Business Analyst, Strategy & Planning

Credit Karma is seeking an articulate, self-directed, highly analytical, strategic, and fun individual to join the Strategy & Planning (S&P) team. The Business Analyst, Strategy & Planning will join a growing team focused on the most pressing, exciting initiatives within Credit Karma. The Business Analyst will support the S&P team on projects with analytics, structure, and creative thinking.

What the job entails

  • Delivers objective, compelling, and data-driven insights and recommendations that enable S&P, Senior Management, and key stakeholders to make better business decisions
  • Engages in active, strategic thought partnership with both S&P and cross-functional teams to help define, structure, and solve for opportunities and challenges facing the company
  • Drives proactive competitor evaluation with internal and external experts that include discovering, consolidating and communicating key trends, strategies, opportunities, threats and implications related to the external environment

Our ideal candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 1-3 years related business experience in an analytic or finance-related role; backgrounds could include consumer internet, management consulting, financial services, etc.
  • A proactive, ‘figure-it- out’ attitude balanced with a willingness to ask for help when needed
  • Great time management: ability to track and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience analyzing and synthesizing information, identifying implications and observing patterns, making correct inferences, drawing conclusions, and explaining data
  • Entrepreneurial mindset to push analyses to the next level
  • Ability to translate analyses into next steps and action items
  • Comfortable communicating cross-functionally with employees from all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and deliver on-time, quality work products
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Excel; previous SQL knowledge preferred but not required
  • Interest and excitement in our industry and our mission


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