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Financial Analyst II Work from home

Employer
American Red Cross
Location
Washington, Washington, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!

Job Description:

WHY CHOOSE US?
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.

We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.

The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.

At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview):

A Financial Analyst will support the accounting and FP&A functions including preparing information for month-end reporting, creating journal entries, gathering and interpreting financial data, preparing variance reports, and developing recommendations for management. This position will also support the development of the yearly expense budgets and monthly budget modifications.

Analyst may also prepare analytical models to calculate the financial impacts of business scenarios and develop compelling presentations to share insights with multiple levels of leadership. Areas of support are organization-wide, specializing in Supply Chain, with specific focus on Lab Services - Immunohematology Reference, Histocompatibility, Molecular and National Reference Labs. The Analyst will work on and/or lead various ad hoc projects and report to a Manager within Finance.

WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD (Key Responsibilities):

Significantly contribute to month-end and year-end department accounting activity by reviewing financial transactions, evaluating operating activities, and preparing journal entries in compliance with GAAP
Support the development of budgets for specific departments/functions, including creating templates, consolidating submissions, and interacting with operations leadership.
Gather & analyze financial information, perform detailed general ledger research, and support operations with preparing variance analyses and explanations.
Produce periodic financial & ad-hoc reports for research/reporting purposes, including analysis of supply and labor usage, as well as activity volume.
Support the implementation of financial policies/procedures and demonstrate a working knowledge of the organization's Financial Manual of Policies and Procedures
Create and maintain reference tools to communicate financial best practices; communicate regularly with operations staff to resolve issues, reconcile errors, and coach on finance procedures
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Must demonstrate the following:

Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills with attention to details
Creativity and adaptability in problem solving and analytical approaches
Initiative and independence in accomplishing tasks
Strong time management, exceptional organizational skills, and ability to work independently
Professionalism, integrity, credibility, and a strong work ethic

WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE (Preferred Qualifications):

Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration with accounting/finance emphasis, or related analytical field required.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Skills: Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills are required. Experience with data visualization tools such as Power BI/Tableau or other software preferred.
Experience using large scale automated financial systems (Oracle, Hyperion) desired but not required.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a remote opportunity. Ideal candidate will have experience working in a remote environment.

BENEFITS FOR YOU:
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.

• Medical, Dental Vision plans

• Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

• PTO + Holidays

• 401K with 4% match

• Paid Family Leave

• Employee Assistance

• Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term

• Service Awards and recognition

The salary range for this position is: $60,000 - $65,000

Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee's a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

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Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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