Business Data Analyst (Vendor Management)

Remote CA - R1

VSP Vision

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The Business Data Analyst supports a business team’s ability to leverage data in support of business monitoring and decision management. Applies a range of analytics and data management techniques to generate accurate data and relevant insights, including the creation of visualizations and dashboards to optimize business decisions and outcomes.

Engage with business teams to clarify needs and define business requirements for data analysis in support of business optimization and decision-making

Perform data exploration and analysis to identify and interpret trends and patterns in datasets

Create dashboards, visualizations, and reports to support business performance monitoring to support stakeholders’ ability to be data-driven

Work collaboratively with the enterprise analytics & information management team to articulate business needs

Contribute to data inventory and stewardship efforts, including contributions to metadata management, data profiling, data quality remediation and data cleansing

Perform research within the business area to determine the appropriate definition and logic for cataloging and modeling data within the analytics ecosystem

Perform user acceptance testing to confirm data output and capabilities meet business expectations and align to business processes

Troubleshoot data discrepancies and inconsistencies and partner with the enterprise analytics & Information management team to detect issues and automate resolutions

Maintain high standards and adheres to all enterprise policies and guidelines regarding data security and privacy, data management, data quality and data governance; regards data as an enterprise asset that is to be protected and used both strategically and appropriately

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

Bachelor’s degree in statistics, analytics, mathematics, economics, computer science or related functional area; or equivalent experience

2+ years of demonstrated data analytics experience including experience querying and analyzing operational and/or financial data, generating insights, and communicating those effectively with colleagues and leaders

Experience building data queries using SQL in order to join, filter, cleanse, and aggregate data; understanding of how GUI-driven applications apply SQL concepts to do the same

Experience creating data visualizations/dashboards that highlight trends and patterns with the ability to monitor business performance against KPIs

Experience using data exploration and analysis platforms such as Cognos Analytics, Tableau, PowerBI, or similar

Familiarity with data modeling concepts and relational database structures

Ability to analyze and document business requirements, inclusive of needs and expectations

Effective written and verbal communication, presentation, and analytical skills

Expert-level skills in Excel

Responsible for managing vendor rebate programs, consolidating them and ultimately issuing payments to our members each quarter. 

Experience in Vendor Program

Expert-level skills in Excel

Salesforce Experience



Compensation range for the role is listed below. Applicable salary ranges may differ across markets. Actual pay will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. As a part of the compensation package, this role may include eligible bonuses and commissions. For more information regarding VSP Vision benefits, please click here

Salary Ranges: $51,000.00 - $85,500.00

VSP Vision is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Category: Analyst Jobs

Tags: Computer Science Data analysis Data Analytics Data governance Data management Data quality Economics Excel KPIs Mathematics Power BI Privacy RDBMS Research Salesforce Security SQL Statistics Tableau Testing

Perks/benefits: Health care

Region: Remote/Anywhere

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