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Zola // wedding registry for the modern couple
 
New York    Posted: Thursday, December 24, 2020
 
   
 
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Zola is looking for a Senior Analyst to join the Finance team. This role will report into the Senior Director of Strategic Finance & partner closely with business units, marketing & merchandising teams to plan, forecast & drive revenue & margins.  He/she will provide rigorous & thoughtful analyses to help identify key trends, risks & opportunities, & ad-hoc financial analysis for strategic projects.  This role is ideal for someone who has previous experience in retail or sales planning & is passionate about driving the right business decisions with data.

What We are Looking For:

  • A motivated self-starter who strives for results & thrive in start-up environment
  • Someone with unquestionable integrity & curiosity in solving problems & seeking the truth
  • Someone with strong attention to detail & ability to deliver work product with the highest level of accuracy
  • Someone who can work effectively with lots of data, yet seeing the bigger picture & focus on drawing actionable insights
  • Someone who has executive presence & can confidently deliver insights & provide supporting evidence
  • A go-getter who can self-manage & drive process improvements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for financial budgeting & forecasting of sales, margins & marketing spend
  • Determine the right KPIs to track & report on
  • Collaborate with business units, marketing & merch planning teams to conduct weekly & monthly sales forecasts
  • Partner with business teams in tracking & diagnosing risks & opportunities of various business products. 
  • Weekly business KPI reporting
  • Perform ad hoc financial analyses such as ROI analysis on marketing investments, partnerships business case, etc.
  • Proactively communicate findings to business partners
  • Collaborate with accounting team on month end close & financial reporting
  • Other financial planning responsibilities depending on capabilities & interests

Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years+ work experience in a rigorous analytical role, including at least 1 year in a financial or sales planning capacity; Retail or consumer experience a plus
  • Experience working with a large database.  Proficiency in SQL a plus (or ability to become proficient quickly)
  • Highly detail oriented with strong organizational & problem solving skills
  • Analytical/critical thinker with ability to conduct analysis with minimal oversight & ability to defend such analyses
  • Build collaborative relationships & ability to influence partners
  • Team player & great communicator 

About Zola: 

We're Zola, the wedding company that will do anything for love. We're reinventing the wedding planning & registry experience to make the happiest moment in our couples lives even happier. From engagement to wedding & decorating your first home, Zola is there, combining compassionate customer service with modern tools & technology all in the service of love. 

We built our entire platform from the ground-up in 2013, & quickly became the fastest-growing wedding company in the country. Our team has deep experience creating award-winning online & mobile products that are helpful, intuitive, & simply magical.   Were proud to have investor partners including Female Founders Fund, Comcast Ventures, Goldman Sachs, Canvas Ventures, Thrive Capital & Lightspeed Venture Partners, among others. 

We are passionate about supporting all forms of love, & were proud of our thriving community of over 1 million couples. We strive to hire a team that is as beautifully diverse as the couples getting married today, & we encourage individuals from every race, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, marital status, religion & perspective to apply. Zola will always be a place where every employee, couple, wedding guest, wedding vendor, & partner will be respected & accepted & valued. 

Our headquarters are in NYC, & we have offices in Charlottesville & Montreal. Come work with us!




 
 
 
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