Operations Analytics - Analyst / Associate (00254) Oakland, California

The Analyst/Associate provides accurate, up-to-date operational analytics in a timely manner to all internal functional departments. The Analyst/Associate utilizes data from internal operational data systems and accounting systems in order to validate, analyze, and provide answers to operational questions raised by functional department managers. Identifies and interprets trends and patterns in datasets to locate influences. Constructs forecasts, recommendations and strategic/tactical plans based on business data and market knowledge using models in Excel and other software with direction from the Operation Analytics Manager. Creates specifications for reports and analysis based on business needs and required or available data elements.

Based in Oakland, CA, Waypoint Homes is Reinventing Renting™ by providing quality homes, great customer service, and rewarding leases that offer valuable benefits to our residents. Waypoint Homes’ mission is to be recognized as the leading brand in the emerging single family rental industry. Founded in 2008, Waypoint Homes has matured into a sector pioneer with a long-term focus on creating a superior brand in top markets across the U.S. Waypoint currently owns and manages thousands of homes in seven states and is rapidly expanding nationwide.

Responsibilities

· Understanding the complex components of different functional departments and their corresponding data systems
· Creating recurring reports for different functional departments
· Customizing non-recurring analytical reports for different functional departments
· Automating the reporting and calculation of operational productivity metrics
· Auditing data systems to ensure a high quality of data integrity
· Providing insight to senior managers of functional departments
· Improving operational efficiency for each functional department

Qualifications

· The successful candidate will take pride in all aspects of their work output, recognizing it is a reflection of themselves, and is committed excellence
· Strong analytical and modeling skills with keen eye for detail
· Superior problem-solving abilities, quantitative aptitude, and the ability to effectively synthesize and communicate complex business issues
· Demonstrated aptitude in communicating with senior management, a desire to work across many departments
· Self-starter with a curious mind to solve complex problems and drive to finish projects on established deadlines
· Good follow-up skills and the ability to multi-task in a demanding and fast-paced environment
· A team player with strong interpersonal skills in order to work across all functional departments
· Strong interest in operational systems / efficiencies

Minimum Requirements

· Undergraduate degree
· Analytical background (e.g., economics, statistics, mathematics, finance, accounting or similar background)
· Strong computer skills (excel, word, powerpoint) with ability to learn quickly
· 1+ years of work experience in demanding, analytical work environment is preferred but not a prerequisite
· Background or interested in real estate management is a plus but not a prerequisite
· Experience in management consulting or investment banking is highly valued, but not a prerequisite

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