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Senior Financial Analyst I, Business Finance, Revenue Forecasting

Thumbtack

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Thumbtack and Shape the Future of Home Management as a Senior Financial Analyst

Overview

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Remote, Ontario

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100% Remote- North America

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Expires at anytime

Organization Summary

At Thumbtack, we're revolutionizing the home care industry with our all-in-one app that makes managing a home seamless and stress-free. As a pivotal player in a $600B+ market, our platform has facilitated over 80 million projects and helped professionals earn billions. We're a team passionate about supporting local economies and simplifying homeowners' lives. It's an exciting time to join our 1000+ strong crew, valued at $3.2 billion, as we embark on creating a new era of home care.

Role Summary

  • Forge strong relationships with business partners to drive financial decisions.
  • Model demand aspects and translate them into revenue forecasts.
  • Analyze performance drivers with product and partnership teams, ensuring accurate measurement.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, and analytics teams on business initiatives impacting revenue.
  • Compile business performance summaries in weekly reviews and contribute to company revenue forecasting.
  • Conduct variance analysis and articulate the drivers of these variances.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years in FP&A, with 2 years in Corporate or Business Finance.
  • Exceptional financial modeling and analytical skills with proficiency in G-Suite, SQL, and MS Office Suite.
  • Proven capability to work cross-functionally and influence organizational change.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Preferred: Experience in a tech company and familiarity with marketing, sales, and business analytics.
  • Openness to virtual-first working with eligibility to work from approved locations in the US, Canada, or the Philippines.

A home is the biggest investment most people make, and yet, it doesn’t come with a manual. That's why we’re building the only app homeowners need to effortlessly manage their homes —  knowing what to do, when to do it, and who to hire. With Thumbtack, millions of people care for what matters most, and pros earn billions of dollars through our platform. And as one of the fastest-growing companies in a $600B+ industry — we must be doing something right. 

We are driven by a common goal and the deep satisfaction that comes from knowing our work supports local economies, helps small businesses grow, and brings homeowners peace of mind. We’re seeking people who continually put our purpose first: advocating for pros and customers, embracing change, and choosing teamwork every day.

At Thumbtack, we're creating a new era of home care. If making an impact and the chance to do good inspires you, join us. Imagine what we’ll build together. 

Thumbtack by the Numbers

  • Available nationwide in every U.S. county
  • 80 million projects started on Thumbtack
  • 10 million 5-star reviews and counting
  • Pros earn billions on our platform
  • 1000+ employees 
  • $3.2 billion valuation (June, 2021) 

About the Business Finance Team

Business finance is a highly visible team that supports partners across the organization to ensure that sound financial decisions are made in order for Thumbtack to achieve financial performance against company goals.

Together with business analytics, business finance serves as partners for marketing, sales, and product teams across Thumbtack, and uses both quantitative and qualitative analysis to understand business trends, unlock potential revenue levers, and support the corporate FP&A team in monthly revenue forecasting. 

About the Role

The Senior Financial Analyst, Business Finance will support Marketing and Sales leaders and partner with their respective teams to understand main business drivers, individual channel performance and forecast, and develop go forward business strategies to ensure that business decisions are aligned with overall finance and company goals. You will partner with both product and business analytics teams to perform deep dives into initiatives to construct a cohesive story for both performance to date and go forward strategies. Finally, you will also play a critical role in total company revenue forecasting, where you will work closely with the corporate FP&A team to summarize and translate individual business initiatives into revenue drivers.

Responsibilities

  • Build close relationships with business partners
  • Responsible for modeling out all aspects of demand (marketing, partnerships, product) and translating it into revenue forecasts
  • Partner with both product and partnership teams to understand performance drivers and ensure proper measurement
  • Partner with sales, marketing, and analytics teams to understand business initiatives and the impacted revenue drivers
  • Attend weekly business reviews, monitor overall revenue and revenue driver performances to compile cohesive business performance summaries
  • Partner with various teams to track performance against annual plan and gather and provide input from product and business analytics teams to inform business finance revenue forecasting
  • Provide variance analysis from plan and quantify drivers of the variance

What you'll need

If you don't think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply. Nobody checks every box, and we're looking for someone excited to join the team.

  • 5+ years of FP&A experience, with at least 2 years of Corporate or Business Finance
  • Excellent financial modeling and analytical skills, using G-Suite, SQL and MS Office Suite
  • Able to translate financial analytics into clear and insightful recommendations for business stakeholders
  • Proven ability to collaborate cross functionally
  • Ability to provide clear recommendations and influence change within the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points if you have

  • Experience working for a tech company, public company experience a plus
  • Previous experience in supporting/partnering with marketing, sales, and business analytics teams
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical and system skills

Thumbtack is a virtual-first company, meaning you can live and work from any one of our approved locations across the United States, Canada or the Philippines.* Learn more about our virtual-first working model here.

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Benefits & Perks
  • Virtual-first working model coupled with in-person events
  • 20 company-wide holidays including a week-long end-of-year company shutdown
  • Libraries (optional use collaboration & connection hubs)in San Francisco and Salt Lake City 
  • WiFi reimbursements 
  • Cell phone reimbursements (North America) 
  • Employee Assistance Program for mental health and well-being 

Learn More About Us

Thumbtack embraces diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, state, or local law. We also will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable law. 

Thumbtack is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation for a medical condition or disability during any part of the application process, please contact: [email removed - click apply for more details]

If you are a California resident, please review information regarding your rights under California privacy laws contained in Thumbtack’s Privacy policy available at https://www.thumbtack.com/privacy/ .

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