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Sr. Reporting Analyst

Date: Mar 3, 2023

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

Company: Grainger Businesses

Sr. Reporting Analyst




Company Overview

Grainger is North America's leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, new 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. Find your way at Grainger.


Position Details:

You will contribute to the development of important metrics, dashboards, databases, and tools used to inform and implement decisions across the core growth drivers for the Grainger Business Unit.

  • Report for customer strategy, sales operations, and marketing teams and leadership including financial performance drivers, campaign and initiative performance, strategy and planning guidance, and execution metrics.
  • You will lead important projects and partner with team leadership contributing to the development of reporting analysts.
  • Customer reporting including partnership with sales and marketing leaders to develop resources in close partnership with Grainger Technology Group.
  • Develop foundational analytics tools for operational excellence across important support functions.
  • Perform detailed, advanced analysis to identify trends, operational issues, and exceptions to improve financial outcomes, customer experience, and company performance.
  • Collaborate with team members across the enterprise to share best practices regarding reporting and analytics.
  • Engage with Sr. Managers and Directors in providing reporting to influence strategic decisions for the organization.



You Will:

  • Collaborate with business partners to define reporting requirements.
  • Lead the development and delivery of high-quality reporting to key stakeholders.
  • Translate data and results into insights that drive positive business impact.
  • Produce accurate reports for internal and external partners and customers for their use in making informed strategic decisions.
  • Identify opportunities to simplify, enhance, engineer, and re-engineer complex reporting processes and data systems.
  • Correlate multiple metrics and structure data to develop and share a complete story of performance results.
  • Responsible for daily maintenance of reports to ensure information is accurate and updated in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the CSM strategy and how reporting and analytics supports those efforts.


You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
  • 3+ years of experience in related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Excel and PowerPoint especially
  • Experience writing SQL, Snowflake, Teradata, Business Intelligence Tools (Power BI, SAP Business Objects, Tableau), and other relational database environments/data visualization tools
  • Self-directed with accountability to make sound decisions


Our Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs meets 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
  • Acomprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical, and social wellbeing programs



Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status