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Senior Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Kiev, Ukraine
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

At Preply, we are unlocking human potential through learning.

We believe learning with a great tutor is life-changing. That’s why we match online tutors from across the globe with learners and empower them to create live language classes with AI-powered tools and learning materials. This is how we deliver progress, create engagement and keep our global community of learners motivated. So far, over 32,000 tutors have given more than 15 million lessons to learners from over 175 countries.

Meet the team!

We are the financial backbone of our company. From statutory reporting to investor relations, from controlling and planning to treasury, from consolidated US GAAP accounting to business partnering, from payments to ERP, from legal to compliance - our responsibilities are broad and deep. Our team has an international background and is built on flat hierarchies.

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will be part of the finance team and work closely with various stakeholders (Accounting, Payments, Data, Back-end teams) to analyze financial data, create reports, and provide insights that will drive informed decision-making within the organization. You will play a crucial role in supporting our financial reporting, planning and analysis efforts.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual seeking to deploy their knowledge, experience, and strong analytical skills to contribute to the growth of a dynamic tech scale-up.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working with large data sets (millions of rows) and complex information structures.
  • Build up and automate reconciliation flows and calculations.
  • Ensure timely availability and accuracy of financial data and analytics.
  • Conduct comprehensive analysis and investigations, identifying risks and opportunities.
  • Perform financial analysis and modeling to support strategic and operational decision-making processes.
  • Prepare solid analytical reports, dashboards and presentations for management including insights on financial performance.
  • Take part in closing procedures and preparation of a full set of financial statements and disclosures.
  • Participate in budgeting, forecasting, and planning activities.
  • Ensure smooth cross-functional collaboration between the team and stakeholders.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance / Economics / Business Administration.
  • Solid previous experience within similar responsibilities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (digging deep while ensuring a result).
  • Strong data skills (previous experience with SQL, PowerPivot/BI and high proficiency in Excel is a must, Tableau/Looker experience is a plus).
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Hands-on approach and self-support.
  • Learn fast and go the extra mile.
  • English level C1 and above.

Why you’ll love it at Preply:

  • An open, collaborative, dynamic and diverse culture;
  • A generous monthly allowance for lessons on Preply.com, Learning & Development budget and time off for your self-development;
  • A competitive financial package with equity, leave allowance and health insurance;
  • Access to free mental health support platforms;
  • The opportunity to shape the lives of learners and tutors through language learning and teaching in 175 countries (and counting!).

Our Principles:

  • Care to change the world - We are passionate about our work and care deeply about its impact to be life changing.
  • We do it for learners - For both Preply and tutors, learners are why we do what we do. Every day we focus on empowering tutors to deliver an exceptional learning experience.
  • Keep perfecting - To create an outstanding customer experience, we focus on simplicity, smoothness, and enjoyment, continually perfecting it as every detail matters.
  • Now is the time - In a fast-paced world, it matters how quickly we act. Now is the time to make great things happen.
  • Disciplined execution - What makes us disciplined is the excellence in our execution. We set clear goals, focus on what matters, and utilize our resources efficiently.
  • Dive deep - We leverage business acumen and curiosity to investigate disparities between numbers and stories, unlocking meaningful insights to guide our decisions.
  • Growth mindset - We proactively seek growth opportunities and believe today's best performance becomes tomorrow's starting point. We humbly embrace feedback and learn from setbacks.
  • Raise the bar - We raise our performance standards continuously, alongside each new hire and promotion. We build diverse and high-performing teams that can make a real difference.
  • Challenge, disagree and commit - We value open and candid communication, even when we don’t fully agree. We speak our minds, challenge when necessary, and fully commit to decisions once made.
  • One Preply - We prioritize collaboration, inclusion, and the success of our team over personal ambitions. Together, we support and celebrate each other's progress.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

Preply is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds can thrive. Different opinions and viewpoints are key ingredients in our success as a multicultural Ed-Tech company.

Preply will consider all applications for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or veteran status. Together, we are The World Class.