Senior Financial Analyst

K12 Herndon , VA 20171

Posted 2 months ago

Senior 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.


  • Perform general ledger accounting and financial support activities

  • 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

  • Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses

  • Financial analysis and modeling pull and consolidate large data sets, build models from scratch and improve existing ones

  • Provides accurate and appropriate materials to meet the monthly close timeline

  • Prepare and present compelling presentations to Senior Executives to help drive decision making and profitability

  • Documents key financial processes, identifies and implements process improvements

  • Collaborate with business leads to summarize and analyze key data

  • Ability to consolidate large sets of analytical data and present in an easily interpreted format to drive better business decisions

  • Special projects Lead special analyses and run projects to assist leadership with decision making

  • Support Corporate Finance group with K12 and school financial policies, internal controls, and business processes


  • 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?



  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, finance, math or a related field AND

  • Five (5) years of experience in financial analysis 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)


  • 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

  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Ability to pass required background check

DESIRED Qualifications:

  • Prior experience using Hyperion


  • About us

  • K12 Produces Results

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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.

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