Under the direction of the CFO, the NEXT Memphis Business Process Analyst will analyze and design business processes in collaboration with stakeholders and subject matter experts for Porter Leath’s preschool partners.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, or related field is required.
Minimum 2 years of experience working in accounting, auditing, or related job function responsibilities required.
Prior work experience with Preschool or other government grantors is preferred.
Prior experience working in a nonprofit is preferred.
This position does not include any supervisory responsibilities; however, may provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to other finance staff.
Essential Job Functions
Create a detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities, and solutions for multiple preschools.
Financial statement review and coaching with clients.
Budgeting and forecasting preparation and coaching for clients.
Financial modeling, identifying revenue-generating and cost savings opportunities.
Analyze the differences between budget and actual results, and current period vs prior periods.
Understand our centers’ pricing vs the pricing of competitors and the state certificate system to ensure we are competitive and maximize revenue opportunities.
Analyze monthly balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement.
Provide financial insights that help the decision-making process.
Drive fresh initiatives for business process improvements.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of business strategies, objectives, planning, development and management processes, and process improvement
Knowledge of budgeting and financial statement analysis
Skill in communication in a variety of formats including print communication, electronic format, presentations,
Skill in providing consulting services
Skill in project management methods
Interpersonal skills to engage all stakeholders and facilitate accurate requirements to capture and manage stakeholders’ expectations
Ability to look at situations systematically
Ability to work independently and with teams
Ability to understand, interpret and apply detailed and complex information
Ability to manage the implementation of recommendations
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. Work in a non-smoking area.
Maintains a valid driver’s license and good driving record with an appropriate level of insurance. Ability to travel from administrative headquarters to assigned location and overnight travel if necessary.
NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.