Data Analyst

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Merrimack, NH


<strong>Founded in 1982, Connection delivers valuable IT services and advanced technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare markets. Today, we serve our customers through our staff of highly trained Account Managers, our team of on-staff experts, and our efficient procurement websites. We are also proud to offer custom-configured computer systems from a ISO 9001:2015 certified technical configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Our company has over&nbsp;<a href="">2,500 technical certifications</a>&nbsp;that ensure our experts can solve any customer need, no matter how complex. Additionally, our GlobalServe offering delivers global procurement solutions through our network of 500 suppliers in 174 countries.</strong>

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Overview: The Data Analyst develops and executes fact-based, data-driven analysis and reporting to empower Sales, Marketing, Product Management, and other sales enablement organizations to identify target customers or prospects, maximize sales growth and profitability through new customer acquisition, increased customer penetration, and retention, and increased gross profit. The Data Analyst synthesizes data to build queries using a suite of analytics tools, identifies opportunities for increased focus such as underpenetrated accounts, and combines quantitative findings with practical insights to ensure results are actionable and measurable. The Data Analyst works directly with business stakeholders to understand their requirements and subsequently summarizes the analysis in a format that highlights the results and actionable recommendations to be consumed in an effort to improve business performance.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Practical experience working with relational database tools</li> <li>Advanced Microsoft Office skills in Excel to utilize formulas, including v-lookup, creating pivot tables, creating macros and utilizing VBA to automate reports; Access for data import, analysis, export; PowerPoint to create slides providing analytic findings and recommendations</li> <li>Demonstrated advanced proficiency in business intelligence tools such as Business Objects, Power BI and SAS (ability to use DATA steps)</li> <li>Advanced experience working with SQL with ability to use PROC SQL statements</li> <li>Understanding of customer lifecycle with ability to follow purchase patterns</li> <li>Understanding of opportunity lifecycle from discovery to cash with ability to understand customer patterns</li> <li>Strong analytical skills with ability to analyze customer trends</li> <li>Strong business acumen including but not limited to marketing and sales cycles</li> <li>Understanding of web analytics and ability to derive customer insights and relationships</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -66px; top: 26px;">&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Adaptable with ability to switch tasks based on shifting priorities</li> <li>Analytical with ability to formulate theories and draw conclusions from data, systematic and rational</li> <li>Conceptual with ability to conceive mentally, formulate ideas, use imagination to achieve results</li> <li>Articulate with ability to express oneself clearly and professionally in written and oral communication</li> <li>Decisive with ability to make a prompt determination and substantiate decision if challenged.</li> <li>Detail oriented with item by item focus, meticulous attention to detail with ability to proofread for accuracy</li> <li>Intuitive with ability to perceive others' feelings and motives quickly from subtle signals</li> <li>Organized state of mind with ability to document activities, anticipate problems, plan schedules and monitor performance according to priorities and deadlines</li> <li>Supportive mentor with ability to guide and develop new team member</li> <li>Ability to use Shell scripting</li> <li>Minimum of 5 years of experience in an analytical field working with large volumes of data with primary responsibility of conducting discovery, reporting and integration</li> <li>Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or other related field</li> </ul>