Sr. Business Analyst

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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.

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst whose primary responsibility will be Strategy & Analytics supporting our Strategic Partnerships: Powered by Affirm initiative which is responsible for driving high impact GTM partnerships such as Shopify. The ideal candidate will have strong problem solving and analytical skills, business sense, as well as interpersonal skills. This position is suited for someone who is results-oriented, hardworking, and who isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to innovate and have a lasting impact on the direction of a fast growing FinTech company that is re-defining its industry.

What you'll do

You will demonstrate a deep and broad understanding of the business and platform, and partner heavily across the organization to assess business opportunities, drive key insights and own financial analysis to support business cases for our Powered by Affirm GTM approach, support prioritization and project management from exploration to rollout.

  • Be the team’s go-to partner for integrated financial modeling and data-driven analyses
  • Partner cross-functionally with various teams including Product, Finance, Merchant Pricing, Marketing, Sales, Credit, Capital Markets, Client Success, Product Analytics, Data Science and Partnership
  • Responsible for crafting, managing, monitoring and reporting on Shopify portfolio performance and other Powered by Affirm partnerships’ economics
  • Conduct custom analysis on sophisticated and open-ended questions and present findings in a clear and concise manner to cross-functional partners
  • Operationalize new pricing/incentive strategies to test and iterate to optimize merchant adoption and retention
  • Build thoughtful and succinct presentations to communicate the project’s strategy, key workstreams, and analyses
  • Develop, monitor and report on critical success metrics and communicate meaningful insights to relevant partners.
  • Become a specialist in the retail point of sale financing, payments and marketing landscape
  • Maintain a strong understanding of our evolving platform and data warehouse

What we look for

  • Passion to disrupt both the retail and lending industry for the better
  • 3+ years of experience within investment banking, management consulting, private equity, and ideally more recent experience in strategic or operational finance functions at a high-growth technology company
  • A passion for finding insights in data and driving rapid execution based on those insights
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – written, verbal, and graphic - are a must
  • Strong work ethic - able to take ownership beyond own responsibility and run timelines/deliverables effectively
  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment
  • Strong working knowledge of analytical tools, such as SQL, Python and Excel
Location

We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. Remote based employees may occasionally travel to an Affirm office for meetings or team building events. Our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

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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.

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2020 DEI Report.

We also believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages

Location

Affirm's office is located in San Francisco's Financial District with close access to great coffee, restaurants, and bars.

What are Affirm Perks + Benefits

Affirm Benefits Overview

We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! The majority of our roles can be accomplished anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of Quebec). While most Affirmers will have the option to choose a remote-first accommodation, our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

For this new way of working, we’re thrilled to introduce a dynamic and competitive compensation model and total rewards package that complements our remote-first work style. Affirm’s 2021 benefits will allow flexibility for Affirmers to customize their experience by selecting benefits based on their individual needs and preferences to be successful from almost anywhere -- continuing to lean into our value of “People Come First”.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Affirm Cares is a 501(C)3 employee foundation dedicated to supporting nonprofit causes in our communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Diversity and Inclusion Council is comprised of Affirmers from across all organizations and levels working together to build towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Affirm supports paid parental leave for periods of disability and for baby bonding.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Affirm provides leaves of absences for eligible employees under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA).
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Check out Affirm's 2020 DEI Report here: http://bit.ly/affirmdei2020

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