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Strategic Finance Co-op (June - December 2021)

Strategic Finance Co-op

June 28 - December 17, 2021

To be considered for this role, you MUST apply through the job board AND this link:


All candidates who apply on or before February 19, and who advance in our interview process, will receive an offer decision from the team by March 19. After February 19, we will continue the interview process to fill any remaining roles not filled during the Priority Period.
With Wayfair’s aggressive growth comes the need for strong financial partnership, planning, and support across the business. The Corporate Strategic Finance team consists of highly analytical, detail-oriented individuals who enable leadership to make challenging strategic business decisions by providing analysis of business performance and delivering in depth business forecasting models to support and drive strategic decision making.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist in preparing financial analyses to support leadership
  • Preparation of management reporting materials
  • Monitor daily and weekly revenue, advertising spend and margin performance and provide insights to Marketing, Pricing and Finance leadership on a real-time basis
  • Ad-hoc analytical requests
What You’ll Need:

  • Interest in strategy and finance
  • Enjoys tackling new challenges in a fast-paced, growing environment
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems
  • Comfort with fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Familiarity with e-commerce and the internet

Teams available for placement include:

The Business Planning team within Strategic Finance partner closely with Marketing, Pricing and other business units to deliver a comprehensive understanding of our business drivers and help manage the Revenue and Advertising business planning and forecasting process. This highly strategic team collaborates with business unit leaders across the company to provide critical financial and strategic insights which directly impact the future direction of Wayfair's fast-growing business.

The FP&A Team within Strategic Finance provide decision support and forward-looking business and operational planning, as well as quantitative business modeling, analysis, and performance measurement. This team collaborates with leaders across the company to plan, track, and analyze the financial well-being of the company.

The Gross Margin reporting and analysis team within Strategic Finance monitors and analyzes key drivers of gross margin to support financial, pricing and operational decisions. This requires quantitative business modelling, analysis and performance management. This team is highly cross-functional working with stakeholders across Pricing, Operations, Finance & Accounting and Algorithms to deliver data-driven insights.

The Corporate Development team within Strategic Finance drives all corporate development and mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance activity for Wayfair. The team's key activities are screening, presenting, and diligencing all inbound acquisition opportunities, developing strategic overviews of particular sectors of interest for mergers & acquisitions or strategic partnerships, creating Wayfair's long-term cash flow forecast model that is updated for the Board of Directors each quarter and also drives all long-term capital planning for the business, evaluating and presenting findings on key corporate finance decisions, and ad hoc analyses for leadership to drive specific business decisions.

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.