Data Analyst (Junior)

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Department: New Business

Start Date: As soon as possible.

Closing date: Tuesday, 19 March 2024

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Core Functions

In this role, you will play a crucial role in interpreting Carrick Wealth’s data to provide actionable insights. Responsible for processing, analysing, and collecting data from various sources. You would be relied on to use statistical tools to identify, analyse, and interpret patterns and trends in complex data sets. You will work closely with management to prioritise business and information needs.

Details of Functions

  • Responsible for the compilation and distribution of business reports to relevant stakeholders.
  • Prime (Client Relationship Management System) business champion – supporting projects, ad hoc tasks, and checking
  • (including but not limited to servicing).
  • Create reports and presentations to effectively communicate findings and recommendations to the team and management.
  • Translate user requirements into highly specified reporting.
  • Identify options for potential solutions and assess them for both technical and business suitability.
  • Draw up proposals for modified or replacement reporting and present them to relevant parties.
  • Oversee the implementation of the new system(s)/enhancements.
  • Continuously ensure that tasks and projects are completed within deadlines and that any rework is limited.
  • Monitor and improve the efficiency of business processes, as well as collect and interpret data about existing processes.
  • Continuously keep up to date with technical as well as industry sector developments and investigate alternative business
  • solutions.
  • Reduce manual tasks and direct costs as well as provide efficiencies through the use of technology.
  • Interpret business processes into user interaction flows and screen layouts.
  • Provide training to users on the new system(s)/enhancements.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Essential Qualification: Related Qualification (Certificate, Diploma, Degree).
  • 3 years of previous data analyst experience.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent analytical and problem–solving abilities.
  • Good communication skills across a range of levels in the business.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of data literacy.
  • Good time management and the ability to meet deadlines.