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Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Company: Pearson
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
The shift within Higher Education more from one-time purchases of print textbooks to recurring subscriptions of digital products has generated a wealth of data about our products, customers, opportunities, and sales.
We're looking for a leader who can take this information and leverage the latest data analytics tools, especially Tableau, to provide insight into the performance of business.
Reporting to the Director of Business Intelligence and sitting within the Strategic Sales Operations wing of US Higher Ed Sales Operations, the Sr Business Intelligence Analyst leads the analyses of the sales pipeline, net sales, subscriptions, and market data across multiple formats, models, and channels.

  • Forecasting Mastery: Take the helm in owning all aspects of forecasting seasonal revenue, turning data into a strategic asset for our team.

  • Collaborative Insight: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including sales, marketing, finance, and product, to deliver accessible and consumable insights into the success of our higher education products.

  • Dashboard Stewardship: Support the lifecycle of our Tableau dashboards, ensuring they remain up to date with the latest features and capabilities while streamlining and retiring those that are no longer necessary.

  • Analytical Evolution : Drive the evolution of our analytics capabilities from self-service to predictive and early alert insights into product, sales, and market trends.

  • Data Integrity Guardian : Manage functional areas of data management, forecasting, contacts, leads, opportunities, dashboards, and reports, ensuring data integrity across our systems.

  • Strategic Partner: Assist in turning sales data into actionable insights that inform our go=to-market strategy, emphasizing focus areas, maximizing revenue, and preventing revenue leakage.

    Essential Skills:

    • Holistic Business Understanding: Detailed comprehension of the sales business process and the ability to translate business needs into technical specifications.

    • Communication Prowess: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex topics and present them thoughtfully to senior leaders.

    • Tech Savvy: Comfort with navigating the complexity of data across legacy and third-party platforms, ensuring forward momentum while simplifying and standardizing.

    • Organizational Agility : Strong time-management and organizational skills to balance multiple competing priorities.

    • Data Expertise: Background with ETL logic, data modeling concepts, and 5+ years of experience in a technical data role.


      • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or computer-related program

      • 5+ years of experience in a technical data role, such as analyst, engineer, architect, or scientist 5

      • 5+ years of experience with multiple versions of SQL

      • 5+ years of experience building and maintaining Tableau dashboards

        Preferred Skills

        • Proficiency with Salesforce Sales Cloud (Marketing & Services Clouds a plus)

        • Proficiency with cloud databases such as Google BigQuery or Snowflake

        • Experience with machine learning concepts such as predictive modeling, categorization, and clustering

        • Background with programming in a language such as R or Python

        • Experience working in or supporting Sales or Revenue Operations a plus

          What to expect from Pearson
          Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?
          At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.
          We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.
          Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need.---All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.
          To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.
          If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing
          Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.
          Organization: Higher Education
          Schedule: FULL_TIME
          Req ID: 13765

Keywords: Pearson, Jefferson City , Senior Business Intelligence Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Jefferson City, Missouri

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