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
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 Salesforce.com.
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.