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Business Analyst/ Data Analytics

Location : Des Plaines, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2-5 years
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree Required
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Business Analyst / Data Analytics 

Company Overview

Our client is a well established company coming up on 80 years of business.  They are one of the largest privately-held companies in North America and a client base that consists of some of the best-known businesses in the world.  Company provides numerous specialized services that help all sorts of organizations manage their fleets.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for supporting decision makers on all client pricing matters. This includes but is not limited to pricing proposals for prospects, modifications to existing client pricing, client revenue and cost to service analyses, on-going pricing reviews and analyses, and providing support on pricing models and transaction cost model.  Responsibilities require strong communications and collaboration with Sales, Account Management, Client Services, Finance, and other operations departments. This role will will be critical for maintaining the daily operational management for the closed-end leasing program, ensuring that quotes adhere to company's pricing strategies and customer agreements. 


Review all internally developed pricing proposals, outline alternatives, identify trends, prepare analyses, support and utilize pricing applications, and assist in audits as required.




  • Core Leasing Business

    • Validate economic results of pricing proposals for clients and prospects

    • Validate economic results of proposed pricing changes for existing clients

    • Pricing sensitivity analysis

    • Measure trends and impacts of pricing features

    • Development and analyze new pricing tactics and strategies

    • What-if Analyses to validate or change existing assumptions

    • Deep reviews of client level pricing

    • Monitor and enhance pricing model

    • Provide expertise and coaching on use of pricing model to sales and client facing roles

Required Qualifications :

  • Closed End Leasing Business

    • Rapid response to requests for closed end lease quotes

    • Ensure quotes accurately reflect customer agreements and Wheels contractual requirements

    • Document and catalog all quotes including contract, criteria, and terms

    • Maintain pricing model for all closed end lease transactions

    • Track, analyze, and report on vehicle residual values and trends

    • Track, analyze, and report on maintenance expense

    • Reconcile outstanding fees at the end of the lease term

    • Economic analyses on pricing results

    • Reconcile actual assumptions to quote inputs


  • Business Responsibilities

    • Support Sales effort to build pricing proposals for customers and prospects

    • Provide pricing reviews of all RFP responses

    • Work with Billing, Finance, and operating areas to ensure all pricing components are properly identified and reflected

    • Produce internal performance reporting and customer reporting

    • Verify inputs to monthly billing for accuracy

    • Identify improvement opportunities

    • Identify opportunities to optimize profitability through new pricing strategies

    • Participate in customer and vendor visits as requested

    • Act as consultant on a broad-range of statistical, analytical, and design questions

    • Provide technical support to pricing-related models, applications, and reports

    • Participate in customer and vendor visits and audits as requested




  • 2-5 years experience

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail and confidentiality

  • Self-starter with appropriate initiative to ensure seamless delivery to internal and external customers

  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines and function under pressure

  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English, including the ability to interact with internal and external clients at multiple levels

  • Experience with back-office and billing systems, database management and Microsoft Office programs

  • Knowledge of databases and data reporting

  • Required: Advanced Excel, Access, VBA, & SQL Server

  • Preferred: HTML, JavaScript, & MS Visual Studio (C#.NET/ASP.NET/VB.NET)

  • Ability to handle ad-hoc requests

  • Ability to work with multiple departments and personnel levels internally including Sales and Marketing, Billing, Credit, IT, Accounting and Senior Management




  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics, or business related field and/or 3-5 years relevant work experience 


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