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Senior Financial Analyst I, Business Finance, Revenue Forecasting

Thumbtack

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Thumbtack's mission to revolutionize home management and support local economies through a dynamic role in Business Finance

Overview

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£110925 - £159500

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Remote, United States

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100% Remote- North America

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Expires at anytime

Organization Summary

Thumbtack is an innovative home management app designed to simplify homeownership by providing an all-in-one solution for maintenance and renovation needs. As a rapidly growing entity in a $600+ billion industry, we leverage our platform to support local businesses, help homeowners, and drive significant economic impact. With a valuation of $3.2 billion and a nationwide presence, Thumbtack is where your analytical skills contribute to our exciting mission of creating a new era of home care.

Role Summary

  • Forge strong partnerships with Marketing and Sales teams to drive business strategies aligned with financial and company goals.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of business initiatives and performance, shaping the narrative for current and future strategies.
  • Play a vital role in revenue forecasting, collaborating with corporate FP&A to integrate business initiatives into financial planning.
  • Perform variance analysis and articulate the fiscal implications of business activities, ensuring alignment with the annual plan.

Role Requirements

  • At least 5 years of FP&A experience, including 2+ years in Corporate or Business Finance.
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical prowess, comfortable with G-Suite, SQL, and MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to translate complex financial data into actionable insights for stakeholders.
  • Proven cross-functional collaboration skills and the capacity to influence organizational change.
  • Exceptional communication abilities, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in a tech company or with public company finance is a plus.

Application Process Details

Thumbtack invites candidates who may not meet every single requirement to apply, as we value passion and potential. We are a virtual-first company, offering flexibility to work from various approved locations. Our compensation package is competitive, with salary ranges adjusted based on the cost of living in different areas. Benefits include virtual-first working arrangements, company-wide holidays, and wellness programs. Thumbtack is committed to diversity and inclusivity and provides accommodations for those with disabilities.

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.

For candidates living in San Francisco / Bay Area, New York City, or Seattle metros, the expected salary range for the role is currently $130,500 - $159,500. Actual offered salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as calibrated job level, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.

For candidates living in all other US locations, the expected salary range for this role is currently $110,925 - $135,575. Actual offered salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as calibrated job level, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.

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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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