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Financial Analyst in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Temporary
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/10/2018

Job Description

The Support Services departments at BakerRipley work in partnership with all divisions to maintain, operate and deliver services that help keep our region a place of opportunity for all.     

JOB SUMMARY:

Coordinates with Executives, Directors, Managers and external funding sources to develop budgets and financial analysis reports that are responsive to program intent, spending restrictions and Agency strategic direction. Presents monitoring reports to all management levels with advisement on spending trends, resource utilization and contract requirements.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports monthly accountability meetings in which financial monitoring and program efficiency (key indicators) are primary agenda items
  • Advises Budgeting and Financial Planning Director and other directors on spending and contractual concerns related to resource stewardship
  • Supports annual budget process for contract renewals and Agency operating budget
  • Prepare schedules to monitor the status of contract spending and to report variances to the Controller and other responsible managers
  • Teams with grant writing and program staff to shape new, creative program concepts into marketable and achievable budget plans
  • Prepares reports that highlight key success outputs which drive program performance, and measures related unit cost
  • Simplify budget process and monitoring presentation to maximize reporting benefits to managers and board members using timely information
  • Present unique and novel solutions for allocating and utilizing program resources without affecting program delivery
  • Maintain role as the secondary budget professional for all programs and contracts that fall under his/her responsibility. This includes budget preparation assistance, actual to budget analysis, agency-wide financial analysis and program productivity reporting
  • Keep current with all contract spending requirements and advise those responsible for program oversight when there are infringements or important changes
  • Monitor spending compared to contract budgets and analyze material variances
  • Represent the agency in budget compliance and program utilization meetings with external funding organizations
  • Coordinate with managers, directors and executives in preparing the agency annual operating budget, contract renewal budgets and proposal budgets. Budgets may include:

Key Assumptions

Staffing plans

Operational targets

Capital budgets

Unit cost determination

Narratives

Slide presentations 

  • Perform the budgeting role on multi-departmental program proposal teams by:
  • Studying proposal budget and spending requirements
  • Offering budgetary related input at meeting represented by multi-departmental staff
  • Preparing budget and budget related attachments such as staffing plans, budget narratives, planned cash outlays, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in Accounting from accredited four-year college or university strongly preferred.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:

Extensive related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SKILLS:

Experience in non-profit accounting/finance or management of federally funded programs highly desirable.

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office