Data Business Analyst


A fantastic opportunity available for an experienced Analyst with a strong background in data and integration projects to join Macquarie's Financial Management Group.

In this important role, you will be accountable for conducting and supporting testing activities in the finance Data Warehouse as they relate to a large-scale general ledger transformation program.      

Using your strong data analysis experience, you will contribute to the successful delivery of multiple testing phases by reviewing and refining test cases, investigating test case failures, raising and managing defects, and providing testing support to key stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • investigating test case failures, providing explanations and commentary
  • raising defects, driving them through to resolution in partnership with project and technology teams
  • reviewing and refining the Data Warehouse’s test cases
  • investigating issues and addressing questions raised by Data Warehouse downstream consumers and upstream producers
  • identifying and driving improvements to testing or related processes
  • working closely with other Data Business Analysts and Test Manager to ensure the successful delivery of each testing phase
  • updating tracking systems (JIRA, Confluence) as well as testing-related documentation.

You will need to bring to the role:

  • relevant tertiary qualification with at least 5+ years’ experience as a Data BA or in similar roles
  • extensive, hands-on data analysis experience – including a thorough appreciation of how data flows through systems, relationships between data, and data granularity
  • solid experience with test case creation and refinement
  • strong analytical (critical thinking), problem solving and communication skills
  • the ability to swiftly understand and articulate system architecture, system changes, and testing needs
  • experience working in large-scale transformation projects within complex enterprise environments
  • the ability to work autonomously with minimal direction and drive tasks/issues to conclusion
  • the ability to understand, edit and create SQL queries
  • proficiency with Excel for data analysis.

About the Financial Management Group

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. 

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.


A fantastic opportunity available for an experienced Analyst with a strong background in data and integration projects to join Macquarie's Financial Management Group.

In this important role, you will be accountable for conducting and supporting testing activities in the finance Data Warehouse as they relate to a large-scale general ledger transformation program.      

Using your strong data analysis experience, you will contribute to the successful delivery of multiple testing phases by reviewing and refining test cases, investigating test case failures, raising and managing defects, and providing testing support to key stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • investigating test case failures, providing explanations and commentary
  • raising defects, driving them through to resolution in partnership with project and technology teams
  • reviewing and refining the Data Warehouse’s test cases
  • investigating issues and addressing questions raised by Data Warehouse downstream consumers and upstream producers
  • identifying and driving improvements to testing or related processes
  • working closely with other Data Business Analysts and Test Manager to ensure the successful delivery of each testing phase
  • updating tracking systems (JIRA, Confluence) as well as testing-related documentation.

You will need to bring to the role:

  • relevant tertiary qualification with at least 5+ years’ experience as a Data BA or in similar roles
  • extensive, hands-on data analysis experience – including a thorough appreciation of how data flows through systems, relationships between data, and data granularity
  • solid experience with test case creation and refinement
  • strong analytical (critical thinking), problem solving and communication skills
  • the ability to swiftly understand and articulate system architecture, system changes, and testing needs
  • experience working in large-scale transformation projects within complex enterprise environments
  • the ability to work autonomously with minimal direction and drive tasks/issues to conclusion
  • the ability to understand, edit and create SQL queries
  • proficiency with Excel for data analysis.

About the Financial Management Group

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. 

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

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