Senior FP&A Analyst

Open English

Open English

IT
Brazil
Posted on Monday, May 6, 2024

Senior FP&A Analyst

Open English has been a leader in English language education through virtual classes for over 15 years. We pride ourselves on being a leading global digital education (EdTech) company in the market, offering online language education for adults and children through our Open English Junior brand. We are currently present in 25 countries across 3 continents.

We invite you to join us and be part of an innovative team dedicated to empowering our students. We are continuously seeking the best professionals in their fields to join our team. We offer the opportunity to work together and implement new ideas in a cheerful and inspiring work environment.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a Senior Finance Analyst to support the analysis, development, and reporting of the company's key financial and non-financial performance indicators. The analyst will work with individuals at all levels of the organization (senior management, functional leadership, and staff) to inform, monitor, and manage data. In particular, the FP&A team focuses on providing value-added management insights and timely financial data to support decision-making.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze actual operating results and identify key financial and operational issues to be addressed.
  • Responsible for preparing and analyzing the weekly cash balance.
  • Quantify actual results versus plan and forecast (variance analysis).
  • Understand and complete reports and metrics in the Business Intelligence tool.
  • Analyze weekly KPIs and provide variance commentary and analysis.
  • Manage ad-hoc analysis and prospective analysis used by management for decision-making.
  • Execute various month-end management reporting deliverables, including Board presentations.
  • Load financial results into the planning tool (Adaptive Insights).
  • Support, analyze, and assist in the preparation and review of the company's annual operating budget.
  • Assist in the ongoing development of budgeting, forecasting, and modeling tools.
  • Collaborate within the FP&A team and cross departmentally to develop and implement process automation initiatives to improve the efficiency of finance reporting and analysis.

Requirements:

  • Degree in accounting, finance, or related fields.
  • 3-5 years of previous FP&A experience.
  • Previous finance or accounting experience in a multi-currency environment.
  • English proficiency level B2 or higher.
  • This position is Remote and applies to candidates residing in the following countries: Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
  • Experience in the advertising or television media industry preferred.
  • Relevant coding experience such as Python, SQL, or related.

A successful candidate for this position will demonstrate the following skills and personal attributes:

  • Strong communication, presentation, and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to convey financial results to various levels of the organization or a non-financial audience.