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Sr Business Analyst (Visualization)

Date: Aug 31, 2022

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201 CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is North America's leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, innovative technology solutions and unparalleled customer service keep customers' operations running and their people safe.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. We have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way at Grainger.

Position Details:

You will report to the Senior Manager of Process Optimization. The primary role of this Senior Business Analyst is to identify systemic solutions that solve important financial needs for Grainger's North America departments, which drives results for $8B of revenue and $2B of expense.

You will help management navigate automated solutions while driving strategic decision support to finance, sales, operations, and all other departments. You are a partner who must work directly with leaders of each GUS Department and Grainger Enterprise System Teams on topics such as financial analyses and profitability focusing on streamlining/automating processes or analyses, sales growth strategies, productivity, Measurements for any department function, and needs that involve systemic solutions.

You Will:

  • Develop financial reporting to support the growth and productivity initiatives in the department through continuous improvement of finance reporting and end-user functionality.
  • Be a liaison with business partners to complete analysis work to review current solutions used by the department, to identify the issues, establish the requirements, and suggest best possible solutions, in addition to configuration development and testing.
  • Monitor and maintain accuracy of existing dashboards and reporting processes.
  • Driving a culture where the effectiveness and efficiency of our analytics and reporting tools is continually improving.
  • Understand relationships, information exchanges/handoffs, procedures, and observations of work performed to achieve specific outcomes.
  • Build relationships and partner with management to provide solutions to bring strategy and organizational vision to all departments in the business.

You Have:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Tableau, PowerBI
  • Working knowledge of SQL (Teradata and Snowflake)
  • Proven ability to deliver results across multiple teams and functional areas.
  • Strong team skills are required to help integrate solutions to support the business going forward.
  • The ability to work onsite in Lake Forest Headquarters 1-2 days a week for team/business meetings.

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.