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Financial Analyst

at K12 Inc.

Posted: 6/24/2019
Job Reference #: *EDD5416EF71D3D25

Job Description

Requisition Number
19-2099

Title
Financial Analyst

City
Exton

State
PA

Description

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 Financial Analyst is responsible for providing financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting for multiple Business Units. This position will research, collect, review and monitor financial data in order to build timely and accurate financial models that are able to increase company profit through enhancements of operational efficiencies and resource utilization. This person is someone who has excellent problem solving skills, thrives in a challenging environment, energetic, flexible, and self-motivated.

AS Financial Analyst, YOU WILL..

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Expense Reports

  • Maintain expense reporting system. Work with school personnel to ensure accurate and timely reporting of expense reports.
  • Ensure proper coding on expense reports.

    Credit Cards

  • Maintain control over credit card usage and reporting. Ensure timely payment of credit card invoice.

    Accounts Receivable

  • Review School District invoices/cash receipts/reconciliations.
  • Reconcile monthly cash receipts to Charter Choices reporting.

    Monthly Reporting

  • Perform general ledger accounting and financial support activities. Audit and substantiate financial transactions as well as maintain complete and accurate general ledgers.
  • Participate in month-end close process and monthly schedules for school administration and K12 Management.
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Reconcile monthly balance sheet accounts and review monthly journal entries.
  • Participate in monthly financial review call with K12 accountant.
  • Budget and cost reviews including analyzing variances between actuals, forecast, and plan, use insight to iterate on forecasts and push for operational improvements.
  • Update forecasting and budget projections regularly.
  • Support School Administration, Teachers and staff in budgeting/variance analysis.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly board presentation.

    Payroll

  • Assist with payroll preparation, review benefits and deductions.
  • Prepare support for semi-monthly 403b contribution and monthly and quarterly PA State Retirement contributions.

    Annual Reporting & Audit

  • Participate in yearly audit of school where required.
  • Assist in preparation of audit schedules and support for external auditors.

    Special Projects

  • Assist with the general ledger conversion to NetSuites.
  • Implement improvements in accounting operations systems/processes/procedures.
  • Perform special assignments and projects as required.
  • Provide support for state and federal title programs

IS K12 RIGHT FOR YOU?

  • 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?


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Expense Reports Maintain expense reporting system. Work with school personnel to ensure accurate and timely reporting of expense reports.Ensure proper coding on expense reports. Credit Cards Maintain control over credit card usage and reporting. Ensure timely payment of credit card invoice.Accounts Receivable Review School District invoices/cash receipts/reconciliations. Reconcile monthly cash receipts to Charter Choices reporting. Monthly Reporting Perform general ledger accounting and financial support activities. Audit and substantiate financial transactions as well as maintain complete and accurate general ledgers.Participate in month-end close process and monthly schedules for school administration and K12 Management.Review monthly bank reconciliations. Reconcile monthly balance sheet accounts and review monthly journal entries.Participate in monthly financial review call with K12 accountant. Budget and cost reviews including analyzing variances between actuals, forecast, and plan, use insight to iterate on forecasts and push for operational improvements.Update forecasting and budget projections regularly. Support School Administration, Teachers and staff in budgeting/variance analysis.Assist with preparation of monthly board presentation. Payroll Assist with payroll preparation, review benefits and deductions. Prepare support for semi-monthly 403b contribution and monthly and quarterly PA State Retirement contributions.Annual Reporting & Audit Participate in yearly audit of school where required. Assist in preparation of audit schedules and support for external auditors.Special Projects Assist with the general ledger conversion to NetSuites. Implement improvements in accounting operations systems/processes/procedures.Perform special assignments and projects as required. Provide support for state and federal title programs

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Expense Reports

  • Maintain expense reporting system. Work with school personnel to ensure accurate and timely reporting of expense reports.
  • Ensure proper coding on expense reports.

    Credit Cards

  • Maintain control over credit card usage and reporting. Ensure timely payment of credit card invoice.

    Accounts Receivable

  • Review School District invoices/cash receipts/reconciliations.
  • Reconcile monthly cash receipts to Charter Choices reporting.

    Monthly Reporting

  • Perform general ledger accounting and financial support activities. Audit and substantiate financial transactions as well as maintain complete and accurate general ledgers.
  • Participate in month-end close process and monthly schedules for school administration and K12 Management.
  • Review monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Reconcile monthly balance sheet accounts and review monthly journal entries.
  • Participate in monthly financial review call with K12 accountant.
  • Budget and cost reviews including analyzing variances between actuals, forecast, and plan, use insight to iterate on forecasts and push for operational improvements.
  • Update forecasting and budget projections regularly.
  • Support School Administration, Teachers and staff in budgeting/variance analysis.
  • Assist with preparation of monthly board presentation.

    Payroll

  • Assist with payroll preparation, review benefits and deductions.
  • Prepare support for semi-monthly 403b contribution and monthly and quarterly PA State Retirement contributions.

    Annual Reporting & Audit

  • Participate in yearly audit of school where required.
  • Assist in preparation of audit schedules and support for external auditors.

    Special Projects

  • Assist with the general ledger conversion to NetSuites.
  • Implement improvements in accounting operations systems/processes/procedures.
  • Perform special assignments and projects as required.
  • Provide support for state and federal title programs


Requirements

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or relevant field AND
  • Two (2) years in relevant experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Computer Software/Hardware: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, strong proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge in several functions within Finance (Budgeting, Consolidation, Performance Reporting and financial analysis)

Other Required Skills and Abilities:

  • 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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience using Hyperion or TM1
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The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

WHO ARE WE?

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.



Minimum Required QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or relevant field AND Two (2) years in relevant experience OR Equivalent combination of education and experience Computer Software/Hardware: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, strong proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.)Experience and knowledge in several functions within Finance (Budgeting, Consolidation, Performance Reporting and financial analysis)Other Required Skills and Abilities: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 Desired Qualifications:Prior experience using Hyperion or TM1 <The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or relevant field AND
  • Two (2) years in relevant experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Computer Software/Hardware: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, strong proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge in several functions within Finance (Budgeting, Consolidation, Performance Reporting and financial analysis)

Other Required Skills and Abilities:

  • 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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior experience using Hyperion or TM1
<

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.