Facebook Business Analyst, Sales Operations in Dublin, Ireland
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
Facebook is looking for a Business Analyst to join the Sales Operations team in Dublin. This role will offer great opportunity to further expand and develop our internal analytics & insights solutions. The mission of the Global Sales Operations group is to maximize business performance by being the objective, trusted partner to the sales organization – through strategic planning, cross-functional collaboration and operational excellence. We also identify and drive critical projects and strategic initiatives to support revenue growth. A successful candidate will have a strong analytical and consultative mindset, thorough understanding of databases and data visualization, the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, be self-sufficient, fast-paced, and have a passion for scaling reporting through automation. This is a unique position where you will act as an internal analytics expert and partner on providing business-level recommendations, but also operate independently on solving problems and analyzing data.
Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data visualization and data-mining to tell the story behind numbers and derive actionable insights for Global Sales Operations and cross-functional partners, with focus on the SMB channel
Understand digital media Industry trends, and develop in-depth, vertical-based insights that help drive value for advertisers and higher adoption for Facebook ad products
Conceptualize and build reports and dashboards that are simple, visually appealing, yet showcase a powerful story
Be an expert in designing PowerPoint presentations that are succinct and crisp, with a balance of high-level insights for executives, and a detailed enough view for core teams
Standardize and automate reports using internal databases and tools
write data pipelines. Focus on impact, scalability and continuous improvement of the reporting solutions
Work effectively with cross-functional teams, learn and apply best practices from other teams and always strive for high quality deliverables
Respond to ad hoc requests and questions about revenue reporting
Bachelor’s or Master's degree in an analytical field (e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or Economics)
Background in consumer Internet and social media is strongly preferred
Work experience in data analytics
Hands-on experience in SQL
Prior experience in data analytics and statistics
Working knowledge of data visualization tools such as Tableau, Micro Strategy etc.
Proven experience leading data driven projects from definition through interpretation and execution
Strong analytical skills, with experience solving ambiguous problems using data and providing practical business insights
achieve power-user status on multiple tools quickly
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including strong presentation skills
Python, Visual Basic and general programming skills are a plus