• Department / Function Motor Dealer Funding
  • Location Cardiff
  • Number of roles available 1
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 31/08/2022

Let us tell you a bit about us…

We’re a nimble and ambitious financial services specialist. Backing people to fulfil life’s hopes and dreams; delivering the most compelling customer experience across Banking and Motor Finance.   

We are a UK-based financial services specialist that supports our customers across a range of products and services. Aldermore Group was formed by bringing together two very successful businesses, Aldermore Bank and MotoNovo Finance, under the First Rand umbrella.

We thrive upon saying “yes” to our customers. We respect the ingenuity of entrepreneurs and their startups; we give first-timers a leg-up onto the property ladder; we open up the lending market to many; and thousands of customers chose Motonovo Finance every week to buy their next car, van or motorbike.

This is where you come in. We are on a journey. A journey defined by a destination; to deliver on our purpose.

Feel like being part of…

The role of Data Analyst is really important to us. It provides “A single source of truth approach to the commercial data, reporting & analytics needs of the Motor Finance business”, which enables leaders to make informed decisions and identify opportunities. This role will be based in our Cardiff office however, you will be able to work a blend of both home and office each week. You’ll be made to feel part of your new team by your Line Manager, and colleagues through regular contact and virtual interaction.

What would your day look like?

  • Be accountable for ensuring the highest degree of data integrity in the production of commercial management information.
  • Responsible for complex, highly sensitive and board level reporting used in strategic decision making.
  • Responsible for the commercial data and reporting requirements of business change, from business needs capturing through to delivery support.
  • Translate commercial needs into technical data requirements.
  • Ensure all new data sources are given a clear definition, aligning with group where possible.
  • Proactively consult and collaborate at all levels throughout the business to create, implement and interpret management information, highlighting opportunity, competitor activity and arising needs.
  • Collaborate with Business Change Teams to research and deliver automated reporting that promotes sales efficiency and drives success.
  • Develop and maintain strong and trusted relationships with stakeholders of all levels through the effective delivery of analysis, trend identification, value/efficiency/opportunity focused recommendations, reporting and front-line support.
  • Conduct MI reviews with key stakeholders to ensure that the reporting suite fulfills all the commercial needs of the business, owning enhancement requirements identified in an efficient and collaborative manner.
  • Create and deliver ad hoc sales tools and reporting where requested by Sales Leadership.
  • Participate in projects as requested by management.
  • Maintain a comprehensive and up to date knowledge and understanding of products and services, providing accurate information and proactively promoting them where appropriate

What do we expect of you?

  • Proven excellent IT skills specifically excel, SAS and internal reporting systems
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven ability to collate, interpret and present data at all levels
  • Proven ability to interpret recommendations to deliver creative and innovative solutions
  • Proven confident communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven inter-departmental relationship skills
  • Demonstrated passion to make a difference and add value
  • Prove planning, organisation and time management skills
  • Proven logical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong teamwork ethic
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic and able to deliver quality work in a high-pressure environment
  • Economic, industry and market awareness
  • Able to follow procedures and work within regulated environment
  • Can summarise key properties of a dataset
  • Understands where data issues can affect the robustness of analysis
  • Analyse trends of variables
  • Appreciates the need to document results and present them appropriately

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Evidence of advanced excel skills, with demonstratable experience using pivot tables, graphs, calculations (such as VLOOKUP and INDEX/MATCH), and automation to efficiently process large and relevant quantities of data.
  • Experienced coding in SAS that can be used to develop datasets and improve current processes such as automation of reports. Demonstrate a growth mindset through a willingness to learn other programming languages such as VBA or R and any other reporting tools such as Tableau.
  • Presents data in a manner that can be understood by all audiences and assisting in the interpretation of results to stakeholders
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the sales performance scorecards assisting in their generation, maintenance and distribution, allowing for creative and innovative suggestions when consulting and building with Heads of Sales.
  • Identifies and consults on other sources of usable data such as data from customer or dealer surveys, CSI and external platform hosts and leveraging internal relationships to ensure its seamless implementation into the data warehouse

What can you expect of us?

A friendly and flexible culture, synonymous with our proposition to our customers.
A growing organisation that defines itself as being nimble, lean and strong.
A drive for continuous improvement, which you will be empowered to get behind from day one.
A communicative, accessible and approachable ExCo.

And of course, you will be compensated competitively, with a good range of core benefits and bonus potential. 

Still curious?

Join us today and we will make the same promises to you as a colleague, as we do to each of our customers. We are committed to building a working environment that values respect, diversity, and compassion. We welcome people regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.

If you’re interested but not sure if you have all the criteria listed... have a chat with us. We are open to applications from varied backgrounds.

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Aldermore Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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