Marketing Finance Analyst

Finance Saratoga Springs, New York


Death Wish Coffee is made by passionate people for passionate people, and our carefully selected, perfectly roasted coffee beans produce a bold, highly caffeinated coffee blend. We strive for the best tasting and highest quality organic and fair-trade beans in every bag. Our processes are USDA certified and we have committed to sustainability throughout our products.

In 2016, Death Wish Coffee aired a Super Bowl 50 commercial after winning the Intuit Small Business Competition. In 2018 and 2019, we launched our products on the International Space Station! In 2020, we were #1 on Amazon’s “Most Wished For” coffee, and today, Death Wish Coffee is sold in more than 20,000 stores nationwide. Over a million people trust us to wake them up and give them the caffeinated kick they need every morning, and we’re just getting started.

Death Wish Coffee is looking to add a Marketing Finance Analyst to our growing financial planning and analysis team to analyze and help support profitable growth through the organization.

  • Conducts in-depth analyses and research that focuses on areas such as sales/ marketing promotions, annual business reviews, volume, distribution, velocity, competitor analysis, etc.
  • Prepares detail of work plan and schedule, completes detailed analysis and research, identifies options for new business ventures
  • Develops and prepares reports for brand marketers and the functional leaders; recommends action or change for assigned projects
  • Analyzes general market and specific business conditions trends and prepares forecasts to support current and future business decisions
  • Deliver foundational trade analytics through performing ongoing promo analysis (ROI, volume, lift, etc.) on assigned accounts, and deliver compelling summaries for activation
  • Maintain and disseminate promotional scorecards on ongoing basis
  • Coordinate analysis of invoice pricing discrepancies amongst analyst in accounting and sales
  • Determine root cause of pricing discrepancies and drive resolution and future corrective actions
  • Understand the wider differences across items/retailers/support mechanisms and help aggregate learnings for annual planning process into specific guardrails and guidelines
  • Perform monthly variance analysis of actual financial performance vs. budget / forecast with marketing spend

Who you are:
  • Data driven professional
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Organized with an ability to manage multiple projects with strict deadlines
  • Not afraid to question the status quo
  • Strong critical thinker and problem solver
  • Strong communication, critical-thinking, and presentation skills; including the ability to provide written and verbal direction effectively

  • 3+ years of experience in planning, analysis, or financial management; with at least one year in a CPG or consumer goods company
  • Proven leadership ability and strength is building internal relationships
  • Excellent quantitative and analytics skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Advanced Excel skills associates with large volume data sets
  • Ability to identify key business drivers to align finance department resources against the most important needs of the business
Bonus Points:
  • Completed bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or marketing
  • Knowledge and has practical experience with SQL
  • Experience in NetSuite or similar accounting software
  • Previous experience in a high growth organization
  • Experience with a CPG and/or manufacturing company