This position is responsible for analyzing complex business challenges within the store environment. This position is expected to identify and implement departmental and company strategic initiatives that result in measured operating efficiencies and improved customer/associate experience. This is a hybrid role with the team in office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Compile financial or operational information - prepare and summarize data, comparing actual or expected results to prior period or plan
Identify trends and outliers to inform partners
Ensure accuracy and reconciliation of information prior to communication
Conduct Analysis and Provide Recommendations
Leverage data and business experience to make informed recommendations that drive operational efficiencies and customer experience
Evaluate broad business impacts related to recommendation outcomes
Influence cross functional partners on existing initiatives and identify opportunities for future initiatives
Function as the subject matter expert for processes, data and business partners
Ability to simplify and communicate results and recommendations with senior leaders
Develop Business Intelligence (BI) solutions to support business needs, following BI development best practices and innovative use of appropriate technologies and systems.
Consult with partners to identify KPIs required to support critical business decisions.
Work with the BI team to develop end to end project timelines for BI solutions.
Work effectively with business teams in all phases of BI development projects, including requirements gathering, design, testing and change management.
Identify and collect primary and secondary data variables to holistically answer business questions.
Maintain an understanding of the structure and location of various data sources to be utilized.
Present recommendations for optimizing data structures to drive greater insights in the most effective manner
Pull and manipulate data to best integrate with BI toolsets.
Identify and set up processes for data quality checks.
Presentation & Knowledge Sharing
Review and present development with manager and team members.
Help develop training curriculum and best practices documentation around BI solutions.
Individually present and train completed reports and dashboards to business partners and follows up to ensure understanding of insight implications.
Represent the BI team when insights are part of cross-functional teams.
0-3 years prior Business Intelligence experience
BI Dashboard and Report Development skills using Tableau, MicroStrategy, or similar BI tools
Data Warehousing skills / Data Wrangling / Problem Solving
Advanced degrees a plus (CPA, MBA, etc)
Retail experience or retail operations business acumen