• Financial Analyst

    ID
    2018-2736
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Seminar Network seeks a Financial Analyst to provide advanced financial analysis, reporting and decision-making guidance for the network organizations and its partners. The role of the financial analyst will be focused on data analysis, accounting and financial systems, with corresponding metrics and reporting.  The person will act a financial business partner and work directly with Operations, Accounting and Finance personnel.

     

    We want individuals who are driven to use data to tell a story to their customers. Here at The Seminar Network, we believe fulfilment is key to success. If you enjoy a culture that inspires change, encourages everyone’s input, rewards for created value, and provides a path for career advancement, then we invite you to step into a position that gives you the opportunity to support organizations that are making a positive impact on communities. Come join a diverse, dynamic, growing organization that will inspire you to always put your best effort forward!

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Provide financial analysis of organization’s activities including revenue and expense reporting and program analysis.
    • Actively participate in budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis of monthly financials.
    • Develop and maintain dashboards with both financial as well and KPI data providing internal customers with trends and key insights used for strategic decision making and driving performance.
    • Collaborate with systems analysts to develop and maintain systems to house data and models for analysis.
    • Prepare presentations to translate the insights in the data for customers.
    • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions to help identify and refine alternatives to capture highest-value opportunities and projects.
    • Collaborate with financial reporting and accounting team to demonstrate the importance of identifying measurable outcomes for project assessment.
    • Maintain 100% compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 3-5 years in Corporate Finance or Financial Planning and Analysis
    • High degree of attention to detail and organization 
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Power user of Excel 
    • Advanced analytical experience and ability to assess alternatives
    • Hands on experience with data and spreadsheets
    • Ability to build and maintain relationships with external clients, team members, and other capabilities within the organization  
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills  

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or business

     

    About Us

     

    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

     

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

     

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 

     

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