Indiana Stem Jobs

Mobile Indiana Career Connect Logo

Job Information, Inc Senior Analyst, Global Procurement & Sourcing in Indianapolis, Indiana

To get the best candidate experience, please consider applying for a maximum of 3 roles within 12 months to ensure you are not duplicating efforts.

Job Category

Finance and Operations

Job Details

Role Description

The Global Procurement and Sourcing (GPS) team is a global organization. We enable global procurement and sourcing operations by creating strategic relationships with our internal and external stakeholders, optimizing spend, and leveraging trusted systems of records to ensure durable growth for Salesforce. We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to forecast, report, and provide insights into Salesforce’s GPS activities. In this role, you’ll be an integral part of the Salesforce's metrics organization, responsible for building models and dashboards, reporting on monthly results and KPI“s, updating our quarterly / monthly decks. This person should be familiar with analytics tools like Tableau and Alteryx to analyze data, provide insights, and recommend solutions to solve some of our most strategic challenges. You’re guided by data and you will not only support the overall success of the GPS organization, but help develop the reporting platform as a whole. As an analyst, you will work with GPS Leadership and supporting teams to drive accountability, compliance and strategic decision making for GPS and its stakeholders.

Your Impact

  • Working with very large data sets and leveraging Tableau CRM and other tools, develop dashboards and reports that provide reliable insights and visualization into GPS KPIs, projections and historical performance to identify trends or issues and turn them into actionable recommendations

  • Prepare and maintain compelling and executive ready slides for weekly, monthly, quarterly and other ad-hoc executive briefings, reviews and other key meetings with stakeholders

  • Work closely with Procurement Operations, Programs and Sourcing teams to enable insights, analytics and reporting capabilities related to supplier compliance, risk, performance, proliferation and the like.

  • Partner with Business Technology and Systems teams to continuously improve the quality and accessibility of our data and efficiency of our processes

  • Develop models and data solutions to contribute to the company’s strategy and goals as needed/requested by GPS leadership.

  • Help shape the company’s reporting platform by actively participating in corporate initiatives alongside a highly dynamic cross functional analytics teams

  • Partner with the Finance and Strategy team on monthly budget vs actuals reviews and other reporting, as needed

Required Skills/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a quantitative field like Finance, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, etc.

  • Minimum 5+ years of working experience with 4+ years of relevant experience in business analytics, business intelligence or comparable.

  • Strong MS Excel and Google suite

  • Strong knowledge of Tableau, Tableau Prep and/or Alteryx, including the ability to translate business questions directly into data-driven insights.

  • Advanced knowledge in SQL, including an ability to translate business questions directly into queries and create complex conditional joins

  • A passion for developing interesting slides, using Google Slides, Powerpoint, etc

  • Ability to provide rapid responses backed by data to executive questions and other key stakeholders

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Love of Technology, willingness to learn new systems

Preferred Skills / Experience

  • Experience using Python, R, or another scripting language preferred.

  • Experience with the following systems: Hyperion, Smartview, Alation, Salesforce CRM, Tableau, Business Intelligence.

  • Experience with Supplier Diversity / Supply Chain / Vendor Management /Sourcing Workflows and Strategies

Accommodations - If you require assistance due to a disability applying for open positions please submit a request via this Accommodations Request Form. (

Posting Statement

At Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more. Learn more about Equality at Salesforce and explore our benefits. and are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. and do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. and will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with or

Salesforce welcomes all.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Founded in 1999, Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Companies of every size and industry are using Salesforce to transform their businesses, across sales, service, marketing, commerce, and more by connecting with customers in a whole new way. We harness technologies that can revolutionize companies, careers, and, hopefully, our world.

Salesforce is built on a set of four core values: Trust, Customer Success, Innovation, and Equality. By making technology more accessible, we're helping create a future with greater opportunity and equality for all. This has taken our company to great heights, including being ranked by Fortune as one of the “Most Admired Companies in the World” and one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” eleven years in a row, and named “Innovator of the Decade” and one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” eight years in a row by Forbes.

There are those who choose to work with the best and brightest. And then, there are those who want to do more than just a job. They are the ones improving lives, not only their careers. Having an impact now instead of later. Doing something that’s so much bigger than themselves, an industry, and their company.

We believe everyone can be a Trailblazer. Join Salesforce and discover a future of new opportunities.