Senior Strategic Business Analyst - Bozeman, MT

  • onXmaps, Inc.
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • May 09, 2022
Full time Analysis Business Development Finance

Job Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a Senior Strategic Business Analyst with an analytical and strategic mindset to partner with key stakeholders to help solve complex business matters. This role requires a close partnership with the company’s VPs, General Managers, and their teams, becoming a critical and valuable team member supporting the teams with operational and strategic issues, and developing an expertise in these various ecosystems. This position will report to the Manager, Financial / Business Analysts. This analyst will act as a “mini-CFO” of these business lines and have two primary areas of focus. 

  1. Work with the vertical GM and team to monitor and assess current business trends to help make sure we are tracking toward various operational metrics and to identify when these trends start to accelerate, slow, or change direction, as well as helping to plot the course of action as to how we address issues that arise.
  2. Work with the teams to help set strategic direction through a longer term focus, and ensure we have the right data, analysis, and strategic thinking to make these decisions and plot our longer term course.  In short, the ability to help guide and steer the teams that this person will support.

These two focus areas include, but are not limited to, the following activities: identifying changes and trends in the business, industry, and ecosystem, helping plot out our responses, working to identify business issues and opportunities; create insightful analyses and recommendations, and address other issues as they surface.  The Strategic Business Analyst will drive and assist with strategic direction, tactical issues, and decisions to keep the business on the right track in the short and long term.  

Join the onX team and help us advance our mission of inspiring others to find their own adventures off the pavement!

LOCATION

Onsite or remote from select locations. Our ideal candidate will be located near one of onX's corporate offices (Missoula or Bozeman, Montana) and we offer generous relocation assistance for qualifying hires looking to relocate for this opportunity. We will also consider full-time remote applicants living in one of onX's “Talent Centers,” which are located in Austin, TX; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; and Seattle, WA. Our Talent Centers are emerging locations where the majority of our remote onXers work and adventure from. For more information, please contact recruitment@onXmaps.com. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

(Essential Job Duties)

  • Become a trusted and sought-out member of the teams you support by delivering insightful analyses and recommendations to the verticals (Hunt, Offroad, Backcountry) and/or business functions (marketing, product development, etc).

  • Work with stakeholders from other teams and/or functional groups to ensure all are aligned and pulling together in the same direction.

  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial curiosity to search out creative ideas, solutions, and approaches to business problems.

  • As these businesses grow and evolve, help ensure we continue to have the right operational metrics and focus areas to sustain and accelerate that growth.

  • Assess data needs and work with our Business Intelligence teams to ensure we have the right data in support of the above.

  • Assess new business opportunities and product line extensions (new service offerings and/or new revenue opportunities, etc) perform market analysis, and other strategic business needs and work with the VP/GM and their teams to plot our course.

  • Help set priorities for the business as we work through various stages of the planning process - working with the General Managers in developing the 3-5 year plan and the operational plan for the next fiscal year, as well as updating forecasts, goals, and focus areas for the current year.

  • Help the Leadership team prepare for board meetings and business reviews.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university required.
  • Experience: Six (6) or more years of corporate/strategic finance or similar role, preferably at a high growth consumer or SMB software, mobile application, or consumer internet company or consultancy.
  • Strong business acumen, strategic thinking, communication, and influence skills, as well as attention to detail, and tolerance with ambiguity as business needs change, often rapidly.
  • Experience and expertise with data & financial analysis and modeling/problem solving / trend analysis, and the ability to come up with creative approaches based on imperfect or incomplete information.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and data analysis.
  • Statistical and critical thinking skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to find solutions for unstructured problems.
  • Collaborative, well organized, and efficient with a strong bias for action.
  • Strong verbal presentation and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master of Business Administration degree
  • Understanding of the outdoor industry and passion for outdoor activities
  • Strong technical skills (SQL, R, Tableau, Excel, Python, etc)

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

The following physical requirements represent those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • WHAT WE ARE OFFERING YOU
  • Competitive salaries, annual bonuses, equity, and opportunities for growth
  • Comprehensive health benefits including a no-monthly-cost medical plan 
  • Parental leave plan of four or six weeks fully paid
  • 401k matching at 100% for the first 3% you save and 50% from 3-5%
  • Company-wide outdoor adventures and amazing outdoor industry perks
  • Annual “Get Out, Get Active” funds to fuel your active lifestyle in and outside of the gym
  • Flexible time away package that includes PTO, STO, VTO, quiet weeks, and floating holidays