Business Analyst, Green Dot Network Job
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Business Analyst, Green Dot Network

Location: Monrovia, CA, US
Job Function: Business and Product Management
Job Code: 978
# of openings: 1

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Business Analyst, Green Dot Network

Company Overview:
Green Dot Corporation, which launched in 1999, is a leading prepaid financial services company providing simple, low-cost and convenient money management solutions, including prepaid debit cards, to a broad base of U.S. consumers. Green Dot also owns and operates the Green Dot Network, one of the nation's leading prepaid card reload network which processed 8.9M cash transfers in Q3 2011. The suite of Green Dot products is available at more than 55,000 retail stores nationwide, including Walmart, Walgreens, CVS/pharmacy, 7-Eleven, Kroger, Kmart, Meijer and RadioShack; penetrating a base of retailers where at least 94 percent of American households have shopped.

Green Dot's products include Green Dot MasterCard® and Visa® branded prepaid debit cards and the Green Dot MoneyPak®. The Green Dot MoneyPak provides a convenient and efficient way for consumers to load cash to over 120 prepaid card programs, use cash to make purchases and pay bills, and add cash to a variety of accounts, including PayPal.

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Job Description:
The Business Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Green Dot Network with custom data analysis, including customer behavior and operating metrics. This person will also be responsible for preparation of forecasts and strategic plans as well as defining, building, maintaining and executing recurring monthly tasks.

  • Formulate and interpret insightful variance analyses to fully understand the drivers of business performance and to identify potential issues and opportunities. Provide expert advice to Director of Operations of GDN.
  • Collaborate with GDN team on ROI for marketing promotions. Work with team to plan long and short term effective marketing plans.
  • Analyze and determine appropriate metrics for monthly reporting, build and distribute reports
  • Build models and make recommendations to business owners regarding products, features, pricing, and forecasts.
  • Determine cause and summarize monthly marketing variances, generate a monthly management summary and discuss with Director of Operations and General Manager/VP of GDN
  • Monitor timeliness and completeness of data submitted and streamline processes
  • Maintain budget and forecast database within the applicable financial reporting system
  • Prepare performance vs. plan summaries as well as various forecasts for distribution to GDN upper management.
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis and work on special projects as they arise
  • BS degree in accounting, finance, mathematics or related field
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • 3+ years applicable experience
  • Advanced skills with Excel and Access, SQL experience is a must
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of financial systems and demonstrated ability to access critical data from both financial and operational systems
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

About this company
4 reviews
If you've got the green but not the plastic, Green Dot would like to help. The company offers prepaid debit cards through approximately...