edX is hiring a

Financial Analyst

Cambridge, United States

Description:

edX is seeking a talented Financial Analyst to join our Finance team. To succeed in this role, you must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment. This position will work closely with finance leadership as well as key business partners to drive thoughtful revenue forecasting, analysis, and controllership of the business.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain revenue forecasting processes including long-term planning, annual planning, monthly rolling forecasts and weekly monitoring. Partner with key stakeholders to develop thoughtful forecasts and gain insights into revenue drivers.
  • Create weekly business updates for management, providing actionable insight into any trends or shifts in the business.
  • Act as lead on edX’s Partner revenue share reporting. Develop and manage models to track revenue share reporting in accordance with complex contractual agreements.
  • Provide cross-functional support to the Education Services and Marketing teams to address questions regarding Bookings, Revenue, and Partner Revenue share trends.
  • Prepare presentations and reporting to senior management
  • Recognize system inefficiencies and implement effective solutions
  • Drive ad-hoc business projects as necessary

 

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of FP&A, Sales Operations, or similar experience
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, or a related discipline
  • Ability to work comfortably with incomplete information and deal with ambiguity
  • An ability to work independently and self-motivate in a fast-paced environment
  • Extreme attention to detail for zero defect work
  • Intellectual curiosity to proactively understand the business
  • MS Excel expert
  • Experience with SQL preferred
  • Experience with BI tools, Tableau preferred

 

About edX:

EdX is a non-profit, open-source learning destination offering online courses from more than 100 member institutions, composed of both leading global universities, and colleges and a diverse group of prominent organizations from around the world. Founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and based in Cambridge, MA, USA, edX is focused on transforming online and classroom learning through groundbreaking methodologies, game-like educational experiences and cutting-edge research on an open-source platform.

EdX offers a highly competitive benefits plan (including a pension plan), free lunches, a company atmosphere that is full of dedicated like minded professionals and access to some of the smartest people on the planet!  Are you ready to be a part of re-inventing education?!

 

Applicants must be able to work out of our Cambridge, MA office. Sorry, Visa sponsorship is not available.

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