Senior Manager, Business Performance Analytics


Remote, US

March 17, 2022

NerdWallet is seeking a Business-minded, Analytical Leader to Head our Business Performance Analytics team. This exciting opportunity will focus on delivering key reporting, analysis and insights to NerdWallet’s CEO, CFO and leadership team. You will collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams in order to communicate a clear and summarized outlook of NerdWallet’s performance. Successful candidates will blend strategic thinking with technical proficiency to identify trends & key drivers that lead to performance improvements and support overall business health.

Where you can make an impact:

- Manage a small and highly-visible team of top Analysts to tackle strategic requests from Executive leadership
- Lead multi-functional analytic efforts with Finance, Marketing, Business and Product teams to drive strategic analyses and provide recommendations for ad-hoc requests
- Drive the weekly & monthly cadences and reporting packages which includes the monthly and weekly Business/Ops Review
- Work cross-functionally to deliver timely business insights that explain performance trends using a variety of tools SQL/Looker, slides, spreadsheets, etc.
- Develop and maintain deep dive tools that will quickly identify and predict performance patterns
- Collaborate cross-functionally with sister analytics teams at NerdWallet to leverage shared platforms, best practices, insights and innovations

You are:

  • An outstanding conceptual thinker who is able to develop frameworks for interpreting drivers and outcomes

  • A sharp analytical problem-solver with detail-oriented focus on accuracy

  • A highly productive and self motivated individual

  • A polished communicator across mediums

  • Positive and adaptable: demonstrates flexibility and constructive attitude in face of shifting business needs and personal responsibilities]

Your experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in a similar or relevant role strategic finance, management consulting, or product management

  • 3+ years of hands on experience developing and managing weekly/monthly/quarterly Business Performance reporting

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate sophisticated analysis in a precise and meaningful manner with both technical, and non-technical customers

  • Strong SQL skills required; Looker experience desirable

  • Outstanding Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Academic background in a quantitative field (e.g., mathematics, engineering, statistics, economics, business)


  • This role will be based in San Francisco, CA or remote (based in the U.S.).

  • We believe great work can be done anywhere. No matter where you are based, NerdWallet offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your family.

What we offer:

Work Hard, Stay Balanced (Life’s a series of balancing acts, eh?)

  • Industry-leading medical, dental, and vision health care plans for employees and their dependents

  • Rejuvenation Policy Flexible Time Off + 13 holidays + 4 Mental Health Days Off

  • New Parent Leave for employees with a newborn child or a child placed with them for adoption or foster care

  • Mental health support through

  • Financial wellness, guidance, and unlimited access to a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) through Northstar

  • Paid sabbatical for Nerds to recharge, gain knowledge and pursue their interests

  • Health and Dependent Care FSA and HSA Plan with monthly NerdWallet contribution

  • Weekly Virtual Bootcamp, Yoga, and Mindfulness Meditation sessions

  • Monthly Wellness Stipend, Cell Phone Stipend, and Wifi Stipend

Have Some Fun! (Nerds are fun, too)

  • Nerd-led group initiatives Intramural Sports, Employee Resource Groups for Parents, Diversity, and Inclusion, Women, LGBTQIA, and other communities

  • Hackathons, Happy Hours, and team events across all teams and departments

  • Company-wide events like Little Nerds Day (aka bring your kids to work day, even if you’re remote!) and our annual Charity Auction

Lifestyle (Be your best self – we’ll take care of the details)

  • Our Nerds love to make an impact by paying it forward Donate to your favorite causes with a company match

  • Work from home equipment stipend and co-working space subsidy

  • Anniversary recognition program choose from different items and experiences

  • Commuting stipend

Plan for your future (And when you retire on your island, remember the little people)

  • 401K with company match

  • Annual Enrichment Stipend for learning and development

  • Be the first to test and benefit from our new financial products and tools

  • Access to Rocket Lawyer for online legal support and resources