The Los Angeles Film School
  • - Accounting
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 65000
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401-K, FSA, Life, EAP, PTO

The School is seeking to bring in a Financial Analyst to join our growing team. The Financial Analyst will be part of the Business Office department reporting to the VP Business Office. This position is expected to bring tangible financial skills to the team and has working knowledge of financial reporting and strategic planning essential to helping the company meet and exceed their business goals. Candidate is primarily responsible in performing various data analytics and reporting critical to the school's operations and performance. The role will also assist in the school's annual budget and quarterly forecast exercise. The position will act as the primary administrator of the school's financial reporting  software (Prophix). Candidate must be highly analytical and possess excellent communication and relationship skills as this will interface with accounting and multiple department stakeholders.


  • Generate, compile, and prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports, metrics, trends, analytics, and statistical report, including but not limited to, monthly financial package, sales conversion rate, headcount analysis, program margin analysis
  • Investigate trend variables, analyze various strategies and initiatives to support business growth
  • Assist the VP in the annual budget planning and quarterly forecasting
  • Assist in the maintenance and development of the school's financial reporting software (Prophix), acts as the primary administrator of the system and must be able to troubleshoot issues pertaining to the system
  • Assist in new project initiatives, including but not limited to, implement cash forecast, CAPEX and marketing analytics in Prophix and automate other financial reports
  • Contribute to recommend and implement best practices in reporting and analysis, streamline and automate workflow and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Assist and acts as backup in the Treasury functions of the school
  • Assist in ad-hoc or special projects as needed


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Math/Statistics or similar quantitative degree.
  • At least 3 years of  experience in finance, financial reporting software and data automation
  • Highly proficient computer skills including intermediate/advance Excel skills (Pivot, VLOOKUP, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting is a plus
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management, organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills with the proven ability to analyze processes and suggest and implements new processes for continued improvement
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and able to monitor own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance
  • Dependable, can follow instructions and responds to management direction, meet productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner
  • Team success mentality
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize and plan work activities and uses time efficiently
  • Open and willing to learn and adapt well to changes and pressures in the workplace including dealing with frequent change, delays and unexpected events
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
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