Financial Analyst

We care, for the children and families we serve, and our dedicated team members. You are our best asset. Feel valued and get access to the benefits and resources you need to connect, balance, grow, and thrive in your career.

  • We support your work/life balance with a minimum 50% child care discount, immediate (or next-day) access to earnings, paid time off, and more.
  • We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • We strive to provide a positive, fun environment with plenty of recognition.

Job Summary:

The Financial Analyst will support Field Operations and Finance leadership by assisting with the creation and maintaining the annual budget, quarterly forecasts and rolling forecasts for school level labor.  This position will work cross-functionally with members of the forecasting and reporting teams to ensure accurate reporting of weekly financial performance, budgets, and forecasts.   

 

Essential Functions:

  • Support the annual budget and quarterly forecast process while partnering with other internal departments by preparing by school, by week labor budgets that align with the total company budget and forecast.
  • Maintain rolling weekly forecasts by school for estimated labor hours, wages, and other key labor metrics
  • Perform weekly financial performance reviews for key metrics compared to forecast and budget to assist Field Operations team with weekly results presentations and exception reporting
  • Work closely with the Business Intelligence team to ensure accurate reporting of key labor metrics
  • Work with key stakeholders to incorporate budgets for acquisitions, new build, and on-site partnership expansion opportunities into the overall company budgets and forecasts
  • Provide financial rigor to all phases of strategic initiatives by making key stakeholders aware of the expected financial outcomes, opportunities and risks to the plan, and insights and learnings to apply to future decisions.
  • Drive continuous improvement with the customer groups or function(s). Always looking for ways to streamline and improve the business processes. Sharing any ideas and wins with all functional teams
  • Work with the internal audit team to ensure the proper controls are in place for labor-related procedures
  • Support business leaders with ad-hoc analyses, research, and presentation creation

 

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required: Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related area
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Experience working in a multi-unit/multi-state environment preferred.

 

Other Skills and Abilities Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Capable of working with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Effective communication skills, written, verbal and interpersonal.
  • Proficient time management, organizational skills and ability to meet established deadlines.
  • Expert level MS Office with an emphasis in Excel and PowerPoint.

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Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.