Senior Financial Analyst

New Classrooms - New York - Full time

About the Role

The Senior Financial Analyst informs the strategic direction of New Classrooms through financial planning and analysis. He/she projects financial results through budgets and forecasts, plays a key role in collaborating with the program and development teams at New Classrooms, and manages financial operations. We are seeking someone who enjoys an entrepreneurial environment and shares our passion for reimagining education.

What You Would Do

  • Build and maintain financial models, forecasts and management reports.
  • Develop financial forecasts in support of the annual operating budget and long range planning.
  • Analyze financial viability of new program opportunities and operating models. Develop financial models and present findings in a meaningful format.
  • Determine short- and long-term fundraising needs.
  • Evaluate pricing strategies, and assist in developing affordable fee structures for schools.
  • Create institutional grant budgets and manage organizational expenditures against budgets. Provide additional financial information for grant proposals or reports as needed.
  • Interface with fundraising, business development, and school partnership teams to manage revenue targets and track progress against goals.
  • Perform activity-based and other costing analyses to determine the cost of products and services offered.
  • Enhance the organization's business intelligence and decision support capabilities through data, modeling, and systematic solutions.
  • Provide additional support to the Finance team.

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in finance or related field.
  • 3-6 years of progressive work experience preferably with experience in consulting, investment banking, or FP&A role. Nonprofit experience a plus but not required.
  • Familiarity with accounting principles (GAAP) and the preparation of financial statements
  • Advanced Excel/financial modeling skills and proven quantitative and analytical abilities. Experience with VBA a plus but not required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive information and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Comfort working in a highly collaborative start-up/entrepreneurial work environment.
  • Ability to work easily with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Team player with a willingness and eagerness to help.
  • Self-starter able to work independently and under direction.

Equal Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

Work Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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