Financial Data Analyst (Corporate)

About Our Company

Its not just a job. Its a mission. If youre as passionate as we are about empowering the small businesses of America, then youll be right at home with us.

Rapid Financial Services (dba " Rapid Finance ") is one of metropolitan Detroits 2020 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For! Were the nation's leading provider of business financing when traditional sources of funding are out of reach for small and mid-sized businesses. By providing access to opportunity capital, Rapid Finance opens doors for small business owners, making their dreams a reality.

As part of Quicken Loans Family of Companies, we are expanding. We are aggressively investing in our people and technology to create a best-in-class experience for our clients. Let us invest in you.

About the Opportunity

Rapid Finance is seeking a motivated, data driven professional with outstanding critical thinking abilities and attention to detail to join our Sales Operations Team as a Data Analyst. As a Data Analyst, your primary objective will be to identify and resolve high priority performance issues related to sales, marketing, business development and operations. In addition, you will also configure/customize, and maintain our companywide Salesforce, VOIP, and Sales Engagement platforms.

This position will be located in our rapidly growing office in the great city of Detroit, MI. A day in the life of the Data Analyst may include:
  • Mine, model, analyze and evaluate sales, operations and marketing data to identify trends and opportunities.
  • Provide alternatives and/or recommendations for improvement.
  • Quantify and qualify the anticipated gains to be achieved by the recommendations.
  • Present findings and deliver recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Monitor and track operational performance across all production teams.
  • Identify, develop, and provide periodic reports.
  • Seek out action plans and recommend corrective action to improve operational performance.
  • Respond to ad hoc data/analysis requests from various teams; provide support as an analytical resource.
  • Own the configuration, and customization of Salesforce.
    • Administration Setup to include:
      • Manage Users, Profiles, and Roles.
      • Manage Apps.
      • Sharing Rules and Security Controls.
    • App Setup to include:
      • Lead and Opportunity Management.
      • Custom Object Management.
      • Account/ Contacts and Campaign Management.
      • Workflow Rules, Email Alerts and Field Updates.

About You
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Statistics, or Economics.
  • 2+ years of finance experience, with a track record for solid business judgement and good decision making.
  • 1+ years experience in using R or SAS Statistical Analysis programs (e.g. statistical, optimization, simulation, and spreadsheet) to answer business questions and to assess the impact and added value of recommendations
  • Advance Modeling skills including advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrated abstract critical and reasoning thinking skills.
  • A consultative mindset that promotes improvements in operational effectiveness, process efficiency
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to draw accurate conclusions and make confident, fact based decisions.
  • You can communicate clearly, concisely and with impact- both one-on-one and presenting to small groups.

Sound like you? Youll be a serious contender if:
  • You are proficient in SQL, demonstrated by the ability to write simple to complex SQL queries for report design and execution.
  • You have advanced skills in using database programs, mining large quantities of data for statistically valid information and formulating hypotheses.
  • You have experience with Salesforce CRM.
  • Experience working with Five9 or other Cloud Based phone system.
  • You dont wait around for answers- you go and find them.
  • You are adaptable. You can be flexible and enjoy working in a fun & exciting team environment. Expect a fast pace, energy and the occasional flying ping pong ball.
  • You want to make an impact. We are a rapidly growing business, and you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our clients, our culture, and our future.
  • You share our passion for the small businesses of America and have a desire to be part of something bigger than yourself.
  • You thrive in dynamic environments that require balancing competing priorities, meeting shifting deadlines and adapting to change.

Why Rapid Finance?

Rapid Finance seeks the best and brightest. To us, finding and keeping A-talent is as important as closing a million-dollar deal. Thats just one of the reasons why we have been so successful, growing more than 20 percent every year.

Our team benefits from a commuting or parking allowance, employer-matched 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and more. Just steps from the metro, our beautiful new office includes a modern open floor plan, free on-site fitness center, a gaming area, stocked kitchen, and other cool amenities.

Discover what a career with Rapid Finance can do for you. Visit our careers page today to learn more about the other opportunities we currently have available.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Rapid Finance is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce.

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