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Business Intelligence Reporting Analyst

Contract Type
Education, Media & Communications
Belfast, GBR
Expiry Date
Business Intelligence Reporting Analyst Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into l...

Job Description

Business Intelligence Reporting Analyst


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The BI Reporting Analyst will form a key part of the reporting delivery team within the Reporting Centre of Expertise. This will involve working with the reporting governance team and application support teams in delivering best in class reporting throughout Pearson.

The BI Reporting Analyst will be responsible for requirements gathering, report development, unit testing and supporting reports within Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) and Hyperion Financial Reporting Applications.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Building reports and dashboards from functional specifications in OBIEE.
  • Detailed documentation of report testing approvals and quality assurance.
  • Supporting existing reports to ensure they meet standardisation guidelines and follow the Reporting Governance Model.
  • Report catalogue maintenance
  • Liaising with stakeholders to gather reporting requirements and create functional report specifications.
  • Providing functional guidance to the technical support team
  • As a member of the reporting delivery team responsible for service management for finance reporting across Pearson.
  • As a member of the reporting delivery team advocate and act as an ambassador for Reporting Centre of Expertise, its processes and solutions to the business.
  • Providing technical assistance and cross training to other team members.
  • Being an active contributor to the Reporting Centre of Expertise communication plan.
  • Other Ad hoc duties as required.

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.


Essential Skills /Experience:

  • Experience of reporting software packages (OBIEE, Hyperion Financial Reporting).
  • Understanding of the value of business intelligence and reporting across a large organisation
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (if statements, vlookups, pivot tables etc). Likely to be tested at interview.
  • Analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Proven team player.
  • Demonstrable track record of problem-solving.
  • Experience working in a technical data driven environment.

Desirable Skills /Experience:

  • Computer Science, Finance or Business Studies related degree.
  • Knowledge of SQL.
  • Knowledge of Oracle EBS, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, Hyperion Financial Reporting.
  • Experience and understanding of business intelligence concepts and database design principles.

Personal Style and Behaviour:

  • Diligent with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • Experience working in an agile environment

Primary Location: GB-GB-Belfast

Work Locations: GB-Belfast-Millennium House Millennium House, 1st Floor Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQ

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 19, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1813706

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.