As a member of the Finance team at Weedmaps, you will help power its analytical responsibilities through data. The Finance & Operations (FinOps) Data Analyst will help set the financial direction for Weedmaps in the forms of data acquisition, data manipulation, reporting, analysis, and various ad hoc initiatives to accelerate growth and expansion for the company. You'll be heavily relied upon as a cornerstone of the growing Finance team that aims to bring financial discipline, analytics, and intelligence to Weedmaps.
While this position reports into Finance, this role is unique in that it will also closely partner with the Strategy & Operations (Analytics) / Analytics team at Weedmaps. There you'll have a dotted line into the Senior Director of Analytics, keeping up to date on all things data with him and his team. This will be your second home.
You are a self-starter, independent thinker, deeply analytical and detailed-oriented, and capable of working in a structured manner to thrive in ambiguity. You have a tendency to roll up your sleeves, slice and dice massive sets of information, and build solutions that consider the future.
The impact you'll make:
Act as the subject matter expert on all things data. Understand Weedmaps data flows, table hierarchies, and optimal data extraction approaches in a continually evolving business.
Efficiently acquire, transform, and supply raw data for various Financial and Operational model needs or ad hoc initiatives.
Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, coupled with qualitative insights, and articulate your findings to individuals of varying professional backgrounds.
Build/maintain reports, dashboards, and metrics to monitor the performance of our key financial and operational metrics.
Create presentation ready data visualizations that are information rich but easy to follow.
Potentially help create a self-serve solution that enables non-SQL savvy Weedmapers to extract data on their own. Own and maintain that solution on a go forward basis, overseeing data validity within that system, addressing issues, tailored data requests, and visualization assistance.
What you've accomplished:
Minimum 2 years experience analyzing data and driving actionable results
Fluent in SQL or any other database querying language
Analytical thinker and structured problem solver
Strong background acquiring, researching, and manipulating complex and large data sets
Experience with data visualization tools (Chartio, Tableau, Microstrategy, etc)
Prior startup or tech experience
BA/BS degree or equivalent with specialization in marketing, finance, business, MIS, or related field of study
Finance knowledge (general P&L understanding, other financial statement knowledge is a plus)
Experience creating decks with presentation calibur visuals
Knowledge of analytical packages such as Python (numpy, Pandas, matplotlib, seaborn, scikit-learn, etc. ). R is also beneficial as a substitute.
Statistical knowledge and experience analyzing large data sets through that statistical lens (histograms, box and whisker plots, cumulative distribution functions, correlation analysis, cross correlation, linear regression, logistic regression, time series analysis, etc.)
Experience with Adobe Analytics, Amplitude, or other like product analytic platforms
Experience with product analytics and event tracking implementation
100% Employee Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage and 80% of Dependent Coverage
Matching 401k, 50% match up to 6% of employee contribution
3 weeks accrued PTO and 5 immediate sick days
Basic Life/AD&D (Accidental Death and Dismemberment)
Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Account
Catered lunch provided 5 days a week
All the equipment that you need to get your work done
Fridge is always stocked with energy drinks and other snacks
Casual work environment, read "no suit and tie required", but you are free to dress to the nines
Weedmaps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.