Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

Mountain View, CA
Full Time
Accounting and Finance
Experienced

About Us

Our mission is to make education accessible and over the last two decades, Study.com has become the leading online education platform delivering a personalized learning experience across a broad continuum of education for over 30 million students, instructors, and professionals every month.

As a member of the Study.com team, you’ll help empower millions of learners to achieve their education and career goals. We focus on increasing access to education because we know information is the ultimate equalizer and that education is key to upward mobility. Every minute a learner enrolls in a course and our College Accelerator solution, Study.com has collectively saved students $200 million in college tuition.

You’ll also be part of a company dedicated to contributing to society. Study.com has donated $23 million in-kind value across social impact programs, including matching employee contributions to non-profit organizations and millions to help schools during the pandemic.

At Study.com, we know that strong communities are built on the power of our diversity and we respect and strive to understand for the diverse identities, race, ethnicities, backgrounds, and perspectives of our team members. And our work and company culture have been consistently recognized, including:

  • Inc. Best Place to Work
  • Fortune Great Places to Work – Best Workplaces in the Bay Area
  • Golden Bridge Awards – Gold Winner, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • San Francisco Business Times & Silicon Valley Business Journal – Best Places to Work

Currently, we are looking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst to take on much of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) responsibilities for the team while leveraging the CPM system to run more effectively and efficiently for the organization.  

Come join us on our mission and make a difference.

About the Senior Financial Analyst Position 

​​As a Financial Analyst at Study.com, you will contribute to the success of the organization by being a hands-on contributor who creates actionable insights through financial and operational analysis and reporting. The position reports to the VP of Finance and works closely with other business leaders throughout the organization. This is a great opportunity to learn rapidly, implement ideas, be challenged, and grow alongside an organization that is consistently focused on its people and delivering solid growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Continuous development and maintenance of internal financial planning system(s).  Consistently identify ways to leverage the Prophix CPM system utilizing all relevant capabilities of the software to enhance/optimize the FP&A process.
  • Assist in preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Track expenses for the entire company, while working closely with the accounting team to ensure accuracy of entries
  • Partner with business units to analyze and identify key drivers of risks and opportunities to help maintain an accurate read on quarterly forecast
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly budget vs. actual variance analysis for department leaders and executive staff
  • Monitor key trends, headcount, capital expenditures and operating expenses
  • Reviewing and analyzing financial statements and reports.
  • Tracking KPIs and preparing financial reports.
  • Identify and implement changes to continually improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accuracy of planning & analysis activities.
  • Assist on ad-hoc projects as needed 

Background Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, IT, analytics, business, or related field
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a Financial Analyst / FP&A role.  Experience working  at a startup or smaller team/company.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with CPM systems such as Hyperion, Prophix, Adaptive Planning, Anaplan, Planful, etc.  (Prophix is preferred).  Experience with system configuration, modeling within the system, implementation/integration, etc. is highly desirable.  (the more “in the weeds” of the system itself, the better!)
  • Experience with other financial tools such as Quickbooks Online is a plus
  • Strong experience in budgeting, annual/quarterly forecasting, variance analysis, and preparing financial statements and reports.
  • Proficiency with the entire MS Office Suite with emphasis on Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities, with a commitment to consistent excellence in developing and executing analyses while managing multiple projects and priorities successfully
  • B2C SaaS industry knowledge/experience a plus

Please Note: This position is located in our office in Mountain View, CA. Study.com has implemented a hybrid model that will include 3 days in-office and 2 days of remote work.

In addition, Study.com will be requiring all employees be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. If an accommodation is required, please speak with a member of the People Team.

Life at Study.com

At Study.com, you'll join an Agile team, making a big impact in a cross-functional, collaborative environment where team members wear different hats and regularly interact with senior leadership. We get things done and move quickly.

Study.com’s team members, together with our Study Studio network of instructors, tutors, subject matter experts, video animators, and editors, have developed 1.5 million learning resources on our platform. This includes micro-lessons, videos, flashcards, lesson plans, worksheets and more, fueling 16 million hours of learning engagement a year.

We are in the heart of downtown Mountain View, just a few steps from the Caltrain station. And regardless if we are in the office or sheltered at home, we have comprehensive health and wellness benefits. We offer ongoing education and professional growth opportunities, including a life-long membership to Study.com. You can also expect:

  • 100% paid health, vision, and dental insurance for employees
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • 20 - 30 PTO days each year (increases with tenure)
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Work at home setup stipend
  • Company-sponsored gym memberships
  • Free Caltrain Pass
  • Tuition reimbursement and gift matching programs

Study.com provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status. In addition to federal law requirements, Study.com complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Additionally, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with applicable state and local laws.

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