Financial Analyst

  • ReNEW Schools
  • New Orleans, LA, USA
  • 09/17/2023

Job Description

WHO WE AREAt ReNEW, we transform underperforming schools into academically rigorous schools thatprepare students for the next level of achievement, including high school, college, and career. WHAT YOU'LL DOThe Financial Analyst will review transactions in the accounting system for accuracy andprepare, review, and maintain budget and financial reporting for all sectors of the organization.The position is a network based position and reports to the Chief Financial Officer.Financial Analyst ResponsibilitiesReview account coding to ensure coding and allocations are correct and make adjustments when necessaryConduct fiscal allocations to departmental and school budgetsMaintain multi-level budgets, including departmental budgets, school-level budgets, and organizational budgetsMaintains ongoing collaboration with budget managers to continuously meet their analytical support needsAssist in projecting future financial needs, taking into consideration the various projects undertaken by ReNEWPrepare comparative analysis of operating programs by analyzing costs in relation to services performed during previous fiscal years and recommend amendments to budgets as warrantedPerform account reconciliations and prepare general ledger journal entriesPerform payroll-related allocations to general ledger accounts on a regular basis and prepare or correct journal entries as neededSupports and analyzes the monthly financial closing for the divisionAssist CFO in preparation of internal and external financial reportingConduct special analysis (as needed or requested) to make recommendations for specific actions and report any unusual financial activity to CFOPerform related duties and responsibilities as requiredWHAT YOU BRINGBachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (or related field) with at least 3 years of related financial experience (experience may be substituted for a degree in a field outside of accounting or finance)Understanding of accounting principles and the ability to read and interpret financial statementsExperience or knowledge of not-for-profit and governmental accountingExperience working with general ledger accounts Advanced computer software skills, including, but not limited to MS Office Programs and Google SuiteStrong written and verbal communication skills are requiredCustomer-service oriented and amicable personalityPreferred QualificationsExperience with the Louisiana Accounting and Uniform Governmental Handbook (LAUGH)Experience working in a charter school or public school settingWHAT WE OFFERAt ReNEW, we believe our people are the key to our students’ success. We support our staff witha competitive compensation and benefits package, including a comprehensive benefits plan thatcovers the majority of the employee premium for the two medical plans offered. Other benefitsinclude dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, generous vacation time, professionaldevelopment, and a 401k plan.