Systems Analyst

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  • Location: Heywood or Enderby, Leicestershire

  • Type: Admin

  • Hours: Full-time

  • Closing: 31/08/2021

Avonside Group’s Roofing network of 48 branches across the UK enjoy the fortunate position of having the resources and capabilities of an established national company but offer the personal, hands-on approach of a local organisation.

Now, Avonside Group are looking for a Systems Analyst to join the central IT function of the company and be based at either our Head Office in Heywood or Enderby in Leicestershire.

About the Role

Reporting to the Systems & Integrations Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for producing consolidated business information across core business applications and will deal with requests for new reports and dashboards as part of an increasingly digitised and tech-enabled business.

It is our goal as a company to develop this business function into an industry-leading data team, in order to embed more informed, data-driven decision-making processes, and maximise the benefit of investment over the last 5 years into new software applications. As such, we would support the development of skills and certifications through both internal and external training to develop a successful candidate into the finished article.

Required Skills and Experience

  • An ideal candidate will have an intuitive understanding of data models
  • The perfect candidate will have experience using BI / Reporting tools such as Salesforce Analytics, Oracle SuiteAnalytics, Power BI, Tableau, etc.
  • The ability to work directly with end-users, and translate issues and ideas into technical requirements
  • A high level of mathematical ability
  • Prior experience with programming languages, such as SQL, Oracle and Python is preferred
  • A high degree of comfort using data analysis tools
  • The ability to analyse, model and interpret data with excellent data manipulation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Having a methodical and logical approach
  • The ability to plan work according to fluctuating deadlines
  • High level of attention to detail

Role and Responsibilities

  • Producing regular and ad hoc reports and dashboards for various business functions
  • Assisting with the consolidation and production of ‘board / investor’ packs using data from multiple sources
  • Dealing with cross-functional teams to establish requirements, and translate these into quantifiable data
  • Working with the in-house IT team to scope changes to data models in line with changing business requirements and processes
  • Safeguarding the quality of data in the business with bulk ETL processes
  • Assisting senior stakeholders in data analysis to provide insightful conclusions from company data

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the role above, please email your CV to Emma Callacher, Head of Human Resources on

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