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New York Edge Budget Analyst in Queens, New York

ABOUT US:

New York Edge is the largest provider of after school and summer camp programs in New York City public schools. Each year, programs in academics – including STEM, the arts, sports & wellness, and college access help 40,000 students develop leadership skills and succeed in school. Working parents count on our programs to provide safe and enriching environments for their children.

Summary:

New York Edge is seeking a highly organized, knowledgeable and focused individual to fill the role of Budget Analyst. In this full time role, you will be responsible for ensuring that New York Edge is in compliance with the negotiated budgets of a portfolio of government contracts. The analyst also ensures data integrity, timely funder invoices, and budget monitoring.

Job Type:

Full-Time, Year Round

Salary:

Up to $65,000. Salary offered will be commensurate with experience.

Schedule:

Monday-Friday; 9am-5pm

Primary Job Functions:

  • Assist Manager of Budgets and Compliance in all areas.

  • Develop and upload original budgets to Funding Source sites.

  • Monthly, quarterly and ad hoc financial analysis.

  • Interact with the various department heads, funders and executives to provide insightful and actionable financial analysis.

  • Handle multiple assignments in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment with extensive direct interaction with Program departments and funders.

  • Provide financial modeling, financial analysis for a variety of special projects that may include new funding, new business initiatives, and other ad-hoc projects.

  • Assist in the upgrade of reporting accuracy through the pursuit of continuous process improvement.

  • Submit timely budget modifications to funders.

  • Develop and implement financial and operational reports to monitor and evaluate performance.

  • Develop and maintain financial reports to optimize forecasting, tracking and analysis of spending rates compared to budget.

  • Utilize financial systems to extract data to develop and update key financial reports.

  • On an ongoing basis monitor contracts for potential problems related to over or under spending of budgets – so that revenue is optimized.

  • Communicate effectively with Program staff.

  • Develop expertise in fiscal policies of public/private contracting agencies, so that recorded expenses and invoices comply with Funder requirements.

  • Assist Director of Finance in preparation and review of financial reports (PERS) for funding agencies for budgeting and forecasting purposes.

  • Prepare and submit monthly invoice reimbursement requests for various government sources such as DYCD, 21st Century funding, United Way, and New York State.

  • Work on ad-hoc projects as needed.

    Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated Microsoft Excel proficiency

  • Demonstrated exceptional attention to detail as well as the ability to work under pressure

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills

  • Accounting software experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

    Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Finance, Economics, Business, or Public Administration

  • 3+ years related experience for a non-profit Organization

  • Experience working with cross-functional and inter-department teams.

    Covid-19 Related Requirements:

  • Proof of Vaccination is required.

  • Must be willing to adhere to all federal, state, and local mandates regarding the Covid-19 virus which include but are not limited to wearing PPE and remaining socially distant when possible.

    At time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.

    New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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