Senior Financial Analyst

K12 Inc.
Herndon, VA, United States
Sep 04, 2019
Requisition Number 19-3710
Title Senior Financial Analyst
City Herndon State VA

Senior Financial Analyst
K12 is a technology-based education company that offers proprietary curriculum and instructional support services to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. As the leader in K-12 online education for more than a decade, the company uses virtual public and private schooling methods to provide families with alternatives to traditional "brick and mortar" classrooms, giving children access to a high-quality education no matter where they are in the world.

We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

The Senior Financial Analyst, School Financial Services provides a broad range of financial services for multiple virtual academies. Reporting to the Senior Director, Regional Finance, this position delivers and coordinates all financial support for the school, operates as a project manager working across multiple functions within the Company to ensure execution of monthly, quarterly, and annual deliverables are achieved. The role monitors trends in order to formulate strategies and provide insight to key stakeholders.
  • Coordinates delivery of financial services to the schools;
  • Prepares/provisions financial reporting and other analytics; develops annual budgets, monthly forecasts, and variance analysis;
  • Implements and ensures compliance with the company's and school's finance policies, internal controls and business processes; supports school audits and ensures all tax filings are prepared and submitted;
  • Becomes an expert on the schools' financials; files statutory reports with the State Department of Education as necessary;
  • Interacts with and provides financial support to the charter or district partner and its school board(s) or officers(s);
  • Manages financial communication with the school board(s) or district officers(s);
  • Functions as project manager on local and corporate financial initiatives, working across multiple functions within the organization to ensure delivery on long-term projects/objectives;
  • Prepares submissions for State and federal funding programs in a timely and accurate manner to include funding determinations, audit responses, and interim financial reports;
  • Assists in the development of grant and other funding opportunities.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of proper business practices and best practices in the use of ERP, specifically financials.
  • Do you communicate well?
  • Can you build customer confidence?
  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?
  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?
  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?
  • Do you value others' opinions?

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, finance, math or a related field AND
  • Five (5) years of experience in financial analysis OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Understanding of accounting processes, procedures and internal controls
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Customer service orientation
  • Possess very good communication skills - written and verbal
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to pass required background check

DESIRED Qualifications:
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Masters of business administration (MBA)

  • About us
  • K12 Produces Results
  • Kudos and Honors
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K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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