Senior Business Analyst

Affirm San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst who will be responsible to support strategic initiatives driving the growth and profitability of Affirm's fastest growing product, AffirmGo. You will be responsible for operationalizing our GTM strategy through cross-functional team alignment and driving quantitative and qualitative analysis needed to support the business case of key initiatives that drive the key goals and KPIs of the AffirmGo business line.

The ideal candidate will have strong problem solving and analytical skills, business acumen, as well as interpersonal skills. This position is suited for someone who is ambitious, hardworking, and who isn't afraid to roll up their sleeves and get into the details. This role is based in San Francisco and reports to Director, Revenue Strategy (AffirmGo Strategic Initiative Owner)

What You'll Do

  • Be the AffirmGo team's go-to partner for integrated financial modeling and data-driven analyses; develop detailed forecasts; manage the business line P&L to track top-line/bottomline KPIs on a monthly basis

  • Develop & monitor team KPI dashboard and work-stream trackers

  • Conduct custom analysis on complex and open-ended questions and present findings in a clear and concise manner to cross-functional stakeholders

  • Champion cross-functional initiatives project management from concept to rollout by defining and tracking work-streams, involving relevant stakeholders and orchestrating progress on quarterly and annual priorities

  • Partner cross-functionally with various teams including Product, Finance, Merchant Pricing Marketing, Sales, Credit, Capital Markets, Client Success, Data Science and Partnerships

  • Create thoughtful and succinct presentations to communicate the performance and progress of AffirmGo and the team's key work-streams

  • Keep a close eye on competitive landscape and market dynamics

What We Look For

  • Passion and drive to disrupt both the retail and lending industry for the better

  • 3+ years of experience within investment banking, management consulting, private equity, and ideally more recent experience in strategy/business operations/strategic finance functions at a high-growth technology company

  • A passion for finding insights in data and driving rapid execution based on those insights

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - written, verbal, and graphic - are a must

  • Strong work ethic - able to take ownership beyond own responsibility and manage timelines/deliverables effectively

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships

  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment

  • Strong working knowledge of analytical tools, such as SQL, Python and Excel

  • Enough laziness to find a faster way to do your least favorite tasks

  • Direct, transparent and humble

  • Provide and be receptive to constructive feedback

  • Team player - you go out of your way to help teammates; you win when the team wins!

At Affirm, "People Come First" is a core value and that's why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can learn more about our D&I efforts here.

We also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for positions in accordance with applicable laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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