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Business Intelligence Analyst
Updated on 3/24/2023
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Power BI
  • Bachelors/University level degree in related business or operations field required
  • 3+ years work experience in sales, financial or business analysis or related discipline
  • 3+ years demonstrated Experience working with business intelligence tools including Power BI, Tableau and/or preferably Domo
  • 1-3+ years experience developing metrics and performing analytics
  • 1-3+ years experience writing advanced SQL
  • Experience working with Salesforce CRM
  • Direct Experience working with revenue management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting applications including Clari, Anaplan, etc
  • Proven to work independently and in matrix environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication, influencing and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong MS Office skills in particular XLS essential to be successful in role
  • Provide support and insights working collaboratively with sales management, finance and sales compensation team on transforming Segment revenue/sales plan target into sales plan goals by territory and individual
  • Ensure linkage between revenue growth and sales growth in financial plans from each BU
  • Manage milestone requirements to ensure timely and quality execution of overall sales plan, including plan reviews, and meeting key milestones according to plan targets
  • Through deep understanding of sales channels and the segment create effective sales models that incorporate historical performance levels and future market opportunity to facilitate precise target setting
  • As an advisor to sales and business leadership at all levels deliver sales and retention pipeline and performance reporting by territory and product level with commentary and analysis focused on actionable insights
  • Prepare presentations, reporting and analytical support for global and regional sales meetings
  • Provide general analytical support to sales management to support ad-hoc business requirements
  • Develop new standardized reporting packages designed to strengthen the insights and decision support the sales organisation and general business receives on a recurring basis
  • Leverage salesforce, business intelligence and other reporting tools to support smart sales performance and future opportunity reporting, monitoring and tracking
  • Partner with marketing on programs in order to drive and focus the sales organization to deliver on future growth opportunities
  • Develop detailed knowledge of product portfolio and a strong understanding of current and future market opportunities
  • Partake in monthly sales forecasting rhythm and support management in the development and evaluation of the committed sales forecast, including post closure forecast accuracy evaluation
  • Work closely with Finance organisation on supporting forecasting process and potential areas for improvements
  • Monitor data and provide analysis to illustrate sales trends, identify weaknesses in current sales execution and support future sales strategy

5,001-10,000 employees

Company Overview
Cision is a global media intelligence company that offers PR and social software as well as analytics.
Company Core Values
  • We Are One - Working together, we are empowered to deliver outstanding customer experiences.
  • We Embrace Differences - We honor diversity of ideas, people and beliefs. Our diversity enables us to create innovative solutions to serve our customers' needs.
  • We Are Dedicated - We are committed to tenaciously working on behalf of our clients and partners with our teams.
  • We Constantly Evolve - We are curious, embrace new ideas and create change. This means we drive growth for our customers. It also means we have a learning culture where our people have the opportunity to develop into tech leaders.
  • We-Celebrate - We have culture ambassadors in each office who ensure that our people get recognition for their hard work and ensure we celebrate our wins, both big and small.