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Strategic Finance Analyst

1stDibs is a one-of-a-kind online marketplace that connects design lovers to more than one million extraordinary pieces, from furniture and fine art to jewelry and fashion. As a leading global marketplace for design lovers, we enable shoppers to discover beautiful things and interact with top sellers from around the world and our team shares that passion. Our best-in-class platform allows shoppers to buy directly, negotiate a price, or bid on items at auction and enables them to interact with sellers throughout all stages of the transaction — including item inquiries, price negotiations, and customization requests.

As the Strategic Finance Analyst at 1stDibs, you will be a part of a team that leads the Financial Planning & Analysis, Business Partnering, Corporate Development, and Investor Relations functions. In this role you will be the point person for 1stDibs’ monthly financial reporting processes, help conduct financial and operational analyses, all while working cross-functionally to support teams such as Supply, Product, Operations, and Marketing. You will work closely with the Executive team, helping manage their budgets, leading our bi-annual strategic planning process, and performing ad-hoc analysis as necessary. You will need to possess strong quantitative skills, keen attention to detail, and the ability to communicate ideas clearly. This role will allow the right candidate to both grow professionally and take on more responsibility in the organization over time. 

What You Will Do

 Reporting / Budgeting & Forecasting

  • Own the creation of monthly / quarterly financial performance decks and lead presentations for the Executive team
  • Work closely with the Manager of Strategic Finance to build budgets and forecasts for teams across the company
  • Support monthly check-ins with various team leaders so they can understand department-specific and overall business performance
  • Update company models with monthly actual metrics and help forecast future performance
  • Prepare materials for the Board of Directors and investors

 Business Partnering and Decision Support

  • Support finance team management by providing an understanding of financial metrics, both topline and expense -related, and their underlying business drivers
  • Update key performance indicator models that help us ensure we are scaling responsibly: both fueling high growth and making sound financial decisions
  • Act as a business partner to various company stakeholders to understand their needs and answer their financial questions
  • Support our bi-annual strategic planning process by helping assess the potential impact of new business opportunities

Who You Are

  • You have 1-2 years of experience working in an FP&A, Accounting, or Finance adjacent role, with business operations-related work a plus
  • You have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance or another business major
  • You have strong knowledge of Excel and Powerpoint
  • You have keen analytical skills, with the ability and resilience to go deep into the details
  • You have the ability to state ideas clearly and concisely, and to be able to admit a mistake
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and multiple, changing priorities
  • You have familiarity with and passion for e-commerce, marketplaces, furniture, and / or design

Nice to Haves (But not Required!):

  • You have experience with Looker and / or Netsuite

Our overall compensation package is made of several parts, base compensation being one of them. At 1stDibs we value and are proud of our culture, innovation, professional development and training workshops, trust and giving back to the community.  Equity, a comprehensive benefits package, and incentive (IF APPLICABLE)  are all are components of your total compensation package.  Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

Tri-State Pay Range
$72,000$78,500 USD

1stDibs is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The 1stDibs mission, to enrich lives with the extraordinary, can only be achieved when diversity, equity and inclusion are embedded into our values, culture and the way we do business. Enabling access to and celebrating unique and diverse perspectives is at the very core of what we do. We are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry, who are reflective of the diversity of our communities, and fostering an environment where every individual feels they belong, are valued and heard. As a leading design marketplace, we leverage the power of our platform and brand to empower historically underrepresented individuals, and the businesses they own, across the art and design industries.


Total Compensation Statement 

1stDibs is committed to attracting, motivating and retaining top talent who drive the business forward and help us achieve our mission and vision. The company’s Total Compensation packages are designed to reward performance, be fair, equitable, and competitive, and consist of base salary, equity (where applicable), and health and work-life benefits.