Financial Business Analyst

  

Interested in working at an exciting SaaS company targeting Finance executives in tech companies?  Want to work with data from an innovative, peer benchmarking platform to help leading SaaS companies and their investors understand the benchmarks to help them grow, operate efficiently, and build enterprise value? 

OPEXEngine is the leading SaaS benchmarking platform for Software and SaaS financial and operating benchmarks. OPEXEngine is entering a significant growth phase and has a culture that is entrepreneurial, problem-solving-oriented, and focused on delivering powerful customer value. OPEXEngine was recently acquired by Bain & Company, one of the leading strategic consultancies in the world.

Job Overview

We are hiring a talented,  Financial Business Analyst professional to join our team. If you’re excited to be part of a winning team, OPEXEngine is a great place to grow your skills, and experience and advance your career.

Financial Business Analyst

Role: You will be responsible for building analytical models for integration into our benchmarking platform, as well as developing custom benchmark analysis for customers to understand SaaS sector performance, trends, and benchmarks.  In addition, you will work with customers and consultants to help them interpret and incorporate benchmark data into financial models.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Gather business requirements for performance tracking in SaaS companies and investors in technology companies.
  • Work with client company financial analysts to understand their data analysis requirements.
  • Build benchmark models that report major performance indicators.
  • Develop complex financial and operating models for tech investors to track and evaluate their portfolio companies.
  • Collaborate with software development to incorporate analytics into OPEXEngine’s platform.  
  • Perform quick ad-hoc modeling analysis and research using a variety of data sources.
  • Identify data bugs as part of quality oversight in systems.
  • Develop financial models and assist in strategic initiatives and critical decisions.
  • Manage special projects, and implement and recommend process improvements to data analysis.

Qualifications for Financial Business Analyst

  • Exhibits strong knowledge of accounting principles when analyzing financial data
  • Ability to gather business requirements for data and analytics functionality.
  • Flawless communication skills, both written and oral,
  • Understanding of the SaaS and enterprise software market 
  • Demonstrated ability to work solo as well as being a productive team member
  • Have a strong work ethic and eagerness to learn and advance skills
  • Experience with Python, and financial models developed in Excel using advanced tools like macros and lookup features
  • Strong background in statistical analysis and statistical concepts.
  • Must exhibit problem-solving skills to analyze data and deliver solutions.

Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Financial or equivalent experience 
  • 5-7+ years of experience in a Business Analyst capacity preferably in a Finance environment
  • Education or training in Statistics and principles of statistical analysis
  • Experience using Python 
  • Experience with Business Analysis tools
  • Experience with data from leading CRM systems
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up, remote environment: a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity 
  • Experience creating financial models
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% 

Preferred 

  • Knowledge of benchmarking best practices
  • Knowledge of SaaS metrics and KPIs
  • M.B.A or Master’s degree
  • Experience working in a consulting capacity

 

About OPEXEngine 

OPEXEngine is the leading SaaS benchmarking platform for Software and SaaS companies, used by vendors, investors, and service providers to software and SaaS companies. We work directly with CFOs, heads of FP&A, and Finance executives — over 500 CFOs and finance teams depend on the OPEXEngine benchmarking platform to improve their company’s financial and operating performance. OPEXEngine benchmarks are used for budgeting and planning, for board and investor reporting, for due diligence, and for diagnostics of operational inefficiencies. Consistent and accurate data is critical to the process. 

We value initiative, resourcefulness, and passion for getting the analysis right. The success of our customers is our mission. With the momentum we are experiencing, we are actively building our team to meet our growth targets. In 2021, OPEXEngine became part of the Bain & Company Proprietary Data Ventures group. 

 

About Bain & Company 

Bain & Company is one of the world’s leading management consulting firms. We work with change-oriented executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions and deliver the sustainable success they desire. We advise global leaders on their most critical issues and opportunities across all industries and geographies. 

We are proud to be consistently recognized as one of the world’s best places to work, a champion of diversity, and a model of social responsibility. We are currently ranked the #1 consulting firm on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list, and we have maintained a spot in the top four on Glassdoor’s list for the last 12 years. We believe that diversity, inclusion, and collaboration are key to building extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities, and potential, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally. 

Applicants must have received, or be willing to receive, the COVID-19 vaccine, and be fully vaccinated (established 2 weeks following final dose) by the date of employment with OPEXEngine.

All candidates authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship are eligible to apply.

OPEXEngine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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