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Zovio Director, Planning & Analysis in Chandler, Arizona

The Director assumes leadership responsibility for a team that manages the development, oversight and delivery of business forecasting, analysis and reporting for Zovio’s portfolio of clients. He/She will serve as an integral partner to Business Operations and Finance, taking the lead for each planning cycle and garnering consensus across stakeholders. The individual must effectively characterize risks and uncertainties, quantify the business impact, and proactively communicate with internal stakeholders, in order to inform internal decision making and provide external guidance in a timely manner.

  • Lead and manage the corporate-wide monthly, quarterly and annual planning cycles and deliver accurate and timely forecasts

  • Collaborate across functions to capture and document inputs and assumptions for the forecast, drive alignment on financial projections and communicate regularly with senior management to provide updates, address inquiries, and secure approvals

  • Provide internal and external stakeholders with timely feedback and communication with respect to variations in plan to actuals, including the projected impact to future results

  • Generate base-case and scenario analyses to support decision making and surface risks and opportunities impacting business performance

  • Manage and maintain budgeting/forecasting systems and models, including data administration and the continued evolution of the model and tool

  • Provide management with reporting analysis to track the health of the business

  • Proactively coach and develop team members

Zovio is an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver innovative, personalized solutions to help learners and leaders achieve their aspirations. Zovio leverages its core strengths and applies its technology and capabilities to priority market needs. Using advanced data and analytics, Zovio identifies the most meaningful ways to enhance the learner experience and deliver strong outcomes for higher education institutions, employers, and learners.

Zovio’s purpose is to help everyone be in a class of their own.

Our Commitments

Truly Personalized

Using data and analytics to power radically innovative experiences that are simple, predictive, and tailored to every individual.

At Life Speed

In tune with real life, creating platforms that are accessible, convenient, and that meet people where they are.

Activating Ambition

Helping people make progress in their lives by solving the problems that matter with empathy and intelligence.

Our Culture

We are ambitious individuals coming together to create bold solutions for a brighter future. We put our people first, and value different ways of thinking.

Passion | Bring it.

We take pride in what we do and have fun doing it.

Innovation | Ignite bold ideas.

We challenge the traditional way of thinking.

Teamwork | Our teams work.

We share knowledge to get the best solutions.