We’re hiring a Business Analyst, Strategic Planning in Columbus, OH

The position.
Root is looking for a self-driven analyst with experience in dealing with ambiguous problems. You’ll support cross-functional strategic planning by digging into key high-level business trends and elevating important findings. Through the process, you will develop a deep understanding of our business operations, the unit economics of our customers, and how business metrics tie into the bigger financial picture. This analyst will find stories in the data and assist in making recommendations that influence strategic decisions at the executive level. The right candidate will be intellectually curious and have a passion for communicating complex concepts in a clear and concise manner. 

What you'll be doing.

  • Develop & maintain operational dashboards
  • Compile weekly updates on top strategic priorities for the company
  • Collaborate with product and marketing teams to analyze emerging business trends on a state, product and customer segment level
  • Synthesize analysis to form opinions and recommendations for finance and business leadership
  • Support investor diligence requests Work with financial modeling team to incorporate trends into the five-year strategic plan

What we're looking for.

  • 1-3 years of experience in quantitative business or financial analysis; experience in a fast-paced technology environment is a plus 
  • A bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Finance, Mathematics or a related quantitative field
  • Ability to manipulate large data sets; fluency in SQL, Excel and Google Sheets
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Approaches problem solving with natural intellectual curiosity, open-mindedness, and comfort with ambiguity
  • Proven ability to execute on projects quickly; get things done mentality
  • Team player with the ability to partner with cross-functional teams

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Who we are.
Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root.
We’re a venture-backed technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.
Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.
Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.
People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at jobs@joinroot.com.