This specialist acts as a bridge between traditional financial/corporate reporting, and the technology interfaces that are increasingly used to access this information. This is a hands-on role that combines financial knowledge with technical analytical capability and visual design.

Core requirement is expertise in using visualisation techniques to provide enhanced corporate reporting. This includes advanced usage of third party tools (e.g. Tableau/ Qlik) but also ability to use open source tools (e.g. Python / D3).

The individual would also be responsible for creation and maintenance of reports, including interactive visualisations; support of self-service users and providing on-going advisory assistance to ensure that the most useful information is being presented in a way that is accessible to stakeholders across the organisation.


High level competencies required by a data visualisation specialist include:  

  • Strategy, Technology and Innovation

    A. Applies business acumen and commercial awareness to deliver business objectives.

    B. Recommends a range of suitable strategic options from which to develop plans and objectives.

    C. Evaluate, justifies and implements suitable strategic options.

    D. Adopts and applies innovative methods and technologies to implement strategy and manages change.

  • Ethics and Professionalism

    A. Develops advanced ethical values and professional skills in the promotion of public interest and the profession.

    B. Demonstrates personal effectiveness in fast changing environments.

    C. Encourages innovative thinking within the context of professional scepticism.

    D. Thinks proactively about the future, applying professional judgement and commercial intelligence and seeks specialist input when needed.

    E. Communicates effectively and influences others.