Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis
New York City
The IRC’s Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A) is a critical partner in ensuring the success and longevity of the organization’s humanitarian programs, which provide clean water, shelter, health care, education and economic development support to refugees and displaced people. Responsible for leading the annual budget and forecast processes, analyzing and reporting results internally and to the Board, and providing business partnership to all departments and budget owners, FP&A offers sophisticated financial insights that allow the organization to operate and expand its programs responsibly.
IRC is currently searching for a new Analyst to train, mentor, and develop internally! Reporting into the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis - Programs, the Analyst will be responsible for delivering relevant financial information and insights to the organization. The Analyst will provide business partnering to a sub-set of budget owners and leaders within IRC’s Programs departments, which include Crisis Response, Recovery and Development (CRRD), and Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration (RAI).
• Organize data and understand business requirements to build and maintain templates and models to enable both the budget and forecast processes;
• Partner with the FP&A team in developing annual budget submissions and in refining the process for the submission of the original and re-forecasted budget for Board approval;
• Coordinate the operating budget for a portfolio of departments including forecasting and tracking results;
• Generate and analyze the monthly actual reports for assigned departments and work with the departments to identify issues and opportunities versus budget;
• Identify and implement opportunities to use financial data and systems to improve modeling, reporting and analysis capabilities;
• Support the continued development and implementation of software and systems (e.g. Power BI, Microsoft D365) that enable FP&A delivery;
• Train new financial and program staff on IRC’s budget policies, processes and financial systems.
• Provide ad hoc analytical support on critical initiatives and new projects.
Key Working Relationships:
• Based at IRC Headquarters in New York, the Analyst, FP&A will report to the Director, FP&A – Programs and will work closely with members of the broader FP&A team as well as RAI and CRRD leadership teams.
• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business Administration, Finance, Data Analytics, or equivalent
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies
• Minimum 2-4 years progressive budgeting/finance experience; proven knowledge in complex financial analysis and expertise working on budgets preferred; ability to create insight from data and analyses;
• Computer and other technical skills: Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and all MS Office applications; basic knowledge of SQL preferred; experience with cloud-based planning tools, PowerBI and ERP systems (D365) is desirable.
• Language: Proficiency in a second language (French, Spanish, or Arabic) would be a distinct advantage
Preferred experience & skills
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and diplomatic skills: the ability to effectively liaise with colleagues in a diverse multi-cultural environment;
• Solid organizational and time management skills
• Strong analytical problem-solving skills
• Familiarity with humanitarian aid, international development, refugee resettlement or other similar industries preferred but not required
• Ability to work both independently
• Standard office working environment
• This role may require working remotely full or part time
• Some travel as needed (5%)
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Equality, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.