Analyst (f/m)

 StepStone ·  17.05.2018 ·  Berlin ·  Klarna Group


Who is Klarna:

Klarna is one of the world’s fastest growing and most exciting financial technology (FinTech) companies, but you may not have heard of us (yet) so here’s some stuff you should know about us:

‘Unicorns’ are rare – and we’re one of them (Unicorns are tech start-ups valued at over $1Bn)

We’re often described as ‘the Swedish PayPal’, but we think we’re much more than that. Here at Klarna we’re striving to become the world's favourite way to buy. It’s a bold objective, but we’re well on course to achieving it.

We are one of Europe’s fastest growing companies, already operating in 18 markets and we plan to keep on growing. We serve 60 million consumers, work with more than 70 000 merchants and processed nearly $20Bn in payments in the last year.

We’re listed 8th on the CNBC most ‘disruptive companies in the world’ list for 2016, alongside Uber, AirBnB and coming above companies like Snapchat and Spotify - we’re really starting to change the global world of payments.

Despite our rapid growth and high levels of ambition (and unlike many other fast growth, disruptive companies) we are already a profitable company and have been right from the start.

We have some pretty heavy-weight investors including Visa, Sequoia Capital (one of the early stage investors in Apple, Google, Oracle, PayPal, YouTube, Instagram and Whatsapp), Permira and Anders Povlsen (owner of BestSellerand biggest shareholder in ASOS).

We’re all really excited to be part of such a high potential company and would recommend any candidates spend some time researching who we are and what we do.

You should get in touch with us if you enjoy:

Using analytical tools (such as SQL, Excel and R) to analyse data with the end goal of detecting trends and making recommendations

Designing and implementing strategies 

Pro-actively and effectively communicating with various stakeholders, discussing the root cause of trends, assessing their impact and proposing solutions/optimisations

Supporting wider business objectives by providing analytical expertise on new products and system developments and collaborating closely with Commercial, Product, Engineering and other teams where relevant

Delivering ad-hoc data analysis to support Risk mitigation and Control environment.

Your experience and skills demonstrate that you have:

Some experience with data extraction and manipulation or programing languages is a plus (SQL, R, Python, Java, C# etc…) but is not essential.

Strong attention to detail and experience in using rigorous and structured approaches to problem solving

Significant drive and ambition

Strong conceptual ability

Strong communication skills

Your background:

A good degree from a university in a highly technically numerate subject (e.g. Maths, Physics or Engineering) with strong high school grades.

Have interest in developing as an analyst, any exposure to technical skills (such as programming) is a strong plus.


We at Klarna´s Recruitment Team would be happy to receive your application together with your earliest possible starting date and your compensation expectations.


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