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Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

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The External Relations (ER) department is a key team at the International Rescue Committee, responsible for how the world perceives and interacts with this indispensable organization. Its goal is to increase public understanding of the organization and raise the essential funds to improve outcomes for our clients, while growing and protecting our global brand. The hardworking people that make up this department are committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and, most crucially, accountability to those we serve.

The Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Senior Analyst role is a member of the Business Operations and Analytics team within and supporting ER. This team is the backbone of the department and provides quality assurance and financial planning, analytics and operations support for all of ER.

If you like a challenge and are strategic-minded and creative, join our team!

Job Overview:

The FP&A Senior Analyst will report to the Director of Financial Planning and Management (FP&M) and will be eventually assigned to a sub-department. The FP&A Senior Analyst will also be a member of an extended FP&A organization within Finance.

The FP&A Senior Analyst has a proven understanding of budget development and management; and is a strategic finance partner, with an ability to share a story through numbers. Process management is an integral part of this role, and you will confidently manage the financial planning process for sub-departments, while ensuring key partner consensus, including ER and Finance leadership. Finally, you have honed your skills in revenue forecasting and modeling and will successfully forecast multi-year income revenues.

Major Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Director of FP&M in developing annual budgets and forecasts;
  • Provide expertise and leadership on assigned process or content areas;
  • Support the ER teams during the reforecast and budget processes;
  • Generate and analyze the monthly actual reports for assigned departments and work with the departments to identify issues and opportunities versus budget;
  • Partner with the extended FP&A team to continuously improve annual budget and forecast processes;
  • Design reports and analyses to enable management decision-making as relates to annual budget and ongoing funding decisions;
  • Provide ad hoc finance decision support on critical initiatives, including the development of cases for new projects or funding areas;
  • Support the continued development and implementation of software and systems (e.g., Power BI, Microsoft D365) that enable FP&A delivery;
  • Support the different ER leaders on key projects/initiatives.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Director, Financial Planning and Management, who in turn will have a dual reporting structure to both Vice President, Business Operations and Analytics and the Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis.

Position directly supervises: n/a

Indirect Reporting: n/a

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business Administration or Finance
  • Min. 3-5 years budgeting/finance experience; confirmed knowledge in complex financial analysis and expertise working on budgets preferred;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and open-minded: the ability to effectively liaise with colleagues in a diverse multi-cultural environment; and explain complex financial concepts to people without financial background;
  • Solid planning skills and the ability to be flexible and to apply creative problem-solving skills;
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and all MS Office applications, experience in PowerBI is desirable.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowance

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity:

IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.


Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

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