MIS Reporting Specialist - 3 years fixed term contract
Location(s) Clonskeagh, Dublin 4
Employment Type Permanent
Job Listed 16-Aug-2018
Job Description

MIS Reporting Specialist – 6 months FTC



The Company

Start Mortgages is a specialist mortgage servicer managing over 6,700 mortgage accounts. Start has a staff of 80 and employs best in class customer and real estate management techniques while working with customers in mortgage arrears. Start is authorised as a retail credit firm by the Central Bank of Ireland and has a strong compliance culture, with all relevant codes of conduct embedded in the business.  The Company was acquired by the Lone Star private equity group in December 2014.  Lone Star Funds is a global player that invests in real estate, equity, credit and other financial assets.  Since its establishment Lone Star Funds have organized seventeen private equity funds with aggregate capital commitments of over US$70 billion.



The Role

The MIS Specialist is responsible for the reporting across the company of a database. They will also be involved in the planning and development of reports as well as troubleshooting any data/report issues on behalf of users.


Key Responsibilities

The MIS Specialist will ensure that reports have the following qualities:

  • Data remains consistent across the database;
  • Data is clearly defined;
  • Users access data concurrently, in a form that suits their needs;
  • There is provision for data security and recovery control (all data is retrievable in typical work activities.

Tasks may involve some or all of the following:

  • Maintaining and pro-actively managing existing reporting infrastructure.
  • Ensure that data dictionary is maintained.
  • Designing and documenting new reporting requirements.
  • Provide ad hoc data extracts and reports as required.
  • Controlling access permissions and privileges.
  • Ensure data integrity and security.
  • Work with business user to ensure MI is validated for completeness and accuracy of data.


Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role/similar experience.  Experience in retail banking/financial services is desirable.
  • Good knowledge of the lending process particularly in relation to mortgages.
  • Strong reporting skills.
  • Experience in relation to SQL, Query Building and reporting tools.
  • Sound understanding of the other Microsoft technologies including Excel.


Personal Competencies

  • Analytical and logical thinker with good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work closely with business users and have corresponding knowledge and understanding of their roles.
  • Self driven with ability to take ownership of tasks and to follow through to completion.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a busy and demanding environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid documentation and record keeping ability.


Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role

  • Scripting
  • TSQL



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