Data & Finance Operations Associate

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Date Posted

04 Jul, 2022

Salary Offered

Not Specified

Job Type

Full Time

Experience Required

1+ years

Remote Work


Stock Options



1 available

Paragon One connects large numbers of students to employers through industry relevant projects called Remote Externships. We make it easier for students to build professional experiences while also engaging with company leadership. For enterprise customers who need to scale and engage their early talent pipeline, Paragon One’s platform saves companies like Meta, PwC, Hewlett-Packard, National Geographic, Snapchat, Pfizer and Cargill time and money while helping them increase brand engagement and achieve DE&I targets. Paragon One has served thousands of students with externships.

We are looking for an Operations Associate to provide cross-functional support in the company’s data and finance operations.

You will be joining a dynamic and supportive team of mission-driven professionals. The company you will be joining is remote-first and is composed of diverse individuals from different parts of the world, and from different professional and educational backgrounds. You will be exposed to new and disruptive technologies, various skill-building functions and a myriad of learning and growth opportunities. This role will be great for anyone who wants to join a company that is looking to make a tangible difference.

High-level Responsibilities

Work cross-functionally with various teams to identify and resolve operational bottlenecks. Identify and provide business-critical insights and data to the rest of the team. Improve and implement processes to enable various teams to work more efficiently and effectively. Design and manage mechanisms to empower anyone in the team to easily access, understand and utilize data in their daily functions. Translate raw data into meaningful reports for various internal and external stakeholders. Strategize, manage and operationalize various data projects. Assist the CEO in finance and accounting functions, as necessary.

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate is someone who is looking for an opportunity to make a tangible impact in changing the status quo. They should have the willingness to face and solve difficult problems and the ability to think critically and strategically. As the work will be fully remote, they should be capable of working independently without need for close supervision. In addition:

2 years finance and accounting experience. Experience from a Big 4 firm is preferred. Personal interest and/or experience in operations and data analytics. Advance knowledge and experience in Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel. Experience in working in a Google workspace is an advantage. Exposure and familiarity with data analytics tools. Experience with Google’s Data Studio will be an added advantage but not required. Experience in either Power BI or Tableau would also be a plus. Ability and willingness to learn and research new technologies and quickly adapt. Great attention to detail and structured but critical thinking.

Key Benefits

Flexible and remote work environment Unlimited PTO and flexible vacation policy Stock options

Why you should join Paragon One

Paragon One is in the mission to bridge the gap between education and the workforce. We empower students from diverse backgrounds to lay the foundation for their future careers. At the same time, we enable Fortune 500 companies to effortlessly engage, assess, and recruit underserved and underrepresented talent.

Unlike traditional recruiting or workforce platforms, Paragon One is turnkey – we do the heavy lifting of engaging more student talent at the top of the funnel so companies can focus on building. In 2021, Paragon One is reaching thousands of students and hosting remote externships for Meta, PwC, Hewlett-Packard, National Geographic, Snapchat, Pfizer and Cargill.

Paragon One is founded by a team out of MIT and is backed by Y Combinator, Foundation Capital, Learn Capital, and University Ventures.

About Paragon One

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Professional experiences for any student

Company Size: 11 - 50 People
Year Founded: 2016
Country: United States

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