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Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

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Job Details
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Company Name
DeVry Education Group
Physical Address

Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

This position is part of Adtalem’s central FP&A function that leads and supports all forecasting (long and short term), IR support, BOD and earnings call preparations. The individual will be working with the CFO and other senior executives very closely, and will have significant face time as he/(she) manages the budgets of these executives.

Additionally, this role will take on various financial analysis work and fulfill reporting needs of the business, while also supporting any M&A/divestiture and capex/opex investment analysis.

+ Oversees financial statement reporting for month end close, forecasts, annual operating plan, strategic plan and ad hoc requests for total Adtalem as well as each of its verticals and business units

+ Manages financial consolidations, monthly operating review deliverables and other regular and ad-hoc needs of CFO and other senior executives

+ Manages forecast and annual operating plan process.

+ Supports 1-2 senior executives with their budgeting and forecasting needs on a regular basis

+ Works with Information Technology or operations as needed to identify and implement systems or process efficiencies

+ Leads process improvement and/or income generating projects as needed

+ Completes other duties as assigned.

Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

+ Bachelor’s degree required in finance, accounting, or any related analytical field; MBA or Master’s Degree preferred

+ Must draw from solid financial planning experience and business acumen to quickly understand, analyze and address business results and issues

+ Effective verbal and written communication is essential for this role. Must have the ability to concisely/effectively communicate with manager and key constituents in formal and informal settings

+ Possesses professional maturity to work with key constituents/business partners in tactfully exploring win-win situations when resolving issues

+ Has capacity to work independently and manage time efficiently/effectively

+ Strong problem solving skills

+ Approaches duties with intellectual curiosity and creativity to analyze the business and assess current/future opportunities and risks

+ Sees big picture implications pertaining to finance and beyond.

+ Solid understanding of key business principles

+ At least five years of experience in financial planning, analytics, or related fields

+ Significant exposure in a finance planning position

+ Experience with corporate FP&A duties strongly preferred

+ Strong analytic capability and propensity for continuous improvement

+ Excellent time management and conflict management skills.

+ Ability to operate independently

+ Ability to tactfully interact with all business stakeholders for requests and resolution of issues

+ Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel and Power Point

+ Expertise with database queries a plus

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit

Req Number: 2019-112826

Department: Finance

FLSA U.S./Global Status: U.S. – Exempt

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