Business Analyst, Strategy and Analytics

Do you love bringing data to life and driving data driven decision making? Are you fed up with how slow big banks move? Do you want to work in a fast paced environment with brilliant people? Come join us in our mission to change consumer finance through better technology, lower costs, and increased transparency while providing the best customer experience. We are looking for a top-notch coding and data guru to help scale our analytic and visualization capabilities and infrastructure.

What You'll Do

  • Get your hands dirty as you help us continue to scale our analytics infrastructure. We use homegrown solutions and 3rd party providers Partner cross-functionally with our Product, Sales, Marketing, and Client Success teams on analytics projects to drive strategy and optimize tactics
  • Build and maintain reporting/visualization and tools to help push the right data to the people who need it
  • Own and iterate on our loan volume forecast and weekly metrics working cross-functionally with our finance team
  • Maintain a strong understanding of our evolving data warehouse
  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses to drive strategic decision-making throughout the company
  • Identify current manual processes and suggest/implement automation to drive efficiency

What We Look For

  • Passion and drive to change banking, payments and online marketing for the better
  • BA/BS degree in a quantitative discipline
  • 1+ years of experience in an analytically-driven role (consulting, finance, analytics, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of analytical tools, such as SQL, Python, R, Excel, and visualization software (e.g. Looker, Tableau, etc.)
  • A passion for finding insights in data and driving change based on those insights
  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Enough laziness to find a faster way to do your least favorite tasks
  • Grit. Lots of grit. You’ll wear 7 hats and not love all of them
  • Intelligence + Humility. Hubris is the fastest way to blow up a bank!

ABOUT AFFIRM
At Affirm we are using technology to re-imagine and re-build core parts of financial infrastructure to enable cheaper, friendlier and more transparent financial products and services that improve lives.

We believe the financial industry is fundamentally broken. Not only is the core infrastructure built with technology from the 1970s, but there are a dwindling number of people who say "I trust my bank to look out for me". It doesn’t have to be this way, and it’s our mission to fix this problem.

We are based in San Francisco; founded by Max Levchin (founding CTO of PayPal), Jeff Kaditz (CDO DeNA/ngmoco), and Nathan Gettings (founding CTO of Palantir); and building a team of exceptionally talented people to join us on our mission.

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