SchoolMint is seeking a highly motivated Financial Analyst to join our Finance team.
The Financial Analyst will work on a team with diverse backgrounds, operating in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and report to the Director of Finance Operations.
This position will be responsible for:
The preparation, coordination, and documentation of financial analysis projects such as financial and expense performance, rate of return, depreciation, working capital, and investments.
Provides analysis for forward-looking financial and business-related projects.
Prepares forecasts and analysis of trends in sales, finance, general business conditions, and other related areas.
Responsible for the reconciliation of internal accounts.
Identifies trends and developments in competitive environments and presents findings to senior management.
What You Will Do
Participates in the annual plan, quarterly forecast and rolling forecast processes
Participates in the preparation, administration and control of the annual budget, quarterly forecasts including regular variance analysis and the provision of key explanations for business and financial results
Reports on key company performance metrics (weekly, monthly, and quarterly report packages and presentations)
Drives continuous improvement in company practices to prioritize, track, and compile these metrics
Responsible for sales commission planning and calculations for the revenue team, including sales and sales development
Participates in bookings, revenue, headcount, and expense forecasting
Assists in the preparation of analysis associated with all areas of finance, treasury and risk management including balance sheet and cash flow modeling
Works with Human Resources and management to maintain the headcount forecast
Helps in the preparation of Board of Directors packages as well as analytics requested for audit reviews
Develops strong partnerships with management and across functions on operations and business strategies
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in financial planning, analysis, and accounting (including experience with revenue, margin, and spending analysis)
Experience with subscription software licensing models and associated metrics, a plus
Experience with various ERP/CRM software packages including Sage Intacct and Salesforce.com
Good understanding and application of financial principles, concepts, practices, and standards
Working knowledge of GAAP accounting and financial statements
Expertise with MS Office and Google suite of products
Attention to detail and ability to analyze large amounts of data from multiple sources
Ability to navigate ambiguity and change in the context of a fast-moving company environment
Independent, detail oriented and diligent in self-review of work product
Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills