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Data Analyst Apprentice

Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Inspired Energy is one of the UK's leading independent Third-Party Intermediaries (TPI) working with commercial, industrial, and public sector energy consumers. Our mission is to optimise the value of every pound spent on utilities by our clients through our innovation and dedication to client service, so our clients can focus on the growth of their business.

This role is ideally suited to a career minded, ambitious individual who is looking for that unique opportunity to prove what they can do and then be rewarded for it.

We are looking for a Data Analyst Apprentice to join our successful Data Analyst Team team. This role is a Kirkham Office based role.

Job Title: Data Analyst Apprentice

Reporting to: Analysis Manager

Department/Group: Inspired Energy PLC

Location: Office based or Work from home after initial training

Level/Salary Range:£competitive


Contract Terms: Full time permanent unless otherwise agreed

Entitlement: 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays

Job Summary

Working within the Energy Accounting team the Data Analyst Apprentice will support the wider team ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction. They will be involved in service delivery including invoice validation, energy query management, cost and consumption reporting, financial and forecasting services for a variety of our clients with a view to, once completed their qualifications evolving to a Data Analyst.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Providing a good experience to internal and external stakeholders
  • Supporting Data Analysts with their allocated clients to help the team work within customer agreedSLAtimescales
  • Maintaining database(s) with accurate data in a timely manner
  • Supporting debt and disconnection correspondence is resolved asap
  • Raising billing queries and change of tenancies with suppliers via phone/email and following through to resolution
  • Maintaining and developing effective working relationships with supplier and customer contacts
  • Assisting the production and issue of payment files, cost & consumption reports, budgets, accruals and ad-hoc reports to clients
  • Attending conference calls and meetings with customers/suppliers as required
  • Understand and adhere to operational processes and procedures to manage workload and ensure business continuity
  • Build knowledge of the energy industry and develop an understanding of queries and resolution
  • Supporting the wider team to ensure all energy accounting client SLA's are met
  • Supporting internal and external stakeholders with data and analysis related issues
  • Additional project work as required based on business priorities
  • Read and comply with the company Health & Safety Policy; taking reasonable care for the Health & Safety of themselves and others; co-operate with managers and other employees in fulfilling our objectives and statutory duties.

Qualifications and Education Requirements


  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly excel


  • Previous office experience
  • Customer Service experience

Key competencies

  • Customer Service Skills: Be polite, conscientious. Engage with a can-do attitude
  • Effective Communication: Clear, concise. Be mindful of your audience
  • Building Relationships: Be honest, approachable, positive and helpful
  • Organisational Skills: Use IT systems effectively to organise workload, adhere to SLAs
  • External Representation: Be smart, presentable and professional at all time
  • IT Skills: Good understanding of MS packages including Excel
  • Processes: Develop an understanding of all internal processes required to carry out role
  • Reporting: Provide reports at the relevant level of detail in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Analytical Skills: Demonstrate an aptitude for recognising patterns and inconsistencies relating to billing and consumption data
  • Attention to Detail: Maintaining a high level of accuracy in regard to email, files, reports and internal systems
  • Teamwork: Making yourself available to support wider team where appropriate

Job Details

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Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual