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Senior Principal Reporting & Analytics Leader

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.


Are you a seasoned analytics professional with a passion for designing cutting-edge solutions? Join our team at Tennant Company as we expand our capabilities in Reporting and Analytics! We are seeking a talented individual to take on the role of Senior Principal Reporting and Analytics Leader. The Reporting & Analytics Lead will partner with global data stewards to establish and grow a best-in-class holistic reporting and analytics focus within the IT organization.  Lead roadmap development and execution for SAP Hana Cloud Platform & DataSphere, Analytics, Reporting & processes to improve the completeness, consistency, and accuracy of data.  Oversee the daily performance of tools & processes to maintain business user satisfaction, mainly related to data accuracy, policy and processes, communications and change management. Provide strategic inputs and direction in developing and managing an excellent master data management function aligned with business strategy.



  • Lead the design and implementation of reporting and analytics solutions using SAP Hana Cloud Platform and SAP Datasphere.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into effective technical solutions.
  • Develop and execute a strategic roadmap for the evolution of reporting and analytics capabilities with business partners.
  • Provide thought leadership on best practices, emerging trends, and technologies in reporting and analytics.
  • Architect and optimize data models to ensure scalability, performance, and data integrity.
  • Configure & maintain SAP Datasphere using requirements and inputs from IT architects, key business analytic users, as well as IT analysts.
  • Support, assist, and train users on new modified system configurations highlighting the impact on business processes.
  • Work closely with leaders in both IT & the business to ensure the release of high-quality solutions
  • Comply with regulatory and change control requirements and processes.
  • Maintain IT Business system integrity and application notes, system upgrades, changes, and user updates
  • Demonstrate good communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve system issues to maximize the benefit of IT systems.
  • Mentor and guide a team of analysts and developers to deliver high-quality solutions.


  • Minimum 10+ years of SAP experience
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in large-scale Data and analytics organizations with experience providing SAP Analytics technologies with a focus on S/4 HANA Embedded Analytics, Hana Cloud Platform, HANA XS applications.
  • Experience working with S/4 HANA CDS views/CDS Report/CDS APIs and FIORI
  • Proven experience as a senior architect in reporting and analytics, preferably with expertise in SAP Hana Cloud Platform and SAP DataSphere.
  • In-depth knowledge of data modeling, ETL processes, and data visualization tools.
  • Strong understanding of business intelligence and analytics concepts.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Leadership experience in guiding and developing a high-performing team.
  • Understanding of APIs, microservices, and how to design end-to-end solutions utilizing them.
  • Experience working with business end users, gathering requirements, and building detailed functional design specifications, testing & coordinating delivery of features and functionality.
  • Familiarity with agile DevOps processes
  • Should contribute to team-building measures like Knowledge Management & Mentoring
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, active listening, and interpersonal skills
  • Capability to work independently and take initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Nice to have Certified in SAP HANA



In addition to the General Responsibilities, the following are requisite interpersonal and behavior skills of the position:


  • Self-driven individual to learn and collaborate with business and technical teams
  • Ability to work with multiple business units independently to document well understood requirements and dependencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations
  • Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation
  • Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with sensitive or confidential information
  • Consistent attendance either onsite or remotely as needed by the business
  • Ability to take direction and accept supervision, while also work independently when needed



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Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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