Analytics Manager in Northlake, IL (Corporate Market Support) at Empire Today

Date Posted: 2/21/2020

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Opportunity Description


Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out.  With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy


This position is responsible for providing direction for a team of Data/Business Analysts and overseeing the work of the analytics department ensuring all data produced is useful, clear, and accurate.  They will promote data accuracy and consistency within reporting by designing and building efficient processes and procedure for the team of analysts they oversee. The Analytics Manager will work closely with executive team on several of the most important initiatives within Sales, Installations, and Operations.  The right person for the job will use their overwhelming passion for data analysis and experience creating/implementing Tableau dashboards to improve the organization in every way possible.

  • Lead cross-functional projects using data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions and improve the business
  • Build, develop, and support reporting systems, data automation systems, and KPIs to support key business decisions
  • Train, professionally develop, and analytically grow a team of analysts
  • Ensure accuracy of data and deliverables of reporting employees
  • Manage and Optimize methods to obtain data, validate information, and communicate findings
  • Take ownership of reporting solutions that utilize Tableau dashboards to drive workflow
  • Enhance and design data visualizations to improve end-user experience
  • Develop and implement quality controls and standards to balance speed with accuracy
  • Distill complex, technical topics and articulate to business leaders
  • Work on various projects as need arises
  • Other duties as requested or assigned


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • 5+ years Analytics experience
  • 3+ years Tableau experience (Tableau certification preferred)
  • Working knowledge of SQL (Python and R a plus)
  • Project/Team management experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines


Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans.  Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting.  Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family’s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance – Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program – A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks – An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires. 

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

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