Business Analyst

Finance Team – Finance /
Full Time /
Inkitt is building the Disney of the 21st Century, standing at the forefront of technology and entertainment. Leveraging AI and predictive algorithms, Inkitt discovers unknown stories and turns them into blockbuster hits, producing a new $1M ebook every 4 weeks and selling directly to consumers through its Galatea app. Inkitt has become the 11th most bestseller-generating publisher in the world, boasting a 40x higher hit-rate than traditional publishers. Recently raising a Series C and backed by some of the top VC’s such as: Khosla, Kleiner Perkins, and NEA Ventures, our recent expansion into GalateaTV is only the beginning of our journey to becoming the next-gen entertainment powerhouse.

What You’ll Do:

    • You own FP&A for Inkitt, reporting to the VP of Finance, responsible for supporting the company’s strategic decision making through performing financial analyses, P&L management, unit economics detail, and partnering with business owners to understand performance across the company and inform leadership
    • Partner with Product, Marketing, and Engineering teams to support decision making, manage resource allocation, track performance and delivery, and highlight opportunities and risks 
    • Develop, maintain, and refine detailed driver-based financial models for revenue, gross margin, operating expenses and capex by developing a deep understanding of the business and incorporating changes into the models in partnership with business partners
    • Support M&A activities, due diligence, fundraising, investor relations, and Board meetings and communication
    • Support company wide strategic initiatives that will deliver the next phase of company growth and revenue acceleration

What You'll Bring:

    • An endlessly curious person who thrives on being in the middle of the action and is excited to be a part of a leading edge technology and product innovation company
    • A finance professional with 3-5 years of strategic or corporate finance experience in technology, preferably experience with consumer goods or consumer technology, previous investment banking or consulting experience a plus
    • A creative problem-solver, able to identify obstacles and present viable solutions
    • An excellent financial modeler and deep analytical thinker, being able to craft a story from the data and take others on the journey
    • A great communicator, with experience partnering across different functions and various levels in a company
    • A Proficient Excel user who knows how to roll up their sleeves and can build detailed analyses and models from scratch and working SQL knowledge
    • You enjoy the experimenting and trial and error that comes with a fast moving environment

What We’ll Offer:

    • 401k plan, designed to help you save for the future
    • Health benefits tailored to your needs, including medical, dental, and vision coverage
    • Professional coaching after two years with us
    • Team-building events, including our annual Tulum trip
    • Unlimited access to our Galatea app
    • Unlimited budget for self-development books
    • Charity donation of your choice at your one year anniversary
    • Snacks and drinks from our micro-kitchens
    • Class Pass membership for US based employee and gym access for Berlin employees
    • Dog/cat friendly offices in Berlin and San Francisco
At Inkitt, we strive to build a company culture and provide employment opportunities based on diversity and inclusion. We believe every author should have an equal opportunity to succeed, as should our team members. As a growing team from 20+ countries, we welcome everyone to apply. 

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