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Senior Financial Analyst

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Atlanta, GA, USA

Provide Financial Planning and Analysis support for the American Cancer Society on an enterprise-wide basis.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Develop working knowledge of American Cancer Society programs and operations.
  • Work with Corporate Center / Division staff and Sr. Manager, FP&A to guide key business decisions with analytical outputs that will allow for informed decision making.
  • Partner with Division and Corporate Center staff to analyze personnel costs and assist FP&A staff with forecasts and budgets for this area.
  • Monitor financial targets and metrics against actual results on a monthly and quarterly basis; provide timely monthly and quarterly analytical reporting to finance leaders.
  • Lead various projects including the allocation of Corporate Center costs to Divisions.
  • Conduct ad hoc financial analysis as requested by FP&A leadership and continually strive to identify opportunities to provide financial leadership aimed at reducing costs, increasing revenue and driving more dollars towards mission.
  • Work with Finance Field Services and Division staff to provide FP&A information required for grant proposals and year-end reviews.
  • Assist FP&A Field Operations department as required.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Educational Background: 
Bachelors degree in a related discipline and 5-7 years of progressive financial experience with strong analytical and reporting experience as well as building budgets and forecasts.
or Masters degree in a related discipline and 3-5 years of progressive financial experience with strong analytical and reporting experience as well as building budgets and forecasts.

Demonstrates Finance Competencies:

  • Customer focus, Decision quality, Action oriented, Optimizes work processes, Ensures accountability, Collaborates, Communicates effectively, Instills trust

Other Skills:

  • Excellent consulting and communication skills.
  • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem-solving skills in order to deal creatively with multiple/complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves multiple/complex problems.
  • Demonstrates strong detail orientation and excellent ability to implement quality control processes.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially the ability to discuss quantitative findings in easy-to-understand terms in verbal and written formats.
  • Consistent ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Energetic, organized self-starter who works under limited supervision, receiving instructions about the results expected, and receiving technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues
  • Strong customer-service orientation
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Strong Knowledge of Adaptive Insights or other Enterprise Planning tool required
  • Advanced Excel is required.
  • Strong knowledge of Business Objects or other Business Intelligence reporting tool required
  • Strong enterprise financial system experience
  • Proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint required.
  • Experience with cost allocation methodology preferred.
  • Limited travel 5% or less.

We are committed to providing staff with fulfilling opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact in their local communities. We offer staff a generous paid time off policy; medical, dental and retirement benefits, and professional development programs to enhance staff skills.

Job Function: 

Organization Info

American Cancer Society

Atlanta, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

You can connect with us through LinkedIn groups: American Cancer Society Supporter, American Cancer Society Relay For Life, or American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 7 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 7 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Cancer Society