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Economist

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Be the strategy behind the game.

Being a part of the international team you will manage business planning, market research, strategy, financial analysis and business development.  As an Economist, you will work cross-functionally across several groups, including finance, marketing, operations, and consultants. Our ideal candidate can excel in an unstructured environment, juggle multiple business inquiries and projects at a time, and find creative ways to tackle ambiguous problems. Sound good to you? Join us.

What you’ll do as an Economist:

  • Develop and maintain core reporting and analytics infrastructure and models while proactively surfacing opportunities.

  • Act as a business economist as part of the international business, providing ongoing market analysis and performance.

  • Drive for business initiative to develop the international unit.

  • Autonomously handle ad-hoc requests from the business.

  • Demonstrate the ability to influence outcomes and decisions by analyzing the data presented and creating actionable insights.

  • Monitor forecasts and benchmark performance while understanding the sources of deviation.

  • Build thoughtful analyses to drive better decisions and measure the efficacy of various initiatives.

  • Build and optimize monthly, quarterly, annual forecasting processes and reporting.

What you’ll bring:   

  • BA in economics/accounting/business administration, MBA – advantage

  • 2+ years of experience in financial roles or corporate strategy

  • Highly Qualified in excel – A must, SQL/VBA – an advantage.

  • Research capabilities, driving significant insights from data.

  • Ability to self-start and direct work in an unstructured environment.

  • Detail-oriented, and able to multi-task and prioritize to deliver impact in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience in the online gaming industry – an advantage.

Join Us!


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