Babylist is  looking for a curious detail-oriented problem solver to join our Finance team. Our Finance team is responsible for driving profitable fast paced growth using best in-class financial modeling practices and world class analytics. As the Senior Financial Analyst at Babylist, you will report directly to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and assist with the development of forecasting models, reporting materials and ad-hoc strategic projects that support the continued  growth of Babylist. 

 Your greatest strength is taking an idea or a product feature and translating that into how it will materialize and impact our financial model. You are curious and great at conceptual problem solving. You love connecting the operations of business teams to the numbers in the financial model. The right candidate will  thrive in a fast-paced environment, motivated by the opportunity to support scaling the business to the next level through quantitative and qualitative insights. You possess exceptional analytical and modeling skills, enjoy solving complex business problems, and have an innate curiosity for the why and how things work.

What You'll Do

  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of complex bottom-up forecasting models, while improving predictive accuracy and furthering the automation of these models
  • Develop financial models and operational processes, including monthly, quarterly and annual FP&A processes as well as long term financial modeling 
  • Support comprehensive, financial planning and forecasting such as revenue, headcount and expense forecasting and reporting including peer comparisons
  • Build critical Executive and Board of Directors presentation materials on business performance and strategic business decisions 
  • Partner with cross-functional business leaders across the company to provide actionable business insights and recommendations from financial data
  • Perform financial modeling and analysis for ad hoc strategic projects to empower the business to make data driven decisions 
  • Manage the development and integration of incremental models and KPIs as we expand the business
  • Work with Data team to build dashboards to automate the maintenance of models and KPIs

Who You Are

  • Highly analytical, detail oriented and constantly seeking to understand the "why" of any business trend
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal); and pro at collaborating constructively with, and influencing, business partners
  • Advanced understanding of corporate financial planning, modeling, reporting and analysis
  • Motivated to achieve results in a fast-paced, growing and ambiguous environment
  • Able to manipulate large data sets, uncover hidden insights in our data, and meaningfully improve our understanding of our business through this process

What You've Done

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or a quantitative discipline
  • Experience in startup or high-growth company corporate/strategic finance functions
  • Experience in unit economics analysis and eCommerce business models is a plus
  • Superior Excel modeling skills
  • Basic SQL proficiency (or willingness to learn)

Why You Will Love Working At Babylist

  • We are a remote first company and invest in infrastructure you’ll need to be supported and successful: tools, opportunities to connect with colleagues, and a stipend to help you set up your office
  • We build products that have a positive impact on millions of people’s lives
  • We work at a sustainable pace which means work/life balance is a real thing here
  • We believe technology and data can solve hard problems 
  • We believe in exceptional management 
  • We are committed to providing an actively antiracist organization and doing the work to support differences of all kinds
  • We offer competitive pay and meaningful opportunities for career advancement
  • We have great benefits like company paid medical, dental, and vision, a generous paid parental leave policy, and 401k with company match
  • We care about employee wellbeing with perks for physical, mental and emotional health, parenting, childcare, and financial planning

About Babylist

Babylist is the leading destination for baby commerce, where 8 million people each year buy what they need to welcome a new baby. We serve parents and the community of grandparents, friends and relatives around each baby - connecting everyone who helps plan, prepare and shop for the new arrival. From the “add anything from anywhere” registry for new parents, to the expert advice and product ideas for gift givers, there is no more trusted, go-to solution for growing families.

If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. Experience comes in many forms – skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.

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