Sr. Financial Analyst - Revenue

Finance and Accounting United States Scottsdale, Arizona San Diego, California Dallas, TX Columbus, OH Chicago, Illinois Jackonsville, Florida Charlotte, United States Seattle, Washington Denver, Colorado Detroit, Michigan Tuscon, Arizona Atlanta, Georgia Riverside, California Akron, Ohio Denton, Texas Dayton, Ohio Charleston, South Carolina Ann Arbor, Michigan Carlsbad, California Boulder, Colorado


Description

SUMMARY:
This position will be responsible for providing financial planning and analysis including the annual budget, forecast, variance analysis, financial modeling, and other needs as necessary

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Prepare robust monthly forecasts and annual budgets for revenue and student enrollment, utilizing advanced financial modeling techniques
• Partner with business owners on a regular basis to assist in budget/forecast updates, variance explanations, ROI analysis, and to provide support in operational changes
• Present findings on month end variances, budget/forecast projections, and ad hoc analysis to senior level executives on a regular basis
• Conduct profitability analysis for new programs, tuition discounts, capital expenditures and other strategic initiatives
• Other ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed
• Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Knowledge of financial and accounting computer applications
• Knowledge of General Ledger structure and GAAP accounting
• Advanced proficiency in Excel, including Power Pivot and Power Query
• Knowledge and understanding of building models with sensitivity analysis and checks that allow flexibility and ensure accuracy
• Skill in oral, written and interpersonal communication, along with adept problem solving skills
• Ability to multi-task and effectively manage priorities as a high energy, ambitious, self-starter
• Strong organizational and excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Word and other applications in the Microsoft Office suite

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor's degree with focus in Finance or Accounting required
• Master's degree with focus in Finance, Accounting or Business preferred
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience focused on budgeting, reporting, and financial analysis, with the ability to summarize quantitative detail into narrative information required
• Experience in higher education preferred
• Experience working in a technology-driven enterprise preferred
• All skills, abilities and education will be considered for minimum qualifications.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
This position operates in a remote, home office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, and phones

The National University System is committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations we serve. As a network of nonprofit educational institutions, the System employs more than 3,300 faculty and staff and serves over 41,000 students. We are united in our mission to meet the global education demands of the 21st Century and are dedicated to creating a supportive academic and work environment that allows for students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity. With programs available both online and at our many campus locations, the National University System is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of our diverse student population, including adult learners and working professionals.

The National University System offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salaries, and an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. The System does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by state of federal laws.