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31 Jan 2021

Full-Time Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis

jrosenthal – Posted by jrosenthal Anywhere

Job Description

This position could be 100% remote or in our HQ in Stamford, CT.

Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries, including the United States, with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. Americares is the world’s leading nonprofit provider of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit

We are seeking an Analyst of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) to join our Finance team. The focus of FP&A is to (1) provide support for strategic planning, annual budget and forecast processes, (2) analyze and report our financial results internally and to our Board of Directors, and (3) partner with the organization’s budget holders worldwide in order to assist in the achievement of organizational goals. This role will provide support in budget development, monitoring, grant proposal review and financial forecasting. Further assignments will include various organization-wide initiatives. The Analyst of Financial Planning & Analysis will perform duties under the guidance and instruction of the Senior Director of Financial Planning & Analysis.

Assist in the management of the Annual Budget process, including:
· Prepare budget worksheets with comparative prior year information
· Work with budget holders to facilitate their completion of submissions
· Assist in the analysis and production of the budget package for management review
· Assist in monthly spread of budget worksheets and upload into system

Monthly and Yearend close responsibilities, including:
· Perform analytics of restricted time allocation and associated entries
· Track and analyze the monthly actual reports for assigned departments and large multi-department organizational projects to identify issues and opportunities versus budget and to assist in preparation of any needed adjustment entries
· Assist in review of Federal grant budget proposals and final budgets for system upload
· Assist in analysis for our annual financial audit, as needed
· Assist in the completion of other finance tasks, as assigned


· Foster AmeriCares values of responsiveness, results orientation, collaboration, efficiency and integrity
· Train, support and develop department staff in the use of financial systems, policies and procedures to increase individual and team effectiveness


-Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business Administration, Finance or Data Analytics
-Minimum of 2-3 years budgeting/finance or data analytics experience
-Non-profit finance experience preferred
-Basic knowledge of accounting and financial statements preferred
-Experience with large financial software system required; budget software preferred
-Attention to detail and ability to work to defined specifications
-Ability to manage, analyze and communicate insights from large data sets
-Inquisitive with strong analytic and observation skills
-Strong problem-solving skills, including ability to propose new solutions
-Excellent written and oral communication, time management and personnel skills
-Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook required
-Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

-Passion for our mission and the desire to work within the global health/international development sector
-Ability to work in a remote team environment
-Able to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently, work effectively in highly fluid and stressful circumstances and flexibility to pivot quickly if required
-Ability to be able to understand the “Big Picture” and how it ties to our daily operational efforts
-Energized by learning new processes and a willingness to both accept and drive change and innovation

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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