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Anaplan Senior Business Operations Analyst/Model Builder in San Francisco, California

Here at Anaplan, we have reinvented how companies see, plan, and run their businesses. Our platform allows our customers to uncover new insights, connect their strategy to their plans, and work in ways they had not previously thought possible. We’re growing fast, constantly innovating, and couldn’t be prouder to help our customers move forward with confidence in a sophisticated and changing world.

We are looking for forward-thinking people who bend over backward to put customers first. Individuals who thrive on challenge and are ready to grasp the opportunity of a lifetime. Because we fundamentally believe every colleague brings unique value to our whole. We are a workplace where each person feels seen, heard, and valued, and can contribute their unique talent to our collective effort. We believe that for ourselves and for our customers.

We want you to think big and act bold through expressing your authentic best self! Anaplan is looking for a tenacious Sr. Business Operations Analyst to join Global Technology Organization ( GTO) Business Operations team. This is a stellar opportunity to get involved in a highly visible, large-scale SaaS cloud company. This role is an immediate full-time position. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle unique problems that no one else is solving, keep reading.

Come see for yourself what an exciting place to work looks like.

Insight on your impact

The primary role of the Senior Business Operations Analyst is to drive cross-functional operations projects that support our partners in engineering, product, IT, and customer care organizations. Your role will impact a variety of partners throughout Anaplan. You will be responsible for a variety of forecasting and reporting projects that have a high impact on our ability to build a highly efficient organization.

You will be required to model complex business problems, search for hard-to-find answers, and effectively communicate your insights to our partners. You will use a variety of tools including, Excel, PowerPoint, and Anaplan's own platform to quickly develop models for the important decisions we make daily. Your strong analytics skills and your ability to adapt to a scaling organization will help you be successful. Being able to operate independently and lead in a multifaceted environment is key to this role.

Throughout your time at Anaplan, you will:

  • Assist teams across our organization by translating engineering data insights into business value.

  • Develop expertise in a variety of functional areas by using data to support strategic and operational decision-making across Anaplan's GTO organization.

  • Find and present new opportunities to improve GTO operations by gathering critical feedback on our business processes from partners around the organization.

  • Present your insights to management and executive leaders.

  • Develop operations dashboards to supervise and manage critical processes.

  • Model complex business scenarios using Anaplan and Excel to understand how our decisions will impact our organization and our customers.

  • Support our planning and forecasting efforts within engineering and product organizations by developing useful metrics and feedback on our performance.

  • Work with engineering teams to gather data that informs our finance and accounting processes.

  • Collaborate with finance and accounting organizations to inform critical business processes that help inform our top and bottom lines.

Your qualifications, your influence

To be successful in the role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business (Finance, Operations, Accounting, etc.) or highly technical field (Engineering, mathematics, data analytics, etc.).

  • Must have 3+ Year(s) working with EPM technologies (Anaplan, Oracle, SAP, etc.).

  • Must have 2+ Year(s) building and using Anaplan models. You will need to build and use Anaplan models to automate and scale current processes.

  • High proficiency with PowerPoint, Word, and excel.

  • The ability to build complex and scalable models and UIs in Excel or EPM tools.

  • Experience working with large data sets to synthesize insights for management and executive consideration.

  • Demonstrated complex problem-solving through the ability to lead expert interviews, manage complex data, lead partners, and guide process development to successful outcomes.

  • The ability to work in a quickly scaling business environment with cross-functional partners.

  • Anaplan Certifications – Model Builder

Preferred skills and technical familiarity

While these skills are not required, they will help get you up to speed quickly:

  • Advanced degrees in business or data analytics.

  • Consulting experience or academic research in a technical field (economics, engineering, science, math, etc).

  • Experience collaborating on complex projects with finance, accounting, product, and/or engineering teams.

  • Experience leading EPM implementations or design thinking processes.

  • Change management or project management leadership experience.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Build your job in a place that thrives on diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We believe in maintaining a hiring and working experience in which all people are respected and valued, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes people unique. We hire you for who you are, and we want you to bring your true self to work every day!


Protecting the health and safety of our communities, including our employees and of those considering a career at Anaplan, is our highest priority. We continue to closely monitor the evolving situation and we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.