VillageReach Financial Analyst Job

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Duties and Responsibilities

Financial & Budget Analysis

  • Support Finance and Grants and contract teams with planning and execution of annual budget and forecast cycles to ensure timely, meaningful financial data is up to date, allowing management to make data-driven decisions
  • Organizing budget data in a clear and intuitive manner
  • Deliver analysis of monthly financial results including the interpretation of current month performance information as a predictive tool for the attainment of full-year performance expectations
  • Perform detailed variance analysis to explain budget vs. actual discrepancies.
  • Provide recommendations for corrective actions based on variance analysis
  • Develop, design, upgrade, and maintain processes and systems for forecasting and reporting
  • Analyze spending patterns to determine the rationale for setting budget allocations
  • Assist in ad hoc analysis and special projects as requested by management and business partners
  • Implement standard key metrics and performance measures for cost reimbursement programs and others as assigned, in particular, operating company goals and metrics that focus on key business drivers (financial and non-financial) to support long-term performance and strategic objectives;
  • Support the preparation of executive, board, and investor presentations
  • Prepare financial modeling for new opportunities, new business development, cost-saving projects, capital expenditure evaluation, competitive analyses, and business line, customer, line-of-service, and program profitability
  • Collaboration in the development and analysis of underlying strategy cost assumptions
  • Identify financial or operating risks associated with a business plan
  • Development of thorough and clear presentation materials

System Management & Process Improvement

  • Maintains budget system and PowerBI reports as needed.
  • Provide support for developing and managing data across systems to ease end-user reporting which includes grants & contracts database, budgeting system, HRIS, accounting software, and data warehouse.
  • Assists with systems improvements, upgrades, or conversions as needed.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of SOPs documenting routine operations and makes recommendations for improvements and efficiencies to existing processes.
  • Automate data feeds into calculations to decrease manual work and reduce errors.
  • Needs to be able to articulate financial information in a manner that can be clearly understood by non-finance award managers. 


  • Work closely with the global and country offices’ finance teams to streamline financial processes and ensure consistency in reporting.
  • Collaborate with program managers and award managers to align financial goals with organizational objectives and provide insights into specific financial questions or challenges.
  • Collaborate with the business systems and information technology teams to align all business systems and software to financial processes.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No supervisory responsibilities.

Education & Experience:

  • A degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field. (CA, CFA CPA) a plus.
  • 4-6 years of experience in financial and strategic planning functions.
  • Technical expert in U.S. GAAP for nonprofits is a plus
  • Proven experience as a Financial Analyst, preferably in a decentralized or global organization
  • Familiarity with not-for-profit accounting principles.
  • Systems Implementation experience preferred.

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