Senior Business Systems Analyst, Finance at Looker
San Francisco, CA, US
Looker is on a mission to bring better insights and data-driven decisions to every business. Everything we do is aimed at making sure our customers love every aspect of Looker, from our products and technologies to our ease of doing business and our support. We are looking for curiously brilliant individuals to join our team as we reinvent data analytics. Get data-driven and see yourself at Looker.
 
WHAT WE'VE GOT GOING ON
Looker is growing lightning speed and we need the the tools and processes to keep up. 
Behind everything Looker does is the architecture built and maintained by our Business Systems team. Business Systems works with our partners throughout Looker to create reliable, scalable solutions that fit into our growing company.
 
Looker is looking for a Sr. Business Solution Analyst to help us create a best in class financial system. As a Business Solution Analyst you will own the vision for Looker’s financial systems. 
Working collaboratively with finance, data IT and business systems you will have a clear and direct impact on the performance of Looker’s financial operations.

WHAT WE NEED YOU TO DO

    • Own the conceptual product that is Looker’s financial systems; partner with finance, IT and development resources to deliver a product our finance team loves
    • Own the roadmap for Looker’s finance systems
    • Quantify results of strategic and tactical KPIs and drive decisions based on data and gut instincts
    • Identify issues and opportunities areas, develop your vision for the future. Propose process, data, or systematic solutions
    • Design, scope, and build innovative solutions that automate and scale Looker’s business systems
    • Ensure timely, accurate and cost-effective delivery of solutions that meet the needs Looker’s finance team
    • Maintain our critical business systems: coordinate system upgrade activity, respond to issues and incidents and provide day-to-day administration of the critical business systems that drive our global finance operations
    • Conduct analysis of Looker systems and financial platforms. Use the latest tools to represent Looker’s business & technical processes
    • Draw from your experience to recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards
    • Keep all of Looker up-to-date on the conversion and implementation of finance solutions

WHAT YOU BRING TO LOOKER

    • A deep understanding of key financial business processes (Billing, Collections, sales compensation, Revenue Management, Procure-to-Pay, Quote-to-Cash) 
    • Hands-on Experience with SaaS financial and integration applications like NetSuite, RevPro, Anaplan, Coupa, Celigo etc
    • Exceptional communication with active listening skills, and ability to convey complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Experience working with systems that handle sensitive data and with SOX controls and change management processes
    • Project Management capabilities; develop work plans, estimate work efforts
    • Experience with full system implementation life-cycles (analyze, design, build, test, implement, support)
    • Familiarity with data and analytics tools e.g. Looker
    • 7+ years of experience in design and implementation of vendor software and/or building custom financial applications
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Data, Finance, Accounting or Computer Science
    • Strong problem solving and analytical/critical thinking skills needed, as well as exceptional interpersonal skills
    • An obsession with performance, user experience and efficiency
    • NetSuite Certification a plus!