Senior Financial Analyst at Varsity Tutors (St. Louis, MO)

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Varsity Tutors is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our team! The Senior Financial Analyst provides decision support, forecasting, analytics and reporting to senior management for all functions within the business. The role also supports special projects such as automation initiatives, the implementation of new systems and processes and the financial due diligence and integration of business acquisitions or expansion opportunities. The role participates heavily in financial planning and related reporting for the company; weekly and monthly business reviews and operating plan development. 

Varsity Tutors, a Nerdy Company, is the leading direct-to-consumer, curated platform for live online learning benefiting both learners and experts. We have built a comprehensive online learning destination that enables the delivery of scaled high-quality live expertise for learners of all ages across thousands of subjects and multiple learning formats through the application of technology and AI. Nerdy, the parent company of Varsity Tutors, completed a business combination with TPG Pace Tech Opportunities in September 2021, and became a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "NRDY” with a $1.7 billion market valuation. Read more about Nerdy here:


  • BA in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-5 years of finance and/or accounting experience
  • Technical and financial knowledge, including understanding of internal control requirements and accounting principles
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, financial planning (modeling) tools and ERP systems
  • Ability to thrive and effectively operate in a fast-paced, hands-on, collaborative environment
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, problem-solving, decision-making, leadership, oral and written communication skills
  • SQL experience a plus
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment, often cross functionally
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and a work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong problem solving skills, the ability to deal with ambiguity, and work successfully and effectively on cross-functional team
  • Self starter with strong analytical skills, decision making capabilities, and attention to detail


  • Budget and forecast development
  • Perform cost and variance analysis
  • Provide strategic business decision support
  • Drive cost reduction / optimization opportunities / initiatives
  • Support M&A activity, including all aspects of due diligence and deal execution
  • Implement and improve business processes
  • Provide financial planning for operating expenses, capital spend, headcount and new business lines / acquisitions
  • Provide key business and financial guidance to the organization (budgeting, forecasting, operating plan development)
  • Preparation of monthly sales incentive plan calculations
  • Analyze and interpret financial results to budget / forecast
  • Drive annual budgeting process and development of operating plan updates on a periodic basis
  • Support month end close process (reporting, variance analysis)
  • Process development and improvement for business expansion, new initiatives and systems, acquisitions


  • Competitive compensation which includes salary plus equity in the company
  • Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401k Company Matching Plan
  • Flexible PTO, Paid Holidays, plus 1 Floating Holiday of your choice
  • VTO ("volunteer time off" to do community service/charity work)
  • 52 hours of Free Learning Sessions per year for you or immediate families members and free access to our Virtual School Day classes and [email protected] program

Varsity Tutors is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. (INDHP)

More Information on Varsity Tutors
Varsity Tutors operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in St. Louis, MO. Varsity Tutors was founded in 2007. It has 4138 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 32 open jobs at Varsity Tutors, click here.
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