Business Analyst Jobs at Absa Group in Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Absa Group company opens jobs for Business Analyst positions in the Gauteng region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Research, Analyst, & Information Technology skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

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Job Information

Company:Absa Group
Position:Business Analyst
Region:Gauteng, Johannesburg - Gauteng
Job Function:Analyst, Information Technology, Research
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Financial Services

Job Description

Bring your possibility to life! Define your career with us

With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

Job Summary

To provide support to the business by developing data driven insights for strategic decision making and maintenance of accurate information for day-to-day operational management.

Job Description

Accountability: Management information Production

  • Source information from different data warehouses, data marts, manual systems and on-line systems based on knowledge of appropriate data sources given the business requirement.
  • Collect and package data into usable and user friendly management information for the relevant teams and stakeholders in the business.
  • Develop new reports, report formats and standards based on identified user requirements for the business, using multiple technologies.
  • Analyse derived information to create value add understanding of insights and opportunities presented by the data set.
  • Prepare customised reports based on identified requirements from the business at large.
  • Develop regular performance reports particularly related to needs of the business sales force to aid performance measurement and management.
  • Continuously identify opportunities to automate reports and to eliminate duplicate and manual report production.

Accountability: Provide value-add insight

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the key business challenges through engagement with all stakeholders in the business.
  • Identify opportunities through which Analytics can assist in addressing these challenges, present these to relevant stakeholders and implement.
  • Identify business opportunities in support of the business sales initiatives through analysis of the business management information and management information that may reside outside the business.
  • Assist stakeholders in developing business cases for new products by providing relevant information to support identified business opportunities.
  • Ensure that the management information input in business cases is credible by ensuring accuracy of
  • the data used.
  • Propose approaches to the business on monitoring measures or key performance indicators (KPIs) associated with the business case and business model and ensure creditability of data received to support the measures or KPIs.
  • Analyse trends within the business data to reduce risks, optimise performance of the business and inform business decisions.

Accountability: Governance and control

  • Conduct integrity checks on all extracted data to ensure correct data is incorporated into reports
  • Ensure the accuracy of data within the business and ensure consistent use of data
  • Escalate data integrity issues to relevant Manager / Data Management ensure that these receive priority to maintain a high level of data integrity.
  • Check all existing and new reports for accuracy and data integrity.

Accountability: Business partnering

  • Build effective working relationships with business stakeholders to develop a detailed understanding of their business imperatives and objectives.
  • Maintain an interactive process with stakeholders as the analytical solution is being developed – present and receive feedback on work-in-progress.
  • Perform a consultancy role with business stakeholders. Present the final analytical outputs to stakeholders and assist in interpreting the results and providing advice & recommendations on the implementation of actions.
  • Educate users where required on the design or how to utilise the solution.
  • Engage with the business teams on an ongoing basis to understand management information needs and sensitise them to any relevant existing reports or management information outputs that will result in value add opportunities in their respective areas.
  • Conduct impact analysis of any proposed changes that will impact on management information reporting
  • Actively engage and participate in new initiatives within the business to ensure that the management information component is addressed.
  • Engage with other key stakeholders within the Group to ensure that the business leverages off what is available and are aware of initiatives in the group that may impact on the business.

Accountability: Continuous self-development and growth

  • Stay abreast of knowledge and skills relevant to the level and area of work, as well as actively seeking to attain those required for the next level of work with particular focus on best practices
  • Continuously enhance the business expertise by analysing its drivers, key indicators, relationships and trends.
  • Consider all influencing events, quantify the impact on the business and pro-actively find solutions


Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information

Absa Group

Industry: Financial Services

Absa Group is a South African-based financial services conglomerate, offering a range of banking, insurance and investment services in Africa and beyond. As part of Barclays PLC, which has a presence in over 50 countries and employs around 80,00 people worldwide, it is one of the largest banking groups in Africa and the second-largest in the continent. Founded in 1991, Absa serves over 11 million customers across 12 countries in the African continent and is one of the top 10 banks on the continent in terms of assets.

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