Senior Financial Analyst, Remote

Location US-United States
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/10/2023 12:14 PM)
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# Positions
Experience (Years)
Accounting/Finance (US) - Financial Analysis


The Senior Financial Analyst will have primary responsibility over all headcount tracking and staff cost analysis globally and will provide monthly P&L variance analysis for expense lines. The Senior Financial Analyst will also manage the compilation of the monthly Executive Dashboard and other related analyses.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Work with the UK-based FP&A Analyst responsible for headcount tracking but lead the efforts in global analysis and reporting related to headcount and staff costs.
  • Conduct bi-weekly payroll reconciliations for the North America and Australia entities. Coordinate monthly reconciliations with international subsidiaries. Produce headcount life cycle tracking to facilitate the budgetary controls around staffing changes for all entities.
  • Respond to queries that are staff costs or headcount related; work closely with Payroll Accounting and HR, as needed, to respond to these queries.
  • Ensure accurate reporting of Executive Dashboard metrics and implement efficiencies in how the data is gathered and published.
  • Work closely with internal technical resources on maintenance and continuous improvement of systems and tools.
  • Source and reconcile data from multiple systems to create meaningful analyses.
  • Collaborate with others to improve data management processes and tools.
  • Pursue timely and effective change management practices for system and manual process improvements.
  • Maintain clear and very detailed procedures so they may be replicated.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 10 years related work experience.
  • Excellent computer skills and software proficiency, including MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and Outlook.
  • Well versed in creating pivots and utilizing Excel “vlookup”, “hlookup”, “sumif”, and “sumproduct” functions.


  • Strong foundation in GAAP and analytical skills.
  • Creative problem solver with solution oriented approach to all work and a positive attitude.
  • Must demonstrate conscientiousness and high attention to detail.
  • Auditor mindset in approaching all work; high level of inquisitiveness and natural tendency to ensure accuracy of work.
  • Self-starter with ownership for quality and quantity of output.
  • Adept at working in a team based environment and at working independently as required by the nature of the work at hand.
  • Open mindedness and flexibility to adjust to fluid prioritization of tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively with others.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Ability to reason and problem solve.
  • Proactive in asking questions and seeking input from others.
  • High comfort level with manual processes that require forethought and planning to execute.
  • Aptitude for learning and developing new procedures.
  • Discrete and able to maintain confidentiality, particularly given the sensitivity of data this role will directly manage.

Pay Transparency and Benefits Package

SAGE Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect. SAGE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 


Compensation at SAGE is influenced by several factors, including but not limited to skill set, nature and level of experience, qualifications, and other relevant considerations. We anticipate the minimum full-time salary range for this position to be between $92,000 to $115,300 annually. Please note that the compensation details listed in U.S. role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include bonuses or benefits. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and additional aspects of the compensation/benefits package for this position during the hiring process. If your desired salary falls outside of this range, we hope you'll still apply as there may be other positions that better align.


In addition to compensation, SAGE offers a highly competitive and comprehensive PPO medical, dental, and vision care benefits package with SAGE covering most of the premium costs. Unique program benefits that support a healthy life, a company-sponsored anniversary trip every 5 years, a 401(k)-matching program of 100% up to 5% of pay, and other significant meaningful benefits. In alignment with our value for education, SAGE offers financial support for bachelors and graduate-level degree programs as well as learning for personal interest.


SAGE offers freedom and autonomy in your day-to-day with hybrid or remote work, depending on the role. Join the nearly 2,000 SAGE employees worldwide who deliver products and services that serve to fulfill our noble goal of education and dissemination of knowledge globally. We’d love to meet you!

SAGE U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Charter

SAGE Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and partnership status, pregnancy and parental responsibilities, race, religion and belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

We believe that diversity is a cornerstone of a vibrant culture. We want SAGE to be an organization where the most talented staff and high-potential staff are recruited, have the opportunity to grow, and want to work. We strive to achieve a better representation of diverse talent at all levels, including leadership, across our workforce. 




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