Commercial Data Analyst

Melbourne, AU

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Posted 1 week ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
About the Role;
Insights into our small business customers, partners and the economic context of which segments they operate in, provide the foundation for all of our data led decision making. This is a critical role to help shape the decision making for all commercial opportunities and decision making within Australia.
As part of the Commercial Operations team, you will work with senior regional and global stakeholders to help articulate the right questions that need solving, and the curiosity to return enhanced solutions based on what is available in the data warehouses.
About You; You will have a high attention to detail and a clear sense of visualisation of results that are relevant to your internal audience. You appreciate data quality, can undertake data collection, perform data analysis, and storytelling. 
You will work across a number of exciting projects to deliver information and compelling insights in an accessible and unambiguous way. You are proud about delivering work quickly, can self prioritise work and have excellent communication skills. The ability to tell a compelling story using numbers in a simple manner should come naturally to you.

Some of the key responsibilities are;

  • Demonstrate your curiosity by looking at the context of the problem being solved, and delivering a solution that is broader than the original scope
  • Take pride in presenting your data in a beautiful visual
  • Lead the way in your SQL capability to query data and clean it in Excel 
  • Work collaboratively with other business units, to access and present data insights.  
  • Develop and implement standardised, scalable methods to achieve project objectives and strategic commercial outcomes.
  • Work closely with the Commercial Operations team and relevant business units to ensure the relevant data is sourced in a reliable way.
  • Present reports and findings to internal stakeholders succinctly and with confidence.
  • Manage multiple work requests at once, self manage your workload and manage expectations with stakeholders.
  • Understand data quality issues and how to deal with these.
  • Other contributions as required by the Commercial Operations team.

What You’ll Bring With You;

  • Relevant experience as a data analyst / business data analyst
  • Strong analytical skills at the macro and micro SQL skills are essential 
  • Programming experience in Python or R
  • Visualisation and reporting experience in Microstrategy, Tableau or Power BI
  • Strong statistical and data modelling skills 
  • Solid understanding of relational databases and;
  • Experience working with EMR sparks the ability to make strategic recommendations
Why Xero?
At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  
Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.
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