Job Description

Sr. Financial Analyst

School Name
100 - School Support Center
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Min Salary
USD $80,000.00/Yr.
Max Salary
USD $90,000.00/Yr.

Job Description

Sr. Financial Analyst

Scottsdale, AZ


Cadence Education is currently in search of our next Sr. Financial Analyst in Scottsdale, AZ.


Cadence Education is one of the premier early childhood educators in the United States, operating over 275 private preschools and elementary schools across 30 states. With over 29 years in business, we have developed an unparalleled expertise in preparing students to thrive in the next step of their childhood.


Our overall mission is to provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home. This mission can only be accomplished through a team of passionate childcare professionals who combine their talents to provide an unparalleled level of care and compassion for children and their families. Our research-based curriculum and home-based environments are anything but a “daycare” – we are the evolution of early education.


Our schools are staffed with individuals who are talented, fun, and genuinely enthusiastic about child development and learning. We encourage collaboration and cherish open-communication in each school and with our corporate office.  We work hard to create an outstanding work-life balance by supporting leaders and staff members every step of the way. For additional information about Cadence, please visit


Benefits of Working at Cadence Education:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 50% childcare tuition discount
  • Educational and professional development
  • Comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees, including:
    • Paid time off that increases with seniority
    • Medical, dental, vision options available
    • Additional life, disability, and retirement plans
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Paid holidays

SAFETY FIRST: The health and safety of every person in our schools is our primary concern and we are taking every precaution to prevent potential exposure or spread of COVID-19 within our schools. We are actively partnering with local health departments and closely following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Company Overview


Sr. Financial Analyst Required Skills and Education:

  • BA/BS degree in business, finance or related field
  • 3-5 years of Financial Planning & Analysis experience
  • Superior skills with Microsoft Office applications (specifically Excel)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience in a BI tool (PowerPivot, Hyperion, PowerBI, Prophix, Tableau, etc.)
  • Strong qualitative, quantitative financial skills and strong spreadsheet, data-management, and presentation skills
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Strong attention to customer service; adaptable to different work styles and personalities

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience in FP&A planning software: Workday (Adaptive Planning), Anaplan, Planful, etc.
  • CPA / MBA or advanced degree
  • Public Accounting / Big 4 experience
  • Private Equity experience

Sr. Financial Analyst Responsibilities:


  • Engages with executive leadership to provide financial analysis/scenario modeling to assist with decision making on business opportunities and challenges
  • Support the month-end close and deliver actionable insights through monthly financial reports, weekly financial reports, and budget variance analysis
  • Assist FP&A team with annual budget and monthly forecasting across a full three statement financial model (income statement, cash flow, balance sheet)
  • Utilize an understanding of operational metrics to point out trends and track effects on the business and financial results
  • Queries data from a BI tool for regular and ad-hoc administrative and financial reports and interprets the results
  • Provide support to school and field leadership for variance analysis, business analytics, and monthly performance review meetings
  • Partner with Corporate Development team to track and benchmark financial results of school acquisitions, and provide actionable insight to improve school performance

Application Instructions

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