Sales Analyst

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia /
Sales & Success – Sales Enablement /
Canva’s Commitment and Mission

At Canva, we celebrate diversity. We deeply believe that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key to building the best product, team and company. We look for many different skills and abilities, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. So, even if you don’t think you quite meet all of the skills listed or tick all the boxes, we’d still love to hear from you! 

Our mission at Canva is to empower the world to design and since launching in 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 86 million monthly active users across 190 different countries and a team of over 3,000 people… and the best bit is that we’ve only achieved 1% of what we know we’re capable of. 

Join us and design your future.

Want to join Canva?

The Sales Analyst will be a member of the Sales Operations team in support of Canva’s continued growth. This highly visible role is ideal for a motivated individual who leverages fact-based analysis and creative thinking to tackle problems. This team member will be encouraged to develop a deep understanding of Canva’s Sales & Success business drivers and build positive relationships with function, department, and executive leadership to build actionable analysis. In return, this role offers the right candidate the opportunity to help shape the next phase of Canva’s history.

In this role, you will forecast and analyse quarterly business results, perform sophisticated ad hoc analysis, and identify performance opportunities. This person will develop reports and reporting tools that transform large amounts of data into actionable information. Examples of possible analysis workload include: performance variance analysis, forecast accuracy analysis and sales pipeline analysis.

What you'll do:

    • Assist with quarterly close, reporting and forecasting, and planning process
    • Identifying and understanding business trends and quarterly forecast variances
    • Preparation of management reports
    • Understand and facilitate commission structure and payments
    • Conduct ad hoc analytical studies in support of operational improvement initiatives
    • Develop and maintain models and reports to clearly communicate actual results and forecast performance
    • Complete quarterly variance analysis and identify key business drivers
    • Build tools to facilitate the analysis of transactional data
    • Documents processes, makes recommendations, and assist in systems/process improvements to improve overall sales reporting accuracy and speed

About you:

    • Bachelors in Finance and/or Accounting or related subject area is required
    • 2-4 years’ experience in Financial Analysis or Sales Operations
    • Shown capability in financial modelling
    • Experience with modelling and budgeting
    • Outstanding analytical/problem-solving skills
    • Phenomenal communication skills and the able to interact with various stakeholders
    • Advanced Excel skills and capable of interpreting/manipulating data
    • Salesforce experience a plus
    • Understanding of the levers which impact business performance
    • Ability to prioritise in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to present the results of complex analysis clearly and effectively to a wide range of business leaders
Working at Canva 

Our culture is unlike anywhere else and we design your #CanvaLife experience to empower you to do the best work of your life.  

Whether you’re in the office, working from home or choosing your own adventure, our benefits for permanent Canvanauts include: 

Equity packages for you to truly be a part of the Canva journey. 
We have a hybrid work model (in-office & from home), with our offices are always open to you balancing flexibility and connection
Flexible leave so you can recharge, give back, support others or focus on your own professional development.
Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents and carers throughout their parenting and caring journey.
An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance. This is for you to spend on whatever will support your wellbeing and development.. because you know what you need to Vibe and Thrive, better than anyone.
Virtual and in-office wellness benefits including Canva University, Employee Assistant Programs and Fitness & Meditation Classes.
Canva For Good program matching your not-for-profit donations, Force for Good leave (3 paid volunteering days) and a range of sustainability and ethical initiatives to get involved in.   

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.