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Eventbrite

Event marketplace for hosting, discovering and joining live experiences.

Financial Data Scientist
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

THE CHALLENGE
Eventbrite powers ticketing and registration for more than two million live experiences each year. Over 45 million buyers use our platform every year to participate in the live experiences. From music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, air guitar contests, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions...we have it all!

Behind this world's largest event technology platform, are huge amount of data, both behavioral and financial. Our product portfolio keeps growing and innovating. We are rapidly expanding into new international markets. Given our growth, our business has become more complex and dynamic.

Our Finance team is evolving its capabilities to address the increased complexity and accurately predict our revenue over the near-term and long-term and dynamically adjust our forecasts as new data presents itself. Our goal is to provide our leadership with accurate, insightful, and action-oriented analysis for decision-making. The successful candidate will be analytical, technically savvy, detail oriented, and a financial modeling whiz.

THE TEAM
The Financial Planning & Analysis crew works closely with the Analytics teams to inform and influence decision making through timely, accurate, and insightful forecasting. We are a technical, fast-moving team who gives structure to complicated issues, immerse ourselves in data collection, and delivers impactful insights and recommendations. If you enjoy ambiguous questions, gravitate towards data driven results, and want to disrupt a massive global industry, let’s talk.

YOU WILL

Partner with our FP&A team and functional business leaders to understand and analyze key business drivers and marketplace economics
Develop a comprehensive revenue projection and forecasting methodology and model
Drive toward automation of the revenue projection and forecasting processes to improve accuracy and timeliness
Support the annual budgeting and planning process, the long-range strategic planning process, as well as the monthly/ quarterly re-forecast with a focus on revenue
Provide insight into weekly, monthly and quarterly financial reports with senior management
Provide guidance to other analysts in their creation of forecasts, operational, financial, and statistical models
Provide financial modeling and analysis for key company initiatives

THE SKILL SET

B.S. or M.S. in quantitative field (Economics, Math, Statistics, Financial Engineering, or similar discipline)
4-6 years of experience in an analytical role
Comfort and experience using SQL to extract and manipulate data
Proficient in programming or scripting languages such as R, and Python
Statistical modeling experience (e.g. forecasting), knowledge of times series analysis, Monte Carlo, simulation, scenario analysis, ability to work with large data sets, and strong ability to turn data into actionable insights
Demonstrated problem solving ability
You love to dissect complex problems and articulate your solutions through structured thinking, especially under pressure
Ability to design, lead and execute analysis
Clear and effective communication, both written and verbal

BONUS POINTS

Experience solving complicated finance and economic problems with proven application
Ability to work autonomously, with limited oversight on day-to-day basis. This role is intended for somebody with initiative and a deep sense of ownership that takes responsibility for shaping and executing upon our strategy
Experience and enjoyment balancing multiple priorities and varied projects
Demonstrated cross functional work experience across a diverse set of functions, backgrounds, and working styles
High-energy, team-first attitude, motivated to work hard in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment to help our growing business

ABOUT EVENTBRITE
Eventbrite powers ticketing and registration for more than two million live experiences each year, hosting the world’s largest online selection of events. We build technology that allows anyone to create, share, find and attend events of all kinds. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions— you name it, we power it.