Business Intelligence Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Jan 18, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time
The Business Intelligence Manager is responsible for providing ongoing, repeatable analytical support and insightful holistic performance data for the largest and most complex dealer group clients of Cox Automotive spanning across all areas of the dealer’s business.
The team member is responsible for building, updating, and continually refining a series of automated dashboards and reporting to provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly views of client performance against a standard set of client performance metrics and KPIs. While the role is primarily internal facing, the reporting and dashboards created by the Specialist will be leveraged by team members within client presentations, meetings, and made available to them on a consistent basis. Inherent in this is a broad level understanding of the various Cox Automotive products and solutions and key automotive performance metrics, and how to visualize Cox performance metrics into usable information for the Account Team and the client.
It’s critical the Specialist is able to develop an in-depth knowledge of our data structure and business rules to deploy repeatable reporting solutions. In order to accomplish this, the Specialist will need to interface directly with cross functional partners in Value Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Data Enablement teams to ensure alignment on strategy and efficient / consistent use of data sources and tools. Success in the role is ultimately defined by the degree to which solutions leading to improved timely flow of data and actionable insights are implemented. This role reports directly to the Senior Manager of Client Analytics within EDP.   
This role has the following responsibilities:

  • On a monthly basis, proactively gather and synthesize both client and Cox Automotive data across specific areas of the client’s business, highlighting client performance against agreed upon performance metrics and industry KPIs as part of standard dashboards and reporting.

  • Arm client facing team members with monthly, quarterly, and annual performance data that can be leveraged to make performance recommendations during client conversations and face to face meetings.

  • Identify relevant data sources from within Cox Auto and from the client to feed analytical models and performance reporting.

  • Seek out new ways to leverage client and Cox Automotive data to unlock value and performance recommendations for dealer group clients of Cox Automotive and convert into standard performance dashboards and reporting.

  • Build-out standard dashboards and reports to address client and internal needs, leveraging AWS environment and any code/logic that currently exists.

  • Deliver insightful analyses, quickly and accurately, on a just-in-time basis to meet monthly data production targets.  

  • Summarizing / translating complex technical concepts into simple communications / client stories, including effective visualization.

  • Partnership with analytic peers across Cox Automotive to deliver a seamless view of client and Cox Automotive performance across a specific book of business.    

  • Manage a backlog of requests, prioritize and escalate work accordingly using a logical and methodical process.

  • Communicate requests to business owners at a proper level, using a combination of data-based and visual story telling (PowerPoint, Excel, Tableau, SFDC Einstein / Wave Analytics, charts, graphs, tables, etc.)

  • Continuous learning and training to stay up to speed on the latest industry trends and data analytic innovations including capabilities to translate metrics into usable client insights.  


This individual will have:

  • An ability to draw connections between data metrics and potential business drivers.

  • Quantitative experience and ability to build and display Excel models to highlight client and Cox Automotive performance.

  • Passion for and understanding of the automotive industry and ecosystem

  • Understanding of the Cox Automotive product offerings and key metrics associated with each solution.

  • Solid understanding of the Client Engagement Model

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.  


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or like discipline;

  • 5 or more years direct experience with analytics, reporting, data mining, advanced analytical modeling, and data visualization.

  • Technology consulting experience preferred

  • Experience with SQL, Python, Alteryx, and Tableau desired

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and influence business partners

  • Demonstrated ability to explain complex concepts using reporting and data visualization tools

  • Demonstrated ability to be successful within a fast pace, complex, matrixed environment

  • Up to 15% travel requirement

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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