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. Affirm proudly includes Returnly. 

We're looking for a passionate and analytically minded professional to join the Strategic Finance team. Strategic Finance is responsible for driving company strategy, empowering executive decision making, and guiding the company towards achieving its goals. This high impact, highly visible role sits on the Revenue Finance team, a scrappy, tight-knit subteam with outsized cross-functional impact and ownership. We help set the company-wide targets, provide forecasts and real time analytics to executives and business leaders, and partner cross functionally to evaluate strategic business and product decisions. The ideal candidate will not only have superb technical skills but also strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and present to all levels of the organization.

What you'll do

  • Become end-to-end financial expert on Affirm’s core lending business; understand historical company performance and predict future outcomes
  • Develop automated user, merchant and financial forecasts 
  • Design, develop and deliver scalable dashboards and analytics for cross departmental consumption (i.e. Client Success, Credit, Merchant Pricing, and Capital Markets)
  • Evaluate, communicate and recommend solutions to optimize growth in users, volume, revenue and unit economics

What we look for

  • Passion and drive to disrupt the lending and financial industry for the better
  • Strong sense of ownership, intellectual curiosity and an ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
  • High attention to detail but an equally important ability to see the big picture and evaluate analyses with strategic business context
  • 2+ years experience in analytically-driven roles (analytics, data science, consulting, finance, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL and Python or R; including:
    • Experience writing clean, computationally efficient code involving ETL processes, data manipulation, and standard analysis packages (e.g., SciPy, NumPy, Pandas)
    • Comfort with production level IDEs (e.g., Visual Studio, PyCharm), interactive IDEs (e.g., Spyder, Jupyter), and Version Control (e.g., git)
  • Excel modeling experience preferred
  • Experience using Looker or similar BI tool a plus

Location - Remote U.S.

Grade - USA28

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Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia.  Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

All full-time jobs at Affirm (excluding interns and apprentices) are tied to a transparent grade-based pay range taking location into account. 

[Colorado Candidates] In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the grade for this position in Colorado is listed above. You can find the Colorado base pay range and benefits here.

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
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