Finance Operations Analyst

Redwood City, CA, US

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About YuMe

YuMe, Inc. (NYSE: YUME) is a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices. Combining data-driven technologies with deep insight into audience behavior, YuMe offers brand advertisers end-to-end marketing software that establishes greater brand resonance with engaged consumers. It is the evolution of brand advertising for an ever-expanding video ecosystem. YuMe is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with worldwide offices. For more information, visit www.YuMe.com

YuMe is looking for a highly motivated Finance Analyst to join our Business Operations team and help guide the future of video advertising. You will have access to a wealth of data and regular interaction with senior leadership across key departments. The Finance Business Operations team plays a key role in the CFO’s office by supporting and partnering with YuMe’s Business Development, Pricing & Yield Management, and programmatic sales teams to drive growth and optimize performance. The ideal candidate will enjoy combining analytical and modeling expertise with business acumen. You will become an expert in YuMe’s domestic and international operations, and use that knowledge to provide insight into this burgeoning market.

Responsibilities:

Provide data-driven insights based on customer trends and demand to inform business decisions
Execute financial analyses to support negotiations with publishers and third-party vendors
Design goals and incentive plans for client-facing teams, and maintain regular payment calculations
Perform detailed analytics to fulfill ad hoc requests and strategic projects for the executive team
Report operational data for business partners to track and optimize key business levers
Qualifications:

1 to 2 years of experience in FP&A, equity research, investment banking and/or management consulting; previous digital media or adtech experience is a plus
Exceptional analytical skills – must be comfortable modeling and working with large, complex data sets and able to summarize and convey actionable insights from analyses
High proficiency with Excel – knowledge of pivot tables, vlookup, and conditional formulas is required
Personable with strong communication skills; ability to work closely with a wide range of stakeholders
Self-starter who owns tasks to completion and can identify opportunities for process improvements
Bachelor’s degree from a top university

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