Finance & Data Analyst, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Posted by Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region on July 10, 2017

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region
Position: Finance & Data Analyst
Location: Philadelphia, PA

JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN PROVEN TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON CHILDREN’S LIVES. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region (BBBS IR) is proud to have achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, their highest level of distinction. BBBS IR is the second largest BBBS Agency in the nation. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Our vision is that all children achieve success in life.

BBBS IR seeks a full-time Finance & Data Analyst to provide evaluative support to the entire Agency via high level business finance and data analysis. This position is responsible for data analysis and research, benchmarking, grant financial reporting, grant budgeting and preparation, analysis of Agency performance results, and overall Agency metric tracking. This position is also a partner for many internal and external customers such as donors, clients and staff members; and will have full responsibility for compiling all key impact reports and across the Agency. The Finance & Data Analyst reports directly to the Controller on a finance team of four staff members. The position is based in a routine office environment.

Grants: Working closely with the Development and Government Relations teams, provide invoicing budgeting, program reporting, and expense utilization tracking for grants from government, foundations, and corporations. Working in tandem with the Accounting Manager, reconcile all monthly and annual grant financial data; prepare and distribute monthly and annual grant variance reports; aid in annual grant audit preparation; and create, maintain, and distribute statistical and evaluative tools for Agency members as appropriate.

Timesheet Compliance: Ensure staff compliance with timesheet standards, follow up with individual staff and supervisors for missing information, train new staff on using the Agency’s HRIS system, and help troubleshoot; monitor and compile monthly grant time allocated in timesheets.

Program Reporting: Create scheduled internal outcomes report related to program for the Leadership Team; provide required reports for funding sources; aid in creating measurements of success to help define the Agency’s community impact and strength of service; and compile program survey information and supervise temporary/seasonal survey collector.

Other Special Projects: Carry out additional analysis projects as assigned by Supervisor.

Academic/Professional Requirements: Minimum – must have a bachelor’s degree. Three to five years in the
field of financial and/or data analysis is required. Expert level ability in Microsoft Excel and intermediate level in Access is strongly preferred. Familiarity with VBA, data visualization software (Tableau, Power BI), GIS Analysis, Paylocity HRIS/Webtime, CRM and non-profit accounting a plus.

Personal Attributes: Extremely well organized with strong communications skills; excellent math skills, able to prioritize and effectively respond to staff and agency needs; able to manage and perform in pressure situations; a self-starter, able to effectively problem solve; able to provide excellent service to our internal customers as well as our external partners.


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Note: only those applicants believed to be viable candidates for this opportunity will be contacted. No phone calls please. BBBS IR promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. BBBS IR does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.

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