Strategy Analyst

McLean, Virginia
Jan 20, 2022
Feb 19, 2022
Full Time
The Appian Strategy Office (ASO) is a tight-knit team that partners with senior leadership to analyze, formulate, implement, and monitor the success of Appian's strategy through a data-driven manner. Analysts serve as change agents that facilitate the execution of Appian's strategy across business units. The team's ultimate goal is to grow and improve Appian's business.

The Strategy Analyst serves as a member of the ASO. The Strategy team reports to the Chief of Staff and supports the CEO in formulating, articulating, implementing, and monitoring Appian's strategy. The Strategy Analyst will be a contributing member of our team. They will lead business analysis, monitor strategic initiatives, and produce reports on company performance in collaboration with tenured team members and business department leaders. They will support executive meetings with customers and prospects.

To be successful in this role, you need to:
  • Combine creative thinking and analytics to develop a sophisticated understanding of Appian's business
  • Support executive meetings with customers and prospects
  • Support quarterly Earnings Call research and processes
  • Produce and validate recurring reports of company performance
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research and lead analyses that drive short- and long-term company growth
  • Create performance models that account for plausible scenarios and illustrate limitations of tolerable risks
  • Work closely with finance and business line leaders to measure the impact of initiatives
  • Review historical performance and propose strategic recommendations
  • Develop the respect and trust of others
  • Strong organizational skills and high standards for work products

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:
  • Analytics and Tableau opportunities
  • Customer-facing experiences
  • Project management opportunities
  • 1:1 mentoring and support

Basic qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience in related field(s)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Commerce, Operations Management, Business Analysis, Engineering, Information Technology, or equivalent analytical discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SQL or analytical software
  • Understanding of publicly traded companies, SEC filings, and Earnings Call processes
  • Experience with Tableau and Excel
  • Direct or consulting experience in the software or information technology industry

About Appian

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform.

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we're focused on lasting positive change.

Join us.

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