Junior Financial Analyst

  • American Red Cross
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Nov 28, 2017

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

Job Description:

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.

The American Red Cross Corporate Finance department is seeking a Financial Analyst to provide financial support to corporate clients. Duties include preparing and reviewing financial reports, providing general financial analysis and contributing towards annual budgeting and forecasting process. The position must be able to perform assigned tasks independently and feel comfortable working in a team environment. The position will report to the Washington, D.C. headquarters’ office but can be performed remotely. The position will report to the Manager of Corporate Finance.


Analyze financial data, perform detailed general ledger research and present clear [oral and/or written] summary of findings. Produce periodic financial reports and ad-hoc special reports as required to report business performance results, including variance analysis and key drivers of performance for corporate clients decision support and general business support as assigned. Prepare reports from subsystems, including purchase card, travel card and supplier payments for management review. Support supervisor through quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes. Assist with month-end and year-end activity by preparing journal entries. Support the development, implementation and maintenance of financial policies, procedures and systems. Participate in cost savings validations of Red Cross supplier contracts in partnership with Supply Chain Management. Compare purchase requisitions to budget and review account coding & approvals on requisition requests in Procure to Pay system. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Financial Analyst must demonstrate the following:

  • Initiative and independence in accomplishing tasks.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • A collaborative spirit and enjoys working in a team environment.
  • Ability to meet daily deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize tasks daily.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Possess initiative, reliability and self-motivation.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Commitment and a strong work ethic.
  • Professionalism, integrity, and credibility.
  • Compassion and motivation to work in a humanitarian organization


  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent years of experience).
  • A minimum of 1-3 years experience in financial management and analysis.
  • Strong skills with various Microsoft Office products (Excel and Word) are essential.
  • Experience using large scale automated financial systems (Oracle), planning tools (Hyperion), data warehouse and query tools (Business Objects/Webi), procurement and payment processing systems (Ariba, Concur) desired but not required.


Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

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