Graduate Data Analyst

Job description

Irish Progressive Services International (IPSI) is a member company of the FNZ Group. Since its formation in 1998, IPSI has become one of Europe's leading providers of third-party services to the life assurance industry. Our ambition is to continue our growth by continuing to offer excellent service to our existing clients, by acquiring new clients and by extending the range of services on offer.

Reporting to the Actuarial Manager, the role will involve working with large players in the insurance sector and will allow you to develop your analytical, consulting, project management and IT skills.

In this role you will also gain an in-depth knowledge of investment fund administration as well as an understanding of pricing and trading.

The Job

  • Analyse business performance of open and closed portfolios across multiple clients and systems/databases.
  • Create and enhance Management Information reports to share with the wider business and clients.
  • Manage various data sources, cleaning and shaping the available information to glean useful business insight.
  • Analyse business processes, input into process design and assist with deployment of more efficient and automated operating models to reduce manual intervention and operating risks for both IPSI and clients alike.
  • Building and maintaining good relationships with IPSI’s clients at all levels.
  • Working closely with IPSI’s Strategy, Commercial, IT and Operations divisions.
  • Providing input on design and implantation of new product/fund/features for our clients on our life and fund administration systems.
  • Awareness of Regulation and Regulatory changes in the EU Insurance and Investment markets.
  • Help to set-up automated tools to assist reporting and portfolio analysis.
  • Work with the wider Operations team on ad-hoc analytical/data science projects.

The Person
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and knowledge:

  • Hold graduate level qualifications in a numerical and analytical field or otherwise demonstrate solid skills in these areas.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skill.
  • Experience of, or a strong interest in MS Excel, SQL, Data Analytics, Robotics & Automation.
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to work in a team with commitment to quality.
  • Keen commercial awareness and a strong customer focus.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Prior experience in insurance related field is advantage.


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