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Bright Horizons Senior Operations Analyst in Newton, Massachusetts

What you will be doing:

The Senior Operations Analyst will be responsible for the quantitative/qualitative analysis required for the budgeting and financial planning for US Lines of Business (Full Service, Backup or EdAdvisory) and/or SG&A. Supports the financial planning and analysis function including annual budgeting, monthly forecasting as well as routine and ad-hoc variance analysis.

What we hope you bring to this role:

  • Support the annual budget and monthly forecast process in collaboration with FP&A leadership

  • Develop & analyze budgets and forecasts, including developing and maintaining relevant financial & operation matrixes.

  • Assist in meeting the overall objectives of the corporate budget and forecast process in addition to Line of Business budgeting and forecasting.

  • Identify & analyze trends and produce reports that will help FP&A leadership provide guidance to Line of Business leaders and Executive Management.

  • Oversee and Review Client Budget and Forecast Process in collaboration with Operations and Client Relations.

  • Communicate with senior management, operations and corporate clients regarding information used to formulate budgets, forecasts or related financial analyses.

  • Assess the quality of the individual center budgets and forecasts and ensure accuracy.

  • Responsible for clients or SG&A Functions with more complex financial demands.

  • Work with Operations leadership to analyze financial performance and the impact of certain key financial variables.

  • Participate in budget & forecasting system maintenance and updates

  • Participate in Ad-hoc projects

  • Cultivate relationships with operations and operations support departments to collect/provide data, and communications to ensure optimized collaboration.

  • Must be proficient in Excel. Experience with a budget tool.

  • PeopleSoft, Hyperion Planning and Essbase experience a plus.

  • Management experience a plus.

  • Excellent analytical skills, proven leadership ability, and strong computer expertise.

  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Results oriented professional with solid record of contributions through improved departmental procedures.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required.

Master's Degree in MBA or MBA candidate is preferred.

2-3 years experience in accounting or financial analyst role.

Compensation Range:

The annual salary range for this role is: $70,000-$80,000 per year

The range of compensation listed here or that may be discussed in the interview process is what Bright Horizons in good faith anticipates offering for this job opening. Actual compensation offers will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education and training, certifications, geography, and other relevant business or organizational factors.

Life at Bright Horizons:

Our home office employees support all facets of our business — and no matter which department you join, you’ll be part of a passionate team doing work that makes a difference in the lives of children and families.

Our people are the heart of our company. Because we’re as committed to our own employees as we are to the clients we serve, our collaborative workplaces are designed to grow careers and support personal lives. Here, you’ll find traditional perks (health insurance, 401(k), PTO, and flex spending) plus childcare discounts, education assistance, and so much more. Join us to experience how we support our people to realize their passion, possibilities, and purpose both at work and at home. All in a workplace where you can be you. Come build a brighter future with us.

HAVING TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH YOUR APPLICATION?

Contact us at bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com or 855-877-6866

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO – English (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and EEO – Spanish (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeosp.pdf) along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) (https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf) .

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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