Business Intelligence Analyst - Placement Year June 2020

  • Volvo Group
  • Warwick, UK
  • 13/01/2020
Full time Data Science Big Data Business Intelligence Statistics

Job Description

United Kingdom

Position Description

Placement opportunity: 22nd June 2020 – 2nd July 2021
Job title: Business Intelligence Analyst - Intern
Department: Finance and IT
Location: Wedgnock Lane – Warwick – CV34 5YA
Hours of work: 37.5 hours Monday to Friday
Salary: £16,500, 25 days holiday, gym discount, free parking, shopping and travel discounts, social club, volunteering day

Degree requirements:

  • Studying for a Business Intelligence or IT degree
  • 2 years completed – placement between 2nd & 3rd study years.

Brief description of department:

Volvo Financial Services (VFS) is a global company and in the UK employs over 90 people. We provide financial services to the truck, bus and coach and construction brands at Volvo. With Volvo Financial Services you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals working with energy, passion and respect for the individual.

About the role:

This internship is a Business Intelligence Analyst role, to assist in the continuous improvement of our reports and reporting tools. Work will be focused primarily on projects and support activities, with a strong focus on creating reports for the New Business team, analysing data in Excel and presenting it in a user friendly format.


Financial Reporting

  • Assist in development of internal business reports:
    • Gathering detailed business requirements
    • Designing adhoc reports to meet requirements
    • Review and test operation of reporting solutions and update as required
  • Documentation of process and training of local business on output

EMEA Data Warehouse Transition Project

  • Feed into a specific business transformation project ongoing across the Europe, Middle East and Africa region to move onto a new common data storage and reporting environment
  • Will involve migration of existing reports from the current system, as well as integration with the individual business teams in order to understand, specify, write and test new reporting requirements to improve business analysis capabilities as required
  • Will work with a European team as part of the wider Digital Solutions and IT project to assist in successful delivery

The successful candidate will be supported in their development in this role by the existing team leaders and their line manager.

Competencies, skills and knowledge required:

  • Experience of understanding requirements and creating reports by manipulating data.
  • High level of data manipulation skills in Excel are essential, in addition experience of SQL and or Qlikview/BOXI is desirable but not essential
  • Skilled in problem solving and proactive resolution of tasks
  • Ability to manage to deadlines and prioritise daily workload
  • Strong analytical skills as well as holistic thinking and an appetite to learn new skills
  • High level of accuracy and reliability

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Financial Services is the global financial solutions provider of the Volvo Group, supporting the Volvo Group brands with expert financial services. This includes providing customers and dealers with a full-range of offerings, such as financing, leasing, and insurance solutions. Our team of about 1,400 professionals are located in 45 countries worldwide. As a part of the Volvo Financial Services team, you will experience challenging assignments, gain international exposure, and interact with colleagues around the world in the Volvo Group.

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No Travel Required

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Commercial Finance