Financial Analyst - FP&A


Financial Analyst - FP&A

@ SchoolMint

Job Description

  • 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 VP Controller.

 What You Will Do

  • Owns the financial model used in the annual plan, along with regular forecast updates. 
  • Lead monthly analyses of business trends and budget variance of financial results and Key Performance Indicators to be used in management reviews, quarterly Board Presentations and strategic business analysis sessions
  • Leads the day-to-day budgeting and forecasting processes, in partnership with the VP Controller and CFO. 
  • Creates monthly variance reports, including key explanations for business and financial results, and meets with business unit heads to discuss and explain results. 
  • Reports to the executive management team 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.
  • Leads 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 closely with CFO to prepare of Board of Directors packages.
  • Develops strong partnerships with management and across functions on operations and business strategies
  • Handle large data sets and able to be comfortable managing the data across multiple systems
  • Partner with the Accounting, Human Resource and Sales Ops departments to ensure reporting is aligned and monthly reporting and analysis is meaningful and efficient
  • Perform deep-dive analysis on sales pipeline, revenue forecasting and P&L to identify key trends
  • Identify and communicate scenarios analyses, risks and opportunities based on business trends
  • Analyze economic drivers of the business client (e.g., project profitability, close rates, etc.)
  • Create ad-hoc analysis as needed for business


About You

  • 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), or 1-2 years of investment banking experience. .
  • Experience with subscription software licensing models and associated metrics, a plus.
  • Experience with various ERP/CRM software packages including Sage Intacct and
  • Good understanding and application of financial principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
  • Able to handle large data sets and able to be comfortable managing the data across multiple systems.
  • 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.
  • Located in Eastern or Central time zones. Boston area is a plus. 

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: January 25, 2023
Application Deadline: April 27, 2023
Job Type: Full-time