Business Insights Analyst


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Salary Range

 £45k-£70k + RSUs - Salary is dependant on experience

As a financial institution moving billions of GBP of customer money in more than 70 countries, Wise must have bulletproof financials. We need timely, accurate and scalable financial data to be compliant with regulations and make accurate and smart business decisions so that our customers, regulators, investors can trust us to be sustainable.

We’re looking for a Business Insights Analyst to join our Product Insights Team with the Finance Tribe. This role builds and uses analytical data to give insights in their domain area. You are responsible for  business drivers and trends  real-time on the Financial General Ledger and are the partner for internal and external financial reporting stakeholders, serving the needs of teams within Finance including Business Reporting, Regulatory Reporting, Tax and FP&A.

What you’ll be doing:

At Wise, we’ve got a clear mission — money without borders. Built by and for people who live global lives. It is barely possible to achieve a mission without making data driven decisions across the board at TransferWise. Decisions should rely on financially compliant, reliable and timely data so that our customers, regulators, investors can trust us being sustainable. As a  Business Insights Analyst your role will be to own the explain and expose task in Your domain area based on Finance General Ledger Data. With the goal to support stakeholders daily, weekly and monthly with key insights to make wise decisions for the domain area.

Your day-to-day:

At Wise people and teams get a ton of freedom and autonomy. By taking it together with other team members you’ll need to:

  • Own the insights (explain & expose) data part of a specific domain – you are responsible for monitoring and explaining trends and changes in data.
  • Build and support building of technical and logical models and introduce missing dimensionality to support data monitoring and trend analysis. 
  • Through participating in squad domain discussions and challenges on a daily basis,  you’ll be building a solid understanding of each the domain are, it’s progresses and challenges, as well as communicating the message to various stakeholders
  • Build and automate Dashboards, KPI’s and reporting decks for efficiency and transparency
  • Initiate and drive improvement projects in squad domain area
  • Present Your and Your squads work and findings on stakeholder meetings

Due to COVID-19 we are currently working remotely but have access to the office on a reduced capacity. The Finance team is spread across several locations in Europe while stakeholders work across the globe – from Brazil to Australia. To be successful in the role it is essential to be ready to work across time zones and cultures.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Make an impact – you will have an opportunity to shape the financial data of one of the fastest-growing fintech companies in Europe
  • Own your own path to success – you’ll have a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • Expand your skills and develop for the future – build an efficient analytical data pipeline reporting and gain more experience that will allow you to grow with Finance as well as the wider TransferWise team 
  • Work in an international Finance Team and learn a lot about Finance, financial technology and driving financial sustainability of a fast growing company

The experience you’ll need:

  • You’ll have proven success as a business data analyst, BI analyst in business facing teams
  • You have strong SQL skills, building experience in Python 
  • You can present experience with BI and visualisation tools like Looker, Tableau or similar
  • You can communicate findings, ideas, insights in a clear and structured manner both verbally and in writing

Bonus points for:

  • Solid experience in business domains (preferably Finance)

We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We want to work with the best people, no matter their background. So if you’re passionate about learning new things and keen to join our mission, you’ll fit right in.

Also, qualifications aren’t that important to us. If you’ve got great experience, and you’re great at articulating your thinking, we’d like to hear from you.

And because we believe that diverse teams build better products, we’d especially love to hear from you if you’re from an under-represented demographic.

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