icrunchdata Network Westerville, OH, USA
Nov 14, 2019Full-time
The ACCEL Schools Finance team is currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst, School Finance, reporting to the Director, FP&A . This role will provide financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting for the K-12 Public School division and support all aspects of planning, analysis and reporting. This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining decision support tools that optimize unit economics, serve as the liaison between Corporate Finance/Accounting and our field Finance& Operational partners and develop predictive models to support the Company’s growth strategy. This is a critical and challenging position. The ideal candidate will be working with volumes of complex data and present clear conclusions and supporting evidence to aid strategic decision-making. SPECIFIC DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Improve school financial models by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to management Consolidation of business unit projections, including working with our field finance partners to compile, update and report business division results Lead the monthly rolling forecast process; updating business unit models by adding historical data and working with the field finance partners to generate rolling forecast Identify financial disposition of school models by comparing and analyzing actual results with budgets and forecasts Serve as the finance partner to the various Regional Vice Presidents, owning their respective budgets and providing financial management oversight Collaborate to develop and enforce policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions End of month forecasting and reporting and assist with annual forecasting/budgeting Liaison to State Fiscal Officer, responsible for timely delivery of budget and forecast submissions in coordination with individual School Board requirements Liaison to Corporate FP&A and Accounting, including the preparation of month-end close schedules in addition to monthly corporate reporting and analytics packages Maintain long range planning and cash flow model REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, or equivalent 5 years of relevant professional experience Advanced Excel skills required; proficiency with SQL, Tableau, Adaptive, BI360, Office Connect and Great Plains strongly preferred Experiencing leading and executing strategic, cross-functional initiatives with an organized approach that allows you to juggle multiple concurrent initiatives simultaneously Advanced quantitative reasoning and critical thinking skills, with a firm foundation in economics, finance and statistical analysis Strong leadership presence, refined communication and presentation skills, and the ability to collaborate successfully with executives and employees at all levels of the organization The ability to influence up, down, and across the organization, explaining problems and proposing solutions in an easy-to-understand way The ability to progress through a steep learning curve quickly and the perseverance to chip away at problems a piece at a time until you reach a breakthrough Self-drive, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude The ability to thrive in an environment that is fast-paced, rapidly evolving, and service-oriented Relentless in efforts to improve operational efficiencies EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bonafide occupational qualification exists.