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Zovio Budget Analyst Remote (Excludes CO residents) in United States

At Zovio, we’re doing something different, and we want you to be a part of it. To put it simply, we’re all here to meet the needs of today’s learners. Whether that’s by helping them get a college degree or by providing them specific, focused training, we’re all about making it possible for people to achieve their aspirations and dreams. We partner with higher education institutions and employers to make that happen.

With our mission to innovate and take bold steps forward in education as a leading education technology services provider, we are an entrepreneurially-minded organization looking to the future—but with more than a decade of experience and resources backing us up! We have a culture of Passion , Innovation and Teamwork , and are full of ambitious people that, like you, support our commitment to putting people first. If you want to know more about us, be sure to check out Zovio.com.

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generate base-case and scenario analyses to support decision making

  • Working with key business stakeholders to develop monthly operations plans

  • Collaborates with executives and managers to develop budgets and forecasts

  • Comparing actuals to forecasts to monitor performance and improve future projects

  • Analyze and synthesize research findings into key insights for stakeholders and executives

  • Identify and monitor KPI’s and leading indicators in order to make recommendations to improve performance

  • Collaborate/perform UAT testing

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze data using standard statistical methods, interpreting results, and providing written summary of data analysis

  • Proven ability to complete root cause analysis to explain performance trends and effectively communicate insights

  • Conduct detailed data analysis on data used across business units to evaluate business processes and improve on/create new feature

  • Oversee Data Modeling primarily for planning and budgeting

Preferred Experience:

  • Expert in Excel

  • Familiarity with PowerPoint

  • Prior experience with financial modeling

  • Comfortable working closely with senior leadership and executives

  • Able to meet and coordinate with mid-level managers to develop the month operations plan

  • Familiar with call center operations

  • SQL Server experience a plus

  • Highly analytical and creative thinker

  • Expert understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives

  • Possess superior communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management

  • Advanced in the use of Excel and Power Pivot


  • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree or related certifications preferred)

Who you are:

  • You want to share what you know and learn what you don’t

  • You don’t settle for good , you strive for great

  • You crave change, you embrace it

  • You are bold and challenge the traditional way of thinking, bring new ideas to the table

Why Us?

  • We’re an organization changing and shaping the lives of learnings across the country. Whether directly or indirectly, you’ll be helping make a real difference in the world.

  • Our environment and culture encourages collaboration, requires communication and rewards risk-taking.

  • We try hard to provide a good work life balance. We think we’re a great place to work that also allows you to have down time with friends and family.

  • We believe in giving back to the communities in which we live and work. In fact, we offer 16 hours of paid time off for you to volunteer, in addition to your vacation days and company holidays.

  • We want you to live a healthy lifestyle, and offer wellness programs, fitness centers, and onsite health clinics.

  • Zovio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity of thought, culture, identity, and experience are important for what we’re doing. If everyone here thought alike, we’d never come up with anything new, much less anything bold or innovative. We want you to be your whole self here, and appreciate the unique nature of the people around you, too.

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