Senior Associate, Financial Planning & Analysis(ADMU-10) – Finance, NY
Title: Senior Associate
Office: National Offices
Location: New York, NY
ABOUT THE JOB
Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Budget and Revenue Reconciliation, the Senior Associate, Financial Planning & Analysis plays a critical role in supporting the budgeting, reporting and analysis work of the Finance Team. This role requires a high degree of technical knowledge and the ability to work independently with confidential information to deliver assignments on-time. Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience with financial modeling, an aptitude for learning new software and a passion for the work of the ACLU.
Budgeting & Forecasting
· Support the Associate Director of Budgeting & Revenue Recognition in working with budget managers across the organization to create annual budgets and periodic forecasts.
· Manage annual setup of cloud-based budgeting and reporting software by updating accounts, formulas, templates, departments, reports, users, workflow, etc.
· Create and/or update training and instructional materials and conduct trainings for end-users.
· Serve as primary contact for day-to-day budget management for subset of departments, providing finance-related information and guidance to support decision-making.
· Support Associate Director of Budgeting & Revenue Recognition in building and maintaining complex long-term financial models.
Reporting & Analysis
· Produce reports for financial analysis, record-keeping and compliance purposes.
· Prepare grant budgets and expense reports for funders in accordance with donor requirements and ACLU guidelines.
· Work with other ACLU departments to gain inputs and insights to better inform financial analysis of complex issues requiring evaluation of multiple factors and professional judgement.
· Prepare, review, and track reports as part of the annual revenue sharing process with affiliates, coordinating with affiliates and National fundraising staff to ensure compliance with organizational policy.
· Prepare and track grant agreements with ACLU affiliates in coordination with the Affiliate Support and National Initiatives Department.
· Monitor lobbying-related activities for IRS reporting purposes, coordinate staff time tracking, and prepare regular reports.
· Provide timely, thorough and friendly responses to internal and external stakeholder inquiries.
· Maintain strong working relationships with Accounting and other ACLU departments to ensure proper recording of expenses within projects for lobbying and other tracked activities.
· Assist with evaluation of procurement requests, monitoring against available funding and coding for lobbying and other activities.
· Maintain organized filing system for departmental records related to FP&A work.
· Ad hoc request from the Finance Leadership Team.
· Prior experience with budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting and data management, including building and maintaining complex financial models required
· Ability to work with confidential information and varying levels of leadership
· Proficiency using Microsoft Office products with exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills and an aptitude for learning new software
· Strong understanding of financial accounting and financial statement analysis
· Bachelor’s degree in finance or a related field with minimum of 2 years related work experience
ABOUT THE ACLU
For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach.
The Department of Education has determined that employment in this position at the ACLU does not qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
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