Description

If you’re looking to join an organisation that will give you the right opportunities and experience to develop your career, join Tilney Smith and Williamson.

We are seeking a talented individual to join our Business Intelligence and Analytics team, to support the Business Intelligence needs of all areas of the organisation by designing, building and managing BI/DWH solutions and reports, ensuring that existing reports are kept current and delivered to the business in a timely and accurate manner. The BI & Analytics Developer will be familiar with key business systems and processes, and will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the Tilney Smith & Williamson Enterprise Data Warehouse, and reporting systems.

The BI & Analytics function will provide a ‘single source of truth’ for data within the organisation and all requests for reports, data extracts and other forms of BI will be channeled through the BI & Analytics team. It will also handle data migration and integration activities.  This will allow Tilney Smith & Williamson to provide consistent and reconcilable data and this developer role is key to delivering this capability.

 

Key responsibilities

As Business Intelligence & Analytics Developer your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with key personnel throughout the organisation to specify, maintain and uphold the definitions (both business and technical) of fundamental data objects (e.g. Client, Prospect, Account, Fee etc.)
  • Develop Business Intelligence/DWH and reporting solutions, including ad hoc data analysis, by interpreting business requirements from stakeholders and Business Analysts, and advising on appropriate technical solutions
  • Ensure that reports and analysis are architected using a formally structured approach and are built based upon a defined suite of fundamental data objects
  • Ensure that reports and supporting data objects are properly specified and are designed for reuse
  • Ensure reconciliation of data between different report types and that data definitions are clear to the users of the reports
  • Manage data definitions to ensure consistency and eliminate interpretation ambiguity
  • Ensure that data update ‘Jobs’ necessary to support data are run to an agreed timetable and handle any failures
  • Follow appropriate development and testing principles and related in-house processes
  • Maintain effective relationships with stakeholders and ensure communication is effective and timely
  • Provide time estimates for work so stakeholder expectations and resources can be managed
  • Keep abreast of technical BI changes and emerging technologies to ensure adherence to best practice

 

To be successful in this role, you should meet the following requirements:

Technical

  • Extensive use of and fully conversant in Transact SQL and working in Microsoft SQL Server, building SQL scripts and using tools like SQL profiler, SQL Server Agent etc.
  • Skilled in Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) ETL/ELT development
  • Understanding of the principles of ETL technical design & data warehouse design
  • Understanding and experience of Kimball dimensional modelling techniques
  • Experience in using Microsoft Azure (Data Factory or Synapse) as part of an ETL/ELT pipeline.
  • Skilled in and experience in building and maintaining Tabular Models in Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • Skilled in building PowerBI data visualisation solutions, or an aptitude to learn new tools that are provisioned
  • Skilled in Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Skilled at manipulating data in Excel and some basic Microsoft Office automation experience
  • Familiar with following an agile development methodology
  • Familiar with working with and extracting and formulating data from business systems
  • Business Analysis skills to derive requirements from business stakeholders
  • Experience in, and understanding of the project lifecycle using Agile Scrum, and experience of JIRA task management system.
  • To provide technical leadership in areas of expertise

Non-technical

  • Enthusiastic and motivated personality, working as ‘Team Player’ in the BI & Analytics team, with can do attitude
  • Strong ability to extract information by questioning, active listening and interviewing
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and understand business processes and information flow
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative within agreed boundaries
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
  • Be flexible and adaptable to meet business deliverables
  • Willingness to travel to different office locations as required by the role
  • Understanding of the principles of IT security and data protection

 

As our colleague here at Tilney, Smith & Williamson you will have access to benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary
  • life assurance
  • Pension contribution
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme.

 

About Tilney Smith and Williamson

Tilney Smith & Williamson is the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created by the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson on 1 September 2020.

With £54.8 billion of assets under management (as of 30 June 2021), it ranks as the third largest UK wealth manager measured by revenues and the eighth largest professional services firm ranked by fee income. The Group currently operates through three principal brands: Tilney, Smith & Williamson, and online investment service Bestinvest. It has a network of 28 offices across the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through its operating companies, the Group offers an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities, and businesses.

 

Value Statement

Tilney Smith & Williamson’s chosen purpose to “place the power of good advice into more hands” succinctly encapsulates the group’s central mission of supporting both individuals and businesses to achieve their goals.

In delivering its purpose, Tilney Smith & Williamson have set out three core values that it is committed to embedding in the culture of the business:

  • Personal — we treat you as an individual: We are a people business at heart and strive to deliver a friendly, inclusive, and personalised service to all of our clients, large and small.
  • Partnership — we go further together: We develop relationships that stand the test of time, spanning multiple generations. We partner across the full breadth of our expertise to create value for our clients, our company and society at large.
  • Performance — we strive for more: We are ambitious for our clients and for ourselves, so we aim to be a forward-thinking and innovative business that leads the way in the industry.

The Tilney Smith & Williamson Group recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all colleagues with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief. At Tilney Smith & Williamson we are committed to equal opportunities in all aspects of our work.