Associate Strategic Value Advisory Data Analyst

Coupa

  • Full Time

Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world’s leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:

1. Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.
2. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.
3. Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.

Coupa delivers leading Business Spend Management (BSM) capabilities to our customers, enabling them to maximize the value of every dollar they spend.  To help customers realize measurable business value, it is critical to provide customers meaningful insights about their business spending environment based on data analysis.

This role is part of the Value Excellence Center within the Business Value Engineering (BVE) team.  BVE Team is a global team of finance/management consultants who develop business cases that articulate how business value will be realized using Coupa’s solutions.  

The Value Excellence Center is a global center of excellence focused on driving measurable business value for Coupa and its customers by providing insights using data analysis.  The Value Excellence Center primarily supports the BVE team by providing data-driven business cases which require complex data analysis.  The Value Excellence Center also supports other internal organizations within Coupa with strategic projects

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

 

  • Support sales engagements with data-driven discovery by performing analysis on spend data provided by customers and delivering meaningful insights for how customers can realize measurable business value with Coupa.
  • Support Value Preview activities for Coupa’s AI Classification solution by structuring data sets and classifying categories for spend data provided by prospects
  • Perform savings opportunity analysis for prospects during sales engagements for the Coupa Advantage program
  • Estimate which of our prospects’ suppliers are already transacting through the Coupa platform and/or through the MasterCard Network by performing supplier match analysis during sales engagements
  • Support Coupa Pay business cases with data-driven discovery analysis
  • Support customer success management engagements by performing analysis on customers’ spend data through Coupa and outside of Coupa
  • Help build and manage knowledge bases and data sets used by the Business Value Engineering Team by cleaning and classifying customer spend data
  • Send data requests templates to prospects and customers and maintain deal queue tracking tool
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    Qualifications:

     

  • 0-2 + years of work experience
  • Basic knowledge with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Basic data analysis skills such as understanding of statistics, understanding how to investigate the relationship between variables, identifying trends and correlations in data, and ability to determine the appropriate charts/graphs that provide meaningful insights.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to structure ideas and conversations to effectively present findings from research and analysis.
  • Must demonstrate intellectual curiosity with a proactive, problem-solving mindset.
  • Must demonstrate organized, structured thinking and ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload to achieve required timescales.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in finance, accounting, engineering, information management, data science, or economics.
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    Addition Preferred Qualifications:

     

  • Advanced MS Excel skills with the ability to create financial models
  • Experience of working with a BI tool eg. (Tableau)
  • Probabilistic analysis
  • Experience with working with Big Data, AI and machine learning algorithms
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    At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.
    We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, retirement and savings plans with employer match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations for exempt employees, non-exempt employees are on an accrual basis for PTO, catered lunches…And much more!
    As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.
    Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.