This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced SeniorData Analyst, or a candidate with experience in using programming languages, tojoin the Internal Audit team of one of the largest Building Societies in theUK. The successful candidate will focus on the delivery of data analyticsassignments within Group Internal Audit (GIA). GIA are the third line ofdefence within the Skipton Building Society (SBS) Group, providing independentinsight, assurance, and opinions to stakeholders within the organisation.
What you’ll be doing
SBS Group Internal Auditportfolio covers the whole Skipton Group of companies within the UK, ChannelIslands and New Zealand. This includes Connells Group which is a fully ownedgroup company of SBS and is the largest Estate Agency in the UK.
As a Senior Data Analyst, youwill be part of the GIA Data Analytics team delivering a number of InternalAudit data analytics assignments. You will also support the development andimprovement of GIA’s data analytics strategy and capabilities throughsupporting the implementation and use of various data analytics tools /techniques. Your role will include the following:
– Work with the Internal Auditteam to identify and plan the data analytics required – Extract, cleanse and analysethe data – Discuss data analytics outputs /insights with the audit team and key business stakeholders – Build automated data analytics solutionsto support GIA continuous audit assurance activity
This role enables you to furtherdevelop your technical skills in Data Analytics and work with a number ofcolleagues and teams across the Skipton Group. You will build trustedrelationships with stakeholders across the business, sharing insights andproviding opinions. There will also be opportunities for you to be involved invarious projects and initiatives across the SBS Group.
The SBS Group Head Office isbased in Skipton and Connells Group currently have Head Offices in LeightonBuzzard and Milton Keynes. Connells Group operations currently extend acrossthe UK.
We’ve adapted really well to homeworking during the current pandemic. There would not be a requirement for youto be based at one of our Head Offices full time. We are also happy to considerany flexible working requests you may have. Due to the nature of the role workaway from home will be required, this may be up to 25% of your time.
– Pension contribution & bonus scheme – Generous holiday entitlement – Flexible working patterns – Health cash plan – Employee Assistance Programme – Rail Season Ticket scheme
What you’ll bring
We’re looking for someone with experience in Data Analyticsor experience in using programming languages. You’ll be able to manage varyingworkloads and build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
The keycompetencies for this role are: – Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) – Analytical skills – Stakeholder management – Organisation skills with the ability to manage multiplepriorities
About Skipton Building Society
At Skipton Building Society, we’re not just anotherFinancial Services institution. We’re a mutual organisation, which means we’reowned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything wedo.
The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as abusiness if we have great people, and we believe in treating people asindividuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team, which reflecttheattitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis.
Skipton Building Society is one of the top 25 Best BigCompanies to work for in 2020 (The Sunday Times).
If you’re up for the challenge, and you want to have a realsay in how things are being done at Skipton, we want to hear from you. Applytoday!
Why Work For Us
We’re committed to payingour people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including ourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.
More information on our benefits can be found here
Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age