Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Ref: 1250Monday 12 April 2021

dependent on experience

We are delighted to offer a unique and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative, and fast-growing company within Financial Services. If you enjoy working in a vibrant organisation which embraces data science and are truly customer-focussed but want something different than the usual Banking environment, then this is an opportunity for you.  Our client is a fintech consumer lender who are well established (over 6 years old and already lent £200m+) and heading for huge growth over the coming years following significant investment. 

Our client is looking for an Analyst to join their growing Analytics team, adding more brain power to help them grow faster. You will work closely with the Data Scientist, who will help you expand your knowledge and experience as an analyst. Projects will come in a variety of shapes and sizes from different departments such as from credit risk, collections, customer acquisition and financial.

While this team member will be a member of the analytics team and thus reporting to our Lead Data Scientist, they will work closely with the founders, the senior leadership team members, and many other members of the team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work with your colleagues on delivering major data projects, such as automated pricing analytics, cashflow foresting model.
  • Design and create automated systems to provide data to BI tools and automate insight generation to make us more efficient
  • Use statistical analysis and modelling techniques to understand trends and provide recommendations
  • Assist colleagues in providing ad-hoc data analytics requests
  • Investigate and resolve a broad range of data quality issues, collaborating with our development team and external parties where necessary
  • Collaborate with colleagues to understand company needs to provide possible solutions by analysing and visualising complex data
  • Deep dive into data to gain a better understanding of our customers, from the website interactions to their churn behaviour
  • Have ownership of your own projects and communicate ideas to the individual stakeholder within the business


Skills and experienced Required

  • At least two years’ experience as an analyst
  • A graduate with a degree in maths, science, engineering, or a related numerical subject
  • A love for data and knowledge of how to manipulate it with different tools such as SQL, Python or R A genuine interest in start-ups and the tech industry
  • Good numerical skills and high attention to detail
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good interpersonal skills - able to work as part of a team and employ initiative
  • Excellent communication skills


Desirable skills

  • Experience in web analysis such as Google Analytics
  • Experience in designing visualisations in BI tools such Tableau
  • Experience in building operational models such as cashflow model.
  • Experience working for a financial services company


What do they offer?

  • The chance to take pride in your work by helping Lending Works 'pioneer fair finance that people love'
  • A friendly and vibrant working culture and people who are keen to help each other
  • A place for you to grow and develop your own skills
  • Pension, Healthy insurance, and a range of other employee benefits
  • Great opportunity to work with one of the rising stars in the FinTech world
  • Ability to work from home when needed (COVID-19: We are permanently working from home)