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Financial Analytics Manager

New York, New York



Financial Analytics Manager

The Financial Analytics team supports an extremely fast-paced growing technology company that is at the forefront of internet advertising. Our team interacts with management across the company including Product, Engineering, Sales, Services, and Finance leaders. The group’s responsibilities continue to grow substantially due to the rapid growth of the business, allowing significant opportunities for its members.

Financial Analytics analyzes key business indicators to forecast growth from major initiatives, drive strategic and tactical decision-making, evaluate business opportunities, and solve complex multi-dimensional problems that have far-reaching implications across the AppNexus ecosystem. We are responsible for measuring and reporting the drivers for revenue, profitability, and other non-financial Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) through advanced use of financial modelling as well as statistical and data-mining techniques.

About the job:
  • Support the company’s overall growth by providing ongoing analysis of business performance and forecasting (both recurring and ad hoc)
  • Empower leaders across the Product, Engineering, Sales, Services, and Finance teams by delivering insights and acting as a consultative thought partner
  • Analyze new strategic opportunities to accelerate growth across geography, product, channel, and beyond, while increasing operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Provide recommendations for efficient resource allocation and investment
  • Support creation of analyses and materials for review by AppNexus Executives


About your skills and experience:

  • 5-7 years of experience in finance, consulting, or other analytical field
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Great excel modelling skills and strong attention to detail
  • Motivated to find creative solutions to quantitative problems
  • Skilled communicator and presenter of complex information
  • Comfort with ambiguity and a strong self-learner who can navigate through situations with minimal guidance
  • Experience in client or senior stakeholder management
  • Familiarity with common database tools (e.g. Vertica, MySQL), business intelligence tools (e.g. PowerBI, Tableau, etc.), and/or data science languages (e.g. Python) is preferred
  • Knowledge of the digital media and advertising industry is a plus
More about you:
  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools

Job ID 1923711 Date posted 05/04/2019
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