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Finance Business Analyst
Posted on 1/24/2023
Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree with Accounting qualification completed (CIMA, ACCA)
  • Significant experience in similar business partnering roles or financial planning and analysis, ideally experience within a fast paced environment
  • Strong financial modelling skills and advanced use of Microsoft Excel - able to manipulate large datasets and use complex formulas
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to present financial concepts to non-finance managers
  • Organised, strong analytical skills, strategically focused, detail-oriented, and able to deal with ambiguity in a constantly evolving environment
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. Natural curiosity for improving things and proactively taking initiative
  • Previous exposure working with senior business stakeholders on budgets and supporting strategic decision making and driving change
  • Experience in implementation of new processes or BI/forecasting tools
  • Ability to work well on tight deadlines, whilst able to prioritise across multiple tasks
Responsibilities
  • Act as a key point of contact for its stakeholders across our key business areas
  • Implement key performance analysis and reporting on both respective and forward looking
  • Closely work with the accounting and compliance team to support performance analysis
  • Key contribution for ensuring that monthly forecasts reflect the latest outlook, reviewing and challenging assumptions and ensuring any known risks and opportunities are understood and communicated
  • Contribute towards the medium term planning, annual budgeting and consolidated forecasting processes for the whole business
  • Actively participate in embedding wider budget discipline and process efficiency across the business
  • Provide analysis and assessment of performance against the agreed budget and monthly plans, identifying trends and making recommendations for improvements
  • Deep dive into key investment areas to identify contribution and performance compared to plan and other benchmarks
  • Partner with the business to provide analysis, financial modelling and forecasts in line with new commercial and growth opportunities
  • Suggest & contribute to process efficiency for monthly and quarterly KPI performance monitoring as well as for forecasting purposes. E.g leveraging new systems and automating reporting
  • Support the strategic finance team in identifying/tracking strategic initiatives, monitoring company performance and margin improvement opportunities
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in a similar role within a high growth, eCommerce or SAAS environment is a plus
Etsy

1,001-5,000 employees

Handmade & vintage items marketplace platform
Company Overview
Etsy’s mission is to keep human connection at the heart of commerce through their e-commerce platform dedicated to handmade and vintage items. The company has developed a vibrant community marketplace that empowers sellers and entrepreneurs to keep doing what they love and also delivers buyers to look for something special with human touch.
Benefits
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Life, AD&D, & supplemental long-and short-term disability insurance
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Paid sabbatical program
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Volunteer time off
Company Core Values
  • We commit to our craft
  • We minimize waste
  • We embrace differences
  • We dig deeper
  • We lead with optimism