Junior Financial Analyst

About Birchbox

Founded in 2010, Birchbox is a leading beauty and grooming retailer, offering an efficient, personalized way to discover and shop for new products. We redefined the e-commerce experience by pairing a monthly subscription of samples with a curated online shop featuring more than 800 best-in-class brands. Every month, subscribers receive five prestige samples tailored to their unique profile along with inspiring editorial content that creates a seamless path to purchase full-size versions of their favorites on Birchbox.com. In 2012, we launched Birchbox Man and expanded internationally, and in 2014, we opened our first brick-and-mortar store in Soho. Today we have more than one million subscribers and operate in five countries, including France, Spain, UK, and Belgium. Birchbox is headquartered in New York City. 

The Position:

Birchbox is looking for a sharp mind to assist the growing Finance department on all matters of financial planning and analysis for our global business operations. You will have the opportunity to work in our innovative and fast-changing environment where your analyses and insights help our executive team make key decisions. We need someone with integrity, energy, passion and a strong financial background to aide in everything from day-to-day business operations to forecasting and planning to financing. We’re a lean team and this role offers a motivated and hardworking individual the opportunity to make a big impact, while learning about all aspects of our business.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for tracking and reporting business performance against operating plans for management and other stakeholders

  • Prepare materials to be shared company-wide on financial performance  

  • Coordinate with accounting team on month, quarter and year-end close processes to ensure accurate and timely delivery of financial reports

  • Initiate continual process improvement efforts that enhance timeliness and accuracy of financial results and reporting

  • Establish and maintain strong business partnerships and cross-functional relationships to provide decision support

  • Assist with the annual budgeting process by providing guidance, support and analytics

  • Support management in corporate development activities, including fundraising and M&A

  • Perform ad-hoc reporting and analysis as needed

You…

  • …have a focused and proven financial track record, crafted at an investment bank or an operating company
  • …pride yourself on the quality of your work and are a stickler for details
  • …look forward to new challenges and love digging into problems
  • …are at your best working in a fast-paced, team environment under tight deadlines
  • …have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, especially distilling down financial information so that      everyone gets it
  • …are motivated to work on a small team and believe that no job is too small
  • …operate with the utmost integrity

Key Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree; finance and accounting coursework preferred
  • 1 – 2 years of applicable experience, including investment banking or corporate finance
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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