Sales Analyst

Overview

Are you someone that loves working with data, building reports, solving challenges, and adding value through analysis?  HomeAway is looking for a dynamic Sales Analyst on the Global Sales Operations team to dive in and provide expertise in our sales, customer, and operational data. Having a reporting and data-centric background will be critical in this position.  Your expertise and insight will help increase sales performance and develop new data-driven sales strategies.

 

Responsibilities

-       Proactively utilize advanced technical skills to extract data from multiple sources & provide clear output for decision making

-       Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining and the presentation of data to drive actions

-       Provide data driven recommendations to sales leadership

-       Identify report automation opportunities and proactively provide solutions

-       Illustrate key business trends through effective data visualizations

-       Present clear findings and insights via presentations and meetings to facilitate informed decision making for the senior sales leadership team

-       Provide inputs such as user stories, metrics, & KPIs for data services requests to operationalize reporting and automate recurring analyses

-       Fulfill ad-hoc requests for data and analysis

-       Support questions from the sales team regarding report output &ensure data accuracy

-       Work with multiple stakeholders to gain commitment on project requirements, timelines, and desired output while providing clear and frequent communication updates on project status

-       Contribute new insights to ad-hoc analytics and modeling projects

-       Maintain documentation on  reports& queries while partnering with the team to drive consistency in data sources, metrics, best practices, and report value

Ideally, we are looking for:

-       5+ years in an analyst role (business, sales, data, systems, finance)

-       Highly proficient in SQL, specifically for data extraction

-       Expertise in report building & presentation development utilizing a BI application (Tableau preferred)

-       Experience with SalesForce.com

-       Experience with data validation methodologies

-       Strong analytical,conceptual, and problem-solving abilities paired with excellent communication skills

-       Experience working within an agile/scrum framework

-       Hadoop experience is highly desired

-       Experience translating high-level directions into practical projects and lead/drive their completion with minimal supervision.

-       Bachelor’s degree or higher (Technical degree preferred ie: math, stats, finance, etc…)


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