Business Data Analyst

  • 7231 E Princess Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Spear is one of the most respected brands in continuing dental education, leading the way in quality, innovation, and caliber of curriculum and staff. We engage and support our dental community through continuing education via small group learning, a variety of on-demand online platforms and live events at our beautiful Scottsdale campus. In addition, we offer our clients practical business solutions through a combination of practice analytics, proactive consulting and world-class educational offerings.

Job Description

The Business Data Analyst will be responsible for analytics and reporting in Spear Education’s data integration and reporting processes. The role will be responsible for developing and improving operational and line of business performance reporting as well as providing other ad hoc metrics to support critical initiatives for their business unit.  

  • Develop and manage portfolio of interactive and snapshot dashboards and reports using Tableau Prep Builder, Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Excel and other tools to help team members across various departments and roles (CEO, Manager, Contributor) to clearly and quickly gain insight into metrics relevant to key decisions that need to be made 
  • Communicate key insights in written and verbal form and gather reporting requirements from business leaders 
  • Monitor existing metrics, develop and propose new metrics, and identify new, actionable risk signals 
  • Document methodology by which metrics are derived and any changes thereafter 
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and develop insights in support of current and future strategic initiatives 
  • Perform validation exercises to assure Data Warehouse data accuracy by comparing alternative sources of data and identifying root cause for data accuracy issues 
  • Support implementation of and work within a Tableau Server environment to build, deploy and automate various analyses and dashboard reports 
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Data Technology team in all aspects/needs of Data Warehouse creation and Business Intelligence tool creation 
  • Develop understanding of interdependencies between systems, datasets and processes, understand data models and schemas 
  • Become subject matter expert on data queries from various databases. Develop and implement data collection systems and strategies that optimize efficiency and data quality 


  • 3+ years of experience working with relational databases, data transformation, queries, customer facing processes and data dashboarding in Tableau and Excel is necessary 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferred 
  • Technical expertise working with data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques 
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills 
  • Proficient in business-logic data transformations (experience with Tableau Prep Builder a plus) 
  • Proven ability to identify process improvement opportunities and develop recommendations 
  • Proven ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment and build strong, trusting relationships 

Additional Information

What Spear Offers

  • Beautiful Facility
  • Company Sponsored Events (Think costume contests, holiday parties and 5k’s!)
  • 24 Hour Onsite Gym
  • The Most Amazing Coworkers Around
  • Spear Cares
  • Final 30 (A great way to wrap up a productive week!)
  • Great work/life balance
  • Regular Townhalls and CEO Lunches
  • Career Development Pathways
  • Flexible Time Off plus Spear Holidays
  • And much more!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.