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Business Data Analyst

Posted By Annie SharrockSydney | Warrane


Placement Type:


Salary/Pay Rate:

$80-90 per hour

Start Date:

22 Apr, 2024

Business Data Analyst with one of Fortunes’ top 50 Best Companies

12 month fixed term contract

Must be based in Sydney


This is an amazing opportunity to join a passionate team using cutting edge technology and the newest trends in analytics to drive business insights that will allow you to make your mark.


We’re looking for a highly experienced data specialist with strong ability to glean insights and use their strong commercial acumen to inform strategic business decisions for the sales team.



  • Analyse business needs and field requests from team members to provide data, analytics, insights, reporting & dashboards with high data quality to drive sales/business growth
  • Extract data using SQL from relational data-warehouses
  • Build jobs to extract, store and analyse data using Python, PySpark and/or Pandas
  • Create dashboards and reports using visualisation tools (e.g.Qlik Sense, Tableau) and Google sheets
  • Derive data-driven insights and customer behaviour analysis
  • Explain and comment on performance variances using data
  • Assist in the maintenance of customer and master data


Skills and experience required:

  • 5+ years experience in analytics, preferably with 1-2 years as a lead analyst
  • Advanced SQL (comfortable writing complex queries that combine data from various tables, e.g. CTEs, temporary tables).
  • Python, PySpark and/or Pandas programming experience
  • Strategic thinking – uncovering new opportunities for innovation and optimisation across the team with ownership of strategic initiatives from ideation to execution.
  • Strong business and commercial acumen – Excellent understanding of sales cycles and the sales funnel from acquisition to nurturing and conversion as well as reselling
  • Strong ability analysing and combining large complex datasets
  • Data viz wiz – strong Qlik Sense or Tableau skills
  • Data storyteller – strong ability to present complex data and insights concisely to various stakeholders.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment focused on growth and the ability to balance multiple tasks at once..
  • Excellent written, verbal communication & presentation skills (at all levels in the organisation, including executives)
  • Experience with using Apache Hadoop / Delta Lake clusters with Hive, Spark and/or Databricks would be a bonus.


If you have the relevant experience, please get in contact ASAP for a discussion.

Annie Sharrock

[email protected]

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia will be considered.

Client Description

Fuel the success of small businesses and start-ups across Australia. Give them elegant, intuitive web, mobile and cloud innovation that helps them do more, create more and be more. With over five million customers, our QuickBooks brand is already the world’s leading cloud accounting solution. And here in Australia we’re a fast-growing start-up. One that’s supported by a Fortune 500 US tech firm globally ranked as a great place to work. Join us and you’ll help shape how we grow and what we do. Thrive on our energy and entrepreneurial spirit. And collaborate with enthusiastic, creative problem-solvers who are proud of the difference they make. In the process, you’ll do the best work of your life. It’s work that has real purpose too: improving people’s financial lives so profoundly, they can’t imagine going back to the old way.