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BI Analyst (Collation Specialist)

At Sainsbury’s Argos, the great digital transformation is under way. It’s our aim to become the digital market leader in choice, value and convenience, so our Finance teams are more important to us now than ever before. They’re the people who provide support across the business and help make the crucial decisions that will allow us to develop into our role as a leading digital retailer.

The Business Protection Team is part of Finance structure and provides proactive support to mitigate operational risk and reduce losses to help maximise profits. The Team focus on the provision of Insight, Assurance and Innovation whilst Protecting our brand, customers and colleagues from crime and the threat of crime.

The role of the BI Analyst is to maintain the integrity of the MI Process with detailed review and data cleansing to ensure all data and reports are accurate, current, complete and consistent. Acting as collation specialist, you will support the review processes by suggesting and implementing improvements and solutions.

They will be responsible for providing general advice and analysis to internal business customers and develop overall business knowledge to facilitate the function and ensure reports are completed within the specified requirements and the agreed SLAs and ensure the requestor understands any limitations.

More about the role:

Responsible for managing relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders
To continually improve operational reports and dashboards used by the Business Protection Team to drive insight and solutions to minimise risk and reduce end to end stock losses to enhance customer satisfaction
To support the Business Protection team to deliver improvements or creation of reports and dashboards by providing an initial design and iterating existing solutions
To explore most effective ways of reporting data to make it easily interpreted by a diverse population of users
To continuously review usage level and understanding of reports and identify need for re-training or opportunities for rationalisation
To understand generic BI capabilities (databases, visualisation, self-service) and their applicability to support the different teams.

More About you:

Deep understanding of systems, reporting, visualisation and analytical tools (Power BI, Visual Basic)
Knowledge of SQL including SSIS and SSRS.
Strong commercial acumen and business partnering skills
Ability to present complex information in a simplified manner
Strong analytical skills, Excel & Power point skills and attention to detail
Track record of value creation

We know that candidates may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box. We also know that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t always doable, and while we can’t accommodate every flexible working request we are happy to be asked. So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… why not apply and see how it goes?

Here at Sainsbury’s Argos we’re a proud equal opportunities employer that values diversity at every level of our business. Inclusion and Diversity are fundamental to our culture and values, fostering an innovative, collaborative and fast paced work environment that means we can build a better future for our colleagues and our customers. Everyone is welcome at Sainsbury’s Argos. Want to find out more? Then visit our Diversity & Inclusion page on our Careers site –

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