Senior Manager, FP&A

Location: Coconut Grove, Fl, United States
Date Posted: 12-05-2017
Position Overview:

Open Education is seeking a bright and passionate detail-oriented financial planning and analysis professional to join the FP&A team at our headquarters office in Coconut Grove, FL. 

The Sr. Manager, FP&A will work with the Vice President of Finance and join the team to compile and analyze the organization's short-term and long-term financial strategy.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication and relationship management skills that are essential when making recommendations to the management of the company.  More specifically, they will be a strong change-agent and adapt swiftly to the rapid pace of the business at Open Education.


Responsibilities:
  • Track and analyze KPIs with a keen focus on the business drivers behind the results and trends
  • Prepare budgeting and forecasting for assigned functional business areas
  • Perform financial modeling and analysis on strategic initiatives such as market expansions, partnerships and new distribution channels
  • Establish strong relationships with all key teams of the company and provide the business with timely and data-supported insights needed to manage the business
  • Manage the planning system and make recommendations for process improvement
  • Perform detailed variance analysis as part of financial reporting
  • Prepare financial reporting decks for Management and the Board
  • Prepare financial statements, financial presentations and documents for Shareholders, Board Member requests and various other third parties on both a routine and ad-hoc basis
  • Collaborate closely with the Accounting team during the monthly reporting cycle, internal audits, bank requests and any other third party requests
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of prior FP&A and budgeting experience required
  • Strong communication, presentation and relationship management skills
  • Mastery in Microsoft Excel required
  • Prior Finance or Accounting experience in a multi-currency environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field required
  • Must work out of our Coconut Grove, FL office and work authorization in the U.S. is required

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Foreign Exchange, Finance or Treasury experience for LATAM & emerging markets
  • Experience in Adaptive and/or NetSuite a plus
  • M&A experience
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese
Company Overview:

Open Education ("OE") has been a leader in E-Learning in Latin America. We provide individuals and corporate clients in emerging markets worldwide with a unique, effective and fun learning experience that caters to their own schedule and pace. The company started with Open English, a platform offering programs in English Learning with both on-demand and personalized content, live classes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with teachers who are all native English speakers. Acquiring Next U in 2015, OE is now positioned as a global education technology leader offering various online certificates in digital technology specializations. The Next U portfolio of certificates currently includes online certification programs in web development, digital marketing, mobile app development - including Android and iOS, graphic design, IT, amongst others. In 2017, leveraging Open English's innovative teaching method, Open English Junior was launched in 18 countries of Latin America. Open English Junior is an online education platform designed for children 8 - 14. Like its adult counterpart, live classes with Native English speakers is at the core of the academic method, complemented with practices and lessons in a fun and engaging platform. To date, the company has offered its online classes to over 600,000 students across Latin America, Brazil and United States. The company has been featured on numerous media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, CNN en Español, and NBC. Open English has raised $125M USD in funding the third highest in the U.S. Ed Tech industry and as of 2014 has been named by PitchBook as the fifth most valuable Ed Tech company in the world. Open Education offices are located in Miami, Bogota, Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo.


 
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