Virgin Red

Finance Data Analyst

Job description

The Virgin group - a unique group of companies changing business for good, giving customers more choice and better service whilst having fun along the way. Taking bold from finance to health to travel to space. What these companies haven’t been before is truly connected...that is, until Virgin Red was created.

Ooh, I’m intrigued

Virgin Red is about rewarding customers for living a life more Virgin. Customers are able to earn and spend a new kind of currency, Virgin Points, across a wide range of partners and Virgin companies - giving them access to both everyday rewards and a curated list of exclusive experiences. And by being the hub connecting the Virgin companies we can get a deeper understanding of our customers and open up new opportunities for our partners.

It’s bold, unique and customer experience driven - Virgin in a nutshell.

Tell me more

The work pace is fast, the business is evolving, challenges are plentiful, and our expectations are high. But if all that’s ok with you we live up to our Virgin Red purpose of Rewarding Relationships... fancy unlimited holiday and weekly yoga? It’s all part of the Virgin Red package. Plus, we have our inclusion, wellbeing and Points with Purpose strategy in place and being developed further as we speak - we’re starting as we mean to go on.

Some of the benefits we can quantify - healthcare and dental schemes; a free full health assessment after 1 year and pension contributions up to 6% of salary.

...And some we can’t - membership of Tribe, our Virgin group wide discount scheme; flexible working; ‘Welcome to Virgin Red’ points and access to our employee points purchase scheme. These ones you just have to put your own value on!

The role:

You will be the lead on producing a solution to obtain detailed financial reports from raw data to enable a variety of stakeholders to easily interpret the results. A keen attention to detail, an understanding of financial accounting, excellent organisational skills, and project management skills are key for this role, together with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Working in the financial reporting team, this role will also be involved on a project with one of our biggest partners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a scalable solution to convert raw data to financial reports
  • Performing data extraction, storage, manipulation, processing, and analysis, alongside developing, and performing standard queries to ensure data quality and identify data inconsistencies and missing data
  • Maintain a detailed log of all ongoing data projects and issues, and work with the team to ensure appropriately prioritised
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the Data teams, including raising issues and following through to completion
  • Review regular data reconciliations, assess the financial impact of inconsistencies and follow through discrepancies identified to resolution
  • Enable insight-informed business decisions, by collating and analysing information from a wealth of data and providing a clear coherent story
  • Prepare financial data for operational and analytical use
  • Build a solution that is maintainable and scalable for future data changes
  • Carry out ad hoc analysis and communicate findings in a concise and timely manner

For this role we need you to be/have:

  • How you effectively work as part of a team
  • Taking initiative & curiosity - something doesn’t look right in the numbers? Why is that?
  • How well you can collaborate with other people, both technical and non-technical
  • You are able to communicate complex results/techniques in a way that is easy for a variety of stakeholders to understand
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent knowledge of Alteryx (preferred)
  • Experience in financial accounting
  • Experience of creating reports from raw data in Excel
  • Highly numerate and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to simply communicate complex analysis
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good commercial acumen and understanding of how to link business objectives to measurable KPIs and project briefs.

Are you ready to join a brand that is passionate about dreaming big and changing business for good?

Some of the attributes that define a Virgin person just can’t be quantified in words. We pride ourselves on welcoming people from all walks of life, with all sorts of skill sets. Most recently, Virgin successfully campaigned to add ‘Dyslexic Thinking’ as a skill on LinkedIn. Any uniqueness is a strength and will be considered an asset to our workforce.

If you're excited about making every day more rewarding and think you have what we're looking for, even if you don’t tick every box on the job description, we'd love to hear from you.

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