We Are Purch

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. We bring together 350 employees from around the globe who share a commitment to serve our customers with integrity, collaborate to deliver better results, and shape the future of digital publishing.

Nicole Taylor

Managing Editor, Business News Daily

Anna Attkisson

Editorial Director, Tom’s IT Pro

John Stellato

Private Investor and Consultant

Jeff Smith

Board Observer

Catherine Levene

Co-Founder and CEO, Artspace.com

Greg Mason

Chief Executive Officer

Doug Llewellyn

President & Chief Operating Officer

Andy Goldstein

Chief Financial Officer

John Potter

Chief Technology Officer

Mike Kisseberth

Chief Revenue Officer

Karen Greenstein

General Counsel

Ralph Terkowitz

General Partner ABS Capital Partners

Paul Mariani

General Partner, ABS Capital Partners

Alfred Vericel

Board Observer

Peter Horan

Founder at Horan MediaTech Advisors

Martin Niesenholtz

Founder of New York Times Digital, Adjunct Professor

Molly Baab

SVP & General Manager of B2C

Aaron Bailey

SVP & General Manager of B2B

Phil Barrett

SVP & General Manager of Marketing & Shopper Services

Antoine Boulin

Head of Corporate and Business Development & GM Europe

Becky Snyder

Vice President, Organizational Development

Fritz Nelson

Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Hardware & Anandtech

Mark Spoonauer

Editor-in-Chief, Tom’s Guide and Laptop Mag

Jeanna Bryner

Managing Editor, Live Science

Tariq Malik

Managing Editor, Space.com

Jeanette Mulvey

VP B2B Content

Our Locations

Los Angeles, California

12655 W Jefferson Blvd,

3rd Floor, Suite 55

Los Angeles, CA 90066

Ogden, Utah

251 20th Street, 2nd Floor

Ogden, UT 84401

New York, New York

150 5th Ave

New York, NY10011

Boston, Massachusetts

225 Wyman Street

Waltham, MA 02451

Paris, France

26 avenue de Gaulle

Suresnes, 92150, France

We have 350 employees across the globe, with operations in the U.S., France, the UK, Italy, and Germany.

Job Openings

It takes world-class talent to build a global powerhouse. Join our growing team.

New York

Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easy. And with over 110M visits every month on sites such as Tom’s Guide, Top Ten Reviews, Laptop Mag or Space.com, we are the largest technology and science media company in the US.

Purch is now seeking a social media strategist/producer to join our editorial team to provide social coverage for such brands as Space.com, Live Science, Toms Guide, Laptop, Newsarama and other brands.

This editorial position is located in our NYC office. The person we hire will support our editorial teams by finding new, creative and effective ways to promote our brands via social media including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, WeChat, Flipboard and whatever other networks we find effective.

This role will involve problem-solving and allow for creative solutions to our social media needs. The social media strategist/producer will be able to develop a work-flow process of his or her own that focuses on efficiency and quality and, most importantly, results.

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of on-the-job social media production and editorial experience, ideally working at a digital media brand that publishes multi-platform content and/or publishing.
  • Must demonstrate, using metrics from your direct experience, a track record of success in leveraging social media to grow audiences and/or drive referrals from social media platforms back to the branded website.
  • Must be fluent in, and have relevant experience and be able to demonstrate proficiency in, various forms of social media best practices – including text, video and photography – with evidence of your current use of social (personally or professionally) including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, WeChat, Flipboard, and other platforms
  • Must be fluent in, and passionate about, leveraging user analytics data including Google Analytics, Parsely, and the analytics offered by such social media platforms to identify growth opportunities and risks/challenges.
  • Must have direct experience, ideally deep expertise, in using paid “boosting” strategies and operational tactics, to drive social media success.
  • Must have a journalism or editorial mindset and an eagerness to partner with writers, editors, and producers on a daily basis.

Skills:

  • Able to juggle multiple deadlines at once and prioritize tasks by communicating with internal clients and determining order of importance
  • Comfortable using all social media scheduling dashboard tools and/or have the ability and willingness to learn new ones
  • Should be “ahead of the curve” in terms of social trends, and understand how to capitalize on those trends in ways that make sense for our brands
  • Must be able and willing to develop success metrics, track and report them, and find ways to adapt to continue improving results
  • A journalism undergraduate degree and/or editorial experience writing, copy editing, or proofreading skills helpful
  • Social media @ Purch sometimes starts early: If starting your work day early might be an issue for you – then please do not apply.

