Finance and Operations Analyst - The Earnest Research Company (Wantagh)


: $113,740.00 - $127,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance


Earnest Research is a VC-backed data innovation startup driven to change the way professionals understand consumer and business behavior. Working with world-class data partners, we transform raw data into a source for business and investment professionals to ask better questions so they can make better decisions. We believe, in the right hands, data has the power to change the way we work.


As a Finance & Operations Analyst at Earnest, you will play an integral role in the Finance Teams mission: to help the organization better understand itself through numbers and analysis, guide strategic decision making, and enable value creation. In this role, you will make an impact by guiding decision making with numbers and analysis and deliver visibility into business performance. Partnering across all departments including engineering, product, marketing, sales, and business operations, you will evaluate and interpret financial and operational outcomes to yield insights that help define business strategy and enable rapid innovation across the organization.

  • Partner with our business leaders to manage ad hoc financial requests and provide valuable insights into business performance that guide strategic decision making
  • Collaborate with our function, team, and product heads to develop operating forecasts
  • Build and maintain Tableau dashboards that provide financial visibility on spending trends vs operating forecasts and budgets
  • Manage the consolidated financial forecast model and incorporate the latest business assumptions into our financial projections
  • Work with Accounting to ensure alignment on monthly financial close and push beyond to develop robust variances analyses that inform our forecast
  • Verify client invoicing, cash collection, and vendor payment processes in collaboration with Accounting
  • Prepare monthly management, investor, and partner reporting
  • Assist in sales forecasting and commissions calculation
  • Review company expenses to ensure compliance with corporate expense policy
  • Resourceful self-starter who thrives in ambiguous situations and has an enthusiastic spirit
  • Curiosity drives you to dig deep into the numbers and develop meaningful commentary to explain changes in our financial performance
  • Motivated to continuously search for process efficiencies and improvements
  • Mastery of Excel is required, including experience building and managing 3 statement models
  • Tableau experience strongly preferred, but not required
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • BA/BS Degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar field
  • 2-4 years of related business experience in Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, FP&A, or Planning/Strategy
  • Benefits & Perks:
  • 100% company paid medical plan options (additional medical, dental and vision plans available too!)
  • Health & fitness reimbursement program
  • 401K retirement plans with employer matching
  • Flexible and generous time off
  • Pre-tax savings plans for public transportation and parking expenses
  • Fully stocked kitchen and cold brew on tap
  • Regular company lunches & events
  • Earnest Research is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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