Senior Financial Analyst, Community Planning and Agency Resources @ UJA-Federation of NY

Senior Financial Analyst, Community Planning and Agency Resources

About the Organization:

UJA-Federation of New York is the largest local philanthropy in the world. For more than 100 years, we’ve brought New Yorkers together to solve some of the most pressing problems facing our community. Thanks to our network of hundreds of non-profits, we can leverage our expertise across any number of areas — including health and human services, arts and culture, and education — to care for Jews everywhere and New Yorkers of all backgrounds, respond to crises close to home and far away, and shape our Jewish future. Our reach extends from New York to Israel to nearly 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Agency Financial Management, this position is responsible for the analysis and monitoring of the financial condition of UJA-Federation of New York's affiliated agencies. This role involves working closely with staff within the planning division (Community, Planning, and Resources Division), agency professional staff, and other members of the finance team.

Major Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain financial assessments for a portfolio of agencies, delivering timely information for improved insight and decision-making by UJA-Federation leadership.
Conduct fieldwork at organizations to produce operational analyses, cash flow projections, and profitability forecasts.
Gather, synthesize, and interpret financial information from both internal and external sources including Audited Financial Statements, 990 Filings, agency operating and capital budgets, and data gathered from fieldwork.
Develop and maintain relationships with agency finance and executive management.
Be an active participant in the development of solutions to issues raised.
Perform ad-hoc analyses and participate in projects as needed.
Work closely with director to support management of lay committees within the Network Department.

Skills and Experience:

Superior quantitative and qualitative analytical and written skills, with a demonstrated ability to conduct thorough and objective analyses of finances and operations.
Understanding of GAAP accounting principles and the ability to analyze and interpret financial statements.
Strong financial modeling skills, proficient with Microsoft Office.
Experience leading, managing, and actively participating in projects, meetings, and on teams in a productive and professional manner, often with time-sensitive and sometimes short deadlines.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, including the ability to effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Three to five years of relevant work experience.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, transportation, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-02-26
  • Times this job has been viewed: 251 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Accounting & Finance, Community Planning, Fundraising/Grants/Giving
  • Organization Type: Federation
Job Location
UJA-Federation of NY
130 East 59th Street
New York , New York 10022


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