Procurement Data Analyst

Boston

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

SimpliSafe is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented Data Analyst who can partner with our Procurement department to measure the impact of corporate cost savings initiatives. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute directly to our growth and help provide direction to our organization. You will join a small but growing Financial Planning & Analysis (“FP&A”) team and will interact directly with cross functional groups and executive leadership. This is a unique opportunity to be part of building the function in a hyper growth, private equity backed company expanding globally.

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with cross functional teams and Procurement on cost savings initiatives to model scenarios and help SimpliSafe make data driven vendor and operational decisions
  • Analyze financial and operational data to identify ongoing cost savings opportunities and build a pipeline of new value generating projects
  • Monitor financials to confirm the effectiveness of completed corporate initiatives
  • Serve as a liaison between Procurement, Accounting, and FP&A to support the consistent flow of information across the departments
  • Work with fellow FP&A team members to accurately forecast third party vendor spend and develop budgets
  • Track and report budget savings to SimpliSafe executives and investors

What You’ll Bring

  • 1-3 years of investment banking, PE or consulting experience; prior Corporate FP&A experience at a fast-paced technology/SaaS/consumer company will be highly valued
  • Bachelor’s degree with excellent academic record, MBA a plus
  • Strong technical finance and accounting skills preferred
  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, financial modeling and data analytics
  • Experience with e-commerce, retail, direct marketing, consumer electronics and / or subscription business models a plus
  • Outstanding analytical skills with rigorous attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills both orally and written with the ability to concisely and thoughtfully summarize financial analyses
  • Self-starter who can take on significant responsibility with little supervision
  • Team player with an exceptional work ethic
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem solving

About SimpliSafe:

SimpliSafe is a leading home security company that is disrupting the alarm industry with its award-winning security solution and pioneering self-install model. SimpliSafe combines thoughtfully-designed technology with industry-leading professional monitoring and verification – all at fair and honest prices with no long-term contracts.

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