HomeAway is hiring a

Business Analyst - Revenue Analytics

Austin, United States

HomeAway.com, Inc. (an Expedia Brand) is the global leader in vacation rentals (VR). VR’s represent the second largest travel accommodation option, behind only traditional hotels and resorts.  Further, they are the fastest growing segment within the travel accommodations industry.  In the coming years, HomeAway aspires to hyper-charge VR industry growth by taking this category mainstream.

Business Analyst - Revenue Analytics:

As a key member of our Revenue Analytics team you will support senior sales leadership by gathering, analyzing and reporting sales related data to derive high value actionable insights for both our customer acquisition and retention activities.  You will partner with our sales organization to create financial models, forecasts and strategy.    Your primary focus is on using data to develop new sales programs and initiatives that will accelerate sales growth and improve close rates.  You will also be responsible for the ongoing optimization of our retention programs.  You will work closely with other teams to ensure alignment on key metrics, KPI’s and insights that drive improvement.


Key Responsibilities:

-Define business needs and key operating metrics,develop related analyses & models & provide recommendations

-Monitor operating unit performance, quickly& accurately identify areas of concern as well as areas of opportunity

-Partner with our data engineers to help define business requirements for our reporting layers

-Take complex business analyses and problems from concept to completion in a cross functional environment


-Exceptional analytical skills – comfortable working with large amounts of data with a willingness and ability to find creative solutions when faced with data limitations

-Intellectual and analytical curiosity –initiative to dig into the “why” of results

-Strong business acumen with solid communication& presentation skills

-3+ years’ experience in business and/or sales improvement modeling

-Proven track record of analyzing complex business problems together with a demonstrated ability to collaborate in a cross functional environment

-Background in online marketplace type businesses/travel space a strong plus

-Advanced Excel skills a must

-Proficiency in SQL and other BI tools (Tableau, Datameer, Hadoop)

-Experience working with web metrics & web analytics tools such as Google Analytics

-Knowledge of statistics (R) a plus

-Knowledge of Salesforce and its various integrations

-Ability to work independently with limited supervision

-Comfortable with uncertainty.  Projects & assignments can change rapidly so the ability to prioritize is a must

-BA/BS degree required (MBA preferred)


-Great medical & dental plans

-Highly competitive salary


-Company stock (RSU’s)

-Employee Stock Purchase Plan

-4 weeks paid vacation

-Free vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)

-Ability to work up to two weeks in any of our offices around the world on a yearly basis

-Free drinks & snacks

-Company update talks with our leadership team

-Free listing on HomeAway.com

-Stand-up desk

-Discounted pass for Metro (Rail & Bus)

About HomeAway.com, Inc:

HomeAway, Inc. (an Expedia Brand) based in Austin, Texas, is the world's leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, with sites representing more than one million paid listings of vacation rental homes in 190 countries.  Through HomeAway, owners and property managers offer an extensive selection of vacation homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, including more room to relax and added privacy, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations.  The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online.  The HomeAway portfolio includes the leading vacation rental websites HomeAway.com, VRBO.com andVacationRentals.com in the United States; HomeAway.co.uk and OwnersDirect.co.uk in the United Kingdom; HomeAway.de in Germany; Abritel.fr and Homelidays.com inFrance; HomeAway.es and Toprural.es in Spain; AlugueTemporada.com.br in Brazil;HomeAway.com.au and Stayz.com.au in Australia; Bookabach.co.nz in New Zealand and HomeAway.asia 

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