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Financial Analyst

Job Details

Corporate Headquarters - Huntington Beach, CA - Huntington Beach, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$67,500.00 - $93,600.00 Salary/year


Come join our growing team! 

Teacher Created Materials is a 45+ year-old, award-winning publisher of educational and trade books, digital products, and provider of professional learning services.  Our vision is to create a world in which children love to learn and our products are recognized for their effectiveness and embraced by educators worldwide.  Headquartered in Huntington Beach, California, the company is experiencing remarkable growth driven by customers including educators at all levels, parents and caregivers, and trade partners.  We continuously work to ensure that our interactions with customers, authors, community members, and employees are always positive and that our products and services espouse the values of our company.

Teacher Created Materials offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off plus Company Holidays
  • Generous 401(K) program with Match
  • Generous Childcare and Wellness Programs
  • Hybrid Schedule Available
  • Plus more!

Position Summary:

In this role, you will prepare various financial reports, build financial models, perform independent analyses and assist on other accounting and finance related functions. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, hands-on, strategic thinker with solid communication skills, strong technical skills and advanced problem-solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Act as a business partner to individual departments throughout the year and provide support with:
    • Interpreting financial results, communicating key take-aways
    • Help define and track key metrics of the business segment/function
    • Support Finance Manager and CFO with annual budgeting and ongoing forecast updates
    • Analyze financial results - monitor variances, identify trends, recommend actions.
  • This role is expected to provide strategic data interpretation (vs just reporting)
  • Manage data from multiple systems in order to create scorecards, reports, and financial models
  • Ensure finance-generated reports are accurate by verifying data integrity and demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • Present information in meaningful and actionable format to management (executive level summaries)
  • Assist with special projects on an as needed basis
  • Create customized reports and Saved Searches from NetSuite


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
  • Previous experience with NetSuite Financials, including development of Saved Searches and creating Custom Reports 
  • Strong computer knowledge and skills, including in-depth expert knowledge of MS Excel and database programs  
  • Minimum three years of experience in a financial analysis role required
  • Exceptional quantitative/analytical skills
  • Inquisitive - willing to dig into detail and ask questions to get at the core of issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional groups
  • Experience with budgeting and forecasting
  • Experience presenting to financial information to highest levels of management with confidence and precision
  • Critical Success Factors:
    • Organization/Administration
    • Communication
    • Independence and Initiative
    • Interpersonal/Relationship Building
    • Judgment and Decision Making
    • Team Oriented 

Physical Requirements:

  • Sit for extended periods of time; including at a computer.
  • Occasional lifting up to 15 lbs.
  • Repetitive hand and wrist movements for frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse.

Work Conditions:

  • General office environment.


Teacher Created Materials (TCM) is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran. This policy of non-discrimination and affirmative action applies to all levels of employment and to all employment practices, including (but not limited to) compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, educational, training, recreational and social activities.