EY Data Analyst, Advisory, EY UK&I Delivery Centre - Belfast in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Title: Data Analyst, Advisory, EY UK&I Delivery Centre - Belfast

Location: GB-Northern Ireland-Belfast

Job Number: BEL000O0

Who are we?

EY is a global leader in Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. Our vision is to become the leading global professional services organisation by building a better working world.

At EY our inclusive work environment means that everyone’s opinion is valued. This enables us to provide better advice and ideas to our clients, which in turn helps you develop as an individual to achieve your potential and make a difference.

Who are Data Analytics Services?

We are now recruiting for our Analytics Team which has been set-up to meet unprecedented market demand. The Analytics Team will deliver leading edge business intelligence and analytics for our clients, to drive performance improvement across multiple services and operational functions.

The Analytics Team will be one of a number of services being delivered from the EY UK&I Delivery Centre based in Belfast. You will be joining this new team at an exciting time and will have the opportunity see the team and its offerings develop from the beginning. You will report to the Analytics Team Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing dynamic team who are changing how we deliver services to our clients.


What will I be doing?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing team – Data Analytics – within EY. The role will be client focused but based in the UK&I Delivery Centre.

Typical activities will include the following:

  • Developing performance dashboards and automated reports which our clients will use to manage their businesses and drive performance improvement

  • Maintaining and enhancing dashboards based on client requests and statutory changes

  • Development, implementation and maintenance of monthly reporting cycles so that the dashboards and other reports that EY produce are accurate and on time

  • Identifying opportunities to enhance and automate reporting for our clients therefore providing them with great service delivery

  • Liaising with the EY onsite client team to report progress and manage risks and issues

  • Develop innovative solutions tailoring our insights and solutions to the relevant industry sector such as the health sector

  • Responsible for a range of tools and infrastructure to load, manipulate and analyse data following leading standards for data security and privacy

What are we looking for?


  • A passion to contribute to the growth of the team

  • A dedication to teamwork

  • Desire to learn and develop into the role

  • Drive to continuously build and master key technical, functional and professional skills

  • Self-starter and motivated

  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines

Skills and experience

  • A Graduate with a strong academic record

  • Analytically minded and have the ability to assimilate and apply new techniques and knowledge quickly to deliver insights and solve problems

  • Strong team working skills

  • Desire and ambition to be proficientin various analytical tools and systems – specifically MS SQL Server, MS Master Data Services, MS Analytics, MS Reporting Services

  • Comfortable balancing multiple projects and priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in the health sector performance data would be desirable

What can we offer you?

  • Join the #1 professional services employer and #2 overall in the ‘World’s Most Attractive Employer Awards’ in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking in 2013.

  • Two days allocated to participate in charity work in addition to your annual leave with matched funding

  • EY&U Career development framework which includes the following:

  • We currently offer more than 16,000 courses on our learning management system. Last year, our people undertook more than eight million hours of learning and completed over one million courses. So you can be confident you'll have time and space to pursue your learning goals.

  • Firm Supported Study – our firm supported study actively encourages you to pursue further educational developments and accelerate career progression

  • ‘Buddy Scheme’-to welcome you to EY and introduce you to your colleagues

  • Career Counsellor Scheme –you will be assigned a career counsellor who will help you drive your career and provide you with the support and guidance you need to achieve and exceed your career aspirations

  • Ongoing performance reviews

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.