BUSINESS FINANCIAL ANALYST
Full-time (40-hours/week) position under the
general direction of the Director Finance.
Responsible for coordinating and executing the budget process
(capital and operating), financial analysis, cost accounting and decision
support functions for Five Acres. This
position will develop reports/information products and provide analysis that
supports organizational decision making through high-level analysis, reporting,
research and effective use of data generated from various sources. This position will be called on to work
collaboratively with other Managers as well as with Executive level staff.
Position responsibilities include, but are
not limited to:
collaboratively with Program Leadership and Senior Leadership teams to relate
financial planning and analysis, contract maximization, risk assessment,
revenue forecasting, and operational excellence.
for contract review activities.
Demonstrate an understanding of compliance and compliance related issues
as outlined in the contracts. Maintain current contracts in Contracts Database.
Update contract files with any addendums and correspondence and disseminate the
information as needed.
and maintain reports for internal and external stakeholders. Provide financial
guidance and recommendations for Program Leadership and Senior Leadership
through a reporting process regarding departmental fiscal performance and
monitoring. Maintain and verify financial accuracy for internal and external
reports (i.e. Blackbaud Income Statement, Program dashboard, Report Server,
e3). Adapt and adjust resources as needed based on gathered data.
and maintain relationship with external Contractor demonstrating agency values
and mission. Provide reports during audits of internal record keeping and
tracking of financial, budget and contract compliance standards.
and maintain the budget in collaboration with Program Leadership and Senior
Leadership staff. Review and analyze fiscal performance data, including
productivity trends. Develop a plan in consultation with Leadership teams in
cases of significant deviation either through census, expenditures or other
contract changes. Provide financial guidance and recommendations to support
Leadership teams in making the programmatic and financial shifts as needed.
Develop departmental systems to gather data, provide feedback and build
effective teamwork. Work with Leadership team to measure and achieve strategic
goals and strategic plan implementation.
and implement systems to monitor and assess staff productivity. Include staff
productivity in the annual budget process and report productivity monthly to
Leadership teams for monitoring contract utilization and maximization. Provide a summary report for the annual staff
evaluation to supervisor.
with Leadership teams as a financial "Coach" and data expert to assist and
guide the department towards strategic objectives. Generate a plan, in
consultation with the Program Director, for continuous quality departmental
performance. Provide timely, ongoing and proactive feedback on performance,
budget and contract maximization to Leadership teams. Provide support to Human
Resources and Leadership teams to analyze staffing needs as they relate to the
budget, contract compliance, risk assessment, and contract maximization.
for the coordination of financial information tracked by this position and the
other performance analysts for all agency wide reporting. This includes, but is not limited to the
Balanced Scorecard, Summit Meetings and the annual budget.
with Director of Finance to assess and improve current processes to ensure a
more systematic and efficient processes within the department. This includes
collaboration with "data source" departments such as IT, Accounting and
Research to ensure a more streamlined way of gathering accurate data.
special projects as assigned by the Director of Finance.
Position requirements include, but are not limited to:
Degree in Finance or related field preferred.
years related work experience as Business Financial Analyst preferred
personal computer skills including data entry, transmission of data, formatting
of routine accounting reports, preparation of spreadsheets, and word
knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010-2016 including the use of Lookups, Pivots and
to calculate accurately and efficiently, including ten-key skills by touch.
to be flexible and work in a changing environment.
communication skills, both oral and written.
to work independently and make mature business decisions
to work as team member and collaborate with various levels of staff to achieve
common agency objectives and task
Location: Pasadena, CA