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Performance Analyst

Published 13 November 2023
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working Available
Leicester, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 13th November 2023
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Job Description

Macildowie Recruitment & Retention
Performance Analyst - Up to £45,000 - Leicester
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm - Flexible Working Available

Macildowie have partnered with an East Midlands based business to recruit a Performance Analyst.

You will play a pivotal role in streamlining our clients workflow which would include writing SQL queries and extracting data from a SQL database as well as building visually appealing and user-friendly reports through PowerBI.

Main Responsibilities

  • Analyse data to inform strategic decisions, uncover trends, and improve business performance.
  • Develop, maintain, and distribute critical operational reports collaborating with senior management and key stakeholders. These reports will offer valuable insights into operational performance, guiding our clients actions.
  • Extract data from core systems including SQL and establish a robust data warehouse for ongoing reporting. Your data expertise will be instrumental in ensuring data availability and accuracy.
  • Responsible for addressing business and project inquiries by providing data-driven insights, enabling our clients business to make informed decisions based on rigorous analysis.
  • Create insights that pinpoint and prioritise key areas for the business, ensuring our focus aligns with industry trends and emerging opportunities.
  • Scrutinise data quality, rectify discrepancies, and proactively identify and address dataset issues to guarantee precision in our analysis.
  • Conduct thorough gap analyses within datasets and collaborate with the business to implement solutions, fostering continuous improvement.
  • Playing a crucial role in the preparation and monitoring of weekly/monthly metrics required for regulatory reporting using PowerBI.

The Candidate

  • Proficiency in handling and integrating large, complex datasets.
  • Experience using SQL to interrogate datasets and to derive insights.
  • Demonstrated expertise in data manipulation techniques, including data cleaning, transformation, and aggregation.
  • Proficient user of data visualisation tools such as Power BI and Excel to effectively communicate insights, trends, and findings.
  • Exhibit strong problem-solving skills, approaching data challenges with analytical thinking and innovative solutions.
  • Previous experience in data warehousing or with legacy and modern database technologies.
  • Exposure to Amazon QuickSight - Desirable.


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holiday.
  • Excellent career prospects.
  • Exposure to the latest data visualisation tools.
  • Flexible working including 1 day in the office per week.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please get in touch with Tom Whitsey on 0116 222 2590.

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