Lead Financial Analytics and Data
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Reimagining the future of education with us
Are you passionate about disrupting the future of education and to make a real impact? Do you want a career in an edtech company that is innovative and rewarding? Join us and enjoy working alongside an international team of talented thinkers, doers and magic makers.
We reimagine learning by enabling every student in the world to unlock their full potential through affordable and inspiring lessons from quality tutors chosen to fit their individual needs. To make our mission reality, we are on the lookout for those adventurous and hungry to join our mission!
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Lead for Financial Analytics and Data to join our Finance team. This leadership position will play a pivotal role in driving financial performance and supporting decision-making across the company's departments.
As the Lead Financial Analytics and Data, you will be responsible for leading the development and execution of the company's financial analytics strategy. You will oversee a team of financial analysts focused on analyzing subscriber behavior, tracking financial key performance indicators, and identifying growth opportunities that align with our subscription model business. Furthermore, you will also own, maintain and further develop an FP&A tool that acts as central source of financial information for reporting and budgeting. Your role will involve translating data insights into actionable financial strategies and collaborating with cross-functional departments to drive financial performance.
- Lead, mentor, and manage a team of financial data analysts, providing guidance, setting goals, and fostering a culture of collaboration and financial excellence.
- Develop and execute a comprehensive financial analytics strategy aligned with the company's financial goals and objectives.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Product, Marketing, Sales, and Finance to understand business needs and translate them into actionable financial insights.
- Analyze subscriber data to derive financial insights, including trends in subscriber acquisition, retention, lifetime value, and churn.
- Create and maintain financial dashboards and reports to provide real-time visibility into financial performance metrics, subscriber trends, and their impact on business outcomes.
- Utilize advanced statistical analyses, predictive modeling, and financial forecasting techniques to identify potential revenue growth opportunities and cost optimization strategies.
- Monitor industry trends and best practices in financial analytics to ensure our approaches remain cutting-edge and competitive.
- Work closely with the central data organization (engineers & scientists) and IT teams to ensure the integrity, security, and accessibility of our financial data infrastructure.
- Own, maintain and develop the internal FP&A tool as central source of information for management reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
- Prepare and present regular financial reports and insights to senior leadership, contributing to data-driven financial decisions.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Economics, Data Analytics/Science or a related field.
- Proven experience (5+ years) in a data analytics role, with a track record of progressively increasing responsibilities and leadership.
- Strong proficiency in financial analysis tools such as Excel, Python, SQL, and data visualization tools like Tableau or Power BI.
- Experience in building and managing analytical teams, fostering professional growth, and promoting a collaborative environment is an asset.
- Solid understanding of subscription-based business models and relevant financial metrics (churn rate, LTV, CAC, MRR, ARR, etc.).
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to present complex financial findings in a clear and actionable manner to both financial and non-financial stakeholders.
- Familiarity with financial modeling, scenario analysis, and forecasting techniques.
- Strong business acumen and the ability to align financial analytics initiatives with strategic financial objectives.
What we offer:
- A unique opportunity to disrupt education
- The chance to grow and build your career in EdTech
- Diverse, driven, motivated and brave team members
- A flexible, hybrid work environment
- Regular team & office events
- GoStudent Employee Resource Groups
- Unlimited access to Linkedin Learning Courses to expand your knowledge on your area of interest
- 30 free tutoring lessons per year of employment
- A variety of online and in-person learning & development opportunities
- A comprehensive 24/7 Employee Support Programme for you and your family members
Do you want to reimagine education together with us and join a mission to believe in? Do you want to unlock your creativity and advance your career by mastering exciting challenges together with an international, driven team? We believe in multiple choice answers and give you the flexibility to decide how and where you work best. We are here to support your goals and to discover how far we can reach by growing smarter and stronger together. You’ll play a pivotal role within a diverse and passionate team, unlocking each other’s full potential. If this sounds good to you, then join us now and unlock your full potential.
Your way to unlock your full potential
- Disrupting Education: Join us for a unique opportunity to disrupt the traditional education landscape. It's not just a job; it's a chance to be part of something big and meaningful.
- Global Dream Team: Say hello to an international and diverse crew of thinkers, doers, and magic makers. Get ready to be inspired daily by your colleagues from around the world.
- Work, Your Way: We offer a flexible, hybrid work environment that respects your need for work-life harmony with 2/3 remote days a week & 5 fully remote weeks a year so you can shine in a way that suits you best.
- Office Shenanigans: Our regular team and office events will keep your spirits high. We believe in bonding, celebrating, and having a blast together.
- Strength in Unity: Join one of our GoStudent Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and be part of communities that champion causes you're passionate about.
- Growing is LIT: The sky's the limit in our EdTech playground. Access a wide array of online and in-person learning and development opportunities to build your career as high as your dreams can take you.
- Support Around the Clock: We've got your back 24/7. Enjoy a comprehensive Employee Support Programme that's not just for you but for your loved ones too.
Life at GoStudent:
Do you want to reimagine education together with us and join a mission to believe in?
GoStudent is one of the world’s leading tutoring providers and education platforms. We’re also a unicorn and have raised more than €675m investment to date. Together with our acquisitions Seneca Learning, Tus Media, Fox Education and Studienkreis, we currently support more than 11 million families each month to fulfil our vision to help each student reach their full potential.
We are passionate about disrupting the future of education and making a real impact. Join our journey and unlock your creativity and advance your career by mastering exciting challenges together with an international, driven team. We are here to support your goals and to discover how far we can reach by growing smarter and stronger together. If this sounds good to you, then join us now and unlock your full potential.
At GoStudent, we are an open and welcoming bunch that values your unique skills, passion, and potential. We don't hire based on age, gender, nationality, or political views, but rather focus on your talent and motivation to contribute to the future of learning. Even if you are a unicorn - just as GoStudent is: if you believe that you can make a positive impact, we encourage you to throw your hat in the ring & to apply, regardless of whether you meet every requirement. Our team is diverse, and we believe that this diversity fosters creativity and innovation, making us a better company. Join us in reimagining the future of learning!
Learn more here: https://www.gostudent.org/en/team-and-careers
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