Junior Data Analyst

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1420415

 Job Description

PwC is looking a Junior Data Analyst

PwC Operate delivers operational and managed services solutions to clients across a range of situations often associated with their regulatory, risk and/or compliance agendas. Operate has a rapidly growing Technology team based in Belfast that is dedicated to researching, developing, testing, implementing and supporting innovative technology solutions for the wider PwC organisation and its clients and stakeholders.

Operate Technology is seeking a Data Analyst to join our diverse and multi-skilled Data & Analytics team. Data & Analytics supports the firm and client projects by utilising modern technology and scripting languages to transform, analyse and report on business critical information needed for PwC staff and clients to make decisions in the most efficient way possible. 

In addition to being trained as a Data Analyst, you will also form part of the wider technology team, allowing you to gain valuable exposure to modern technologies including; Robotic Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing) and Rapid Application Development.

About the role

As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive industry experience to help our teams solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include


  • Transforming, analysing and producing reports, dashboards and data analytics workflows.

  • Coding, testing, debugging and deploying scripting solutions

  • Understanding business and technical requirements; develop, document and implement solution design

  • Forging and building new relationships throughout Operate to ensure the visibility of the Technology team’s production capability

  • Hands on delivery of solutions throughout the entire life cycle, including day-to-day management of ongoing engagements

  • Ensure that deliverables meet or exceed functional, technical and performance requirements

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen


Who we are looking for

  • able to quickly learn new tools and techniques.

  • adaptable and open minded to deal with changing business needs.

  • open to pursuing professional qualifications, certifications and training.

  • technically minded to create innovative solutions to complex problems.

  • An analytical thinker capable of decision making when under pressure.

  • curious to challenge the status quo and push the boundaries of technology.

  • able to work across a wide range of tasks at one time and work to deadlines.


Essential Requirements

  • Educated to degree level in any subject or relevant industry experience, preferably in an IT-related discipline

  • Strong analytical skills with experience in problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions

  • Willingness to expand technical knowledge in a broad range of client facing projects

  • Proven ability to be a team player, while retaining the ability to work independently with little supervision

  • Proven capability to communicate verbally and in writing with stakeholders at a variety of levels

  • Experience in data handling, manipulation and reporting

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets

  • Knowledge of best practice in data visualisation and presentation


Desirable Requirements

  • Experience in data transformation, manipulation and visualisation tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, Microstrategy, Qlikview or comparable

  • Experience with self-service data analytics platforms such as Alteryx or comparable

  • Experience with languages such as Python, R, SQL, Google App Script/JavaScript or Visual Basic

  • Exposure to any elements of Artificial Intelligence such as Natural Language Processing or Machine Learning

What you will have the opportunity to learn/gain

  • Python/R, SQL, Google App Script/JavaScript and visual basic

  • Knowledge of Data Analytical tools (Alteryx Designer and Alteryx Server)

  • Alteryx certifications

  • DevOps experience