• Business Intelligence Analyst - Target

    Job Locations US-CA-Santa Fe Springs
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/11/2018 12:20 PM)
    Target Speciality Products
    Information Technology
    Posting Type
  • Overview



    Business Intelligence Analyst



    Purpose of Position

    The business intelligence analyst is a key resource supporting senior leadership team in data management, client reporting, work flow processes, and problem resolution.  This person works closely and reporting to the Project Manager and the Sr. Leadership Team to ensure integrity of the data systems and work processes. This position requires strong computer, analytical skills, and attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

    The business intelligence analyst will leverage in-depth knowledge of business operations and legacy applications to develop new business reports, which include designing complex data modeling across the organization consisting of 43 locations across the U.S. with over 400 colleagues.  This position will implement development requests of existing schema, modules and reports to solve a variety of complex business problems by creating interactive front end user dashboards and reports that provide business operations with valuable financial data.  Develop Target Specialty Products Finance reporting dashboards to provide business leaders with KPIs such as Inventory turns, Revenue, Sales reports to drive margin improvement.


    Core Competencies

    • Achievement Orientation
    • Client Focus
    • Creativity & Innovation
    • Initiative
    • Problem Solving


    Summary of Key Responsibilities

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:



    • Collects data, researches, and prepares analysis for region, department or function budget performance and projects. 
    • May monitor department budgets by reviewing data in the financial system and communicating with the managers/directors. 
    • Investigate and correct budget errors. 
    • Prepares advanced financial trend and data analysis reports. 
    • Accountable for the coordination, compilation and distribution of financial data by region. 
    • Development of regional/or functional budgets. 
    • Lead automation projects to improve and develop insightful reports in the areas of volume and cost
    • Support business development and product management in logistics and inventory topics.
    • Responsible for entry in budget system with accuracy. 
    • Performs ad-hoc projects and analysis as needed.
    • Communicates and supports analytical findings. 
    • Identifies and recommends process improvements. 
    • Assumes other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed. 
    • Works under general guidance; accountable to complete work assignments. 
    • Write SQL Queries, stored procedures, and functions.
    • Ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical staff.



    • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
    • Works effectively, with minimal supervision, both independently and in a team environment. 
    • Team player who is willing to go above and beyond to help others. 
    • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships based on mutual trust, respect and cooperation with manager(s), executives, co-workers, customers. 
    • Reacts quickly and adapts to changes in priorities, circumstances, and direction. 
    • Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves logistical and work-flow related problems. 
    • Applies high level of attention to detail and accuracy.  
    • Ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical staff 




    • Technical – Use of complex computer programs to mine data sources and look for trends.
    • Analytical – Analyze and determine what data trends mean. 
    • Communication – Demonstrate solid communication skills in presenting findings to the company and/or managers.
    • Problem-Solving – Research data trends and recommend solutions for creating more revenue and reducing loss.
    • Time Management – Work on large projects and many data streams and meet deadlines.  Being able to manage multiple tasks, assignments and projects is critical to the position.



    High school diploma or general education degree or equivalent; Prefer Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university.Educational Requirements


    Years of Experience

    Type of Experience

    3 - 5 Years 

    Financial/Data Analyst/Project Improvement


    Working Conditions

    Work Schedule typically Monday through Friday 8-5 pm.  Works out of Santa Fe Springs Office in CA.  Travel may be required.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    Additional Information

    We are Proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer!
    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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    Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision


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