Operations & Budget Analyst

Washington, DC
Feb 28, 2023
Mar 29, 2023
Full Time

AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping vulnerable people over 50 build economic opportunity. Our approach emphasizes equitable outcomes for populations that have faced systemic discrimination. We serve all people 50 plus and their families. Through vigorous legal advocacy and evidence-based solutions, and by building supportive community connections, we foster resilience, advance equity and restore hope.

The Operations and Budget Analyst will analyze programs that align with the organization's goals and objectives. Evaluates programs to identify improvements and measure outcomes. Collaborates with management to identify opportunities to streamline processes and develop new procedures that support the business unit/department.


  • Uses and analyzes data to recommend program and process improvements and to measure outcomes.
  • Assists with management and provides oversight of business operations for organization programs including financial, IT, systems development and implementation, business processes and compliance, and data reporting systems and procedures.Collaborates with program management to support and maintain stakeholder relationships including volunteers, participants, and partners.
  • Performs project and process management activities as needed.
  • Prepares reports, documentation, surveys, and trend analyses for internal stakeholders of data associated within the scope of position.
  • Keeps internal stakeholders apprised of upcoming milestones and facilitates modifications as necessary.
  • Performs data entry, reconciliations, and quality control to ensure the integrity and accuracy of all data within the scope of position.


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • 4 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of related budget planning and management.
  • Knowledge of MS Project and or Smartsheet preferred.
  • Relevant experience working with federal agencies and/or nonprofits including the use of federal funds and sub-recipient relationships.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet development and database management required. Proficiency in understanding and complying with stringent government regulations.
  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills to identify, collect, and evaluate operational processes and budget forecasts and formulate recommendations.

Additional Requirements
  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.