Business Systems Analyst (Adaptive)


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Business Intelligence
  • Post Date: 01/20/2021
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  • Company Address: 875 Stevenson Street Suite 700, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Nextdoor

Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. We believe that by bringing neighbors together, we can cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Job Description


Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for you, your neighbors and the broader local community. Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come.

Meet your Future Neighbors

At Nextdoor, we believe in the transformative power of community. As the Information Systems team at Nextdoor is responsible for providing efficient platforms, workflows, and tools at scale for our internal customers in Finance, People, Neighborhood Operations and Sales & Marketing teams. We have developed various internal tools and workflows to help our Neighborhood operations team to support our members. As a software engineer, you will be responsible for building new tools or enhancing our existing tools.

The Impact You’ll Make

As we scale and grow our business, we are looking for a Business Systems Analyst who can lead our financial systems initiatives. The key focus areas are Implementing and supporting Adaptive Insights, deploying Incentive compensation system and other Financial systems/tools.

As part of the Information systems team, you will play a crucial role in defining, architecting, and building the systems and features. You will work with various stakeholders in finance, accounting and people teams to prioritize business and information needs. You will also be partnering with other Information Systems team members who are subject matter experts in other business applications.

Day-to-day you should expect to be doing the following:

    Analyze business requirements and translate them into effective and efficient application configuration.
    Effectively communicate status updates and risk assessments to the management team
    Maintain system integrations and troubleshoot problems as they arise
    Configure user security profiles, assign and deactivate users, perform annual audits, and automate these tasks
    Manage the vendor relationships with SaaS vendors and manage third party contractors for system implementations and support.
    Develop a post-implementation support process and streamline the operational support model.

What You’ll Bring to The House

    Experience implementing, administering, and integrating SaaS software (Adaptive Insights Preferred)
    3+ years of experience in related field with demonstrated results in delivering complex solutions
    Experience with financial planning systems and domain a plus.
    BS/MS in Finance, Accounting, Computer Sciences or other applicable majors - or relevant experience (Financial Planning experience strongly desired)
    Great organizational skills and attention to detail; able to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
    Proactive and forward-thinking attitude and creative problem-solving ability

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.