Fractional VP of Analytics

About Forward

Forward is a consulting firm that works exclusively with independent consultants to help startups build their engineering organizations.

About the Work

Company Stage: Series A

Keywords: SQL, Finance

Term: 6+ months

Hours per week: 10

Rate: $75-$150/hour

Timeline: Immediate

Timezone Constraints: 3 hours working overlap with ET

Geographic Constraints: None


We’re working with a company issues credit to retailers to help them purchase wholesale inventory from brands on their platform.

The economics of their business are non-trivial and they need help of a seasoned analyst to figure out how to iterate on their fee structure and invewst in growth. The work would be self-directed and you’d collaborate as a peer with the other executives at the company.

They’re looking for someone from an analytics background who’s comfortable with both SQL and financial analysis with an emphasis on the former.

About You

Roughly in order of importance:

  • Have experience functioning as a data analyst
  • Have experience directing the work of other data analysts
  • Have experience writing complex SQL queries
  • Have experience performing financial analysis
  • Have experience collaborating directly with finance
  • Have 8+ years experience

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