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Job Title: Financial Analyst Job#5483 Great Oppty & Terrific Benefits!
Location: San Francisco, CA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/13/2018
Expire Date: 08/13/2018
Job Categories: Finance/Economics
Job Description
Financial Analyst Job#5483 Great Oppty & Terrific Benefits!
Position Title: Financial Analyst
Reports to: IT Project Manager
Department: Information Services
Salary: Level E: Competitive Salary (DOE)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Time Base: 100%
Position No: 5483

WestEdís Information Services Department supports and deploys hardware, software, and the network infrastructure for 800 employees located in 16 national offices. WestEd focuses on improving learning for children, youth, and adults. As a department, we promote a collaborative and supportive culture, focusing on close-knit teamwork. Additionally, as a team, we value a healthy work-life balance.

Position Description
WestEd is seeking to fill the position of Financial Analyst for the San Francisco, CA office.

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for a variety of tasks working closely with the IT leadership and WestEd department staff. Primary duties will include owning the financial processes of WestEdís IT Department, providing regular in-depth analysis of the IT operational budgets, forecasting and budgeting, and provide guidance to IT team leads for financial decisions.

This position requires multiple skills and experience managing varied tasks, excellent teamwork skills, and the commitment to follow through in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be a well-organized, detail-oriented, analytical individual with excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities
-Use WestEd systems and tools to review, reconcile, and take responsibility for IT spend.
- Responsible for the coordination, compilation and distribution of regular monthly, quarterly, and ad hoc financial reports (variance reports, budget reconciliation, labor reports) with written summaries.
-Analyze data, forecast annual spend, and track performance against benchmarks.
-Work with IT team leads to understand the departmentís financial priorities and assist with financial planning on new projects and initiatives
-Provide continual improvement of budgeting process through education of IT team leads on issues impacting their budgets.
-Drive the annual budgeting process and financial planning for strategic projects
-Own the day-to-day financial processes of WestEd's IT Department, such as reviewing and approving purchase requests, tracking staff time, reconcile corporate credit cards.
-Review and approve IT department invoices for internet, hardware, software, etc.
-Proactively look for ways to improve current department financial processes

Qualifications & Requirements

Bachelorís degree required.
3-5 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, including experience with formulas such as VLOOKUP and SUMPRODUCT, and functionalities such as Goal Seek, Pivot Tables, and linking multiple files/worksheets.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously within strict deadlines, working independently and as part of a team.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Familiarity with IT department products and operations is a plus.
Experience using Cognos, Salesforce, or other Business Intelligence tools is a plus.
Knowledge of and familiarity with nonprofit organizations is a plus.

Note: Must be authorized to work in the USA (visa sponsorship not available).

Application Process

We invite you to Apply for this Position.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the online application process, please call 415.615.3170. Please leave a message and a member of our Human Resources team will return your call within three business days. Alternatively, you may send an email to accommodationrequest@wested.org with "Applicant Accommodation" in the subject line of the email. Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals with a disability who would like to request an accommodation to apply for a job. If you are not an individual with a disability and have a question or comment, please email recruitingassistance@wested.org.

Human Resources
WestEd
730 Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
http://www.WestEd.org

WestEd is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteransí status or other status protected by applicable law.
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