NOTE: In your cover letter please include links to your social media work/accounts

Salary: 60k

Waltham

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of multiple small to large web development initiatives at once, across multiple cross-functional and geographically distributed teams
  • Take full responsibility for sprint and project planning, coordination, and completion
  • Prepare for and facilitate daily scrum meetings, sprint plannings, backlog refinement meetings, demos, and retrospectives
  • Manage scope, goals, deliverables, and schedules throughout each project’s lifecycle
  • Positively affect the outcome (time, features, quality) of your project. Do much more than just facilitate
  • Ensure your projects are on track. Hold yourself and team members accountable
  • Proactively communicate project status to team members, stakeholders, and senior management regularly. Improve transparency of project status and radiate information appropriately to various audiences
  • Proactively identify and resolve communication gaps
  • Participate in and drive process improvement. Includes sharing best practices within your project teams and with the PM group as a whole
  • Remain on the forefront of emerging industry practice
  • Work with a sense of urgency, both in regards to your own tasks and those of others

Required Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile Project Management methods and tools
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to effectively lead and direct the work of others, and collaborate with teams in multiple remote locations
  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to take full ownership of assigned responsibilities, and appropriately prioritize
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish your goals
  • Strong analytical, technical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills, with the ability to get to the source of problems and think critically regarding possible solutions
  • Always a team-player with the ability to quickly establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary

Ideal Experience

  • 4-6 years Project Management experience in web/apps development, with strong back-end experience
  • At least 2 years working in Agile-based software development environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or relevant expertise
  • Experience coordinating remote teams across multiple timezones
  • Internet savvy with extensive experience in all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Experience with analytics tools like GA and ad revenue engines like DFP
  • Atlassian tool suite and MS Excel expertise. Fluency in OmniPlan, MS Project, or similar Project Management tools

Salary: 85-105k

New York

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of multiple small to large web development initiatives at once, across multiple cross-functional and geographically distributed teams
  • Take full responsibility for sprint and project planning, coordination, and completion
  • Prepare for and facilitate daily scrum meetings, sprint plannings, backlog refinement meetings, demos, and retrospectives
  • Manage scope, goals, deliverables, and schedules throughout each project’s lifecycle
  • Positively affect the outcome (time, features, quality) of your project. Do much more than just facilitate
  • Ensure your projects are on track. Hold yourself and team members accountable
  • Proactively communicate project status to team members, stakeholders, and senior management regularly. Improve transparency of project status and radiate information appropriately to various audiences
  • Proactively identify and resolve communication gaps
  • Participate in and drive process improvement. Includes sharing best practices within your project teams and with the PM group as a whole
  • Remain on the forefront of emerging industry practice
  • Work with a sense of urgency, both in regards to your own tasks and those of others

Required Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile Project Management methods and tools
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to effectively lead and direct the work of others, and collaborate with teams in multiple remote locations
  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to take full ownership of assigned responsibilities, and appropriately prioritize
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish your goals
  • Strong analytical, technical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills, with the ability to get to the source of problems and think critically regarding possible solutions
  • Always a team-player with the ability to quickly establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary

Ideal Experience

  • 4-6 years Project Management experience in web/apps development, with strong back-end experience
  • At least 2 years working in Agile-based software development environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or relevant expertise
  • Experience coordinating remote teams across multiple timezones
  • Internet savvy with extensive experience in all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Experience with analytics tools like GA and ad revenue engines like DFP
  • Atlassian tool suite and MS Excel expertise. Fluency in OmniPlan, MS Project, or similar Project Management tools

