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Sales Analystat CDW Careers

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Sep 03, 2021
Lincolnshire, Illinois
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Role Overview

The Sales Analyst ensures the integrity, consistency and scalability of CDW’s sales reporting and provides insightful analysis to support executive leadership’s decision making. This role designs and develops reporting, analyzes business processes, and aligns projects with the executive strategy. The Sales Analyst aligns all tactical and strategic priorities with sales leadership initiatives.



  • Design actionable reporting tools that enable sales leaders to make data driven decisions
  • Produce sound analysis from large raw data sets to support sales leadership to drive tactical and strategic departmental objectives and partnership decisions
  • Communicate analysis and key findings to leaders clearly, concisely and timely
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to clarify, prioritize and validate project requirements and business objectives 
  • Serve as a conduit/broker for cross-functional collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • Conduct a variety of ad-hoc analysis based on business needs 
  • Establish and maintain data governance processes and strategies to minimize data integrity and business risk
  • Report data using SQL and Power BI in an Enterprise Data Warehouse environment 
  • Evaluate ways to improve processes to streamline data delivery
  • Act as a liaison between the business and IT on all technical sales projects




            Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 3+ years analyst experience with sales analysis or support, financial analysis, econometrics, or statistics
    • Expert-level Excel skills (will be tested)
    • Excellent analytical skills.  Demonstrated ability to analyze large volumes of raw data, draw conclusions, and develops actionable recommendations.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • History of balancing multiple time-sensitive priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with and present to directors and VPs 
    • Proven ability to build and maintain strong cross functional relationships
    • Self-starter with ability to work independently
    • Project management experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications


Preferred Qualifications

    • Power BI or business intelligence tool experience
    • SQL Server Management experience
    • Data warehouse experience
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Project
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