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Senior Financial Analyst

Company name
West Academic

Saint Paul, MN, United States

Employment Type

Finance, Accounting

Posted on
Mar 06,2019

Valid Through
Jun 19,2019


West Academic, formerly part of Thomson Reuters, is now its own company! Finding ourselves “newly nimble” we are looking for people to help us transform the legal education industry by bringing new technology and products to market.

West Academic is the leading provider of casebooks, study aids and other legal education materials in the US. We are a growth oriented organization, dedicated to providing our customers with the best available legal education materials.

Why not join a company who offers the excitement and freedom of a startup paired with the security and market recognition of a 100 year old company! That’s us, the 100-year-old startup who’s going places.

We have an immediate opening for a Senior Financial Analyst. In this role you will be responsible for providing analytical support to management teams across various departments. Key to the success of this position will be the ability to perform financial analysis which will make sense of data and provide key insights and recommendations. The Senior Financial Analyst will also need to be able to collaborate with business partners to understand their business and provide analytical decision support.

Job Responsibilities

Daily, weekly, and monthly financial reporting for sales, revenue, expense, and other KPIs

Assist in annual budgeting and monthly financial forecasting along with variance analysis

Proactively develop analysis that provides additional insight and support to management and department heads.

Effectively communicate and present results of analysis with recommended courses of action.

Proactively seek ways to improve the workflow and business processes.

Assist in developing, documenting and updating policies and procedures

Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

Minimum 3-5 years progressive experience in finance/accounting

Experience with ERP software (NetSuite preferred)

Advanced Excel skills in addition to experience with Access, PowerPoint, and Word

Ability to be an effective problem solver with strong investigative and analytical skills

Proven ability to effectively manage time, prioritize workload, and handle multiple tasks

Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy with ability to meet deadlines

Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with employees of all levels within the organization

Independently driven with the ability to work as part of a team

Must take initiative, be self-motivated, be dependable with a positive, energetic approach

Ability to maintain a professional manner and adapt in a in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Desire to grow and expand abilities

Company info

West Academic
Website :

Company Profile
The West Academic publishers - Foundation Press, Gilbert and West - offer best-selling casebooks, study aids and supplementary products for the academic market. These preeminent academic publishers have been an indispensable part of law student life since the first part of the 20th century and are part of Thomson Reuters, the foremost provider of integrated information solutions to the U.S. legal market. Serving faculty and bookstores, is designed to provide up-to-date and detailed product information to meet academic needs. In addition to, other Thomson Reuters web-based educational products and services that may be of interest include:

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