The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing and providing insight on key performance metrics, partnering with the business to support initiatives and manage costs, undertaking competitor analysis, revenue / cost forecasting and ad hoc analysis.
This position will provide opportunities to be exposure to a dynamic, fast-paced, high-performing business. In the last couple of years, the D2C lead generation business has significantly scaled.
In recent months, the business has acquired and launched new offerings to consumers in new vertical markets (with more launches on the horizon).
Also the hired person will have Interaction and partnership with teams across multiple functions (e.g. analytics, product management, customer engagement and client account management teams), largely based in California, USA.
The successful candidate will be accountable for the following key duties and responsibilities :
Regular reporting and monitoring of key performance metrics versus targets for existing lead generation offerings (cards, loans and auto insurance)
Financial modelling of future performance based on historic trends and future business plans (e.g. marketing / product launch plans)
Competitor review and analysis
Identifying issues and opportunities that impact revenue; drive to resolve issues and pursue opportunities
Identify further key performance metrics to provide insight and work with analytics team to develop the required reporting
Revenue and cost reporting, forecasting, budgeting - by various segmentations (e.g. client, vertical, score range), along with scenario analysis to identify ranges of revenue outcomes
Execute periodic close responsibilities including revenue and cost accounting critical to capturing business results. Maintain a strong control environment while helping the business to be nimble and efficient in decision-making and execution.
Oversee client billing and deliver monthly reconciliations & variance analysis
Partner with different functional teams to understand investment needs and manage costs to targets
Post investment analysis on acquisitions and organic investments
Provide finance support for proposed and ongoing strategies, partnerships and other investments, as needed
Provide finance support for new lead generation offerings in new vertical markets, as needed
Deliver on ad hoc requests from different functions within the business or regional / global leadership Applicants must meet the following requirements :
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or other related Bachelor degree
Master in Business Administration, Certified Public Accountant, other related Master degree preferred
4+ years of progressive experience in Finance
Experience in commercial finance, management reporting, budgeting, forecasting
Proven track record as a successful business partner, with strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong competence in developing financial models for forecasting and business scenario evaluation
Ability to interpret financial data from large data sets, verify the accuracy and draw out the key highlights
Ability to effectively balance detail orientation while maintaining accuracy
Strong skills with business intelligence tools and financial systems. Expert level skills in Excel required. Experience with Tableau, Oracle and Hyperion a plus.
Proactive and independent, with proven record of taking the initiative, driving processes end-to-end and executing continuous improvement
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Critical thinking and the capability to generate consistently accurate and useful reports, as well as enthusiasm for translating data into actionable insight
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills. Ability to interact at all levels within the organization
Highly motivated, self-starter who manages projects end-to-end and has a demonstrated track record of getting results, organizing and prioritizing deadlines
Proven previous job stability, including maintaining long-term work relationships with former employers
Must be able to clear the company’s pre-employment screening Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the Talent Acquisition Partner