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Senior Finance Data Analyst

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This TOP Fortune 500 Company, known for the tax & small business software and located in Mountain View, Ca is seeking a Senior Finance Data Analyst to join their Finance team for a 6 month contract.

About the position:
The Finance team drives business growth and profitability through strategic, financial and operational leadership. Our team is comprised of finance, accounting, supply chain, corporate strategy & development and tax professionals that support and enhance our operating efficiencies.

Come join the Small Business Finance team working in a dynamic environment, working on our Merchant Services business (i.e. https://payments.intuit.com/) to leverage data to drive accurate forecasting and analysis into growing the business.

Our analytics team within finance is comprised of finance, analytics, data-science professionals that support in leveraging data for always improving executive and financial decision-making. We work across initiatives on projects spanning financial modeling, data visualization, deep-dive analysis, and distributed machine-learning to predict key financials. We are scrappy, data geeks, and are focused on driving impact to our financials.

We are looking for a Senior Finance Data Analyst to support the Payments Finance team in rebuilding forecast accuracy. This is a fairly junior role and want to see candidates who are driven and motivated by learning new things; someone who is intellectually curious and has hustle!

Responsibilities:

• Partners directly with our merchant services FP&A team to support the business.
• Partner with the FP&A team to leverage our data towards building more accurate forecast modeling.
• Become the expert on our merchant services data within finance.
• Partner closely with data engineering and finance teams to Investigate and deep-dive into data discrepancies, partnering side-by side with data engineers to drive fixes.
• Push us to be more efficient through driving new automation, coordinating across teams, building dashboards in Tableau, and scripting in SQL, replacing current manual and cumbersome processes.
• Demonstrated ability to both lead and drive analysis to provide actionable insight, and to support the efforts of the team.
• Work to align data definitions used across financial modeling and the technical implementation in our data warehouse.
• Work closely with the data engineering and technical teams to set up automated checks to validate ongoing data accuracy of data used in financial modeling

Qualifications:
• 3-5+ years of professional experience in a combination of data analysis and/or finance
• Self-motivated individual with demonstrated ability to both lead and drive analysis and also support efforts for a team is a must
• FP&A / financial modeling experience strongly preferred
• Intellectual curiosity and shows passion for learning
• Excellent collaboration skills, ability to work well within teams, and ability to coordinate across multiple organizations
• Comfortable working in SQL (writing analytic queries, working with Star-Schema tables, etc…)
• Experience working with SQL server a plus
• Strong experience with Microsoft Excel (e.g. INDEX/MATCH, Pivot Tables, SUMPRODUCT, external data sources through odbc)
• Experience with tableau a plus
• Experience with merchant services / credit card processing is strong plus
• Experience with Hyperion a plus
• Curious, and a quick learner
• Strong attention to details
• Strong written and verbal communication skills a must have
***intermediate experience with SQL (Joins, subqueries, OVER clause, creating tables, star schema)
***intermediate exp with Excel ( INDEX/MATCH, VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, SUMPRODUCT, SUMIFS, conditional formatting)

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