Senior Financial Analyst, Network Department (Hybrid Office Model)

UJA Federation of New York | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 4/06/2022
Description

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. 

Visit our career site to learn more: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/UNI1075UJAF.

 

 

Position Summary:

 

The Network Department is one leg of UJA-Federation’s planning division, Community Planning and Agency Resources (CPAR). The Network Department focuses its efforts on sustaining and strengthening our interconnected network of partner agencies in the New York metropolitan area. With a special focus on UJA’s 60+ core partner agencies, the department provides general operating support, offers an array of supports to ensure healthy organizations, and works collaboratively with our closest partners and CPAR colleagues to think expansively about how to sustain excellent organizations and meet the ongoing needs of an ever-evolving community.

 

The Senior Financial Analyst works closely with colleagues in the Network Department of UJA-Federation of New York to monitor and analyze the financial conditions of our affiliated agencies. The position requires a strong knowledge of budgeting and financial data; the ability to work well with UJA colleagues and staff at our agencies; and an approach to the work that is both broad (applying a sector-wide lens) as well as specific (understanding needs of individual agencies).

 

Responsibilities

· 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 financial assessments for a portfolio of agencies, delivering timely information for improved insight and decision-making by UJA-Federation leadership.

· Develop and maintain relationships with agency finance and executive management.

· Develop and maintain relationships with colleagues in the CFO’s office.

· 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 Manager of Agency Financial Management and other Network Department staff to support various lay committees within the Network Department.

 

Skills and Experience

· Superior quantitative and qualitative analytical 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.

· 3-5 years of relevant work experience.

· Minimum Bachelor’s Degree

How to Apply:

Equal Opportunity Employment. Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please submit your application directly to our job board at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/UNI1075UJAF.

 

Great Perks. Because We Appreciate Great Employees.

Time Off

We offer a generous number of vacation days and have the Jewish holidays off as well. Fridays our offices close early (October to March at 3:00 pm and April to September at 4:00 pm). All so you can relax and recharge.

Health Care

UJA provides a top-tier medical and dental plan, along with a flexible spending account. We also offer life insurance. And for a small cost you can take part in on-site yoga and exercise classes at our Manhattan office. Wellness matters to us. 

Planning for Retirement

UJA employees can enroll in a pension plan and tax deferred annuity. 

Career Development

Classes, workshops, and compelling speakers will keep you at the top of your game. 

Community

We come together as a staff to commemorate holidays (from Rosh Hashanah to MLK Day), volunteer at nonprofits, and celebrate our accomplishments together. (Our chocolate chip cookies are legendary!) 

Some More (Yes, more!)

We also offer a backup childcare program. And a commuter benefit plan. So you can get to work and feel good about it. 

Also, a lot of the times, we’re wearing jeans.

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Accounting & Finance | Development Associate | Fundraising/Grants/Giving
Organization Type
Federation
Job Location
US

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