Data Analyst - Remote

Ascent CFO Solutions
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If you’re excited to join an established Fractional CFO firm and work on a flexible schedule for a variety of interesting companies, then this role could be for you!

Ascent CFO Solutions is looking for a top-notch Data Analyst to join our dynamic team of fractional financial professionals. You will provide strategic Data and Financial Analysis and dashboard development services, and contribute to the quality of the data to our diverse portfolio of clients. Your work will be meaningful and exciting, supporting businesses that are going through transformation, growth, process improvement, fundraising, preparing for an exit, and/or looking to acquire other companies.

Our clients include cutting-edge startups, scale-ups, and private companies, in addition to VC- and PE-backed companies, across a wide range of industries (technology, SaaS, professional services, manufacturing, eCommerce, CPG, FinTech, real estate, construction and more).


  • Under the direction of the Sr. Financial Analyst, develop financial dashboards using Power BI, Tableau and other tools including QBO, NetSuite, HubSpot and Salesforce
  • Be a trusted and reliable business partner with both Ascent team members and clients
  • Work closely with our Fractional CFOs and client Executive teams to develop financial dashboards, custom Excel spreadsheets, and/or operational data analysis
  • Attend and be an active participant in client meetings
  • Be a critical thinker, ask questions as needed and have a desire to learn more and grow as a professional

  • Bachelor or Master's degree with a focus on accounting, finance, business, statistics, analytics or other related field
  • Minimum 2 years professional work experience in a data analytics related role
  • Understanding of how to write, test, and deploy scripts and queries
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of accounting and reporting concepts
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Power BI technologies
  • Knowledge of DAX and M Query a plus
  • Graphic design/presentation skills a plus
  • Tableau experience a plus
  • Nimbleness, curiosity, and comfort with ambiguity; ability to respond quickly to rapidly evolving opportunities
  • Uncompromising attention to detail and a systematic approach to problem-solving, with good data intuition (i.e., an ability to look at analytical results and assess their reasonableness)
Why Our Employees Choose Ascent CFO Solutions:

  • Set your own schedule, choose the number of hours you want to work, generally between 25 and 30 hours/week initially for this role, and work remotely (with in-person opportunities)
  • Engage with a wide range of business matters across a variety of industries
  • Connect with highly talented Ascent team members (CFOs, Controllers, and Senior Accountants) who are ready and willing to collaborate and support you on projects
  • Benefit from our strong 11+ year reputation in delivering custom engagements with a high level of accuracy, responsiveness, and expertise
  • Work directly with smart entrepreneurs and business leaders who view you as a trusted partner in their companies

Primarily Remote (Pacific or Mountain time preferred)

Compensation: $40-45/hour W2 based on experience, plus benefits if eligible.

Benefits include:

  • Employee health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K with match
  • Quarterly stipend towards educational or professional development
  • Technology stipend
  • Paid sick time and holiday time
  • Promotion and mentoring opportunities 

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