Sr. Analyst- Platform strategy & Operations
YuMe - Redwood City, CA

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YuMe is looking for a highly motivated Strategy and Operations professional to join our finance team and play a key role in our continued growth and achievement of operational excellence. The successful candidate should enjoy combining analytical and technical skills with business acumen to help guide the future of video advertising. The candidate will provide analytical and strategic support to drive better decision making and improve processes for YuMe’s advertiser and publisher platform products. Examples of projects could include (a) evaluating growth investment opportunities such as new product introductions and international expansion; (b) assessing effectiveness of sales, marketing and product investments; (c) streamlining platform business operations; (d) driving components of strategic and annual planning processes; and (e) ad hoc analyses on key markets and competitive insights. This individual will work closely with many other teams across the company including business development, marketing, and finance.

Job Responsibilities:
Analyze key financial and operating data for platform businesses and provide actionable recommendations

Drive operational efficiency focused on business systems and process improvements

Measure platform sales team efficiency and design changes to compensation structure

Structure complex problems to facilitate fast executive decision making

Develop business cases to evaluate and implement new investment opportunities

Support special projects as needed

Bachelors or Masters degree in Economics, Business, or Finance

2-5 years of business strategy, analytics or planning experience required

Digital media or technology industry experiences are highly desirable

Advanced Excel and business modeling experience

Ability to work independently and self-starter

Excellent analytical, project management, presentation and interpersonal skills

Extremely detail oriented with an ability to multi-task