Senior Business Insights Analyst

  • Full-time
  • Department: Finance and Accounting

Company Description

**This role is open to remote candidates who reside on the East Coast of the United States.**

At rue21, we believe fashion should be fun and accessible to all. As a leading specialty retailer, we’re different, we’re unique—just like you. rue21 combines a shopping experience designed to fit the individuality of our customers with a community to foster love, advocate change and empower each other through what we wear and what we do. Join our team and be #YOUinrue.

Job Description

The Senior Business Insights Analyst is responsible for planning, development, delivery and maintenance of enterprise dashboards and reports.  These reports span the C-Suite, Merchandising, Merchandise Planning, Inventory Planning & Allocation.  This is a hands-on, fast-paced role and the ideal candidate will have proven experience and knowledge of reporting systems and analysis.


What will you do? - Responsibilities

  • Acquire knowledge of rue21 data with the desire to understand how the information is used by the business.  Retail experience preferred – must understand retail KPI’s
  • Work with business teams to gather & document business requirements and create reporting solutions
  • Manage scheduling & distribution of Corporate Merchandising/MP&A reports
  • Become the data expert, understand the nuances of each metric and provide guidance to all application end-users
  • React quickly to ad-hoc business requests for new reports & insights
  • Develop & implement best practices for report layout/content/structure/scheduling
  • Drive reporting efficiency and standardization by leading reporting governance
  • Maintain a working understanding of backend system processing/updates/timing
  • Conduct user training – both new hire and continuing education or report/insight roll-out
  • Develop ownership of all reports being created/distributed
  • Analyze and estimate feasibility of new reports and partner with IT for development efforts
  • Work in conjunction with IT Partners to build new reporting capabilities and maintain data integrity


What do you bring to the table? - Education and Experience

  • MicroStrategy, Tableau and advanced SQL  experience a must
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite particularly MS Excel a must
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or related field preferred
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience, corporate retail background preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to interact cordially and productively with all business partners
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks effectively
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines
  • Comfort with “rolling-up sleeves to get it done”
  • Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast- paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Takes initiative to seek and develop process improvements

Additional Information

What’s in it for you!

Competitive compensation and bonus plan

Comprehensive Benefit Package

  • Generous PTO offerings
  • 401K Retirement Plan with company match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Company sponsored Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account/Dependent Care
  • Employee Assistance Program - Confidential support programs for associates and families

Employee Discounts

  • 40% off full price merchandise in stores and on-line
  • Perks at Work – Savings program on brands, travel, dining, and more

This summary of benefits is reflective of a range of those available and may not apply to all employees.


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