Business and Market Analyst
Knewton - New York, NY

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Located in the heart of Manhattan, Knewton has built the world°s most powerful adaptive learning engine, and is making a personalized and engaging education available to all. Knewton has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in Davos and as one of the 25 best places to work by Crain ’s New York Business. Knewton ’s funding partners include high-profile investors like Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, and publishing giant Pearson. Business and Market Analyst The increase in our sales pipeline has necessitated Knewton hiring a Business and Market Analyst.

The Analyst will be responsible for conceptualizing, building, and maintaining financial models for business planning, analysis and control. This person will work to provide business planning services to the company°s managers and staff. These activities will include extensive quantitative analyses, such as business modeling, forecasting and market research in support of the business development team Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Support the various data gathering and research needs of the business development team Assess the financial implications of various partnerships and strategic decisions and make recommendations based on financial and strategic analysis Assist with forecasting and modeling around business development strategy decisions Create and analyze short and long-term financial models and conduct financial due diligence. Work closely with Finance team to support corporate financial modeling processes as it relates to deals Marginal Duties: Support process improvement throughout the partnership team and the company Support the Product and Tech teams in quantifying their efforts and reporting out expenses Help with other research needs in support of the broader partnerships team Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. BA in Economics / Finance Two+ years experience in investment banking or consulting Intuitive mind Ability to work independently Ability to handle multiple projects at same time Excellent communication skills Highly organized and detail-oriented Excel whiz Ability to work in a fast paced environment Ability to present complex data in easy to understand ways Strong language, mathematical, reasoning, and/or other ability Ability to read, write and communicate with other employees in English Ability to write routine reports and correspondence Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form Ability to communicate in a high pressure environment Perks include competitive salaries " stock options, flexible hours, unlimited paid time off, huge monitors, the latest macs, a kitchen filled with your favorite treats, frequent guest speakers, excellent health benefits, and a chance to do meaningful, cutting edge work in a dynamic environment. Knewton 100 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10011