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Senior Financial Analyst

Pasadena, California, United States
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OpenX Technologies, Inc. is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our fun, dynamic, and high-performing Technology team that will work closely with the Finance team on forecasting cloud operation costs and analyzing trends for future engineering projects. 

The ideal candidate will need to be curious, smart and resourceful that has an analytical mind. We are looking for someone that has the aptitude to tackle multiple projects, be self-directed, solve problems using data, and efficiently execute deliverables.

This is a new role at the company, so you will have the opportunity create new processes and controls for our new cloud computing system, forecasting costs for new projects, and developing actionable insights to drive performance. You will gain exposure to the entire business through frequent collaboration with many other teams within OpenX.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an early-career analyst to accelerate their personal development by learning the dynamic ad tech industry from within one of its leading companies. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Forecasting and Budgeting
    • Work with the Tech team to project cloud costs
    • Participate in creation of annual budgets and long-range plans with the Finance team
  • Reporting
    • Create processes to monitor and reduce operational costs of different technology platforms
    • Produce dashboards and ad-hoc management reports which show health and trends of OpenX KPIs
    • Sanitize and synthesize large datasets to generate reporting and analysis
  • Ad-Hoc Projects
    • Independently identify and pursue analytical opportunities that will yield actionable insights
    • Drive scenario and sensitivity analyses to support the development of strategy and key initiatives
    • Work cross functionally with other internal teams to support high-impact projects
    • Present to senior management with analysis and recommendations

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years of finance, accounting, or analytical experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a major in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Math (Statistics); MBA a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
  • Superior analytical abilities, creativity, and the ability to form key, succinct insights and recommendations from a comprehensive analyses involving large amounts of data
  • High level of curiosity and drive to chase down answers
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work extended hours when needed
  • Detail-oriented and exceptional organizational skills
  • Easily adapt to changing environment and responsibilities based on organizational needs
  • Proficient in G Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Strong preferred: SQL, coding experience, familiarity with public cloud platforms eg. GCP or AWS

Company at a Glance

OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. We do this by making digital advertising markets and technologies that are designed to deliver optimal value to publishers and advertisers on every ad served across all screens.

At OpenX, we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale ad marketplaces, and we are constantly on the lookout for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

OpenX Values

Our five company values form a solid bedrock serving to define us as a group and guide the company. Our values remind us that how we do things often matters as much as what we do.

We are one

One team. No exceptions. We are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a clear common purpose.

Our customers define us

We know our business flourishes or dies because of our customers.

OpenX is mine

We are all owners of OpenX. We stake our personal and professional reputations on the excellence of our work.

We are an open book

We are eager to teach and share what we know with others.

We evolve fast

We take risks and confront failure openly. We recognize and repeat success aggressively. We actively seek out and provide constructive criticism. Defensiveness is for weaklings!