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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Business and Reporting Analyst

At SBS, we embrace difference, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We also acknowledge the unique contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make to our society and our workplace through their enduring and continued connection to land, sea, sky and community.

About Us

SBS is one of the world's most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society.  

Our purpose, for the last 40 years, has reflected and explored the evolving diversity of Australia, investing in initiatives to deepen its connections with communities, sharing their stories and giving a voice to those often unheard, with the aim of increasing understanding and respect of the differences that make up Australia. 

SBS is a truly distinctive network, showcasing multicultural, multilingual and First Nations stories otherwise untold in the Australian media.

The Department

Our award-winning People & Culture Team is an incredibly supportive team with dynamic leadership and a flexible and inclusive culture and a vision to create amazing employee experiences.

The Role

The Business and Reporting Analyst will use their highly developed analytical and report building skills to identify and extract data to provide regular reporting on people metrics. The role will also analyse and outline the story related to the data so that it can be used for data lead decision making and strategic planning.

Reporting to the Head of P&C Operations, the Business and Reporting Analyst role will be undertaking the following:  

  • Undertaking the reporting function with the BI Team by reviewing data sources, determine any gaps, liaise with key stakeholders to ensure the relevant data collection, develop reports in line with best practice.
  • Providing analytical data, insights, and storytelling, ensuring all data presented is visually easy to understand, outlining what are the key messages relating to the data. All reports should provide adequate information for the business to understand, easily identify and develop strategies to address the issues on hand.
  • Developing analysis, forecasts, and scenario modelling in support of key People and Culture strategic and operational objectives.
  • Undertaking and reviewing data sources with the aim of analysing existing methods of collecting data. Consulting with team and reviewing current methodology and processes to propose alternative methods, procedures or workflows of collecting the required data.
  • Propose and recommend innovative solutions to revise data collect and reporting methods/procedures, alter workflows, propose redefining job functions, and resolve problems within the People and Culture reporting framework.
  • Scope, review, lead with subject matter experts to implement changes to systems or processes required to ensure data is collected, stores and reported on in a consistent and accurate manner.

About you

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree such as Business Administration, Information Technology etc with a Business and Reporting Analyst focus on advanced Excel, including VBA, automation, Power Pivot, Power Query, and integration with SQL databases.
  • Demonstrated experience in a Business and Reporting Analyst role with demonstrated experience in data reporting build, a strong passion for data analysis, reporting, and visualization, particularly within HR and People data domains.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data management, governance, and quality control principles.
  • A collaborative approach to work, with excellent communication skills and the ability to engage effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and implementing innovative solutions.
  • Relevant experience in database systems, query tools or implementing systems. Tableau experience would be highly desirable.

Feel like you meet most, but perhaps not all the criteria listed? Send through your detail as whilst we have specific requirements in mind, we can look at how we can bridge the gaps! The base salary for the role is $94,130 per annum plus 15.4% superannuation.

Some of the reasons to consider working with us

  • The people! a genuine sense of feeling included (we truly celebrate and welcome difference!) and being part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!  
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce, we are proud to have an employee engagement score of 82% with low levels of employee turnover.    
  • A brand that is not only recognisable but trusted and established, we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and we’re not done yet!  
  • We offer a range of benefits from, health care checks, salary packaging, Employee Assistance Programme, flexible work arrangements and discounted gym membership nationally with FitnessPass.  
  • We also love to promote from within! we have allocated funds to do just that and help with training gaps when moving from role to role.  
  • Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying for not just another job but a possible whole new career! 


Reasonable adjustments 

SBS recognises that everyone is unique, and you might require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, then please contact and let us know.  Adjustments include but are not limited to, alternative application methods, interview setups, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, specific interview availability times and more. 

To find out more about reasonable adjustments with SBS, please view our video here. We are shortlisting applications as they come in, so don’t delay, apply today!  

Applications close 13 May 2024

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