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Financial Analyst  

Category Financial Planning, Analysis & Contracts  

NeighborWorks America: Working Together for Strong Communities

Purpose of Division: The Financial Planning, Analysis and Contracts division manages the corporate budget and budget planning process, aligning key budget planning dates with the federal budget cycle and internal strategic planning timelines in order to maximize allocation of resources towards NeighborWorks America goals.

Position Summary: The Financial Analyst directly assists the Director with day to day management of planning and analysis functions related to the Housing Stability Counseling Program (HSCP). Liaising directly with counterparts in the National Initiatives and other divisions, this role is key in coordinating cross-divisional financial reporting, forecasting, and management of special appropriated funds. Work involves: budget preparation and forecasting; budget tracking; maintenance and administration of the budget planning system, assisting the FPAC team members with maintenance of federal grant awards documentation and reporting; and assistance in budget development and tracking for departmental and divisional budget managers with budgeted HSCP appropriated funds.

“Due to the current pandemic circumstances and our commitment to provide the highest care for our community, NeighborWorks America requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before being hired. Candidates should be prepared to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or discuss accommodations in line with COVID-19 safety protocols.”

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an accurate and update to-date monthly report of contract budget to actual (burn rate) clearly identify potential issues sited within the reports. Tracks divisional HSCP budget performance and notifies department budget managers of major deviations to plan. Helps budget managers prepare journal entries, track time entry, and ensure availability of funds for planned expense and access to charge codes by approved teams.
  • Assists in the preparation of Board of Directors and management materials, including budget to actual variances, outside funds tracking, and preparation and dissemination of financial dashboards to stakeholders.
  • Prepares ad hoc reports and analyses for internal stakeholders, including budget managers and department directors, and corporate management.
  • Assists in the preparation of budget realignments as necessary. Ensures that the Budget Manager, National Housing Counseling Program has access to necessary and relevant financial data to coordinate recording and reporting of expenses across the division and corporation.
  • Assists with the execution of the programmatic and corporate budget calendar, including scheduling of meetings and trainings for stakeholders. Convenes regular check-ins with HSCP program and budget staff to review financial performance. Assists the HSCP to coordinate with corporate budgeting activities, such as internal corporate budget planning, mid-year budget reallocation, and fiscal year-end projections.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Nature of Work Contacts: NeighborWorks America staff, including HSCP team members, Budget Managers, Finance, National Initiatives, and others involved with budgeting, budget planning, and grant management.

Fiscal Responsibilities: Budgetary oversight.

Position Requirements

Required Minimum Qualifications:
(a) Education: A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management, or related discipline.
(b) Experience: 2 years’ experience in non-profit/government budgeting, grants and contracts administration or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities as outlined in section (d).

(c) Licenses, Certifications: None

(d) Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Strong analytic skills with demonstrated understanding of financial data and budgets. Strong technology skills, including familiarity with Excel and/or other spreadsheet tools. Self-motivated and proactive, with the ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work activities in fast-paced team environment. Demonstrated ability to problem solve, make sound judgments, and meet objectives in a deadline driven environment. Ability to partner and work effectively with a broad range of staff (at all levels) and external stakeholders. Solid written and verbal communication skills. Strong customer service skills, in addition to interpersonal skills for interacting with stakeholders and staff. Demonstrated ability to independently drive and make decisions that are aligned with Organization’s strategy.

(e) NeighborWorks America Staff are expected to demonstrate excellence in the following:

  • Sensitivity to racial, gender, sexual orientation and cultural differences
  • Effective, respectful, and timely communications with internal and external stakeholders
  • Listening effectively, seeks and accepts feedback
  • Effective team work
  • Analytic, thoughtful and strategic thinking
  • Considering the mission, objectives, and goals of NeighborWorks and demonstrating an understanding of the impact of her/his/their decisions and behavior on the organization


(f) Technology: Proficiency working with financial systems and Microsoft Office Suite. Strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Financial systems and nonprofit experience a plus.

Working Conditions:
(a) Travel:
10% or less.
(b) Physical/Sensory Demands: Fast paced working environment with extensive computer usage.
Special Provisions: Occasional work outside of normal business hours, such as weekends and evenings required.

Duration Term-Limited  
Salary Range $60,000 - $73,000 DOE  
Division Financial Planning and Analysis (FPAC)  
Department Financial Planning and Analysis (FPAC)  
Travel 10% or less  
Working Conditions Fast paced working environment with extensive computer usage.  
Close Date 7/20/2022  
Location (Remote) location  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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