27 days old

Senior Financial Analyst

KinderCare Education LLC
Portland, OR 97201
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About KinderCare Education

KinderCare Education operates more than 1,380 early learning centers, and more than 560 Champions sites, supported by a corporate team of nearly 600 headquarters employees in Portland, Oregon. In 2019, KinderCare Education earned their third Gallup Great Workplace Award - one of only 39 companies worldwide to win this award.

  • In neighborhoods with ourKinderCare Learning Centers and Rainbow Child Care Centersthat offer early childhood education and child care for children six weeks to 12 years old
  • At work through KinderCare Education at Work, family benefits for employers including on-site and near-site early learning centers and back-up care for last-minute child care
  • In local schools with ourChampions before and after-school programs.

As KinderCare Education's Senior Financial Analyst - Field Operations (SFA), you are an integral member of our FP&A team and specifically the @Work line of business. You will build partnerships and influence a vice president as well as other leaders and take ownership of high quality financial analysis and guidance on performance. You will evaluate execution across multiple performance standards while providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers. You will assist leadership in ensuring financial targets through problem-solving and developing operational strategies to improve financial results and maximize business opportunities.

Job Responsibilities:

To demonstrate success in role, the SFA will work closely with @Work cross-functional business partners on the following:

  • Budget and forecast center performance; aligned with KCE timelines and supportive of client timelines
  • Analyze actuals; understand the challenges and opportunities in client centers and identify recommendations to optimize center performance
  • Actively communicate, assess feedback and resolve concerns
  • Working with partners, research variances, develop forecasts and analyze trends to achieve budget
  • Partner and challenge stake holders to consider varied options for achievement of goals/plans
  • Collaborate with @Work Growth Finance team to build better investment analysis
  • Identify trends in data and prepare executive-level presentation materials
  • Ad hoc projects, reporting, and modeling


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance or related field. MBA degree a plus
  • At least 4 years' experience in a similar position with a medium to large sized company
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis
  • Experience in developing and/or the ability to understand complex financial models
  • Intermediate level skills in MS Excel
  • Experience with macros with exposure to various specialized functions and features and Visual Basic a plus
  • Intermediate level skills in MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Beginning to intermediate level skills in MS Access
  • Experience in and/or strong understanding of financial reporting software a plus (specifically Oracle, TM1/Cognos, Hyperion Enterprise and Reporting software)
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Detail orientation with high attention to quality and accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Experience presenting to groups and ability to conduct trainings
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management and develop strong working relationships inside and outside of the department

KinderCare Education employs more than 32,000 team members across 1,700 locations nationwide. Our devoted family of education providers leads the nation in accreditation and includes KinderCare Learning Centers, KinderCare Education at Work, Champions Before- and After-School Programs, Cambridge Schools , Knowledge Beginnings and The Grove School.

KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01
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