EF Education First Vice President of Finance & Strategy

Synopsis

EF Education First is looking for a dynamic and accomplished Vice President of Finance & Strategy to join its senior leadership team. As VP of Finance & Strategy, you will be part of a passionate team that operates with the mindset of a startup, but has the resources to deliver projects that positively impact millions. If you are energized and inspired by the challenges of this leadership role, then we want to hear from you.

The Role

As the VP of Finance & Strategy, you will partner with division Presidents to set and execute the business strategy and will be responsible for delivering the business objectives set with the Board. You will report directly to the CFO and will oversee the financial management of your product line. This includes, but is not limited to market analysis, pricing analytics, inventory management, financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, budgeting, target setting, financial modeling, and key investment and organizational decisions. You will play an active part in resource allocation with the focus to deliver a top-quality product while balancing the fiduciary objectives of the company. You will be a thought-partner and advisor all of the company’s most critical opportunities and challenges. 

Profile

You are a talented leader who can envision business opportunities, proactively engage to resolve challenges, energize your team, and secure execution and follow-through of the strategy in the market place.  Additionally, you have:

  • 8+ years of finance and business experience, MBA preferred
  • Experience managing teams
  • Experience in product line or business financial management and control
  • Financial Planning & Analysis experience, including strong working knowledge of financial statements 
  • Exceptional analytical & problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Some accounting or auditing experience, preferred
  • A flexible personality with a ‘nothing-is-impossible’ attitude
  • A passion for travel and/or education

About EF Education First

We’re 40,500 small. We’re teachers and students, creatives and analysts, visionaries and doers. We are 120 nationalities—and counting. Together, we break down barriers of language, culture and geography and we do it all over the world. Over the past 50 years, our mission has grown to include a diverse range of programs that give students of all ages the freedom and confidence to explore the world through language, travel and academic opportunities.

Follow us on LinkedIn or check out http://careers.ef.com to learn more about our amazing team, products, and customers.


See Inside the Office of EF Education First

EF Education First is the world leader in international education. At EF, everything employees do is centered around the company’s mission: opening the world through education. Since it was founded 50 years ago, EF’s language learning, educational travel, and cultural exchange programs have helped people of all ages and nationalities become citizens of the world.


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