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TireBuyer Business Intelligence Manager in Kirkland, WA at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

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    Kirkland, WA
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Job Description

We look forward to your application! When applying, please be sure to put your Full Legal First Name and Last Name for legal and processing purposes. is powered by a small, dynamic team based in beautiful Kirkland, Washington. We feel, think, and act like a startup, but we're backed by one of America's largest tire distribution companies, American Tire Distributors. We work hard while always remembering to laugh and have fun. And we're creating a world-class online shopping experience with the big goal of changing the way people buy tires. Come join us! 

Position Description: 

• The Manager of Business Intelligence will play a leading role in implementing analytically intensive solutions designed to improve the success of ATD’s B2B website, TireBuyer’s B2C website and programs, and improving the overall conversion rate for both sites.
• Accountable for the quality, accuracy, and adoption of the analytical solutions the eCommerce, Product Management, Marketing and Executive Leadership teams develop.
• Will play a key role in implementing analytical and financial solutions for company-wide, business-critical problems.
• Work with senior leadership to develop 1-3 year and Annual Operating Plans, and financial forecasts.
• Interfacing with business customers and key business partners across the ATD enterprise, gathering requirements and delivering complete reporting and analysis solutions.
• Have a full understanding and empathy for business objectives, and continually align their work with those objectives and seek to deliver business value.
• Analyze and solve business problems at their root, understand the broader context, and develop solutions that utilize the highest standards of analytical rigor and data integrity.
• Help design, develop, and maintain ongoing metrics, reports, analyses, dashboards, etc. to help drive key business decisions at the executive level.
• Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation.
• Use data mining, model building, and other analytical techniques to develop and maintain customer segmentation and predictive models to drive the business.
• Perform continuous channel profitability and financial analysis (e.g. sales volume, margin, customer retention, and return on investment).
• Serve as a point of contact with ATD’s B2B group, ATD’s accounting and financial teams.
• Develop comprehensive economic (P&L) models to aid in key decision making and evaluation of initiatives.
• Construct executive-level presentations and present complex findings.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop trusted relationships with cross-functional business owners to understand objectives of their business processes, goals, key problems and opportunities to capture customer information and use it to help drive business decisions.
  • Monitor market and competitive intelligence, perform analysis and leverage conclusions to improve product/services client satisfaction and overall business results.
  • Author business requirements documents to articulate business unit initiatives, customer needs, competitive feature gaps, business cases and required metrics.
  • Work on multiple projects, both small and large, with various business owners.
  • Controllership of monthly financial reporting.
  • Support sales and marketing efforts as needed to aid in execution of roadmaps, value propositions, feature/benefits, FAQs, win/loss analysis, market analysis, RFP/RFI completion, education, conference/exhibition efforts and demonstration tools.
  • Extensive work on various data sources within ATD; Oracle, Web-Analytics tools (Omniture, Google Analytics, etc.).
  • Work cross functionally to drive the implementation of new products and features, as well as help drive the day-to-day operations of ATD’s websites to maximize sales/revenue.
  • Have a full understanding of the appropriate metrics and key performance indicators to measure and monitor performance to goals. 
  • Participate in meetings with business leaders to establish priorities, communicate process & progress of current projects, sales performance, and discuss analysis findings.
  • Leading and participating as the key finance and BI stakeholder in cross functional teams.            

Key Partners (Positions):  

  • Senior Executives: President, VP of Marketing and VP of eCommerce & Product Management
  • Directors: B2B eCommerce, Marketing, User Experience and Product Management
  • Product Managers
  • User Experience team
  • Key Partners of ATD / Vendors

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You: 

  • Education:  Required – Bachelor’s degree in Math, Statistics, Finance, Economics or related discipline.  
  • Experience:  
    • 5+ years of professional experience in web analytics, and business analysis in the eCommerce industry.
    • 5+ years of experience working with online analytical tools (i.e. Omniture, Google Analytics) for a large Fortune 500 company.
    • 3+ years relational database and SQL skills in Oracle, SQL Server
    • 3+ years of experience in designing, delivering, and managing large custom reporting systems.
    • 3+ years of experience with financial modeling, P&L reporting, and business planning
    • 5+ years of advanced Excel experience.

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Company, in its discretion may find appropriate and acceptable.

Key Competencies

  • This role requires an individual with excellent team leadership skills, outstanding business acumen and the breadth to work directly with a number of different teams; Software Development Engineers, Marketing teams, Product Management teams, and senior executives.
  • The successful candidate must be a self-starter comfortable with ambiguity, with strong attention to detail, and a proven ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
  • Demonstrated the ability to expand your analytical influence over multiple departments, increasing their productivity and effectiveness to achieve strategic goals
  • Demonstrate strong competency and comfort with working and analyzing large sets of data.
  • Develop reporting requirements for the team when launching new products, and initiatives.
  • Need to be comfortable rolling up their sleeves with data, spreadsheets, and models.  This person will thrive on the challenges inherent in dissecting complex problems, utilizing facts/data to derive a conclusion and delivering clear recommendations to improve our online results
  • Must have the ability to extract the big picture through data and economic modeling and analysis, and formulate robust viewpoints.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and listening skills with the ability to present complex data/economic information clearly and concisely to varying audiences
  • Must be someone who is detail-oriented, and can deliver projects within tight timelines.
  • Advanced-Expert level proficiency in MS-Excel is a must.
  • Demonstrable intermediate- to-advanced level proficiency in MS-Office including MS-Word, and MS-PowerPoint, with strong technology industry background in software, hardware and networking environments.
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to  pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required:  10+% of the time, travel throughout the U.S. and may require overnight stays.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us! is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R04745