Financial Operations Analyst

Washington, DC
Jul 08, 2023
Jul 26, 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 Financial Operations Analyst participates in the business unit or department financial budgeting process. Reconciles monthly bills, processes payments, and balances accounts. Participates in the management of contracts and ensures compliance with contract requirements. Administers the purchase card program to facilitate the purchase of small dollar procurement actions.


  • Processes and prepares accounting entries. Accesses and navigates financial systems to conduct research and run reports.
  • Processes and verifies invoice coding of expenses and validates accuracy. Approves project-owned vouchers prior to payment approval. Reviews requisitions and vouchers submitted to ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures and ensures completion of annual certification. Reconciles revenue management systems data for consistency, naming conventions, and cleanliness.
  • Manages execution of contracts and ensures compliance with contract management. Provides financial budgeting support for a business unit or department. Creates training guides and presentations on a variety of financial procedures and policies.
  • Generates financial forecasts and budgets driven by identifying key assumptions and dependencies. Manages quarterly funds transfer process. Responds to internal client inquiries on forecast system. Trains other staff on revenue management systems and informs them of standard processes.
  • Generates financial forecasts and budgets driven by identifying key assumptions and dependencies. Manages quarterly funds transfer process. Responds to internal client inquiries on forecast system.
  • Participates as key stakeholder in systems implementations, including advising on business requirements, development, and maintenance.


  • Bachelor's Degree; Accounting, Business, Finance, or another business-related field
  • Master's degree and/or CPA certification preferred
  • 3+ years experience working in budgeting/forecasting, benchmarking and/or variance analysis
  • Ability to execute advanced formulas, pivot tables, and lookups in MS Excel
  • Data visualization experience, presenting to senior-level staff
  • Able to work with different groups and lead discussions with management/departmental owners related to budgets, planning and forecast
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and drive results
  • Ability to work one-on-one with key influencers/decision makers to effectively surface key issues and facilitate solutions

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

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

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.

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