Nov 15, 2023

Data Analyst

  • REA Group
  • Sydney, NSW
Full time Finance

Job Description

  • Experience Hybrid. Work from the office or home in a rhythm that suits you
  • Permanent role based in Sydney or Melbourne.

We're REA

REA Group  is not your average digital business. From humble beginnings in a garage in Melbourne’s east in 1995, we have grown into a leading global digital business, specialising in property.
With bold and ambitious goals, we are changing the way the world experiences property. No matter where you're at on your property journey, we're here to help with every step - whether that's finding or financing your next home.

Our people are the key to our success. At the heart of everything we do, is a thriving culture centred around high performance and care. We are purpose driven and collaborative, which drives innovation and our ability to make a real impact. As such, we’re proud to be named in Australia’s “Top 5” Best Workplaces two  years in a row, as well as being recognised as a Best Workplace for Women.

Where the team fits in

REA is evolving how it leverages data and technology to deliver benefits for customers. After the acquisition of Hometrack Australia in May-18 (recently re-branded into PropTrack).  Since this time the business has continued to grow, underpinned by an expanding set of services and capabilities we bring to our customers. 

PropTrack’s commercial team is the face of the PropTrack business with its customers. The Data Analyst role sits within the Client Analytics function within the commercial team.  The Client analytics team has become an important, unique and in demand offering of PropTrack in market, as a result we are now looking for an experienced data & analytics professional who can interface with our customers to help consult and solve analytical problems.

What the role is all about

  • Liaising and working collaboratively with PropTrack’s customers to help solve analytical business problems.
  • Working with customers on tasks from a wide breadth of analytical domains including modelling, data mining/analysis, reporting and data visualisation.
  • Presenting complex analytical outputs and results to all levels of an organisation.
  • Working with commercial leads and account managers to support client requests and working across a wide range of teams within REA to service these requests.
  • Bringing domain expertise to help in the design and build of new products and solutions to support PropTrack’s property analytics products, platforms and custom solutions in line with the growth strategy
  • Building a deep understanding of PropTrack’s products and enabling clients to optimise and make the best use of PropTrack’s current data analytics products and platforms (eg AVM, HTV, HPB).
  • Building deep relationship with key stakeholders within the Financial Services clients (Senior Management to analyst levels)

Who we’re looking for

  • Technical knowledge- Understanding of common analytical techniques such as sampling and experience of working in a data-rich environment with data mining techniques and predictive analytics, with use of tools such as SQL, R, Python.  Knowledge in common data visualisation tools such as tableau is also high desirable.
  • Domain Knowledge - A deep understanding of several or all of the following: data analytics, the property market, property data, property valuations, home lending and retail banking.
  • Commercial orientation – Commercially savvy, able to bring the best outcomes for the benefit of PropTrack business and clients alike.
  • Creative and analytical thinker - An ability to work through complex problems collaboratively, and to find practical and viable solutions to meet client needs and wants.
  • Client Focus - A mind-set that is always client first, and a proven track record in managing customer experience initiatives.
  • Relationship Influencer – the ability to build strong relationships with peers within in organisations, to solve problems and perspective of clients for mutually beneficial outcomes.

The REA experience

The physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our people is something we’ll never stop caring about. This is a place to learn and grow. We’re committed to your development – both professionally and personally. Your experience with us is something we take seriously.

We offer: 

  • A hybrid and flexible approach to working -  
  • Flexible parental leave offering for primary and secondary carers 
  • Programs to support mental, emotional, financial and physical health & wellbeing
  • Our Because We Care program offers employees volunteering leave, community grants, matched payroll giving and our Community Café donates 100% of revenue to charity.
  • Hack Days so you can bring your big ideas to life  
  • Performance recognition programs because hard work should never go unnoticed

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion  

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We believe teams with diverse ideas and experiences are more creative, more effective and fuel disruptive thinking - be it cultural and ethnic backgrounds, gender identity, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other identity or lived experience. We know diverse teams are critical to maintaining our success and driving new business opportunities. If you've got the skills, dedication and enthusiasm to learn but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch.

If you like the sound of us, then we think you should apply today. We're proud to be Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant. While we're looking at your application, and preparing to come back to you with an update, why not get to know us a bit more through our various social channels?