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Sr Data Analyst - Finance

Home Chef

Home Chef

IT, Accounting & Finance, Data Science
van buren, ar, usa
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Sr Data Analyst - Finance

Location 433 W Van Buren Street
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type
Regular - Full Time
Scheduled Days Off
6-Saturday, 7-Sunday

This Is Who We Are

Founded in 2013, Home Chef is the leading meal solutions company with both a retail and online presence. Available online at homechef.com and in retail at more than 2,100 Kroger grocery stores, Home Chef is committed to inspiring and enabling more people to cook simple, delicious meals, no matter how busy they are.
Similar to our recipes, we recognize that variety is the spice of life; therefore, our employees also bring their uniqueness and color to our fantastic team. We’re eager to work with humble team players and pragmatic next-level thinkers to innovate on Home Chef’s offerings.


The Senior Financial Data Analyst will support the fast paced growth of Home Chef’s strategic initiatives through detailed financial analysis, planning and reporting. This role will work closely with finance and data leaders to provide visibility and clear insights into an increasingly complex business model.


Detailed Responsibilities:

Support and develop reporting on KPIs and financial performance:

  • Identify and develop new reporting to help measure the success and monitor the progress of new initiatives, including hindsight analysis.
  • Maintain current reporting on KPI and financial performance, providing visibility and actionable insights to the executive team and business leaders on an ongoing basis.
  • Perform regular business reviews with business leaders to assess any deviations from the financial plan and deep dive with functional teams to assess root cause, providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders in both finance and across the organization to learn about the business, gather requirements, define projects, and communicate progress
  • Detailed understanding of data mining, manipulation, and reconciliation

Support the development of the annual company budget, long-term strategic plan and monthly forecasts:

  • Support the development of the consolidated financial model used throughout the planning process. Help develop processes to enhance Home Chef’s ability to manage an increasingly complex business model.
  • Work with cross-functional leadership to deeply understand key drivers of all lines of business to provide insight into future trajectory and identify opportunities for both growth and savings.
  • Effectively communicate key insights and business trends to senior leadership, including Kroger stakeholders.
  • Perform strategic planning “what-if” scenarios for annual company projections, helping executives and business leaders make real-time decisions.

Perform detailed financial analysis on marketing and product initiatives:

  • Partner with cross functional teams to assess performance of new marketing or product initiatives by performing thorough financial analysis
  • Detailed understanding of fundamental business economics – profitability, operational efficiency, LTV, CAC
  • Identify and develop new reporting to help measure the success and monitor the progress of new initiatives, including hindsight analysis.

Ad hoc analysis:

  • Perform ad hoc analysis on an as needed basis

This position requires no travel.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or other characteristics needed for this role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.

  • Completion of a four-year degree program in a related field: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics highly preferred
  • 3+ years progressive experience within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to leverage data to drive strategic insights and make actionable, results oriented recommendations through complex financial models while maintaining “big picture” focus
  • Advanced analytics (Excel, Google Sheets) and presentation (PowerPoint, Google Slides) skills with ability to communicate findings in a clear concise manner to project stakeholders and executive stakeholders
  • Knowledge of SQL preferred; Anaplan experience a plus

More About Us

Perks and benefits:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – benefits start the 1st day of the month following your start date
  • Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Employer match
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) for qualified Medical, Dependent Care, Parking, or Transit expenses
  • Flexible paid time off (PTO) policy, holidays and sick time
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • State-of-the-art office in the historic Old Post Office building in downtown Chicago, close to multiple Metra and CTA options, and amenities such as a food court, onsite gym, and communal rooftop space
  • Discounts on Home Chef meal kits and at Kroger stores
  • Casual dress in a fun, friendly, and collaborative work environment

Candidates can experience Home Chef as a customer - enter promo code PEOPLE30 for $30 off your first order!

How We Work Together

We are humble team players.
We are warm and gracious with team members and customers. We seek feedback to improve ourselves - and respectfully listen to and accept input.

We are pragmatic next-level thinkers.
We come up with novel and unique ideas. We explore new strategies to avoid being constrained by conventional thinking.

We take ownership.
We approach ambiguous problems, prepared to dive in, get curious, and learn more. We are results-driven, always challenging ourselves to exceed goals.

Be at Home at Home Chef

We all show up authentically at Home Chef. Our team includes individuals with a variety of identities, backgrounds, and perspectives. You can trust that you’ll be able to bring your whole self to an inclusive and enjoyable workplace.

We welcome people of all races, colors, religions, national origin or ancestry, sex (including sexual identity), age, physical or mental disabilities, pregnancy, veteran or military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, citizenship status, arrest record or expunged/sealed convictions, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Home Chef is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Home Chef will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact our People team at hr@homechef.com.

Home Chef is an equal opportunity employer.

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