Orbis Education

Indianapolis, IN

Financial Analyst

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description


Reporting to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for analyzing financial and operational data by collecting, monitoring and creating financial models to support business operations. Perform activities related to maintaining the budgets, forecasts and reporting for Orbis Education and its individual sites. This role will have exposure across several functional areas of the organization, as well as partner universities. Able to work quickly and effectively under pressure, using judgment in accomplishing tasks that are urgent or of a sensitive or confidential nature; balance conflicting priorities, and make decisions from a range of choices. Must be flexible, adaptable, and comfortable working and contributing in an environment where change in process/procedures is the norm while maintaining a positive and productive demeanor.


  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and special financial reports, including explanation of root cause drivers within variance analysis
  • Perform complex and detailed reconciliations with minimal supervision
  • Incorporate historical numbers to provide up to date trending analysis
  • Without direction be able to identify and clearly communicate areas of cost concern within partner accounts
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets and updating forecast based on assumptions gathered from all areas within the company
  • Assist in preparing ad-hoc models needed to make business decisions, including pro formas, site level projections, ROI analyses,
  • Be responsive to partner institutions for requested financial projects as needed
  • Work closely with accounting department to understand accounting treatment of transactions and the impact to financial statement analysis
  • Assist in special projects as assigned


  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Three to five years in corporate finance environment
  • Three to five years of analytical responsibility within a corporate environment
  • Advance knowledge of Excel is obligatory
  • Clear and precise writing and verbal communication skills
  • references are required