Placer.ai

Placer.ai

Business Analyst (reporting to COO)

Full-time
United States, Remote
Jun 22, 2021
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About Placer.ai

Placer.ai is a fast-growing big data startup led by seasoned executives and repeat entrepreneurs who are building the world's first "Google Analytics for the physical world" platform. Placer.ai’s platform provides instant visibility into any property in the U.S., presenting accurate details about visitation patterns and demographic breakdowns of visitors. Placer.ai’s customers can see where visitors have been before, where they go afterwards, where they typically go for sports, entertainment, groceries, etc., and what their interests are. Placer.ai's A.I.-based SaaS platform replaces archaic solutions such as manual surveys, installed cameras and other people-counting systems, creating a blue ocean market of more than $100B.

Placer.ai has grown 3x year-over-year for the past 3 years, counting more than 500 paying customers across a range of industries, including 2 of the world’s top-10 retailers, 2 of the top-10 CPG firms worldwide, a world’s top hospitality firm, 2 of the world’s top-10 commercial real estate (CRE) firms and 2 of the world’s top multinational asset managers and hedge funds. Placer.ai has just raised $50M in series B funding.

About The Role

This particular business analyst position reports directly to Placer.ai’s chief operating officer, working closely with the COO to tackle any business or operational problem. As a business analyst, you will create financial models and presentations to support strategic, operational, and business decisions across multiple information systems and departments. You will conduct business and market research on a wide variety of topics such as target lists of potential acquisitions and partnerships, the latest trends and innovations in the data privacy space, and people intelligence about prospective new partners or senior hires. The ideal candidate is a motivated, growth-minded, organized self-starter with strong analytical and presentation skills who can thrive with little structure and supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Build spreadsheets and models to identify data-driven business insights.
  • Perform online research on anything from potential acquisition (M&A), through potential partners and customers, to data or IT vendors, best practices, policies, etc.
  • Build intelligent, sleek business decks and BI dashboards.
  • Effectively communicate cross-functionally.
  • Support the Chief Operating Officer with any business task.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, accounting or a similar quantitative business degree.
  • At least three years of working experience at a fast-paced, high-expectations business environment, such as an investment banking firm, a consulting firm, a tech company, etc.
  • Excellence in building financial models and customer-facing presentations.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Tech-savvy, fast-learner.
  • Sound judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a distributed team setting.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Ability to juggle many balls in the air.
  • Growth mindset, good work ethics, and a strong ambition to learn and grow.

Why Join Placer.ai?

  • Join a rocket ship! We are pioneers of a new market that we are creating.
  • Take a central and critical role at Placer.ai.
  • Work with, and learn from, top-notch talent.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Excellent benefits.
  • Fully remote.

Placer.ai is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to building a team culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

Placer.ai’s applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to an applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Placer.ai applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact Placer.ai’s Human Resources Department to make the need for an accommodation known.

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