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Business Analyst in Schaumburg, IL at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job Description

Business Analyst

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a dynamic Business Analyst to provide our Sales Managers and Vendor Partners with comprehensive sales analysis and support.  This person in this position will be responsible for running and compiling sales summaries, analyzing the data and providing actionable insights for retailer business. Will also support the sales team in completing forms needed for other internal departments.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Source data from syndicated, customer-specific, and/or market resources.
  • Meet specific needs of requesting party by determining appropriate data selection and custom assortment as directed by supervisor.
  • Quantify, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Create Excel reports and analysis utilizing syndicated sales data.
  • Maintain project schedule by coordinating activities, resolving problems, and making adjustments as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Organize information into a presentation format and assist the sales team as needed by participating in presentations and meetings to answer any questions regarding the data itself, interpretation of data, and the analysis of the data.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Experience with the Retail Link system
  • Syndicated Data experience: Working knowledge of IRI, Nielsen, and other relevant platforms
  • Prior grocery retailer or CPG analytic experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Team/collaborative approach to decision making with excellent people skills and ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Intellectually curious, eager to problem solve, and a quick learner; demonstrated ability to work with large data sets; an appetite for numbers and analytics