Prodigy Education connects students, parents, teachers and school districts with resources that promote a lifelong love of learning. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to create a free account and try the most effective and engaging K-8 math platform in the world. Our business model helps us connect with youth around the world, with over 100 million students now voluntarily practicing math every single day — and enjoying it!
At Prodigy Education, we have an incredible team that works tirelessly to turn our goal of making education a human right into a reality. We are immensely grateful for our amazing team and all they do every day. We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning.
Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning!
Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to keep all our candidates safe, Prodigy is hiring and on-boarding 100% remotely for the time being.
Here at Prodigy, we are working hard to achieve our mission of helping every child in the world to LOVE learning. We are looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, has a genuine interest in the North American SaaS ecosystem, and is excited to help build Prodigy’s financial backbone. In this role, your mission will be to support and accelerate Prodigy’s growth by measuring key business performance metrics, preparing actionable insights, and assisting with capital markets activities.
Work with different departments to understand and establish metrics/KPIs that align with strategic business objectives
Develop and maintain executive-level reporting, board/external investors reporting, and contribute to pitch decks for fundraising activities
Be the bridge between Finance and Data teams to report on and forecast the company’s revenue
Deep dive into the company’s BI tools to drive actionable insights for financial reporting, forecasting, and execution of company’s strategic initiatives
Assist with industry comparative analysis and benchmarking on key SaaS metrics
Who You Are:
Post-Secondary education in business administration, accounting, finance or equivalent
2-5 years of FP&A/business analytics experience, in a SaaS environment
Impeccable analytical skills, critical thinking, and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to communicate with all levels within the company, including senior management
Extensive experience working in BI tools (such as Sisense Periscope and their connection with data warehouse) specifically
Proven ability to work with and synthesize data sets from various internal and external sources in an organized and tactical way
Proven ability to understand the key output of data sets that can be used for financial modelling and decision-making
Proven ability to drive and present actionable insights from a large amount of raw data sets
Advanced skills in MS Excel/Google Sheets
Demonstrated knowledge in building visualizations, dashboards, and maintaining key metrics/KPIs
Working knowledge in financial reporting and planning systems (i.e. Netsuite, Intact)
Comfortable with ambiguity, ownership, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Bonus Points For:
Completion of, or progress towards professional designations/degrees (e.g. CPA, CFA, MBA or equivalent)
Experience in Ed Tech
Business partnering experience on a Finance, Operations, or Systems team
Experience with financial reporting systems (e.g. NetSuite)
Experienced with building and maintaining financial models
Prior experience / involvement in capital markets activities
What We Offer:
The opportunity to build a career of value and witness first hand the impact Prodigy has as the most engaging math platform in the world!
A culture of transparency, where team members are involved in important conversations
No micromanaging here! We believe in our employees skills and abilities, we encourage you to bring new innovative ideas to your team
Full health benefits from day one (1) for you and your family, fully covered! Nothing is ever taken off your pay cheque
We are a profitable company, with eligibility to participate in stock options for all employees
Late or early riser? We understand! We offer flexible working hours that allow you to schedule your 8 hour day with a bit more flexibility. We do have core office hours, to ensure team members can be present for important meetings and department needs. Our core office hours are 10:30am - 3:00pm
While we operate 100% remotely for the time being, our company culture and values remain at the core of everything we do. We are offering a number of remote-friendly activities such as:
Zoom meditation, stretching, and fitness sessions
Daily remote challenges via Slack
Virtual “Prodigy Prepares” cooking series featuring our very own employees!
Remote work employee budget for things like home office equipment etc.
We’d love to still provide you with a glimpse into what our in-office experiences look like below:
Feel like a different work environment? Work from home 1x a week!
Team building events that not only include you as a Prodigy employee, but your significant other and children as well
Company pizza lunch every second week for ‘All Hands’, where we discuss important Prodigy milestones
Do you need some fun to help break up your day? We have that covered! Join in some Ping Pong games, Smash Bros competitions or board games!
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.