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Vice President Financial Planning and Analysis

Company name
2U, Inc

Lanham, MD, United States

Employment Type

Finance, Planning, Clevel, Executive, 100k

Posted on
Nov 28, 2022

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At 2U, we are all in on purpose. We are motivated by our mission – to eliminate the back row in education – and connected by our shared passion to deliver world-class digital education at scale. As the parent company of edX, the world’s leading online learning platform, 2U powers more than 4,000 online higher education offerings – from free courses to full degrees. Together with more than 230 colleges, universities, and corporate partners, we are helping to unlock human potential.

What We’re Looking For:

The Vice President of Financial Planning will work with, SVP Finance and other business leaders to develop budgets, forecasts, and financial metrics around the company’s expanding business strategy and then work to ensure these targets are achieved. This position will lead product financial team in providing the following primary objectives:

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

Develop and maintain long term business models designed to achieve financial objectives related to Operations functions with organization.

Be a Strategic partner for the Product team

Develop and Maintain process to approve financial terms of new contracts entered across product lines.

Analyze product level profitability and make recommendations on ways to improve profitability or sunset products.

Liaise with business leaders to steer operations in alignment with target goals and increase efficiency across the organization

Develop and maintain relationships with key management and business owners.

Develop and distribute monthly a to-be-created product reporting package

Provide support with public filing as needed

Provide additional support to SVP Finance and CFO as needed

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

Bachelor's degree, preferably in a Business-related field with an emphasis in Finance/Accounting.

Master degree in Business related field preferred.

15 years of experience in financial analysis, financial planning, accounting and/or budgeting.

Must have expertise in financial planning & analysis.

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and related analytical tools.

Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:

Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact positively with all areas of the business.

Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.

Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change.

Confident decision-making abilities and a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.

Benefits & Culture

Our global employee base is a diverse collection of innovators, dreamers, and doers working together to transform lives through higher education. We believe that every employee can advance our shared purpose, and that life at 2U should be fun and meaningful. If you’re excited by the opportunity to provide over 40 million learners and counting with access to world-class online higher education, then join us – and do work that makes a difference. #NoBackRow

We offer comprehensive benefits (unique per country) and excellent work/life balance.

Full-time, U.S.benefits include:

Medical, dental, and vision coverage

Life insurance, disability, and 401(k) employer match

Employee stock purchase plan

Free snacks and drinks in-office

Generous paid holidays and leave policies, including unlimited PTO

Additional time off benefits include: volunteer days, parental leave, and a company-wide winter break

The anticipated base salary range for this role is $175,000-$225,000, with potential bonus and equity eligibility. Salary offers are made based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, budget for the position and cost of labor in the market in which the candidate will be hired.

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At 2U, we are committed to building and sustaining a culture of belonging, respect, and inclusion. We are proud of the steps we’ve taken to bring together an employee base that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by what makes us different, as well as by how we are alike.

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

For more than a decade, 2U, Inc. has been the digital transformation partner of choice to great non-profit colleges and universities delivering high-quality online education at scale. As the parent company of edX, a leading global online learning platform, 2U provides over 45 million learners with access to world-class education in partnership with more than 230 colleges, universities, and corporations. Our people and technology are powering more than 4,000 digital education offerings — from free courses to full degrees — and helping unlock human potential. To learn more: visit

About edX

edX is the education movement for restless learners and a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU). Together with the majority of the world’s top-ranked universities and industry-leading companies, we bring our community of over 45 million learners world-class education to support them at every stage of their lives and careers, from free courses to full degrees. And we're not stopping there — we're relentlessly pursuing our vision of a world where every learner can access education to unlock their potential, without the barriers of cost or location. Learn more at

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits and pay.

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