Salary: 90-110k

Denver

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech review publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, close-knit, flexible, results-oriented work environment looking for talented people who fit.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of multiple small to large web development initiatives at once, across multiple cross-functional and geographically distributed teams
  • Take full responsibility for sprint and project planning, coordination, and completion
  • Prepare for and facilitate daily scrum meetings, sprint plannings, backlog refinement meetings, demos, and retrospectives
  • Manage scope, goals, deliverables, and schedules throughout each project’s lifecycle
  • Positively affect the outcome (time, features, quality) of your project. Do much more than just facilitate
  • Ensure your projects are on track. Hold yourself and team members accountable
  • Proactively communicate project status to team members, stakeholders, and senior management regularly. Improve transparency of project status and radiate information appropriately to various audiences
  • Proactively identify and resolve communication gaps
  • Participate in and drive process improvement. Includes sharing best practices within your project teams and with the PM group as a whole
  • Remain on the forefront of emerging industry practice
  • Work with a sense of urgency, both in regards to your own tasks and those of others

Required Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile Project Management methods and tools
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to effectively lead and direct the work of others, and collaborate with teams in multiple remote locations
  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to take full ownership of assigned responsibilities, and appropriately prioritize
  • Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish your goals
  • Strong analytical, technical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills, with the ability to get to the source of problems and think critically regarding possible solutions
  • Always a team-player with the ability to quickly establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary

Ideal Experience

  • 4-6 years Project Management experience in web/apps development, with strong back-end experience
  • At least 2 years working in Agile-based software development environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or relevant expertise
  • Experience coordinating remote teams across multiple timezones
  • Internet savvy with extensive experience in all phases of the software development life cycle
  • Experience with analytics tools like GA and ad revenue engines like DFP
  • Atlassian tool suite and MS Excel expertise. Fluency in OmniPlan, MS Project, or similar Project Management tools

Salary: 80-100k

New York

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, AnandTech, Space.com, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, innovative company looking for talented people who fit.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sr. Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) reports directly to the Vice President, FP&A and serves as business partner to the General Manager (GM) of Purch’s B2C business segment. In this capacity, the Manager FP&A will provide the GM with the necessary data, reporting, analysis and insights, essential to the business segment’s financial growth and profitability. The Manager will be embedded within the business segment, working closely with the GM as well as his senior staff, while serving as a liaison between the segment and FP&A. The Manager will have direct exposure to Purch’s CFO and other executives, including the Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversight of business segment’s P&L with full budget control and forecast responsibility
  • Develop trusting and collaborative working relationship with General Manager of business segment
  • Work with key business segment constituents to build and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Own and drive rolling revenue and expense forecasting process
  • Own and drive annual budget planning process for all departments within the business segment
  • Build business case and supporting ROI analysis for capital budgeting requests
  • Other Ad hoc financial modeling and analysis
  • Calculate commissions for business segment
  • Assist with M&A related financial modeling and due diligence

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Minimum- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA or CPA a plus

Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum- 8 years Finance/Accounting experience with at least 4 years in FP&A and supervisory roles
  • Preferred- experience supporting a digital media organization

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to convert operating and financial data into business strategy
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with upper levels of management
  • Expert level Excel skills
  • Experience using accounting and financial planning software (experience with Adaptive Solutions a plus)
  • Knowledge of M&A activity, including due diligence, a plus

Or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities

Salary: $120,000 – $130,000/year

New York

Purch is seeking a Graphic Designer with strong visual and strategic skills to join a high-energy, collaborative Product Marketing team in New York. This role will work within the creative team and be responsible for designing pre-sale product mocks, presentations, post-sale creatives, as well as telling a visual story for our marketing materials and infographics. The Graphic Designer will have to be a bit of a digital chameleon, as we work with a multitude of distinguished brands across our portfolio of over 20 different sites.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mock up ad experiences for desktop, tablet and mobile formats unique to advertising partner or sponsor
  • Design creatives for advertisers according to their specific brand guidelines
  • Produce dramatic and strategic custom “native-like” creative with advertiser’s KPIs in mind
  • Design custom presentation and marketing materials for pre-sale initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA or equivalent experience in a Graphic Design, Advertising or related field.
  • 1-3 years of related graphic design experience
  • An amazing portfolio that makes the bulk of your case. Required
  • Work well with a talented and fun team.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a timely fashion
  • Working knowledge of HTML and HTML5/rich media a plus
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Must be willing to work 40-45 hours a week.

