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BI Reporting Analyst

Job Req ID:  8040
Location: 

Nashville, TN, US, 37219-1765

Date:  Jun 4, 2022
Description: 

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, LP Building Solutions manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders worldwide. Its extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as the LP Structural Solutions portfolio (LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing and more), oriented strand board (OSB), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®, and LP Elements® Performance Fencing.

In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading service and warranties. Since its founding in 1973, LP has been Building a Better World™ by helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 26 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

As a Business Intelligence (BI) Reporting Analyst, you'll work in our Business Intelligence organization as a member of one of the IT teams responsible for developing new BI services offerings and content creation for LP. You would be responsible for consulting with clients on business needs, translating business needs into reporting requirements, and interfacing with business clients to ensure successful delivery of reporting. You'll collaborate with our business partners to develop detailed designs, functional and technical specifications for business solutions and work with the team to develop standard and custom BI reporting solutions of moderate to high complexity. You'll gain exposure to corporate wide scenarios that require good communication skills and the ability to effectively multi-task. In addition, you'll be involved in training business users using an integrated SAP BI solution leveraging all of LP’s business applications.

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work directly with internal customers to develop more efficient processes and ways to use Business Intelligence applications
  • Provide assistance and information to users, IT staff, and general management on issues such as planning, scheduling, and using reporting system production capabilities
  • Maintain system and application documentation for assigned systems and/or projects
  • Develop and provide training to end-users on BI applications software
  • Run queries and reports to extract data for various analysis purposes
  • Work with IT staff and internal customers to identify and correct problem conditions, including QA testing
  • Troubleshoot Business Intelligence system production issues and develop effective solutions
  • Develop and document test plans, new procedures, training, and communications for end-users
  • Assist in project management tasks to implement new BI applications or functionality, including use of MS Project
  • Coordinate with business units and technical staff on IT projects
  • Interface with vendors and internal customers as appropriate
  • Assist in the design, development, testing, implementation and troubleshooting of BI reporting applications
  • Evaluate and assist in the development of detailed requirements for moderately to highly complex projects
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with all audit and SOX initiatives
  • May perform daily maintenance of user security requests to the application
  • Occasional travel required

What do I need to be successful?

  • Collaborate with internal and external customers to design, develop, maintain and manage advanced reporting packages in PowerBI and Tableau, fed by data from Snowflake, SAP HANA, and Alteryx. 
  • Work directly with internal customers to develop and drive more efficient processes and ways to use BI applications.
  • Assist and provide information to users, IT staff, and general management on issues such as planning, scheduling and using reporting system capabilities. 
  • Maintain system and application documentation for assigned systems and/or projects. 
  • Use SQL and Python to bring in and structure data as needed from various business applications across the company to use in reporting efforts. 
  • Use Python to scrape in data from external sources for use in analysis and data science. 
  • Perform and document data analysis, data validation, and data mapping/design. 
  • Run queries and reports to extract data for various analysis purposes. 
  • Develop and lead training to end-users on BI applications software. 
  • Work with IT staff and internal customers to identify and correct problem conditions. 
  • Troubleshoot BI system production issues and develop effective solutions.
  • Develop and document test plans, new procedures, training, implementation and troubleshooting of BI reporting applications. 
  • Interface wih vendors and internal customers as appropriate. 
  • Drive internal customer discussions for development of detailed requirements for projects and reporting. 
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with all audit and SOX initiatives. 
  • Perform daily maintenance of user security requests to the application (as needed). 
  • Perform all duties in accordance wih safety rules and regulations. 
  • Perform other duties as necessary. 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field


LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.


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