MIS Analyst
Standard Bank
6d ago

Job Details

Finance : budgeting and forecasting, creating interim and annual financial statements, facilitating internal mergers and acquisitions, as well as dealing with analysts and investors.

Job Purpose

Primary responsibilities include requirements analysis, to gain an understanding of business needs to develop level of effort estimates needed for MIS reporting platform design and development for business.

Perform code reviews of existing MIS reports, optimize where necessary and develop technical documentation. Additional responsibility includes analyzing and fixing user queries.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of all the MIS BI platform across the groupActively participate in the development and review of business and systemrequirements to obtain a thorough understanding of business needs inorder to deliver accurate solutions.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

    Analyze, facilitate, model and extract data and information from MIS systems based on users’ requirements.Design application solutions that fully implement business requirements.

    Expeditiously troubleshoot application and production issues without causing additional problems.Navigating the competing needs of multiple stakeholder groups, defining an end-

    to-end business process that is acceptable to all groups.Mapping out requirements for one or more systems to support business processes.

    Provide updates to head, MIS Finance on work in progress, work completed, work planned, and issues potentially impacting on completion or quality level of work.

  • Development and Designing interactive and insightful dashboardMust have competency in BI tools such as IBM Cognos, Qlikview, Power BI, Qliksense Translate business needs to technical specificationsDesign, build and deploy BI solutions (e.
  • g. reporting tools)Maintain and support data analytics platforms (e.g. MicroStrategy)Create tools to store data (e.g. OLAP cubes)Conduct unit testing and troubleshootingEvaluate and improve existing BI systemsCollaborate with teams to integrate systemsDevelop and execute database queries and conduct analysesCreate visualizations and reports for requested projectsDevelop and update technical documentationDesigning, developing and maintaining business intelligence solutionsCrafting and executing queries upon request for dataPresenting information through reports and visualization

  • Personal Skills and QualitiesWillingness to undertake additional training relevant to the post.Ability to communicate and liaise clearly and effectively across all levels of the organization, and with external organizations.
  • Capable of developing good understanding of complex educational developments and reporting issues.Good interpersonal skills.

    Able to scrutinize work to ensure accuracy, quality and time-management.Able to confidently provide training to others, sharing skills, knowledge and experience.

    Good organizational and administrative skills.Excellent time management.Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

    Ability to follow instructions and to understand a complex brief.

  • Additional FactorsAbility to cope with month-end reporting activities demands.Enthusiasm and commitment for the post.An interest in working in the education sector.
  • Flexible approach to work and a willingness to undertake a variety of tasks and adjust hours according to the needs of the college / trust.

    Commitment to continuous professional development and willingness to learn from experience and practiceCommitment to equal opportunities and safeguardingAble to coordinate the development of projects which involve contributions from across a team of peopleAbility to work flexibly to find simple output solutions to complex problems.

    Initiative; the ability to propose changes to existing systems and reports and to foresee additional systems and reports to enhance existing ones.

    Appreciation and interest in the value and application of data reporting systems beyond the process of construction.

    Preferred Qualification and Experience

    Qualification and Experience

  • First degree in Engineering / Computer Science
  • Oracle certification, ITIL will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Finacle, understand financial instrument and accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in MIS Finance
  • In depth understanding Oracle, SQL Server
  • Knowledge / Technical Skills / Expertise

    Technical Competencies

  • Financial and Accounting Control
  • Interpreting Financial Statements
  • Preparing Financial Statements
  • A level of Understanding in IFRS
  • Financial Consolidation
  • Reconciling Financial Records
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