Senior Business Analyst

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Senior Business Analyst required for a NSW Government Department based in Sydney CBD. Initial 6 month contract + extensions. $616 - 709 + super / day

  • Location:- NSW Government Department based in Sydney CBD
  • Duration:- Initial 6 month contract + likely extension
  • Rate:- $616.00 - $709.00 + super / day
Senior Business Analyst 

Our client, a large NSW Government Department is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join a large scale program of work. Initially for 6 months with the view to extend. 

Primary purpose of the role:-

Work with the program stakeholders and undertake data analysis in order to drive the effective monitoring and management of a Review and Remediation Program. Help in identifying emerging issues/ trends, troubleshoot and provide strategic advice supported by analytics to assist in decision-making.
Review data quality across the departmental systems and provide constructive feedback on work required to remediate. Oversee the quality of data on the nominal platform and support the business in the refinement of processes and practices

Key accountabilities:
  • Undertake critical data analysis, interpret and analyse data using PowerBI, Excel and our SAS analytics platform.
  • Analyse data to ensure that reporting solutions are complete/accurate and effectively implemented/embedded.
  • Delivery of data analysis both written/verbal to senior management in order for them to make appropriate decisions.
  • Analyse data to uncover data quality issues, future trends and recommendations for management.
  • Run reporting in SAS/PowerBI to extract data and consolidate to prepare reporting for senior management.
  • Perform a range of data-related activities to support the department's projects, including: data profiling, data quality assessment, source-to-target data mapping, diagnosis of data quality issues, provide advice and guidance regarding data cleansing, and data reconciliation.
  • Facilitate the downloading, collation, and distribution of data quality error reports to relevant business units and ensure satisfactory completion to increase the quality of the data.
  • Analyse data quality error reports to identify emerging issues and/or trends and work with different business units to ensure best practice and processes are in place to prevent data quality deterioration.
  • Keep abreast with the evolving changes in regulatory reporting requirements, legislative reforms, and industry changes to ensure business process and practices are aligned and relevant.
Essential requirements:
  • Sound knowledge of data analysis and ability to build strong relationships while influencing and working with stakeholders, peers and external resources.
  • Degree qualification in mathematics, statistics or equivalent.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel.
  • Ability to write code in SAS and SQL to solve complex data analytics problems.
  • Ability to build interactive dashboards in PowerBI or an equivalent visualisation tool.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment checks.
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