Senior Director, Data Analytics



  • Data Analytics director with extensive expertise in data analytics, modeling, dashboarding and the ability to enable strategic insights that drive impactful decisions
  • People-first data leader who delivers insights that fuel effective data strategy execution and collaboration with cross-functional teams 
  • Remote-first opportunity for US-based employees with the option to work in-person out of our Manhattan office 

Start your adventure with Zip 

Working in our Data Insights & Analytics team provides no shortage of opportunities to truly impact the way we operate. As a trusted strategic partner to every team across Zip, you will own all things data from data modeling and dashboard building to deep-dive analytics recommendations that truly change the game for our customers..

As a Senior Director, Analytics, you will be responsible for leading a team that delivers business intelligence solutions and business insights / recommendations for all of Zip’s business teams, including: Product, Marketing, Merchant and Finance. In this role, you will collaborate with a range of stakeholders, including executives, across Zip to deliver crucial data strategy components and help accelerate profitable growth of Zip in the US market. 

Interesting problems you’ll get to solve

  • Develop and execute a data strategy at Zip
  • Partner with senior management to identify areas of opportunity where data can be leveraged to drive business outcomes
  • Own the implementation and governance of analytical tooling
  • Manage, coach, and develop the Zip Data Analytics team 
  • Partner closely with business and engineering teams to drive key components for the data strategy
  • Advocate for the internal and external “brand” of data at Zip
  • Ensure that analytical projects are aligned with business objectives and recommendations are considered and prioritized in tandem with business initiative discovery and planning cadences
  • Own and deliver metrics for monthly business reviews, including data quality and storytelling
  • Deliver ad-hoc insights for stakeholders and leadership that will help steer strategic initiatives and priorities
  • Manage financial reporting, forecasting and analytics, while partnering closely with the Finance function and executive leadership team 
  • Deliver structured business insights and recommendations and solving complex and ambiguous challenges, using data and a range of analytical techniques

What you’ll bring to the team 

  • 15+ years of experience in in data analytics, project management, or related areas
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Analytics, Statistics or a related field
  • Strong relationship-building skills with stakeholders, influencing strategic direction, and fostering trusted partnerships
  • Experience in developing and prioritizing high-level project plans for strategic initiatives, ensuring effective delivery
  • Proficiency in recommending and implementing strategies, best practices, and change management processes
  • Leadership in guiding teams to become trusted partners and implementing sustainable change across stakeholders
  • Effective communication and influence with decision-makers, coupled with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in SQL, Microsoft Excel, Tableau, PowerBI skills
  • Preference for skills in Data Architecture and Modeling
  • Experience scaling business processes in analytics
  • Master’s degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field preferred
  • Experience with relevant Business Intelligence tools/scripting languages (i.e., SQL, Python, Spark, Scala, R, Power BI, Tableau preferred)
  • Related industry experience (i.e., finance, payments, fintech, retail, merchandising, healthcare, or eCommerce) preferred
  • Experience with data modeling (dbt), data cataloging (Alation/Atlan) preferred

What you’ll get in return

Zip is a place where you’ll get out what you put in. The newness of our sector means we need to move at pace and embrace change, and our promise to you when you join the team is that you’ll feel empowered and trusted to make big things happen quickly. 

We want you to feel welcome and as though you have the support to be yourself, and care for yourself at work. Because it’s important to us that you make the most of the opportunities you’ll get to grow your skills and your career, and be surrounded by smart, friendly people and leaders that have your back.

We think these are just some of the best things about being a Zipster. We will also offer you:

  • Flexible working culture
  • Incentive programs
  • 20 days PTO every year
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Leading family support policies
  • 100% employer covered insurance
  • Beautiful Union Square office with a casual dress code
  • Learning and wellness subscription stipend
  • Company-sponsored 401k match

The Pay Range for this position: $225,000 - $250,000 USD based on the industry benchmark for position, function, level and Zip's compensation strategies. However, actual base salary will depend on varying circumstances and individualized factors, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. 

Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. 

Be a part of a team that reflects the diversity of our customers

We pride ourselves on being a workplace that provides equal opportunities to people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, abilities, veteran status, and everything else that makes you unique.

Equally, we’re committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are accessible and inclusive. Please let us know If there are any adjustments that need to be made to ensure you have a fair and equitable experience.

And finally…get to know us

Zip Co Limited (ASX: ZIP) is a digital financial services company, offering innovative, people-centred products that bring customers and merchants together.

Operating in two core markets - Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) and the US, Zip offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services, connecting millions of customers with its global network of tens of thousands of merchants.

We’re proud to be a values-led business and our values - Customer First, Own it, Stronger Together and Change the Game - guide us in everything we do.

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  • United States
  • Full-Time
  • Data & Analytics
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