Sales Reporting Analyst




Chicago, Illinois

Full-Time/Regular

RITM0020331

 

 

Job Description

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Cars.com Sales Operations is looking for a Sales Analyst to be the lead member of a team tasked with revolutionizing the way our company displays its performance metrics to internal customers beyond our current, static methods.  This position will be responsible for partnering with business stakeholders to measure our business and communicate the data and trends.  Critical thinking and data display optimization skills are a must.  A candidate must be a highly motivated, positive, organized self-starter who can work well with a variety of tasks and adapt quickly to different business needs and projects. This individual will interact with all levels of sales and management.

 

Additionally, the Sales Analyst will be responsible for providing reports, dashboards and analysis that are immediately actionable by the sales team, guiding them with them the information they need to positively impact Cars.com’s bottom line.  The Cars.com Sales Analyst must be accountable, detail oriented, and able to deliver accurate and professional analysis, reports, presentations, and communications on time.

 

 

 

 

Required Skills

 

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Provide recommendations to the business by interpreting disparate data and translating ad hoc requirements/requests to consistently deliver relevant and impactful results
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  • Provide insights to sales leadership on high/mid/low performers, success drivers, and best practices
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  • Run, interpret, and share sales performance results with business partners throughout the organization; this may include standardized reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis from a variety of inputs using multiple output methods (Excel, Word, PPT, SalesForce, BIOD, BOXI, Tableau among others)
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  • Coach and model exemplary behavior for fellow team members; serve as management proxy; champion success of team members
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  • Model exemplary behavior for fellow team members
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  • Responsible for reporting accuracy and timeliness adhearance to deadlines, identifying flaws and errors in the data and any upstream data issues.
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  • Maintain an enterprise-wide viewpoint; understand and improve the team’s ability to drive positive impact throughout the company as a whole
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  • Develop a detailed working knowledge of all team projects and priorities; serve as backup for any teammate
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  • Reporting will include standardized and custom reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis from a variety of inputs (SalesForce, PeopleSoft, NLP Admin among others) using multiple output methods (Excel, Word, PPT, SalesForce, BIOD, BOXI, Tableau and R among others).
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Required Experience

 

EXPERIENCE:

•  Track record of making proactive and positive recommendations to business leaders on ways to improve data display and consumption

•  Minimum three years analysis & reporting expierence

•  Intermediate Tableau experience preferred

•  Beginning to intermediate experience with statistical computing software such as R preferred

•  Experience creating and delivering reporting analysis on tight deadlines

•  Multiple examples of strong presentation skills including verbal presentation, PowerPoint creation and formal written documents

•  History of continuous professional education and growth

•  Salesforce.com knowledge a strong plus