Financial Analyst II * Work from home

at American Red Cross in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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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. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.
We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.

The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
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The American Red Cross Corporate Finance department is seeking a Financial Analyst to provide financial support to corporate clients. Duties include - preparing and reviewing financial reports, providing general financial analysis and contributing towards annual budgeting and forecasting process. The incumbent must be able to perform assigned tasks independently and work comfortably in a team environment. The position will report to the Director of Corporate Finance located in Washington, D.C.


Analyze financial data, perform detailed general ledger research, and present clear [oral and/or written] summary of findings.
Produce periodic financial reports and ad-hoc special reports as required to report business performance results, including variance analysis and key drivers of performance for corporate clients' decision support and general business support as assigned.
Prepare reports from subsystems, including purchase card, travel card and supplier payments for management review.
Support supervisor through monthly forecasting, annual budgeting, and incremental investment processes.
Oversee month-end and year-end activity by reviewing assigned clients' account analyses, transactions, coding and preparing journal entries and backup.
Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of financial policies, procedures, and systems.
Participate in cost savings validations of Red Cross supplier contracts in partnership with Supply Chain Management.
Compare purchase requisitions to budget, review account coding & approvals on requisition requests in Procure to Pay system and review transactions for compliance with internal policies and GAAP.
Meet with clients regularly for assigned cost centers to review financial results and discuss planning assumptions and variance drivers Perform general ledger research for the team, identify root causes of issues and prepare recommendations for solutions and process improvements.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Financial Analyst must demonstrate the following:
Initiative and independence in accomplishing tasks.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
A collaborative spirit and enjoys working in a diverse team environment.
Ability to meet daily deadlines.
Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize tasks.
Excellent communication skills.
Possess initiative, reliability, and self-motivation.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Commitment and a strong work ethic.
Respect, professionalism, integrity, and credibility.
Compassion and motivation to work in a humanitarian organization.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or Related Major
A minimum of 3+ years experience in financial management and analysis.
Strong skills with various Microsoft Office products (Excel,Word, Power... For full info follow application link.

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.

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Job Posting: 1279264

Posted On: Jun 17, 2024

Updated On: Jun 22, 2024

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