Senior Financial Analyst

Study.com - Mountain View, California - Full time

About Study.com

We are a technology company on a mission to make education accessible. Study.com helps millions of students improve their grades, gain career skills and earn college credit. We offer self-paced, online video courses that cover every subject taught in middle school through junior college as well as a growing suite of corporate learning and professional education products. We’ve built our platform from the ground up, leveraging data and technology to make the entire learning process simple and engaging for students.

We are a profitable, fast growing company looking to expand our team.

We began our journey in 2002 as a self-funded start-up and have grown every year since our inception. As a small, independent company, our employees have a direct impact on company direction and results.

We are located in the heart of downtown Mountain View, just a few steps from the Caltrain station. We only hire top talent, so those who pass our rigorous interview process will find themselves as part of one of the brightest and most innovative teams in Silicon Valley.

Study.com was also top ranked in Inc. Best Place to Work!

We have a culture of social responsibility. As we continue to generate profits, we give back by funding scholarship programs and helping charitable organizations provide open access to information and education throughout the poorest regions of the world.

Come join us on our mission and make a difference.

About the Sr. Financial Analyst Position

As the Sr. Financial Analyst at Study.com, you will contribute to the success of the organization by being a hands-on leader who creates actionable insights through financial and operational analysis. Reporting to the VP of Finance, this is a great opportunity to implement ideas, learn rapidly, be challenged, and grow alongside an organization that is consistently focused on its people and continues to deliver solid growth. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with large volumes of complex data and presenting their findings to senior management. So, are you committed to excellence? Are you an Excel ninja? Do you enjoy the world of finance? Then this might be the job for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead the entire budget / planning cycle including annual plans, re-forecasts, and providing monthly reporting to execs.
  • Create intuitive analytic tools, reports, spreadsheets, and models that utilize a variety of data sources and provide business insights into key SaaS metrics.
  • Build partnership with department leaders to understand drivers, trends, opportunities, and share insights and recommendations through data.
  • Understand global operations and develop ad-hoc business analysis and present recommendations to senior management on strategic decisions.
  • Identify and implement changes to continually improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accuracy of planning & analysis activities.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in finance, accounting, business or related field
  • 4+ years of professional experience in highly dynamic finance roles
  • Demonstrated ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving
  • Proficiency with the entire MS Office Suite, heavy in Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities, with a commitment to consistent excellence in developing and executing analyses while managing multiple projects and priorities successfully
  • SaaS industry knowledge/experience a plus

Why work for Study.com?

  • Help make education accessible to people who need it
  • Enjoy a fun, casual and collaborative working environment
  • Join a profitable and financially stable company
  • Help impact company decisions and direction
  • See results of your work in days, not years
  • Have your work impact 30+ million web visitors each month
  • Work with other talented and passionate team members

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • 20 days of flexible paid time off annually (increases to 30 days over 5 years)
  • Additional 10 paid holidays annually
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Fully subsidized Caltrain pass
  • Tuition reimbursement and gift matching programs
  • Stocked kitchen and beverages provided
  • Company sponsored gym memberships
  • Company sponsored happy hours to celebrate accomplishments

Study.com provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status. In addition to federal law requirements, Study.com complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Additionally, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with applicable state and local laws.

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Finance

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Senior Level

Study.com

Study.com is an online education platform that helps learners of all ages excel academically and close skills gaps. From test prep and homework help to earning college credit and developing workplace skills, our courses, video lessons and study tools.

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