Financial & People Senior Analyst

England, United Kingdom /
Finance – Finance /
Full-Time
/ Remote
We’re looking for our future finance and data leaders; a great analytical mind with impeccable business judgment, who is interested in understanding Hopper’s financial drivers and people strategy deeply - helping us craft our long term financial and strategic plan, with a strong focus on people and staffing. Reporting to the Director of Finance & Hopperations, you will partner with stakeholders across the business - from Business Leaders to IT, Finance Control and People Operations & Analytics. You will help Hopper better understand where it invests its resources, how we can maximize talent density using data and help set the frameworks to make the right people & investment decisions. As part of your toolkit, you will implement process improvement and automation initiatives, deliver on reporting & planning cycles, assist in software procurement & define and develop best in class people analytics designed to maximize talent density. You are curious and relentless in understanding, which makes you happy working with stakeholders and capable of influencing them with clear and concise messages. You are also competent in SQL (and possibly other coding languages), like playing with huge data sets, a wizard in making sheets work by themselves and fantastic at distilling key insights from data analysis.

In This Role You Will:

    • Be at the forefront of developing world class people and financial analytics
    • Provide key insights and recommendations to leadership on how current and future talent density is measured, how it looks today and how we can improve.
    • Assist with analytics on corporate matters (e.g. equity planning)
    • Be in the pilot seat for bridging the complexities of the business with value-add reporting and future planning 
    • Be the gatekeeper of operational expenses (most of which are people related), from the inception and development of processes, to harnessing our systems for reporting and analysis.
    • Take joint ownership for significant expenses items such as software expenses
    • Leverage and improve your SQL / Big Query and other coding to be able to access, manage and gain insights directly from data

The Perfect Candidates Has:

    • A degree in Accounting, Finance, Math, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative focused discipline
    • 5 + years of experience, with at least 2 of them in a similar role
    • Top class analytical and creative problem-solving skills, with strong modelling experience
    • A desire and the will to automate everything
    • Excellent communication skills with any type of stakeholder and proven ability to influence
    • Ability to quickly learn new technologies, understanding of HR systems, experience with data modeling, reporting and visualization
    • Google Suite proficiency, and good understanding of ERP systems
    • Expertise in SQL and in general, using programing as a tool to scale and solve problems
More about Hopper

At Hopper, we are on a mission to become the world’s best — and most fun — place to book travel. By leveraging massive amounts of data, advanced machine learning algorithms, Hopper combines its world-class travel agency offering with proprietary fintech products to help customers spend less and travel better. Ranked the third largest online travel agency in North America, the app has been downloaded nearly 80 million times and continues to gain market share globally.

Here are just a few stats that demonstrate the company’s recent growth:

- Hopper sold around $4 billion in travel and travel fintech in 2022, up nearly 3X over 2021. In 2022, Hopper increased its revenue 2.5X year-over year.

- The company’s bespoke fintech products, such as Flight Disruption Guarantee and Price Freeze, now represent 30-40% of Hopper’s total app revenue. 

- Given the success of its fintech products, Hopper launched a B2B initiative called Hopper Cloud in late 2021. Through this partnership program, any travel provider (airlines, hotels, banks, travel agencies, etc.) can integrate and seamlessly distribute Hopper’s fintech or travel inventory. As its first Hopper Cloud partnership,

- Hopper partnered with Capital One to co-develop Capital One Travel, a new travel portal designed specifically for cardholders.

- Recognized as one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company four years in a row, Hopper has been downloaded over 80 million times and continues to have millions of new installs each month. 

- Hopper has raised over $700 million USD of private capital and is backed by some of the largest institutional investors and banks in the world. Hopper is primed to continue its acceleration as the world’s fastest-growing mobile-first travel marketplace. 

Come take off with us!