Business Performance Specialist (US/remote)

Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/21/2022 9:43 AM)
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Sales Forecasting Models. Budgeting. Financial & Statistical Analysis. BI tools.

You’re a process minded and analytical professional looking to work collaboratively with business leaders around the world. Supporting the sales goals of an international team and working cross-functionally across departments drives you. You enjoy providing analytical and technical support regarding sales performance and financial planning analysis.


When you join Vectorworks, Inc., you will be responsible for developing, analyzing, reporting, and interpreting financial and statistical information to assist the sales leadership team in the formation, implementation and execution of the team’s sales forecast and program budget. As a Business Performance Specialist, you will work collaboratively with the accounting department to ensure timely reporting, feedback, and analysis is provided to meet reporting deadlines.



You’ll make an impact by:

  • Developing, analyzing, and distributing reports and dashboards to share our monthly sales results.
  • Being the expert on the sales and performance data available currently and being an advocate for its integrity and availability across reporting systems.
  • Providing ad hoc analysis and sales reports for the executive team as requested.
  • Assisting in coordinating the annual budgeting process for the Sales and Marketing team, collecting budget requirements across departments, and providing analysis and feedback based on prior year spend.
  • Assisting with the annual sales forecasting process for the Global Sales team, analyzing sales performance by country and category.
  • Developing models to feed into our forecasting process to help predict how changes in business model, pricing, or promotions will affect our sales over time.
  • Making recommendations for ways to increase our sales and/or decrease our expense budget based off of sales and expense analysis.
  • Working with sales leadership and accounting to review and approve commission reports monthly.
  • Developing beautiful, convincing presentations that help support our company objectives.
  • Contributing to the due diligence, financial planning, and execution of acquisition projects.



About you:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related field.
  • 3+ years of related work experience in reporting, budgeting and/or forecasting.
  • Advanced experience working with Excel, including know how in creating advanced formulas and using macros (Vlookup, index, concatenate, pivot tables, etc.).
  • Experience building forecasting models to help predict future sales growth based on defined inputs.
  • Basic proficiency or working knowledge of relational databases and using query tools such as MySQL.
  • Proficiency with BI tools such as Tableau.
  • Experience pulling data from Salesforce, HubSpot, Netsuite, and Sequel Pro.
  • High motivation and the ability to work easily in both large team environments and independently.
  • Experience using data to analyze and solve problems.
  • Experience working with a global company and implementing projects across borders
  • Experience supporting product or channel acquisitions.
  • Process minded, able to generate refined output from general concepts.
  • Advanced proficiency in Word, Power Point, Outlook.
  • Ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures.
  • Ability to build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication.


Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer





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Vectorworks Inc. is a global design software company targeting entertainment, architecture and landscape industries with enterprising and intuitive solutions that allow users to create without limits.


We're building something that people use every day. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. Together, we work hard, we play hard, and are driven by a nonstop curiosity to explore, experiment and innovate. It takes a lot of hard work and support from colleagues around the world — an entire team united behind something big, something that helps shape the future of design. 


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