Senior Forecasting Analyst

We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Senior Forecasting Analyst to join the FP&A team, who masters the art of Forecasting and can provide in-depth, insightful analyses to help grow the business.

The Senior Forecasting Analyst will be part of the team which supports the Buyers Organization and will be integral to Etsy’s financial infrastructure by providing critical analysis and insights.

You are an experienced financial professional who is capable of juggling multiple priorities in a dynamic, rapidly growing and fluid organization. You have a passion for using data to drive business decisions and you are analytical as well as creative.

You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and are able to work effectively across organizational and functional boundaries. You are highly organized and excellent at building structure in situations that are uncertain or ambiguous for a rapidly growing business.

The position is based in Brooklyn, NY, and will be reporting to the FP&A Manager.

About the Role

  • Work with the FP&A Manager to build company-wide Budgets and Forecasts
  • Collaborate with FP&A colleagues and Business Partners to produce monthly and quarterly financial reviews for the Executive Team and Board of Directors.
  • Build linear and logistic regression models, and identify trends using time-series econometrics to forecast metrics such as GMS, Revenue and Margin.
  • Arm business leaders with data needed to make strong business decisions by helping them interpret analyses and measure progress against outlined goals.
  • Analyze historical and current trends to create Forecasts related to future opportunities and articulate these trends to the business leaders.
  • Chip in to special products such as analysis to assess the financial and strategic implications of product enhancements, new products, or new businesses.

About You

  • 3+ years of dynamic experience with modelling, including a combination of investment banking and corporate financial planning.
  • R, SQL, SAS programming and stochastic modeling is a requirement, ability to develop algorithms is a plus.
  • You love statistics and have experience in statistical methods.
  • Strong familiarity with e-commerce and technology is a plus.
  • High energy level with a hands-on approach combined with the ability to provide structure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent financial management and analytical skills, with a deep demonstrated understanding of financial modeling and analysis tools.
  • Ability to identify issues, generate and evaluate alternatives and implement solutions.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office (Excel in particular) is required and bonus points for experience with Host Analytics, Workday Financial Management and Looker.
  • Excellent academic record and exceptional work ethic.

What’s Next

Interested in working with us? Send us a cover letter and your resume explaining why you’d be great for the job. We value your unique talents and point of view, so feel free to tell us what you are all about. If you have an online presence (blog, Twitter, Facebook), send it along. And if you write, draw, craft, or contribute to something you’re proud of, we’d love to hear about it.  

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of color, ancestry, religion, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status.

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