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Strategic Finance Analyst

We are seeking a Finance Analyst to join the Strategic Finance team. Our team leads the Financial Planning & Analysis, Business Partnering, Financing, and Investor Relations functions, and works closely with the Executive team during strategic planning. In this highly visible role, you will conduct financial and operational analyses and provide recommendations to management, all while working cross-functionally to support our Supply, Engineering, Product, and Operations teams. You will need to have exceptional quantitative skills, keen attention to detail, and the ability to work with stakeholders across the business from junior employees to executive management.

 

What you’ll do

Guiding Business Decisions

  • Support management by providing an understanding of key financial metrics, both topline and expense -related, and their underlying business drivers
  • Develop frameworks and key performance indicators to ensure we are scaling responsibly: both fueling high growth and making sound financial decisions
  • Help gain alignment between interdependent teams within our increasingly complex business
  • Support our bi-annual strategic planning process by assessing the potential impact of new business opportunities

 

Budgeting & Forecasting / Reporting

  • Work with the Finance Manager to build budgets and forecasts related to the Technology, Supply, and Operations organizations
  • Lead monthly reviews with these teams so they can understand overall business performance and 
  • Partner with team leadership and collaborate across departments to help manage investment and expense requests
  • Act as a business partner to various stakeholders to understand their needs and provide an on-going financial point of view
  • Collaborate with Finance team colleagues and business leaders to produce monthly and quarterly financial performance reviews for the Executive team
  • Prepare materials for the Board of Directors and investors

 

What you will bring

  • 1+ years of experience working in a Finance or FP&A role, with business operations -related work a major plus. Previous experience in the e-commerce industry, investment banking, or consulting also a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a finance or other business major
  • Expert knowledge of Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to go deep into the details, then compile key information for business stakeholders
  • Capacity to work across departments and interact with employees who range from the junior level to the executive level
  • Ability to state ideas clearly and concisely, and to be able to admit a mistake
  • Comfort with ambiguity, and desire to improve processes and build business decision frameworks
  • Familiarity with and passion for e-commerce, marketplaces, furniture, and design a plus
  • Experience with Looker, Google Analytics, and/or SQL a plus

 

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for rare and desirable objects. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including Amazon, Google, eBay, Mlb.com, PayPal, and Twitter.

1stdibs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.