Salary: 50k – 56k

Waltham

BuyerZone, a Purch owned brand, the leading B2B lead generation company, is seeking a Product Manager for its lead generation products. As Product Manager, your core responsibilities will include P&L ownership over a portfolio with the focus of managing, growing, and optimizing categories. For your portfolio, you will work closely with the marketing and sales teams to ensure that our partners are receiving a quality lead product. Additionally, analyzing day-to-day business changes through forecasting results, completing monthly P&L analysis, and performing ad-hoc exploratory analysis is an expected part of the role. Reporting directly to the Sr. Director of Operations, this cross-functional role is an outstanding opportunity for a smart, driven, team-oriented, and independent thinker. BuyerZone is a fast-paced environment where employees have a constant passion to succeed.

 

Ideal Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience with product management, data analysis, and/or product marketing. Experience with an Internet or online marketing company a plus
  • Ability to evaluate business performance and identify issues and opportunities
  • Must be able to work independently as well as collaborate effectively across multiple departments
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at one time with relative independence
  • Roll-up-the-sleeves attitude – proven ability to move quickly, get hands dirty, and execute successfully
  • Strong sense of urgency, including the ability to meet or exceed deadlines and set priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills – high-energy, proactive, creative, self-motivated
  • Goal orientated and demonstrated record of success in previous endeavors
  • Strong business acumen
  • Advanced analytical skills a plus – very comfortable working with data.
  • BA/BS in business-related major

 

Responsibilities:

Analytics – 25%

  • Collaborate in problem solving across departments
  • Use measurement and analysis to make informed and actionable business recommendations
  • Analyze, plan, and implement pricing changes
  • Structure and carry out exploratory analysis

 

Product Management – 75%

  • P&L responsibility to manage, grow, and optimize portfolio categories
  • Analyze metrics and work closely with marketing channels and sales team to balance competing needs
  • Identify, research, and evaluate potential improvements to categories
  • Research and monitor competitive landscape, market conditions, and changes in the industry that may impact categories
  • Provide project management and/or analytical support to projects or ad-hoc strategies as needed

 

Salary: 65k-75k

New York

Purch is a rapidly growing, constantly evolving digital content and services company that helps millions of people make smarter purchases. More than 100 million monthly visitors engage with our many brands—Tom’s Guide, TopTenReviews.com, Space.com, LiveScience, and more. The Purch B2C division seeks an enthusiastic Senior Product Manager to lead product development for the redevelopment of one of our top brands. Your mission will be to drive the development of features and services that help consumers research and buy the products that are best for them. You will craft a vision, define products, bring innovative ideas to the table, and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. You will measure and understand how shoppers research and purchase products and build tools and experiences that make their purchase journey more successful.

 

You will…

  • Immerse yourself in customer needs, the competitive landscape, and our unique business dynamics.
  • Lead new product development initiatives from concept to launch, guiding a cross-functional team to meet strategic goals.
  • Translate complex problems and projects into user stories and a coherent product backlog, using agile methods.
  • Assess and prioritize opportunities, setting project milestones, aligning stakeholders and communicating decisions throughout the company.
  • Define success metrics for new projects and track daily metrics for existing products to ensure all are moving towards our defined goals.
  • Collaborate deeply with team members in engineering, UX, editorial, operations, sales and marketing.
  • Continuously propose new features and A/B tests aimed at improving conversion and engagement metrics.
  • Have the skills to communicate effectively with a geographically dispersed team.

You bring…

  • 5+ years of product management experience on high-scale, direct to consumer digital products.
  • A passion for meeting customer needs through data-driven, iterative product development and continuous optimization.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities and drive focused resolution in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • The ability to lead and inspire teams to deliver on our goals.
  • Excellent communication skills, from strategic vision to specific details of implementation.
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to interpret data and trends, diagnose problems, and recommend effective action plans to resolve issues.

 

 

New York

Purch

Purch is one of the world’s largest tech publishers with brands such as Tom’s Guide, AnandTech, Space.com, LaptopMag, and LiveScience under its umbrella. With billions of users and three straight years of profitable, venture-backed double digit growth, Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easier for both buyers and sellers.  Purch is a fun, innovative company looking for talented people who fit.

