Nonprofit Remote Digest - Issue #633
Wishes are more than just a nice thing. And they are far more than gifts, or singular events in time. Wishes impact everyone involved—wish kids, volunteers, donors, sponsors, medical professionals and communities.
Senior Software Engineer Salary Range: $80k
Make-A-Wish® America — wish.org Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses – but you can make a child's wish possible. When you donate, you're giving children renewed strength to fight their illnesses, bringing families closer together and uniting entire communities.
At Make-A-Wish® America, we are more than a great place to work — our work is life-changing. Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Nearly 40 years ago the inspiration for Make-A-Wish began with one little boy's wish to be a police officer. Today, together with our volunteers, donors, staff and supporters, Make-A-Wish has granted more than 500,000 life-changing wishes and transformed countless lives.
Make-A-Wish America is the national headquarters for our organization, providing resources and support for our 59 Chapters around the country. The Finance Team is focused on supporting our chapters through a shared financial services model, providing chapters with financial processing, reporting, and tax filings. They also maintain the financial health of the national office through budgeting, monthly reporting, accounting, reconciliations, and payables.
The Financial Analyst Assists the Finance team with budgeting and forecasting and providing decision support to business owners and senior leaders.
WHERE YOU COME IN
As the Financial Analyst at Make-A-Wish America you will:
Assists in the preparation of the annual budget for the National Office by partnering with multiple business owners and developing comprehensive department budgets
Provides a detailed summary to senior leaders on responsible department budgets.
Prepares rolling forecasts on a monthly, or ad hoc, basis that represent changing assumptions, beliefs and strategies.
Assists in the preparation of the National Office’s Long-Range Plan by meeting and discussing future strategies and plans with business owners.
Develops and maintain comprehensive financial models to assist in budgeting/forecasting and strategic planning.
Assists in the preparation of monthly cash flow forecasts.
Provides ad hoc analysis to department business owners to assist with performance evaluation and future forecasting.
Collaborates with business owners to evaluate company performance on a monthly basis in order to provide variance analysis to senior leaders.
Identifies and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards.
Develops and maintain relationships with colleagues across business units/departments to foster an effective working environment.
Provides feedback from senior leaders to business unit/department owners to drive optimal performance.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or another related field is required.
0 – 2 years of business finance or other relevant experience.
Strong proficiency in Excel and financial modeling.
Make-A-Wish® America is actively recruiting for this position in the following states and districts: AZ, CA, D.C., FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, MN, MO, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, TX, VA and WI.
WHAT WE OFFER
Competitive compensation with annual incentive potential
Comprehensive benefit package: Medical, Vision, Dental, Wellness*
Health and Flexible Spending Account Options
Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance*
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
15 PTO days, 10 Sick Days, 11 Paid Holidays, 2 Volunteer Days, and 2 Personal Days accrued annually
Employee Awards and Recognition Programs
Individual and Leadership Development
Discounts and special offers for theme parks, events, hotels, concerts, and movie tickets
*Monthly premiums paid for the employee for medical (HSA qualified plan), vision, dental, and short/long term disability.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Vision
Make-A-Wish is committed to championing diversity, equity and inclusion, fostering an organization that is accessible and welcoming. In turn, we are uniting communities to help make more wishes possible.
Our mission is most effectively fulfilled through a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as core values and practice.
It is only through our mosaic of different cultures, perspectives and experiences that we can grant life-changing wishes to every eligible child.
As the world’s largest wish-granting organization we stand against racism and intolerance and are committed to representation and acceptance, creating a sense of belonging, and practicing fairness in creating opportunities for our wish families, volunteers and staff.