The FP&A Analyst will work with our Manager, FP&A to maintain & augment Newselas core financial model, lead Newselas annual budgeting process, & manage ongoing monthly & quarterly reforecasts. Collaborating across the company, you will be relied on to provide strategic support to senior leadership to ensure smart business decisions & efficient capital allocation. This role will be critical in analyzing trends in existing KPI to provide forward-looking insights, & continuously iterate to improve our reporting & analytics. You will develop financial models & analyses to determine ROIs for new products/market strategies & business development opportunities. Additionally, you will assist in preparing materials including board decks, investor presentations, & other executive updates.
Why Youll Love This Role:
In this role, you will be at the center of financial analytics at Newsela & will have significant exposure to senior leadership across the company. You will help drive strategic direction through critical financial analysis & target setting. You will also have the opportunity to become an expert in SaaS metrics, an area of financial analytics of increasing importance as the subscription-based economy continues to grow rapidly. Within our high-growth company, you will be joining a very tight-knit finance team that is committed to building out a best-in-class operational & analytical function. Your work will help ensure the growth of a business that is transforming the way students learn through customized, engaging reading content.
Why Well Love You:
You have 2-5+ years experience in FP&A, corporate finance, investment banking, financial strategy/operations, or a closely related field. Were looking for someone who thrives in a dynamic & fast-paced environment where you may wear multiple hats as a financial model guru, internal consultant, & business strategist... You are driven by metrics, & strive to partner across the organization to help add value to the business wherever possible. You are a trusted advisor with exceptional communication skills. You plan & project for the future, but look back to see where we could have done better & learn from mistakes.
One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child learns differently, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments & tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds & interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, weve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools & over 2.5M teachers & 37M students have registered with Newsela.