  • Prepare requirements documentation.
  • Analyse data sources for new and historical data and prepare users stories and functional specifications for each report.
  • Provide “PowerBI Dashboard Visualisation to assist technical developers.
  • Communicate functionality and requirements effectively to the stakeholders in the business and IT teams.
  • In this role you will need to work with both Blue and White collar, workers.
  • Test functional configuration and development logic, process flows and specifications and collaborate with the Data Warehouse and PowerBI technical team to define the solution.
  • Lead / support functional design review with business and IT technical teams
  • Partner with business to assist in user acceptance testing.
  • Provide all required status updates to project team, users, and various levels of management as appropriate.
  • Document user manuals to describe the reports, filters and what they will be used for.

About You:
  • 5+ years’ IT business analyst experience working closely with the business and functionally designing reports.
  • 3+ years creating customised Power BI Dashboards/reports
  • Strong analytical skills applied to understanding business functionality and the KPI metrics they need to report to effectively manage their business and translating them into reporting and dashboard requirements.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Excellent understanding of business complexity and project interdependencies.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise during testing.
  • Ability to partner with software engineers, data quality analysts to identify course of resolutions.
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)