Accounting and Finance
Data Evaluation and Analysis
Join National Heritage Academies (NHA) as a financial analyst. This position will report directly to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis and will be responsible for the preparation of analysis and creation of templates for use in budget and forecasts, ad-hoc financial analyses, and regular monthly support for financial reporting.
NHA is a charter school management company that operates 80+ schools in 9 states. We are committed to our mission of “challenging each child to achieve…” and we pride ourselves on our students’ ability to achieve high results in later education based on the foundations gained in grades K-8 at NHA.
In this role you will work out of our corporate headquarters (Service Center) located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The NHA Service Center is where all the behind-the-scenes magic happens. Our 400 brilliant team members are brag-worthy. With a diverse group of departments like admissions, talent acquisition, facilities, legal services, and many more working together to provide top level back-office support. The Service Center is a place of bright colors, smiling faces, and opportunity. We like to gather for events such as the fall crocktoberfest cook-off, the sparkling holiday party full of fun and unexplainable excitement, and our annual 5K Service Center fun run.
Creates sophisticated templates, models, and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
Provides analysis for use in budgets and forecasts
Prepares budgets for distribution,
Prepares financial reports for management,
Prepares any financial analysis as requested
Provides analysis for incorporation into presentations for Board of Director and Shareholder meetings
Provides analysis and assistance with annual financial audit, as needed
Provides support and analysis for maintaining and updating various financial models
Additional duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
2-4 years related financial analysis experience or equivalent of education and experience
Experience working in ERP and EPM systems preferred
Extensive analytical skills and experience developing financial models and presentations
Extensive computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
NHA, one of the nation’s leading charter school management organizations, currently operates more than 80 schools across nine states serving over 55,000 students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Founded in 1995 and based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, NHA is a for-profit organization with nearly 5,000 employees.
NHA’s system of schools is designed to eliminate the achievement gap and provide a public school choice to families so their children are prepared for success in high school, college, and beyond. With a commitment to hard work, good citizenship, and personal responsibility, students experience a safe, secure learning environment where achievement thrives. A passion and dedication to the mission of serving children and partnering with communities to provide an excellent educational experience permeates the culture of our organization.