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FINANCIAL ANALYST , edX-Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), to provide insights and support optimal business decision making as part of the analytical engine of edX. Will partner with and report to the senior manager of FP&A to prepare the annual budget, create and update routine forecasts, and provide monthly stakeholder reporting and key dashboards. Responsibilities include analyzing trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, and expenses; monitoring performance indicators, highlighting trends, and analyzing causes of unexpected variance; helping develop a shared understanding and accountability around departmental financial and operational performance goals relative to edX strategy and goals and department goals; identifying trends, gaps, and opportunities for process improvement; helping prepare presentations for senior management, stakeholders, and the board; analyzing complex financial information to provide accurate and timely reporting; planning, facilitating, and implementing ad hoc analysis or financial models to support decision making; and assisting the accounting team more generally on month-end and quarterly tasks.
REQUIRED: at least three years experience in growing organizations, advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills, knowledge of strategy frameworks and processes, meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, excellent verbal and written communication skills, willingness to learn new analytical tools and skill sets, and demonstrated ability to collaborate with people at all levels in a fast-paced environment. Seek someone with a well-rounded financial background who is data driven and able to partner with teams and departments to understand how best to get results from the resources they use. Experience with Adaptive Insights software preferred, as is Platform as a Service (PaaS) and international experience.
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