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Finance Data Analyst, Manchester

The Role

As part of our digital transformation strategy, your role of Finance Systems Data Analyst will focus on supporting the Finance Systems & Process Manager in monitoring and maintaining data in our finance systems. The Finance Systems Data Analyst will be responsible for undertaking regular checks to validate the data in our systems and acting as the early warning, to enable effective corrective action to be taken. Ensuring financial systems that affect our financial information, are providing reliable and accurate data to support business performance and business decision making. Designing, developing, and deploying business analytics dashboards using Microsoft BI technologies such as SQL, Power BI, etc. You will also be involved in supporting all finance system users and process improvement.

Core Responsibilities

  • Work with Finance Systems & Process Manager to ensure the finance systems are accurate, up to date and providing the right information to the business.

  • Work with the Finance team to mitigate financial risks which are related to poor systems and/or processes resulting from internal or external audits.

  • Collect, organise, interpret and present statistical information to help with decision making.

  • Analyse data to identify trends and provide recommendations on how to address or improve on the trends.

  • Create, implement, and embed processes and/or systems to make working with data more efficient.

  • Researching ways to make use of data.

  • Producing BI reports and charts communicating trends within the data.

  • Presenting information generated from data to colleagues and managers.

  • Ensure Financial systems provide accurate and timely information.

  • Work with Finance Systems & Process Manager to ensure we retain integrity, control, and develop further solutions to support the business by achieving its targets as efficiently as possible.

  • Identify KPIs with clear objectives and monitor them consistently.

  • Identify opportunities for system/process improvements.

  • Responsible for development and administration of BI Tools.

  • Support the Finance Systems & Process Manager and the wider finance team / business as required.

Reporting to

Finance Systems and Process Manager

Skill and Experience

  • Digitally literate with strong IT skills (i.e. proficient.

  • Three to four years of experience with a self-service tool such as Power BI or Tableau use of Microsoft products)

  • Ability to analyse, model and interpret data.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail. Interpersonal skills and a methodical approach to problem solving. Ability to transform raw data into meaningful insights.


  • Recent graduate in Statistics, Data Science or similar degree

  • Power BI Certification or something similar

Personal Attributes

  • Analytical approach and confident working with data.

  • Ability to manage own workload and time effectively.

Our Ideal Fit

Someone who is a team player, they must be willing to get their sleeves rolled up from time to time, to take this business from what is a start-up to one that is an industry leader.

Working with Freedom Fibre

We operate in a relaxed and industrious atmosphere; you will be encouraged to speak out and contribute wherever you feel you have something to offer. Our offices are open 07:00 through to 19:00 and we are happy to be flexible with working hours so you can enjoy a relatively stress-free commute or work from home to create the best possible work life balance that suits you and Freedom Fibre.

We offer an attractive package including bonus, generous pension, private health care and flexible working along with other benefits.

Freedom Fibre is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to being a successful, caring, and welcoming place for all employees. We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone, from any background can reach their full potential without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding are fostered, and the diversity of our people is positively valued.

Place of Work

The place of work will be our offices in Irlam, near Manchester.



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