Lead Analyst - International Services Finance

Employer
American Red Cross
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Analyst, Finance
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Responsibilities:Conduct monthly review of financial results for assigned lines of business.Proactively identify and recommend opportunities to increase revenue, decrease costs, gain efficiencies, improve fiscal controls or improve operational capabilities within assigned lines of business.Coordinate with internationally based finance staff to ensure ARC priorities and controls are enforced.Provide analytical support for grant proposals creation, especially creating budgets and ensuring adequate funding.Monitor the disbursement of funds for field operations and other International Services activities.Provide oversight and guidance for identifying, recording, and reporting financial transactions.Assist in designing effective and efficient business processes, systems, and controls. Conduct and document complex financial analysis projects.Complete ad-hoc projects/assignments as needed. Candidates must demonstrate the following:Strong history of partnering internally or externally to achieve results.Strong knowledge and application of business process improvement, systems, and controls in real life environments.Strong formal and informal presentation ability across all levelsAbility to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in fast paced working environment.Initiative and independence in accomplishing tasksEnjoy working in a team environmentComfort with changing priorities and ambiguityAbility to prioritize tasksOperational flexibility to meet sudden and unpredictable business needs across multiple time zonesExcellent organizational and communication skillsAttention to detail,Ability to work in a large, complex international organization. Self-motivation Qualifications:Bachelor's degree (or equivalent years of experience) in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, in addition to a minimum of seven years professional experience. Experience using large scale automated financial systems (ledger, budgeting and reporting) and spreadsheets/databases required.Knowledge of US GAAP and accounting applications suitable for field financial management required.Field experience within international relief and development programs strongly preferred.Strong knowledge of US Government rules and regulations is preferred.Occasional business travel may be required. Selected candidate must already be legally allowed to work in the US without any need for Visa Sponsorship now or in the future. 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. The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. Company Description: 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. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.