Lead Data Analyst – Finance & Commercial Strategy

Location: London
Department: Data

About You

As a lead data analyst for the Finance team, you will be working closely with the CFO and the Head of Analytics to shape the strategy and decision making  through the right data models, Intelligence,insights and analytical projects. You will be closely working with other teams in the data organisation viz. Data Engineering, BI and Data science to meet the business needs through effective internal engagement. You will start as an Individual contributor role having a lot of visibility and impact on business and financial metrics and in future can lead a small team of talented insight analysts.

This role will suit an individual who is passionate about data but at the same time understands business very well.

Some of the things you’ll be doing: 

  • Developing SQL code and build dbt models to interrogate our data to solve key business problems
  • Building various decision making models for strategic decision making eg. optimization models, forecasting models, Customer cohort modelling etc.
  • Taking ownership of various data requirements for analysis for the finance and executive team, Logics for computations and key metrics
  • Driving various monetization initiatives in partnership with the product managers and finance team
  • Developing business cases that incorporate the financial benefit of various customer behaviours and the potential return on investment from various initiatives and new products 
  • Owning the relationship with stakeholders with a bias towards action
  • Managing cross-team and technical projects from inception to delivery
  • Prioritising the tasks and engagements to ensure stakeholder satisfaction as well as maximum business results
  • Training business stakeholders and internal data dojo members of all levels on creating their own dashboards and analytics best practices. 
  • Leading a team of Insight Analyst to help to improve decisions Tideans make using data 
  • Working with Snowflake, dbt, Apache Airflow, Python, Fivetran, AWS, git and Looker


What you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Vitality Health Insurance, with a proactive focus on mental and physical wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 25 days holiday with the ability to buy extra days
  • We invest in your development with a £1,000 professional L&D budget per year
  • Access to ‘salary sacrifice’ benefits such as Cycle to Work scheme and pension contribution
  • Spacious brand new office in Liverpool street with an all-day snacks bar
  • Enhanced family-friendly leave
  • 24 hours paid volunteering time off per year
  • Flexible working options
  • Sabbatical leave 
  • Share options

You’ll be a great fit if:

  • You are hands on data analyst who loves to work with finance and strategy stakeholders to drive organisational impact
  • You have worked closely with the CXOs preferably in a startup environment
  • You quickly identify which business or financial metrics are relevant for an area and anticipate which projects/data/analysis will add value
  • You have excellent SQL Proficiency – You’re good at quickly getting a grasp of any dataset that you're working with & support other analyst to do so
  • You have strong data visualisation skills, including knowledge of self-serve tools like Looker, Tableau or similar
  • Preferrably, you have experience in using Python/R or other statistical programming languages
  • You are good at connecting dots- what data and insights will be needed to solve the problems for present and also build scalable and reusable models for future
  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to understand complex requirements 
  • You have set the bar high when it comes to turnaround time of requirements and projects while taking care of the quality of deliverables
  • You have the ability to effectively form relationships with the business in order to help with the adoption of data driven decision making 
  • You’re a self-starter – you take initiative in spotting opportunities and finding ways to solve challenges with data
  • You have the ability to deal with ambiguity and competing objectives in a fast paced environment

Who are Tide?

We’re the UK’s leading provider of smart current accounts for sole traders and small companies. We’re also on a mission to save business owners time and money on their banking and finance admin so they can get back to doing what they love – for too long, these customers have been under-served by the big banks.

Our offices are in London, UK, Sofia, Bulgaria and Hyderabad, India, where our teams are dedicated to our small business members, revolutionising business banking for SMEs. We are also the leading provider of UK SME business accounts and one of the fastest-growing fintechs in the UK.

We’re scaling at speed with a focus on hiring talented individuals with a growth mindset and ownership mentality, who are able to juggle multiple and sometimes changing priorities. Our values show our commitment to working as one team, working collaboratively to take action and deliver results. Member first, we are passionate about our members and put them first. We are data-driven, we make decisions, creating insight using data.

We’re also one of LinkedIn’s top 10 hottest UK companies to work for.

Here’s what we think about diversity and inclusion…

We build our services for all types of small business owners. We aim to be as diverse as our members so we hire people from a variety of backgrounds. We’re proud that our diversity not only reflects our multicultural society but that this breadth of experience makes us awesome at solving problems. Everyone here has a voice and you’ll be able to make a difference. If you share our values and want to help small businesses, you’ll make an amazing Tidean.