Senior Finance Data Analyst

Job description

Senior Finance Data Analyst (Contract)

About Railsbank

Railsbank is the world’s leading global open banking platform that gives customers “access to global financial services” with 5 lines of code.

The company was founded by serial finTech entrepreneurs who previously founded successful and award-winning companies like Evolution and Currency Cloud.

Since starting in 2016 in London the company has expanded across Europe, launched in Singapore and is currently extending capabilities in SE Asia, USA and Australia.

The success of Railsbank has been purely down to the high-performance team who have an unwavering belief in a set of core values that unite us. Building a team on core values means that we are also a diverse and inclusive team.

The team’s performance has been recognised through both customer successes and Railsbank winning many awards including being in the FinTech50 (Europe’s top 50 FinTech companies) for two years in a row.

We are now scaling the company across Europe and SE Asia and looking for exceptional people who share the same core values to join team Railsbank.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Analyst to work with Finance and Exec on an initial 3 month contract, working on investor level reporting.

As we now look ahead to our next level of funding, we need a meticulous, data-driven Finance wizard to work closely with C Level Management and prep them with the insights and data they need to secure this investment and showcase just how brilliant we are!


  • Creating and maintaining Looker dashboards for your business area, and presenting insights from them. All team members at Railsbank use Looker to see business data.
  • You will be conducting cohort analysis and segmentation analysis - uncovering details and insights about our end customer base
  • Liaise directly with our CEO and CFO on these findings

What we look for in your professional skills

  • Degree educated, ideally in a STEM subject or strong professional experience in this area
  • Passion for making an impact for the business through data
  • Expert SQL experience
  • Google Sheets / Microsoft Excel experience
  • Great problem framing, problem solving & critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communicator, presenter and knowledge sharer (with internal, external, technical, non-technical audiences)
  • Dashboard building experience with BI Tools such as Looker (preferred), Tableau, Power BI
  • Data modelling experience (again, Looker preferred)
  • Experience with Python
  • Pro-active at pulling actionable insights from data to support decision making
  • Data exploration skills - ability to interrogate data to understand its structure and potential issues

You must have excellent communication skills (across all media) and possess the ability to ‘get things done’ in a flexible dynamic organisation. Able to work effectively, quickly and with a high level of accuracy in a fast-moving and rapidly changing environment.


  • Experience in a FinTech, financial services or payments environment or experience within Consulting
  • CFA Certifications or MI Project Experience
  • LookML / Looker
  • Version control tools (e.g. GitLab, GitHub) & workflow
  • JIRA & agile methodology experience

Role location and hours

This is an initial 3 month contract role and, like many companies, Railsbank’s people are working at home due to Covid-19. Coming to our Central London office from time-to-time would be a huge bonus but not a deal breaker!

What we look for in our team members and our values

Being an integral part of the Railsbank team and sharing our values is important to us.

The environment at Railsbank is fast-paced, exciting, and dynamic. It suits people that love to collaborate and support one-another.

We are all driven by the same values and are looking to welcome new people to the team that share these values.

Our values are
: excellence, accountability, work/life balance, trust, fun, inclusive, friendship, noble cause, and respect.

Equal Opportunities Employer

Railsbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion or belief, colour, sex or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, marital status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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