Sr. Analyst – Financial Data & Insights
Data Analytics / Remote
Plex is looking for a self-motivated and experienced analyst with proven ability to translate data into insights and action. You’re curious and thrive on figuring out complex problems. You love diving into data and using tools like Big Query, Looker and Data studio to explore, analyze and model. You are creative, flexible and able to work effectively across time zones in a distributed work environment.
What you’ll do
- Delivering data-driven insights, recommendations, and analysis with a focus on financial performance and projections to support the Sales and Finance Teams and drive decision-making.
- Actively drive processes to create and manage both annual budgeting and monthly forecasting at detailed business unit, product, and regional levels.
- Developing Looker reports and dashboards to support and communicate the analysis to a broad range of leaders across the organization.
- Producing ad-hoc, deep-dive analysis using statistical models and methods to evaluate outcomes and provide guidance to business partners.
- Identifying themes, trends, and opportunities impacting the business, and propose approaches to capitalize or mitigate.
- Working closely with Engineering and Product teams to identify and build data automation, integration or other tools to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our metrics platform.
- Providing domain expertise, and sourcing qualitative and quantitative data from external sources, to help set our projections and KPIs to manage the business.
- Maintaining and improving existing financial performance dashboards (including developing new ones as needed) to effectively measure, manage and improve KPIs including Revenue and Cost per User, Payback time, ROI, Financial Projections, and Achievement of Financial Goals.
- Supporting Advertising, Growth Marketing, Product, and Engineering teams with Business Intelligence impacting revenue generation and cost management,including ruthlessly prioritizing the time-critical requests
- Able to use available tools and data in creative ways to fill gaps and find workable solutions.
What you bring to the table
- You have 5+ years of experience in Business Intelligence, Analytics, or Data Science, and are a passionate media consumer.
- Experience with statistical programming (e.g., R, Python, etc.) and database/SQL (e.g., Google Big query).
- Experience creating dashboards and data sources with tools such as Looker, Tableau, Google Data Studio etc.
- You have experience developing complex SQL queries to pull insights from multiple data sources – preferably using Google BigQuery.
- You’re self-motivated and able to work well in a distributed work environment.
- You have excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
- You bring a deep understanding of the motivations that drive media consumption.
- You are super-passionate and knowledgeable about movies and TV.
- You are opinionated about the metrics and data that matters for a growing ad-supported business, and how analytics tools are implemented to deliver the most actionable information – yet are open to teaching and learning from all those around you.
Who we are
Plex is a global streaming media platform that gives millions of customers around the world the freedom to enjoy all the content they love in one simple, beautiful app. Our vision is to empower real human connections by bringing people and entertainment together. So, we’re on a mission to create a global community for streaming content that people can depend on to easily discover, experience, and share all of the entertainment that matters to them.
What sets us apart
- We are the largest independent streaming platform built by a global team of employees who are fanatically passionate about delivering the highest quality, most unified, and user-friendliest entertainment experience possible.
- We have always been a distributed organization, with people making great things happen in nearly 20 different countries and 11 time zones.
- We host epic in-person off-sites to bring team members together a few times a year.
- We are passionate about our mission and we work hard, while still providing flexibility around a schedule that works for you.
- We love what we’re building and our user community is an integral part of our development process. We actively engage with customers to understand what is working, what they want more of, and how we can be better.
- We are committed to improving the communities where we live and work with charitable contributions, partnerships, and service.
- Plex hires new team members in countries around the world.
- As such, Plex does not sponsor employment visas.
- All of our roles are remote, however, some roles may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements. Our hiring team can help answer any questions about location after starting the recruiting process.
- Also, please note, though we largely work asynchronously, as it relates to meetings, those generally occur between UTC 1600 to UTC 1900
The Plex Values
- Be kind, humble, and helpful.
- Approach problems with curiosity, creativity, and flexibility.
- Put yourself on the customer’s couch.
- Be a good steward. Like a boss!
- Build relationships to ensure healthy debate.
- Foster a global and diverse team spirit.
- Show gratitude and give back.
- Seek balance for yourself and Plex.
- Monthly wellness stipend
- Flexible paid time off
- Paid parental leave
- Hardware stipend
- Flextime, work from anywhere
- Comprehensive health insurance (medical/dental/vision) (US employees)
- Stock options
- 401k (US employees)
- Plex for the Planet community service opportunities
Covid-19 Vaccination Policy
- At Plex, we get our people together at least twice a year to help forge connections and build deeper relationships all while having an awesome time. As such, Plex has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, subject to legally required disability or religious accommodations, for all in person events. Please note, these events are optional.