Sep 12, 2023

Data & Insights Analyst

  • REA Group
  • Sydney, NSW
Full time Finance Insurance Real Estate

Job Description

  • Permanent role based in either 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

It’s an exciting time to be part of Financial Services. You will be part of a team working together to solve unique challenges, like how to better connect Australian property seekers with finance and mortgage advice.

The Financial Services purpose is to offer home finance and other financial services to those using for their property search. Given the opportunity of the size of that audience, the FS vision is to integrate a consumer’s property search with finance though a world class digital seamless process.

This will be achieved by building innovative consumer search and property finance application experiences that integrate the mortgage distribution channels of digital, phone and face to face. The financial services team is accountable for strategy development and execution, working with our banking and mortgage broker partners to build our capability and product offerings, leading sales management and engaging across the other lines of business in REA.

What the role is all about

  • Be a key team member in the finance and data analytics team for Financial Services
  • Prepare and deliver accurate reporting and analysis to track business performance with insights and action
  • Provide ad-hoc support and analysis, ranging from key performance indicators, trend analysis, conversion performance to market and competitor analysis
  • Ability to work across multiple systems and utilise various tools – Excel, Powerpoint, dashboards
  • Support the Data & Insights Manager in day-to-day deliverables and be able to work cross-functionally and establish relationships across Financial Services.
  • Stakeholder management – ability to listen to others, tailor to the audience, collaborate and partner to achieve the best commercial outcomes
  • Be flexible to meet dynamic and evolving business environment and needs
  • Work well in a team environment and contribute to wider team & organisation culture

Who we’re looking for

  • 1-3 years of experience working in an analytical role – industry environment in a commercial capacity
  • Strong initiative, willingness to take ownership and a team player
  • High attention to detail with tenacity to problem solve
  • Advanced Excel skills and comfortable working with data to surface insights
  • Interested in career progression in either data analytics or commercial finance
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and stakeholder management
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

Additional skills and experience that would be highly desirable:

  • Commercial finance or a FP&A background working towards CPA or CA
  • Data visualisation & dashboarding experience (Tableau or similar)
  • Experience using SQL or BigQuery
  • Mortgage broking industry experience, banking or sales organisation

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?