TeachTown, the leading provider of education solutions for students diagnosed with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities, emotional disorders, and speech/language impairments is seeking a highly detail-oriented Senior Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst to join our growing Finance team.  This individual will be responsible for quarterly forecasting, annual budgeting, and supporting all closes throughout the year.   They will also drive business insights, bring a quantitative, data-driven mindset, and will be able to build strong cross functional relationships. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Partner with the FP&A Manager as it relates to quarterly forecasting, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance and special projects or ad hoc analyses

  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses, balance sheet, and cash flow, as well as non-financial key performance indicators across the business (sales, product, marketing, etc.)

  • Monitor key performance indicators in PowerBI, financials, and other data sources; highlight trends and analyze causes of unexpected variances in KPIs and financials

  • Assist in the annual budget processes, including developing key assumptions while working with business partners to ensure budgets are appropriate

  • Support month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close of financial statements

  • Maintain detailed financial models for budgeting, forecasting, and other long-term modeling needs

  • Support the preparation of board reports, decks and analyses

  • Serve as liaison between the business and Finance to detect and correct P&L issues, ensure appropriate cost control, accurate forecasting, and insightful business understanding

  • Support leadership and HR in developing, enhancing, and tracking compensation plans

  • Prepare quarterly commission payout calculations for sales organization

  • Assist in other various strategic and operational projects and ad hoc analysis as needed

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics

  • 2-4 years of progressively responsible financial or accounting experience in a SaaS organization or investment banking

  • At least 2+ years of budgeting and forecasting analysis

  • Advanced experience with Excel to create financial models

  • Advanced experience with SalesForce reporting

  • At least basic experience with PowerBI or other data visualization tools, preferably with exposure to SQL

  • Proven analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and quantitative abilities

  • Strong proficiency in PowerPoint and other basic Microsoft applications

Preferred Skills

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting or CPA

  • Experience with Sage Intacct

  • Experience with startup organizations

Additional Notes

US Work Authorization Required