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Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist

at Women's World Banking in New York, NY

About the Job

This position is responsible for the organizational budget of Women’s World Banking as well as all project budgeting from proposal to reporting and closing of engagements. As such, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing organizational multi-year forecast, providing support, guidance/analysis on the development/execution of project and department budgets; providing high-level financial/variance analysis on all aspects of the organization’s activities; and evaluating financial impact of new business funding opportunities and risks. The successful candidate should be able to work in an often fast-pace environment with potential tight deadlines.
Responsibilities: ‬
• Creates and leads financial planning and analysis by developing organizational budgeting, financial planning, financial analysis, reporting, recast and budget tools
• Provides regular financial reports and narrative financial analysis on organizational/project-specific finances to internal/external stakeholders
• Provide regular updates/analysis based on new financial information and identifying opportunities/risks in advance with analysis of revenue/cost implications
• Evaluating financial impact of new business opportunities and evaluating “what-if” analysis on various business scenarios.
• Works with the Fundraising team in developing funding proposal budgets, providing guidance to project teams and executive leadership to understand resource needs.
• Ensures alignment between budget and narrative grant proposals and analyzes organizational needs, risks, resourcing challenges and opportunities,
• Coordinates and works closely with projects leads and PMO team to facilitate budgeting processes and ongoing budget management
• Reviewing and analyzing project performance against multiple points in time, providing insight to causes of variance and identifying trends/risks
• Providing external financial reporting and variance analysis to funders, ensuring compliance with grant agreements, contracts, internal policies and procedures.
• Reviews expense reports and procurement against budgets; ensuring correct grant/contract revenue booking at month and year-end.
Within the first 75 days:
• Embrace Women’s World Banking’s core values and desired behaviors;
• Embrace Women’s World Banking’s unique characteristics and familiarize her/himself with the Board and governance process
• Learn the business and financial models; understand organizational forecast and successfully demonstrate reporting, budgeting, and high-level analysis skills
• Become trained/fully integrate the use of current systems/policies into day-to-day activities
• Forge strong relationships with key staff and Executive Leadership Team members
• Transition into the lead for budgeting and forecasting activities


Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or other related field with a minimum of 5 years financial planning.
• Strong interpersonal, motivation, organization, attention-to-detail and multi-tasking skills;
• Demonstrate exceptional quantitative/problem solving skills; solid working knowledge of finance and accounting principles;
• Excellent analytical and financial reporting skills.
• Advance level of Excel, overall computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint)
• The ability to travel internationally up to 20% if required.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Non-profit experience with a variety of domestic and international donors/clients (foundations, governments, multilaterals, etc.) is strongly preferred.
• Financial modelling and scenario planning of commercial financial products (savings, credit, insurance, etc) is a plus
• Experience with Intacct and Nexonia is a plus
• Fluency in Spanish, Arabic, and/or French.

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Women's World Banking

About Women’s World Banking
We believe in being a force for the greater good, devoted to accelerating and growing the financial inclusion of women. With rapidly changing markets, influenced by technology and social behavioral expectations, we are embarking on a new chapter to transform the way we design and implement solutions.
Our approach is to solve for market gaps which inhibit the financial inclusion of women. We identify barriers through intensive market research and produce commercially viable solutions through women-centered design which can be scaled for maximum impact. Our work is further amplified through our influencer strategies and global network of professional institutions.

Women’s World Banking is an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. EOE M/F/V/D