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Senior Financial Analyst

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Veritas Prep

IT, Accounting & Finance
St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Nerdy is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our team! The Senior Financial Analyst provides modeling support, forecasting, analytics, and reporting to senior management for all functions within the business. The role also supports special projects such as automation initiatives, the implementation of new systems and processes, and the financial due diligence and integration of business growth initiatives. The role participates heavily in financial planning and reporting for the company, including weekly and monthly business reviews and operating plan development. The individual in this role will need to take a proactive approach to financial analysis, forecasting, and reporting, with a focus on delivering insights that support our company's growth and financial health. This role would be based out of our corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri (Clayton area).

About Nerdy:

Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY) is a leading platform for live online learning, with a mission to transform the way people learn through technology. The Company’s purpose-built proprietary platform leverages technology, including AI, to connect learners of all ages to experts, delivering superior value on both sides of the network. Nerdy’s comprehensive learning destination provides learning experiences across 3,000+ subjects and multiple formats—including one-on-one instruction, small group classes, large format group classes, and adaptive self-study. Their proprietary platform leverages AI to personalize the experience for Learners of all ages —from kindergarten to professional—in academic, test prep, enrichment, and certification subjects. Nerdy’s flagship business, Varsity Tutors, is one of the nation’s largest platforms for live online tutoring and classes. Its solutions are available directly to students and consumers, as well as through schools and other institutions.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field (Master's degree or CPA preferred).
  • 3-5 years of experience in financial analysis, planning, and reporting.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling and analysis tools (e.g., Excel, SQL, financial software).
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial statements.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Embrace and support Nerdy as an apolitical company and recognize that we can have the largest impact if we are united in our focus on helping people learn and not divided or distracted by advancing unrelated causes


  • Conduct detailed financial analysis and modeling to support key business functions and decisions.
  • Prepare and present regular financial reports, forecasts, and budgets to senior management.
  • Analyze financial performance, identify trends, and provide actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement financial strategies.
  • Monitor key financial metrics and KPIs, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Assist in the development and enhancement of financial systems, processes, and controls.
  • Support month-end and year-end closing activities, including reconciliations and variance analysis.
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and provide financial expertise as needed.


  • Total Compensation Package including Competitive Salary and Equity (Restricted Stock Units) in the company
  • Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401k Company Matching Plan
  • Maternity, Paternal, and Adoption Leave
  • Hybrid Position (Mostly In-office, but some remote flexibility based on business needs and cadences)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Free Learning Membership for you and your household (1-1 tutoring hours, unlimited use of on-demand services, and access to our online classes)
  • Unique opportunity to help transform how the world learns!

Nerdy is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.