Financial Analyst II

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. Scottsdale , AZ 85250

Posted 8 months ago

Position Summary

The Analyst's primary responsibilities include supporting the preparation and compiliationof the consolidated budget and reforecast for 10 + divisions. Creates monthly and quarterly KPI and management reports. Create and review variances to expense plans and deliver comprehensive analysis on outcomes. Prepare and report on key metrics including ROI, BEP, start rates, and other critical metrics.

Principle Accountabilities & Deliverables

  • Support the development of rolling monthly budgets and reforecasts for over 10 plus divisions, and provide comprehensive insight to variances in order to inform leadership and support business decisions

  • Assist in the review and adjustments to plan. Conducts ROI analyses for company initiatives to assess alignment with specific targets and provide updates and variance analysis as needed.

  • Delivers reliable reports and intelligence to support decisions and provide recommendations based on projected ROI deliverables against goals

  • Design PowerPoint presentations that are succinct, with a balance of high-level insights for executives, and a detailed for core teams

  • Designs and performs statistical analysis to for established company KPI's. Support the compiling of month-end reporting and quarterly materials for the BOD and external reporting .

  • Work closely with business partners, technology and modelling teams to evaluate new and alternate data sources, as well as analytical tools

  • Work with other departments including Finance, Accounting and Legal, providing them with support to create business plans for new program rollouts

  • Document historic database of company financials and KPI's in a clear, organized way by managing archives in a way that allows for easy access to data

  • Identifies expense opportunity areas and recommends necessary changes

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or Marketing is required, (may consider related field or equivalent work experience with demonstrated ability).

  • Degree in quantitative discipline such as statistics, economics, mathematics, accounting or finance preferred.

  • Minimum three to five years related experience performing financial analyst work required.

  • Minimum of one to three years experience in statistical and/or accounting environment with progressively-responsible experience dealing with general ledger and P&L reporting preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of basic accounting processes and accruals


  • Strong business and financial acumen: business analytics skills, P&L structure, ability to plan, track and evaluate trade management

  • Strong verbal and presentation skills to relay complex information

  • Ability to make recommendations for solutions based on information gathered and analyzed from existing systems and/or imperfect information

  • Experience performing data analysis and data visualization

  • Experience working in a cross-functional environment

  • Understanding of the total business process and procedures

  • Strong technical report building abilities

  • Strong excel skills, MS office, Hyperion and Peoplesoft or equivalent experience Access/SQL a plus

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving with attention to details

  • Effective troubleshooting skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 5 pounds or less 5% of the workday

  • Must be able stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 5% or less of the workday

  • Must be able to talk, see, hear, concentrate, think, learn and reason for all of the workday

  • Must be able to sit and walk or otherwise move around for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday.

  • Must be able to use a keyboard and do manual tasks for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday.

  • Will require about 5% of overnight travel.

Work Environment

  • Work is performed indoors in a climate controlled environment.
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Financial Analyst II

Universal Technical Institute, Inc.