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Manager, Data Analytics



Data Science
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

We are searching for an experienced Manager, Data Analyst to join Navan, Inc.'s global Data team. In this pivotal role, you'll collaborate closely with stakeholders spanning various sectors, primarily focusing on finance and commerce, including substantial engagement with FP&A and investor relations. Your mission: to shape data strategies and products that propel the company forward. We're looking for an individual with exceptional project management skills, a robust background in data analysis, and a strategic business mindset. If you thrive in managing multiple moving pieces and are passionate about delivering substantial value to customers, we want to hear from you.

What You’ll Do:

  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with key financial stakeholders at all levels and above, understanding their requests and providing tailored solutions through effective data analytics.
  • Effective Prioritization: Exhibit a strong ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple moving pieces. Make informed decisions that align with the company's strategic objectives.
  • Strategic Financial Planning: Collaborate with executive-level stakeholders to construct financial models that support strategic and financial planning initiatives. Showcase the ability to align data-driven insights with overarching business goals.
  • Hands-On Data Management: Take a hands-on approach to data management, including the design, development, and implementation of scalable and efficient data models in dbt (our data build tool or similar) to support evolving business requirements.
  • Reporting and Documentation Mastery: Develop and deliver documentation and training on reporting and BI tools. Empower users to independently navigate company data, promoting efficiency in decision-making processes.
  • Effective Presentations: Create, maintain, and present financial and operational results to various levels of management. Communicate complex data clearly and compellingly to facilitate strategic discussions.
  • Experience with NetSuite/Anaplan: While not mandatory, experience with NetSuite and Anaplan is a plus. This additional expertise would be beneficial, especially for finance data analysts, in targeting and addressing specific financial data requirements.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Stakeholder Engagement: A proven track record of effectively engaging and managing relationships with director-level and above stakeholders.
  • Prioritization Skills: Strong ability to prioritize tasks, manage competing demands, and make decisions that align with the strategic priorities of the organization.
  • Executive-Level Support: Demonstrated capability to support and collaborate with VP and e-staff, addressing their specific needs and contributing to overall business success.
  • Professional Expertise:
    • Over 7 years of work experience in Data Analysis
    • 5+ years of SQL experience. Experience with dbt is a plus.
    • 2+ years experience as a people manager
    • 3+ years experience with Tableau/ThoughtSpot or similar
    • 2+ years of experience with Financial/Commerce data points (payments, reimbursements, recognized revenue, invoices, fees collections, ARR, etc.). Experience with Financial systems (NetSuite/Anapla) is a plus.
    • Demonstrated ability to translate business information needs into analytics, insights, and reporting.

The posted pay range represents the anticipated low and high end of the compensation for this position and is subject to change based on business need. To determine a successful candidate’s starting pay, we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location, an evaluation of the candidate’s skills and experience, market demands, and internal parity.

For roles with on-target-earnings (OTE), the pay range includes both base salary and target incentive compensation. Target incentive compensation for some roles may include a ramping draw period. Compensation is higher for those who exceed targets. Candidates may receive more information from the recruiter.

Pay Range
$123,750$236,000 USD