Junior Business Analyst ( SQL ) - Up to 35k

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity for a Business Analyst with 12-18 months' experience to join one of the most profitable companies in the country and be given a clear pathway to career progression.

This position entails overseeing the scoping, design, implementation, and maintenance of reports and database queries, enabling users to efficiently retrieve data from SQL and other data sources. The objective is to ensure stakeholders have quick and relevant access to the information necessary for decision-making and strategic planning. This role requires a combination of technical expertise and analytical skills to enhance our client's data-driven capabilities.


  • Salary up to £35k
  • Hybrid working supported
  • Clear progression pathway
  • Highly competitive pension


  • Developing a comprehensive understanding of all organizational processes.
  • Producing accurate and timely reports regularly from existing sources.
  • Identifying the most effective methods for reporting KPIs on key operational processes to all levels.
  • Creating reports to support the business's decision-making and analysis needs.
  • Ensuring accurate data reconciliation as needed to maintain information integrity.
  • Collaborating effectively with internal resources for the continuous development of information systems.
  • Maintaining appropriate confidentiality at all times.
  • Supporting and contributing to departmental and company business improvement programs.
  • Assisting with internal workshops and training sessions.
  • Communicating effectively with all internal and external contacts as required.
  • Performing any other duties as appropriate.

Essential Criteria


  • Strong analytical skills and commercial awareness.
  • High proficiency in Excel.
  • Advanced SQL analysis and development expertise.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively across all organizational levels.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Self-initiative and ability to work as part of cross-functional teams.

Education & Knowledge

  • A third-level qualification in any discipline.


  • At least 12 months of experience in a similar analytical role.

Desirable Criteria

  • Prior experience with:
    • Microsoft Power Platform
    • ERP Systems
    • SQL
    • Power BI
    • SSRS
    • Power Query
    • Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations

For further information on this vacancy, or any other IT Business Analyst or Project Manager job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Sean Doherty in the strictest confidence.

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