Global Strategic Solutions, Business Analyst


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Business Analyst
Global Strategic Solutions


  • A successful candidate will be a key member of the Global Strategic Solutions Team, who will combine strong technical skills with business acumen and effective communication skills to bring complex data-driven solutions to life.
  • The role requires an individual who has built end-to-end BI solutions and is highly motivated to take the responsibility for BI solutions from conception through to successful delivery.
  • The BI expert will engage with multiple stakeholders within the organization to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with unparalleled attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Evaluating business processes to uncover areas for improvement to develop and implement solutions
  • Developing sophisticated solutions, KPIs, and tools to achieve and support the business goals
  • Visualizing data to tell a story that allows the end user to make informed decisions and take actions
  • Ability to stay up to date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize tools and processes
  • Considerable interaction with other departments will be required
  • A natural self-starter, you have a passion for using data to drive business decisions, are comfortable with writing SQL queries, data mining and visualization techniques.

Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing, developing, and deploying Business Analytics Dashboards using Microsoft BI technologies including SQL Server, Power BI, Excel etc.
  • Build compelling, interactive and actionable reporting on top of structured data models that helps in deriving meaningful business insights from large, complex datasets.
  • Supporting the full BI lifecycle from requirements analysis through design & development, and through release and support/maintenance phases
  • Gather requirements and design reports/custom sales analysis tools for the Global Sales teams.
  • Some of the reports that will be required but not limited to this set are:
    • Daily/weekly/monthly performance reports for key performance indicators and provide analytics on them.
    • Sales reports for monthly/quarterly/annual forecasting for area wise Business Reviews.
  • Gather, publish & maintain information related to historical, current and future performance.
  • Compile and analyze data on historical sales and trends to forecast future trends.
  • Collaborate on identified ad hoc business problem-solving requests.
  • Train team members/ users on Power BI tool, dashboards and reports, as required by Global Solutions team.


  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study
  • Programming background/knowledge preferred (SQL, Python, DAX, R, M)
  • Experience with Power BI (preferred) or other visualization software
  • Knowledge of star schema data modeling a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerApps and/or Flow a plus
  • Knowledge of SSRS and Report Builder a plus
  • Intermediate/expert knowledge of Access and Excel which include Pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, complex logic statements, VBA knowledge, complex queries/macros
  • Interest in AI / ML development or knowledge of Azure Cognitive Services a plus
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Decision making skills along with strong oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Candidates are required to have a strong work ethic and a hands-on attitude
  • Candidate must work out of Glenview, IL office (remote option not available)

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WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

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