Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis

Grand Rapids, MI, US
Oct 14, 2020
The Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis oversees the Financial Analyst position and all duties and responsibilities assigned to that position. Additional responsibilities for the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis include the management and ownership of the organization's budgeting process and EPM tool, including preparation of analysis for and creation of school budgets and forecasts, as well as managing the process for the creation of General & Administrative budgets and forecasts. The position will support the organization with ad-hoc financial analyses, regular monthly analysis, and support for financial reporting. Qualified candidates of this position will have 7-10 years related experience overseeing a multi-site and/or multi-product line budgeting process using an EPM system, sophisticated analytical and Microsoft Excel skills, and the ability to quickly learn and leverage reporting software and financial systems. Qualified candidates must also have strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, and be able to manage processes, projects, priorities, and people.

About Us

NHA, founded in 1995 and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is one of the nation's leading for-profit charter school management organizations.

NHA's system of schools is designed to eliminate the achievement gap and provide a public school choice to families so their children are prepared for success in high school, college, and beyond. With a commitment to hard work, good citizenship, and personal responsibility, students experience a safe, secure learning environment where achievement thrives. A passion and dedication to the mission of serving children and partnering with communities to provide an excellent educational experience permeates the culture of our organization.

Your Role

  • Oversees the Financial Analyst position and all responsibilities as assigned
  • Manages the implementation of Oracle EPM and develops/maintains strong budgeting processes and procedures
  • Supervises the Financial Analyst position
  • Creates sophisticated templates, models, and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
  • Manages and participates in the preparation of operational budgets and forecasts
  • Prepares any financial analysis as requested
  • Provides analysis for incorporation into presentations for Board of Director and Shareholder meetings
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance required; Master's degree in Finance preferred
  • 7-10 years related experience in managing budget processes and/or FP&A work
  • Experience working in an EPM system required Extensive analytical skills and experience developing financial models and presentations
  • Extensive computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with EPM systems; Oracle Cloud or Hyperion experience preferred
  • Must be able to quickly learn and leverage reporting software and financial systems
  • Must be well organized and able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously
  • Must be assertive, with strong communication skills
  • Must be motivated, able to learn independently and work efficiently
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

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National Heritage Academies is an equal opportunity employer.

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