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Groupon Finance Team

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Chicago / Remote - United States of America
  • Finance
  • Full Time
  • Added


Want to use your finance and analytical skills to help local businesses around the world thrive?

Groupon is an experiences marketplace that brings people more ways to get the most out of their city or wherever they may be. By enabling real-time mobile commerce across local businesses, live events and travel destinations, Groupon helps people find and discover experiences––big and small, new and familiar––that make for a full, fun and rewarding life. Groupon helps local businesses grow and strengthen customer relationships––resulting in strong, vibrant communities. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success.

Global Finance is a team of high performers and trusted partners who leverage data to deliver strategic insights and empower decision making, solve problems, and mitigate risks. These teammates produce timely, accurate reporting and customized financial analysis to support management decisions. Your work will directly impact the success of teams within Groupon, ensuring that they are delivering the financial performance to build our mission.

The Senior Financial Analyst of Marketing will be a key finance partner for marketing. You will be delivering insightful financial analysis and providing business decision support to the teams. In addition, this person will be responsible for leading the quarterly forecast process, as well as completing month-end variance analysis, for over $100 million annually. This is a highly visible role that will interact with leaders across the Marketing organization, and will be relied upon as a valued member of the team.

We're a "best of both worlds" kind of company. We're big enough to have resources and scale, but small enough that a single person has a surprising amount of autonomy and can make a meaningful impact. We're curious, fun, a little intense, and passionate about helping local businesses thrive. Does that sound like a compelling place to work?

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • Manage the monthly accounting close review process, ensuring all entries are booked timely and accurately, and producing variance analysis vs. prior forecasts

  • Partner with the Global Marketing team to drive the quarterly financial forecast process and ensure the team is handling to its financial targets

  • Build and oversee forecasting models for weekly, monthly, and annual planning processes

  • Complete monthly variance analysis to assist marketing and finance leaders in understanding financial results versus plan/forecast

  • Develop, own and run financial models to support key initiatives and business decisions

  • Analyze operating and financial trends and find opportunities and develop alternatives to improve performance

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 3-4 years experience in related Finance support role

  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented

  • Thrive in a fluid and dynamic team environment, and embrace ambiguity

  • Experience working at a multinational organization operating across geographies, timezones, and cultures is a plus

  • Builder mentality - identifies problems quickly and is eager to build solutions from scratch, not just improve on others work

  • Bonus points if you have experience or familiarity with online marketing and ecommerce environments

  • Advanced Excel skills required, Tableau skills a plus, SQL knowledge a plus

Groupon’s purpose is to build strong communities through thriving small businesses. To learn more about the world’s largest local ecommerce marketplace, click here for the latest Groupon news. Plus, be sure to check out the values that shape our culture, guide our strategy and make our company a great place to work. And just don’t take our word for it. Hear from real Groupon team members and learn more about our inclusive employee groups. If all of this sounds like something that’s a great fit for you, then click apply and let’s see where this takes us.

Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications for employment, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment are based upon the ability to perform the job. Equal-employment opportunities are provided to all applicants and employees without regard to race, creed, religion, color, age, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military discharge status (excluding dishonorable discharge), veteran status, citizenship status, or other legally protected status. We are all responsible for maintaining this policy. Groupon is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at hraccommodations at If you have concerns related to Groupon’s equal employment opportunities, you may contact Groupon’s Ethics Reporting Service Ethicspoint.

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