Financial Planning (FP+A) Analyst

Carnegie Higher Ed is looking for a Financial Planning and Analyst to join our team. The FP&A Financial Analyst is a critical, newly created position, reporting to the CFO and Controller. This position will lead analysis and reporting efforts within the company to provide management with critical information to drive business decisions. Areas of concentration will focus on profitability of customers and products, various key performance indicators, financial forecasts and budgets, and other ad hoc analyses. 


  • Design and produce daily, weekly, monthly, and ad hoc reporting based on requests from management 
  • Extract data from various systems to create meaningful and valuable output with a heavy emphasis on profitability, revenue, and EBITDA trends
  • Drive annual budgeting and forecasting efforts
  • Identify opportunities for performance improvement across the organization


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required 
  • CFA designation or MBA a plus
  • Minimum 4+ years related experience 
  • Strong modeling skills and business acumen
  • Experience with integrated ERP systems preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships
  • Solid business and finance acumen
  • Careful attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Strong multitasking and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple, complex projects and work independently within deadlines
  • Strong analytical, math, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Possesses a wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Must be capable and willing to assume progressively larger responsibilities, including leadership of a team on an accelerated basis

You Should Join Us!

We’re a fast-growing and innovative company, set apart by our incredible people. We’re a supportive, fun-loving group with diverse interests and talents. In addition to getting to work with fantastic people and do work you love, here are some items you can list in your “pros” column:

  • Private health/dental/vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous holiday and PTO package
  • Flexible work environment (remote, in-office, and hybrid roles)
  • Half-day summer Fridays
  • Fun company events and laid-back culture
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Industry exposure and professional development
  • Growing company with a family feel
  • Entrepreneurial approach and spirit

About Carnegie

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