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Financial Analyst

Vista Higher Learning
Boston, MA 02116
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WHO ARE YOU? You are a curious and driven FP&A professional that takes pride in your keen analytical and strategic planning skills as well as your passion for engaging with cross functional stakeholders. Your attention to detail, curiosity and problem-solving skills allow you to thrive in a collaborative and fast paced environment. 

WHO ARE WE?  We are passionate, innovative, lifelong learners, and creative thinkers working to develop culturally authentic language learning products for K-12 schools and universities.

WHAT IS THE ROLE ABOUT? As a Financial Analyst, you’ll play a key role in supporting a small and agile team, as well as cross functional business leaders with the development of annual project budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning processes by identifying and working to resolve financial issues of varying complexity.

WHY IS THIS EXCITING? This is a high-visibility role, where you’ll have the opportunity to talk directly with stakeholders and expand your portfolio, giving you the right tools to grow in your career.


  • Support the Finance Team Lead in the development of the annual budget, forecasts, and strategic plan
  • Analyze financial information detailing revenue, expenses, and other accounts to summarize current and projected financial position of VHL
  • Review and reconcile monthly actuals and provide variance analysis versus Budget/Forecast in support of monthly close process and to help department owners manage to plan
  • Serve as a business partner to senior executives by providing financial analysis, business modeling and decision support to enable strategic, operational, and tactical business decisions
  • Incorporates industry-wide and standard benchmarks into reports as appropriate
  • Support activities related to the collection, analysis, review, and presentation of weekly/monthly sales and financial reports and maintain yearly sales detail to support year end commission calculation and payout
  • Support budgeting and planning at the individual project level to help management make informed decisions about the future project portfolio
  • Support Finance Team Lead/Director of Finance and department on special projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or Economics required
  • 1-3 years of experience in a corporate FP&A role that includes direct experience with departmental budgeting, forecasting, and monthly variance analysis required
  • Highly proficient in analyzing and organizing large sets of data; as well as strong experience with analyzing & interpreting financial statements required
  • Proven experience with financial modeling required
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, vlook ups)
  • Strong knowledge of and hands-on experience with business intelligence and financial reporting tools (such as Adaptive Insights) required
  • Prior experience presenting or communicating complex financial information to non-finance-oriented audiences, required


  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Solid Project Management Skills
  • Experience with SQL or a reporting tool like SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) preferred
  • Prior FP&A experience in Manufacturing or Technology based businesses is a strong plus
  • Working knowledge of Adaptive Insights preferred
  • Solid understanding of U.S. GAAP


Hybrid Remote/In-Office: This role requires a hybrid of remote and in-office work time at our Boston, MA location during the week. Candidates must be willing to meet this requirement in order to be considered. 

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Posted: 2023-05-03 Expires: 2023-06-03

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