*Cover letter required

 

Description of Duties or Attach Job Description:

  • Designs and implements a cloud data platform that processes, stores, and analyzes terabytes of data per day from hundreds of different data sources
  • Is a master of all things data including models, flows, quality, governance, and integrations
  • Optimizes query and database performance like a finely tuned violin
  • Deploys hardware and cloud functionality and capacity to its most efficient extent
  • Presents a killer roadmap to the executive team with full technology stack ROI arguments
  • Is well-versed in a wide variety of DW/BI tools
  • Define, evangelize, and enforce development and modeling best practices
  • Prides him or herself in the ability to troubleshoot anything data-related
  • Relishes rapid iterations of new, unproven open source technologies
  • Serves as the engineering lead of a top-notch development team
  • Relentlessly tunes ETL workflows and integration jobs
  • Delivers solutions and products on time and on budget
  • Has the ability to communicate to and earn the respect of executives and engineers alike

 

Needs

  • College graduate, preferably in a technical discipline
  • Fluent English skills
  • Strong software engineering skills
  • Mastery of SQL, metadata frameworks, taxonomy management
  • Mastery of data modeling, warehousing, ETL, relational and non-relational storage
  • Proficiency in one or more BI tools – Qlikview, Cognos, Business Objects, SSRS, Tableau, Spotfire, Looker, ChartIO
  • Proficiency in two or more DBs – SQL Server, RedShift, PostgresSQL, Netezza, Vertica, Snowflake, Oracle, MySQL, NoSQL DBs
  • Strong working knowledge in one or more programming languages – Python, R, Java, .NET, Javascript, PHP, Pearl, Ruby, Scala, Clojure
  • Amazon data stack experience (Kinesis, S3, EC2, Redshift, Glacier, etc.)

 

Salary: 60k – 100k

Waltham, MA

Description: 

BuyerZone, the leading online marketplace for business purchasing, is seeking a paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) professional to play a key role in an established, proven team.

This position provides an excellent opportunity to become an outstanding search engine marketer from one of the leaders in the industry. With profit and loss responsibility for a multi-million dollar portfolio, you will work with all the leading search engine marketing (SEM) platforms and learn many related techniques to create, optimize and grow our results. Your creativity will also be tapped as our entrepreneurial culture greatly encourages refining our current practices and testing new ideas in our constant quest to improve results. Your innovation, creative thinking and success will be rewarded with ownership of new projects, programs and channels.

At least one year of dedicated paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) experience is required for this position.

Outstanding candidates will thrive in fast-paced quantitative operation, work well with a team and have a strong intellectual curiosity, a roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and a constant desire to over achieve.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor day-to-day financial results for all paid marketing programs (search and display)
  • Plan, manage and execute a portfolio of paid search campaigns, including but not limited to strategy development, organization and management
  • Responsible for ongoing optimization efforts to meet objectives, including but not limited to bid management, negative keyword strategies, and ad copy/creative revision based on performance history
  • Daily use of Tableau for reporting and analytics
  • Collect, synthesize and analyze campaign/program performance data and provide actionable insights
  • Build strong relationships across PPC and other departments, such as Category Management and Sales
  • Identify expansion opportunities within and outside current online marketing plan
  • Conduct industry research and present actionable findings
  • Manage relationships with representatives from the major online advertising channels

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years direct, dedicated paid search/pay-per-click (PPC) experience in managing large scale, complex campaigns with a substantial budget
  • In-depth understanding of Paid Search campaign management and optimization practices
  • Experience with Paid Search platforms like Google AdWords, Bing Ads Editor and Yahoo Gemini
  • Experience with bid management tools, such as DoubleClick Search, is a plus
  • Outstanding quantitative and analytical skills, with the ability to identify trends and insights through data analysis
  • Comfortable manipulating numbers, primarily within Microsoft Excel
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, hitting deadlines and performing under pressure
  • Outstanding ability to execute swiftly with a strong attention to detail
  • Experience with the management of display and/or social campaigns is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

As you acquire expertise within the fast growing world of online marketing, the analyst experience will launch your career and help build your personal network of colleagues and friends. You’ll join a high-spirited, collaborative group that’s committed to excellence and beating goals.

