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Financial Analyst, International

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Finance/Accounting
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THE OPPORTUNITY:

 

Scholastic Inc, the leading children’s publisher, is seeking an experienced Financial Analyst for its International division, based in its SOHO- NYC headquarters.  The Financial Analyst position will report into the Finance Manager - International Export and will be responsible for supporting the International Export Division by providing timely and accurate financial information. Territories include Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, Caribbean, and Asia.

 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Variance analysis and reporting on actual results vs. forecast and prior year
  • Production of internal reporting and commentary to help management run the business
  • Participate in budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Understand sales & profitability across key products & geographies, help to design consistent processes for tracking performance
  • Liaise with other members across company to ensure quality results
  • Prepare reports, accounting reconciliations and other duties related the month-end close process
  • Prepare required journal entries at month-end as necessary
  • Manage ad-hoc requests and special projects

WHO WE ARE

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized solutions to support children's learning both at school and at home. The Company also makes quality, affordable books available to all children through school-based book clubs and book fairs. With a 96 year history of service to schools and families, Scholastic continues to carry out its commitment to "Open a World of Possible" for all children. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.

Some benefits that we offer:

• 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
• Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

HOW YOU CAN FIT

 

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in Finance or a related field
  • Must have excellent understanding of US GAAP,
  • Very strong PC skills and proficiency with various applications; MS Excel, Hyperion, and Data Warehouse environments
  • Cross-functional teamwork experience
  • Demonstrated skills in financial analysis, budgeting/forecasting
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Self-motivated in achieving goals and completing routine tasks
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.


Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here.

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