Business Analyst – Groupon Goods

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R15590
The Business Analyst (BA) is truly unique in scope. You will be responsible for designing and implementing reports to allow the Goods Business team to source the right products from the right vendors to stay current with market trends.

Oversight of this area will cover all aspects of new business initiatives, strategic sourcing, revenue management, risk identification, performance monitoring, reporting, analysis, process improvement, and project management.

The BA goes beyond reporting, and focuses their efforts on improving the overall health of the Goods business by creating short / long term planning activities to improve overall GP$, customer experience, expand selection and validate buying programs as needed. This role interacts across multiple departments and functions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Build organized revenue management partnerships with teams across the Goods organization including: Fulfillment, Analytics, Freight, Merchandising, Customer service, Buying, and inventory management team

Building and supporting efficient, stable and usable reports to solve business problems

Synthesize reporting to provide key takeaways and prioritize action items for merchandising, ops and tech teams

Ensure SQL queries and reports are efficient and perform optimally

Understand Teradata table structure and create on demand SQL data pulls

Respond to business information requests by creating Tableau Dashboards using complex data

Working with stakeholders to gather requirements

You’re good at:

Demonstrating a clear understanding of the pace and other characteristics of a startup environment.

Ridiculously detail-oriented, Advanced knowledge of Excel

Planning and carrying out responsibilities with minimal direction (you are not completely on your own)

Must thrive in a fast-moving, multi-tasking, work environment

Extra Awesome at:

Executing your daily functions with a relentless pursuit of excellence, continually raising the bar to remain at the forefront of local commerce is what we do. With ongoing testing and improvements to vendor process, buying activities, inventory sourcing, direct import and supply chain, we’ve built the world’s largest marketplace of deals to deliver all the things our customers love, anywhere, anytime.

You pay attention to details, you think on your feet, you speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to anyone, and you’re comfortable communicating via email and verbally on the phone.

Demonstrated ability to be productive and make decisions with a high level of discretion with minimal supervision. Must be results oriented and able to move forward without complete information.

Must be comfortable with changing requirements and priorities, able to proactively communicate status and identify risks

Min Requirements to get you in the door:

1-3 or more years of relevant experience in a similar role, passionate about data and automation

Familiarity with creating Tableau dashboards highly preferred, but not required, will train

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.