Business Information Specialist

McGinley Support Services Ltd
Contract Type
Fixed Term
IT & Telecoms
McGinley Support Services are looking for a highly experienced Business Information Specialist for a 12month temp to perm contract.

Job Description

McGinley Support Services are looking for a highly experienced Business Information Specialist for a 12month temp to perm contract. We are looking for a candidate who has had experience implementing this software into a previous company/department. There will be a technical element to the role but this is not the main element for this role, so they will need to be confident leading this project independently.

Weekly Hours Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00hrs

To provide the technical and analysis expertise necessary to fully gather the requirements for and build a management information platform, with significant self-serve capability, largely concerned with financial based data but to also include subsidiary reporting for customer and engagement data from a dynamics 365 platform. To produce relevant documentation to fully illustrate the requirement, functional build and data structures involved. Some wider knowledge sharing around Power BI as a platform with key users in the business will also be a feature of this role.
This role will be central to embedding and delivering Power BI as the central business reporting tool.

*To establish the full detailed requirements for the range of reporting required.
*To fully document the requirements for the range of reporting required.
*To fully document the technical data build to support the Power BI reporting.
*To fully document the Power BI implementation and associated instruction detail for the end user community
*To fully document, define and specify the infrastructure requirements to support Power BI as the reporting platform within the company.
*To support other non-technical users within the business in their use of Power BI as a tool to deliver reporting requirements
*To work closely with the operations team with the company to ensure optimal platform delivery and operational functioning of Power BI as a platform.
*Ensure all SQL queries are fully optimised to ensure fast data returns.
*To define and implement the appropriate infrastructure to support the delivery of Power BI within the company.
*To act as the subject matter expert with regard to power BI related matters.
*To act as a promoter of Power BI and a generator of ideas as to how it can be used within the company to fully leverage all appropriate data sources.
*To deliver a platform that is as much focused on self-serving capabilities as possible

*Experience in delivering basic training to non-development users.
*5 years experience of using MS power BI as a reporting development tool
*Very Comprehensive technical skills in transact SQL. Queries to both retrieve and manipulate data within Microsoft SQL server to present to a power BI layer.
*Experience in optimizing data queries to ensure optimal performance of all reporting at all times
*Excellent stakeholder engagement and extensive requirements gathering skills
*Full knowledge and experience in the Configuration / setup / licensing of power BI within an operational business entity.
*Excellent written and verbal skills both for user presentation and explanation and for technical and requirements documentation.
*Excellent business facing skills and the ability to elicit fully detailed requirements form a user base under time constraints
*Understanding of Financial and Management accounting principles is highly advantageous.
*Understanding / experience of delivering management reporting in a project focused business of significant benefit.
*Excellent experience and knowledge of the mechanisms around delivering Power BI as a self-service platform
*Excellent experience of delivering Power BI presentation in a concise and effective way.
*Knowledge and previous experience of financial data reporting
*Knowledge of any MS Navision / Dynamics 365 / Project Online and their data structures highly desirable
*Knowledge of cloud-based Power BI usage and interacting with Azure hosted SQL databases highly desirable
** Excellent knowledge and experience of the segmenting and securitizing of reporting data highly desirable.

We have a fair and comprehensive selection procedure. It is our policy that there should be equal opportunity for and no discrimination against applicants on the grounds of gender, race, religion or belief, nationality, colour, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marriage and civil partnership, union or non-union membership, socio-economic background or being a part-time or fixed term worker.
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