Financial Analyst

Automattic


1 month ago

04/07/2019 15:52:58

Job type: Full-time

Category: All others


Financial Analyst

At Automattic, we are the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, and Jetpack. We believe in making the web a better place. We’re a distributed company with 800+ Automatticians in 65+ countries speaking 75+ languages. Our shared goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world.

On Automattic’s finance team, we spend every single day helping our company make better decisions. We build business analytics that make complex things simple. We create and share insight into Automattic’s worldwide operations by deeply analyzing our metrics to understand the drivers. We collaborate across the company to improve performance. We do deals, including global M&A and financings.

We’d love to hear from you if:

    • You are passionate about and experienced with lean, fast-growing, dynamic technology companies.
    • You are fluent in the financial and operating metrics of software as a service (SaaS) or other subscription businesses.
    • You are meticulous and able to master a vast amount of details then build on that foundation to provide strategic insights and advice.
    • You are highly motivated to learn new things and improve your skills.
    • You have excellent verbal and written skills in English.
    • Bonus points: You are comfortable working with large datasets and SQL.
    • Double bonus points: You’re familiar with tools like Host Analytics or Adaptive Insights.

If you have experience with WordPress, software development, coding, open source, or other relevant areas, don’t forget to mention it. Like all positions at Automattic, you’ll work remotely, and can be based wherever you live.

We’re serious about growing diversity in the tech industry. We want to build Automattic as an environment where people love their work and show respect and empathy to those with whom we interact. Diversity typically includes, but is not limited to, differences in race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political and religious affiliation, socioeconomic background, cultural background, geographic location, disabilities and abilities, relationship status, veteran status, and age. To work on diversity means that we welcome these differences, and strive to increase the visibility of traditionally underrepresented groups. Read more about our dedication to diversity and inclusion.

How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a résumé as a PDF. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject.

Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize WordPress and Automattic correctly. We are lucky to receive hundreds of applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out. If you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply.

If you’re reading this on a site other than automattic.com please ensure you visit automattic.com/work-with-us for the latest details on applying.

To increase your chances of standing out, please answer the following:

  • In one sentence, how would you describe Automattic’s business model to someone who isn’t familiar with the company?
  • What is your favorite SaaS metric for a business like WordPress.com?
  • Tell us about an analysis problem you enjoyed working on recently. Why did you like it?

All Jobs Require

  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast, who knows what will be the skills of tomorrow? Flexibility is key.

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