Data Analyst - Reporting

  • Permanent opportunity with a great team culture!
  • Easy CBD location walking distance from Wynyard & the Botanic Gardens
  • Great employee benefits and social events

At Hays, people are everything. Consider a career with Hays and experience a career like no other!

Your new company
Hays is the leading recruitment agency across the globe and our reputation is second to none. We work with the biggest, the best and the most innovative companies in the world. With over 10,000 employees in 250 offices located across 33 countries in Australasia, Asia, Europe and North and South America, there is no doubt that we are industry leaders with an unbeatable global footprint.

Your new role
Reporting to the Data manager, you will be responsible for the design and maintenance of reports published to SSRS that will both assist Hays Corporate Services with their data needs as well as provide a powerful suite of Business Intelligence Dashboard reporting to enable strategic decision-making for the greater business. Using your SSRS and SQL skills your new role will afford you the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the design and evolution of reports as well as work across the following key results areas:


  • Design, test and deploy front-end reporting to an SSRS Server
  • Liaise with business users to ensure formatting is on-brand
  • Liaise with the Product Manager to ensure sound design decisions are being made
  • Create and manage email subscriptions for scheduled report delivery
  • Work with a number of different data sources, including:

• Microsoft Great Plains;
• D-Bit Payroll Software, sitting on a Pervasive SQL client
• An SQL Data Warehouse, housing both the Financial Data Warehouse being populated by an overnight Extract, Transform, Load process migrating data from Great Plains and a number of Online Analytical Processing cubes created off this for each financial module/sub-ledger
Backlog management

  • Design reporting solutions to cater for business needs by analysing requirements documentation and taking user’s feedback into consideration
  • Utilize TFS to record and prioritise change requests on the relevant reporting backlogs

Report server maintenance

  • Complete regular clean-up sprints as part of the reporting cycle to ensure that the report server remains free of unused and ineffective written reports
  • Maintain due diligence in all query writing on an ongoing basis to ensure that unnecessary negative performance impacts are not introduced to the environment

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record of creating SSRS reports and writing SQL queries and statements. You will also have experience in the following areas:

  • Relevant and current experience in Business Intelligence technologies and their application
  • Details knowledge of SQL query coding and optimisation, Excel, Report Builder and SSRS, with the ability to perform complex cross table queries, develop graphs and analytical interfaces and data extracts for reporting purposes
  • A knowledge of and experience with Power BI
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of SQL databases
  • High level of attention to detail
  • High level of planning and organisational skills
  • Strong customer focus and relationship building skills
  • Proactive approach

What you'll get in return
In return for your hard work and dedication you will a enjoy wide variety of fantastic employee benefits:

  • HaysWellbeing- receive $500 and a 'Wellness day' each year to look after your well being
  • Attend frequent Hays social events designed to provide time to relax in a social environment with your colleagues
  • Earn Loyalty Leave each year- equating to 31 days leave per year in your 10th year
  • Take advantage of various corporate agreements Hays has with the likes of HCF and Fitness First
  • Take part in various wellness events throughout the year- designed to engage the workplace in healthy habits

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to

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