More about BuyerZone

BuyerZone is located in Waltham Massachusetts, just outside of Boston, and the leading online marketplace for business purchasing. BuyerZone has facilitated more than $5 billion in purchasing transactions over the last three years and makes it possible for small to large sized companies to find great suppliers for the products and services they need to run their business.  BuyerZone is part of Purch and strives to maintain a fun, casual and friendly environment at work.

 Salary Range: 60k – 70k 

Waltham, MA

Purch is on a mission to make complex buying decisions easy. And with over 100M visits every month on sites such as Business.com, Business News Daily, BuyerZone, Tom’s Hardware, TopTenReviews, LaptopMag and Space.com, Purch is one of the largest technology and media companies in the world.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) reports directly to the Vice President, FP&A and serves as business partner to the General Manager (GM) of Purch’s B2B business segment. In this capacity, the Manager FP&A will provide the GM with the necessary data, reporting, analysis and insights, essential to the business segment’s financial growth and profitability. The Manager will be embedded within the business segment, working closely with the GM as well as his senior staff, while serving as a liaison between the segment and FP&A. The Manager will have direct exposure to Purch’s CFO and other executives, including the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversight of business segment’s P&L with full budget control and forecast responsibility
  • Develop trusting and collaborative working relationship with General Manager of business segment
  • Work with key business segment constituents to build and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Own and drive rolling revenue and expense forecasting process
  • Own and drive annual budget planning process for all departments within the business segment
  • Build business case and supporting ROI analysis for capital budgeting requests
  • Other Ad hoc financial modeling and analysis
  • Calculate commissions for business segment
  • Assist with M&A related financial modeling and due diligence

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this Position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:  

  • Minimum- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • MBA or CPA a plus

 

Prior Work Experience:

  •  Minimum- 8 years Finance/Accounting experience with at least 4 years in FP&A and supervisory roles
  •  Preferred- experience supporting a digital media organization

 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to convert operating and financial data into business strategy
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with upper levels of management
  • Expert level Excel skills
  • Experience using accounting and financial planning software (experience with Adaptive Solutions a plus)
  • Knowledge of M&A activity, including due diligence, a plus
  • Or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Salary Range: 80k-95k

Waltham, MA

BuyerZone ( Purch owned company) is the leading online marketplace for purchasing.  By making it possible for buyers to find the best suppliers to meet their purchasing needs, BuyerZone has facilitated more than $5 billion in purchasing transactions over the last three years. 

http://www.BuyerZone.com

Description:

We are helping businesses make smart buying and selling decisions.  You can help us do that!  As a part of our Customer Care team you will help tailor customer accounts in a way that will help them to maximize their ROI through strategic alignment of BuyerZone’s products and services. You will respond to incoming calls or emails and provide top notch customer support to help our clients achieve success.  You will work closely with our product team to track and monitor performance of lead acquisition channels to insure the continued integrity of our product.  We work in a fast-paced, positive team environment and are looking for someone who thrives under those conditions.

We are looking for someone who is process driven and exhibits an almost obsessive attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide top notch support to our clients, enhance their experience and satisfaction
  • Work closely with the BuyerZone sales teams to set client expectations and provide clear explanation of our products and services
  • Based on client feedback make necessary adjustments to client invoices
  • Help to refine client profiles to insure optimal success
  • Help purchasers submit product requests to appropriate suppliers
  • Verify customer contact information and lead details to insure product integrity is maintained
  • Communicate potential quality concerns to both sales and product management teams

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of previous customer service experience
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Process driven
  • Ability/Willingness to build relationship with customers
  • Ability to analyze customer needs…analyze situations and act accordingly
  • Think clearly and act quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and change priorities while working with interruptions
  • Self-motivated, stress and pressure resistant, as well as a quick learner
  • Positive, upbeat, and professional attitude with customers and co-workers
  • Strong decision-making and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented team player with superior follow through
  • Great listening and negotiation skills
  • High energy, great attitude

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Fun team activities including bowling, annual Red Sox game, scavenger hunt, and Beer Thursdays
  • Generous time off – 15 paid days off plus 10 company holidays
  • 401K with company match, health and dental coverage

Salary range: 38k-40k

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