Business Intelligence BA

  • Permanent Specialist EE position

  • Cape Town Region, Western Cape

  • R630,000 - R680,000 pa cost to company

  • Job 2171471

  • Posted 04 Dec 2017 by Rory Mackie & Associates

About the Position

A unique opportunity to complement a small, focused team building a management information data warehouse. This is the role for you if you are looking to step into Business Intelligence (BI) Business Analysis and learn from leading BI specialists.

You will be expected to understand the nature and business impact of requests, perform the required analysis, and work with the developers to ensure functional and technical specifications are understood and delivered. You will need to communicate clearly with all stakeholders and gather, coordinate and manage business requirements and expectations. You will be expected to support the business with regards to business and process improvement, ensure appropriate documentation is created and maintained, and perform high-level testing before delivering solutions.


  • B. Com degree (or relevant tertiary qualification) with Information Technology
  • Relevant Business Analysis qualification essential
  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a Business Analyst
  • Experience working in an Investment Management environment would be ideal
  • Exposure to or experience in the Kimball methodology would be particularly advantageous
  • Sound knowledge of financial markets and instruments would be advantageous

Technical Competencies

  • Strong technical data analysis skills
  • Business process modelling
  • Development background and understanding of the SDLC
  • High level of computer literacy, specifically Excel
  • Exposure to Microsoft BI tools Power Pivot, Power BI and SQL query writing
  • Be able to design and document logical dimensional models
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions in line with Kimball methodology

Behavioural Competencies

  • You are a team player with a collaborative, enthusiastic and pro-active approach
  • You are an excellent listener with effective communication and inter personal skills
  • You can work independently and use initiative
  • You are a strong action-orientated person
  • You can self-manage and prioritise a wide number of tasks to develop overall objectives
  • You have solid documentation and written skills
  • You have strong relationship building skills
  • You operate at a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • You thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • You are comfortable working in a 'green fields' environment
  • You display innovation and passion and you are customer focused

Desired Skills

  • Business Analysis
  • SDLC
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Analytical
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Instruments
  • Kimball Methodology

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

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