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Sr Financial Analyst job in Baltimore

Laureate Education jobs
Maryland (MD), Baltimore
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Other/Not Classified
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Education & Training
Company Name:  Laureate Education

Country:  United States
State / Province:  Maryland (MD)
City:  Baltimore

The Senior Business Analyst position will work within the corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) department and interact with a variety of other corporate functions including and accounting and information technology to provide key financial analysis and support. This position will support a cross-functional team of senior level finance and non-finance professionals in developing annual budgets and monthly forecasts and will collaborate with a small team of analysts in identifying and communicating trends and business issues to management. The position will report to the Manager of FP&A and will have routine exposure to upper management.


  • Develops and maintains annual budgets and monthly forecasts.

  • Identifies and communicates business issues to management and investors, using business drivers to explain variances and trends across all financial statements.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with key contacts within corporate and in the field.

  • Understands and communicates accounting matters impacting balance sheets, income statements, and statement of cash flows.

  • Interprets highly complex systems requirements, using current and emerging technologies to develop and validate effective solutions.

  • Performs ad hoc data analysis and queries and interprets operational and financial results; advising management on findings and appropriate course of action.

  • Provides assistance to auditors as necessary.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required, CPA or Master’s degree preferred.

  • At least three to five years of experience in financial planning and analysis, with a strong analytical track record.

  • Managerial and collaboration abilities while interacting with other senior and junior-level analysts.

  • Ability to understand and clearly articulate complex systems and business issues with strong problem solving skills.

  • Prior experience working with financial systems, business intelligence or databases preferred.

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and manipulating large amounts of data.

  • Ability to interpret operational and financial results and advise management on findings and appropriate course of action.

  • Must have experience successfully working on multiple projects at the same time.

  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, organizational and problem solving skills.

  • Must be flexible and client service-oriented.

ref: (SB_7860)
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