Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Amplify Education Inc.
Location
Brooklyn
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Nov 2020
Closes
01 Dec 2020
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next–generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves five million students in all 50 states.The Financial Analyst will work with the executive stakeholders on projects that span across Finance, Product, Operations, and other functional business groups. This person will work as a liaison among stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies, and operations of a division, to devise models that illuminate areas for growth, and to recommend solutions that enable the company to achieve its product development goals and financial targets.Responsibilities of the Financial Analyst:Budget and financial management: Support the Director, FP, GM's and other business leads in their evaluation and management of financial performance. Be an expert in the finance and business systems through which our company transacts and records financial performance, including: Salesforce, NetSuite/Intacct, Tableau. Work with departmental stakeholders to understand their goals and illuminate trends and correlations between staffing, project based spending, COGS etc – and outcomes in their respective P During annual budget creation, assist department and division managers in the creation of their budgets. At regular intervals, support evaluation and management of performance against budget, and support re–forecasting exercises as needed.Process improvement and development: Evaluate unique business challenges (e.g. demand planning, back–order risk management, product performance and new investment strategy). Propose methods and models for studying business challenges, including defining and organizing data sets, and guiding stakeholders in interpretation and decision making.Inter–departmental coordination: Work with business managers to identify weaknesses and gaps in data, documentation, and process between departments. Define and propose communication and system improvements based on known business challenges, trends in performance, and targeted outcomes. Work with stakeholders to monitor and evaluate the efficacy of solutions and iterate until desired outcomes are achieved.Basic Qualifications of the Financial Analyst:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field3–5 years of financial analysis experience in a corporate Finance, FP or Accounting departmentProject Management and Budgeting experienceExperience using Microsoft Excel and/or Google SheetsExperience analyzing complex business problems through the analysis of data and the creation of spreadsheets.Experience presenting analyses and potential solutions to managementExperience utilizing systems functionality, extract and manipulate data to support reporting and planning processes.Preferred Qualifications of the Financial Analyst:Education, Technology or Publishing industry experience a plusModeling experienceWe celebratediversityand are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from adiversecandidate pool.Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.Amplify Education, Inc. is an E–Verify participant.

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