Revenue Analyst

| Greater NYC Area

Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments and insights to supercharge engagement and learning in every subject. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from hundreds of the best sources—from National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools and districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.

Our growing finance team is looking for a Revenue Analyst to improve how we analyze, forecast and report on revenue performance. You will present in depth modeling to understand business trends, variance drivers and identify opportunities to add value and reduce risk. You are a problem solver and will work to automate inefficient processes. This role will collaborate with sales operations, executive leadership and help the business align on data standards and principles.

Responsibilities

In collaboration and under the guidance of the FP&A team you will:

  • Conduct and present in-depth analyses to understand root causes of business trends and pinpoint operational opportunities to add value
  • Summarize results of revenue and related drivers for executive management and contribute to Board presentations
  • Think critically to determine appropriate key performance indicators and work with sales operations to ensure appropriate data capture and reporting
  • Perform analysis/deep dives on revenue trends, pricing, profitability, and other periodic ad-hoc analytical projects to support sales and finance
  • Participate in revenue target-setting process for each KPI leading to revenue generation
  • Work with Salesforce & Looker to create highly automated reporting and dashboards to drive business performance
  • Collaborate with business intelligence teams to align on data standard and principles

The Ideal Candidate

  • 2+ years of analytical experience in finance, operations or business analytics
  • Ability to draw insights from complex analyses, synthesize into key recommendations and communicate findings to leadership
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills with a willingness to learn
  • Structured and data-driven approach to business problem solving
  • Must be a self-starter, team player, and critical thinker
  • Detail-oriented, proactive and able to balance multiple responsibilities and tasks
  • Experience with Salesforce (Reports, Dashboards)
  • Experience with Excel analysis, modeling and automated reporting
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Some Plusses

  • SAAS or subscription business experience
  • Experience in Sales Operations
  • Experience with Looker
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475 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10018

An Insider's view of Newsela

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Newsela office is a collaborative workspace. The office is designed to reflect the clients we serve. We have office spaces named after favorite children's books and letters from teachers posted to bulletin boards. We love to keep our mission of "Unlocking the Written Word for Everyone" top of mind.

Ariel

Sales Development Representative

What projects are you most excited about?

Here at Newsela we are constantly trying to improve. This is especially true when it comes to back to school time. How do we get schools, teachers, and students using Newsela at a high level as quickly and seamlessly as possible is a question I think about almost daily. I am so excited about what the start of the 2018-2019 School Year will bring!

Lauren

Educator Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've actually grown leaps and bounds at Newsela! I initially started out as an enterprise sales development representative and went through a mentorship program to transition to the account management team! I cannot measure the amount of growth I've experienced the past two years.

Emma

Account Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Newsela offers all the content teachers need. Students are excited to read, to make learning fun and engaging. It's more than accessibility and thoughtfulness and inclusivity - I want everyone to be reading, and I want Newsela to be the experience that helps them build the skills to get them there.

Emily

Content Partnerships

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Marketing is at the core about how people feel about Newsela, so we're always thinking about ways to delight not just our users, but anyone facing challenges we're looking to solve. That could be specific to personalized learning or differentiated instruction, or broader topics concerning school climate and culture.

Sho

Marketing Communications Manager

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