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Data Analyst

Theisen Home Farm Auto

1 Positions

ID: 30358

Posted On 03/17/2023

Job Overview



Employment Type: Full Time

Supervisor: IT Business Systems Manager

Location: Dubuque Corporate Office

Job Description

The Data Analyst will turn data into information, information into insight, and insight into business decisions.  The Data Analyst will conduct full lifecycle activities to include requirements analysis and design, develop analysis and reporting capabilities, and continuously monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements.  This position will provide analysis through using Microsoft Power BI, IBM Query400 & SEQUEL Help Systems software, reports, queries, Excel and Power Point presentations at the appropriate level of detail to provide decision support.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, Business Administration, or Finance
  • 1-3 years of progressive work experience as a Merchandising Financial Analyst or Merchandising Business Analyst
  • Project management experience and participation in a process improvement project is a definite plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Power BI

Job Duties

  • Interpret and analyze data using statistical techniques
  • Gather and compile information, and prepare reports
  • Develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Filter and “clean” data, and review computer reports, printouts and performance indicators
  • Work closely with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
  • Provide analytical support to upper management
  • Assist with internal process improvement initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques, knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets (SEQUEL, Excel, SPSS, SAS etc.)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Power BI, SEQUEL Help Systems BI software, and ERP Systems (SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, Epicor)
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Excel (Macro’s, VBA, Forms, Pivot Tables, Charting, Query, etc.)
  • Strong process and analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong comprehension of retail financial metrics and the end-to-end merchandising process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively express ideas or instructions to others
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload with multiple priorities
  • Ability to professionally interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical, decision making, and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Exhibit a high level of integrity and business ethics to handle sensitive and confidential information


Full Time eligible for:

  • Health, dental, vision, flexible spending account
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Competitive match on 401K
  • PTO, holiday, and birthday-off pay
  • Associate discount and many other benefits

Physical Demands

Frequent physical demands include sitting, standing, walking, dexterity, and light grasping.   Occasional physical demands include lifting up to 25 lbs., bending, stooping, reaching, kneeling, squatting, climbing stairs and firmly grasping.  The employee is required to accept incoming calls and must be able to hear and speak.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision adequate for the incumbent to perform the responsibilities and functions of the job efficiently.  The associate must have the manual dexterity to manually operate and use a computer and other basic office equipment.

Work Environment and Working Conditions

This position will be performed inside a climate-controlled office facility.  The noise level is low to medium and typical of an office environment.  Potential hazards include electrical hazards.  Atmospheric conditions are typical of an office environment and may include exposure to odors and dust.


Theisen’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, status as a veteran, or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Dubuque, IA

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Theisen Home Farm Auto

About the Company

Theisen's is an independent, family-owned chain of Home, Farm and Auto stores, with locations in Dubuque, Maquoketa, Dewitt, Anamosa, Monticello, Tipton, Dyersville, Vinton, lowa Falls, Charles City, New Hampton, Marshalltown, Cedar Rapids (2), Newton, Ames, Grinnell, Pella, Coralville, Indianola, Davenport IA, Sparta WI, Black River Falls WI and Jefferson, WI.

Theisen's is a member of Mid-States Distributing, a buying group comprised of independent, family-owned retailers across the country.

Theisen's was founded in 1927 by Leo & Kathryn Theisen.  Theisen's headquarters are in Dubuque where the buying staff, advertising, accounting, human resources, MIS and distribution center are located.

Theisen's  employs over 1200 associates. The philosophy at Theisen's is "people buy from people, not companies" and the company stresses that "our associates work with us, not for us". 6201 Chavenelle Road Dubuque , IA 52002-2634 (563)556-4738