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Financial Analyst, Strategic Planning

Financial Analyst, Strategic Planning Company Description JDRF is the leading gl

2019-09-20 2020
JDRF International
Position: Financial Analyst Salary: $54,000-67,000 per year Type: Full Time Location: New York City, NY
Company Description
JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove
the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of
partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-
changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested
nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide. For more
information, please visit
As a JDRF team member, you can look forward to interesting and challenging work, building strong relationships with
fellow staff and our network of volunteers, and having a meaningful impact on the lives of everyone affected by this
devastating disease. Job Description
This position is responsible for assisting the Manager-Strategic Planning in: analyses, developing insights, and delivering
solutions. Areas of focus may include analysis and metrics tracking and solutions towards cost reduction, enhanced
operational efficiency, revenue enhancement and performance enhancement relative to other non-profits. As an internal
consultant to multiple areas of the foundation, this position will use analytical skills and process improvement talents to
complete projects that may be tactical or strategic in nature.
This position works closely with Finance Leadership as they prepare comprehensive positioning, strategy and planning
documents for the executive Leadership of JDRFI. This position requires outstanding analytical skills (including financial
analysis), and business acumen. Position requires
Supports the creation and development of the foundation Strategic Plan, Long Range Plan and Operating Plan working
with leaders and stakeholders around the position. Also assist in turning the plan activities into a budget.
Develops strategic insights based on internal and external data and business analysis, including but not limited to
analysis of markets, customers, and other non-profits.
Work with the Manager Strategic Planning to prepare presentations, including presentations for the Board of Directors.
Conducts comprehensive analysis of complex data, with strong experience in gathering actionable insights. Strong
statistical and mathematical skills desired.
Uses financial analysis and other quantitative and qualitative techniques to assess a broad array of fundraising and
research issues and distill them with the Manager into key items and proposed actions.
Gathers and distills competitive information and market analysis to create ideas and recommendations that may involve
changes to operating practices and market focus.
Work with the Manager to help drive initiatives to enhance brand performance, functioning as an internal consultant and
Identifies improvement opportunities while displaying creativity, drive, and a pragmatic approach to problem-solving.
Possesses proven ability to lead teams and to lead significant cross-functional and cross-departmental initiatives.
Develops, implements and maintains enterprise wide key performance indicators and communicates across the
organization KPI achievements.
Interfaces effectively with all levels within the organization in a manner that is collaborative and respectful.
Proactive, self-directed and approachable problem-solver who confers a sense of urgency and customer service with
constituents, teammates, and colleagues.
Always seeking to adapt, improve and bring new solutions to reality
Take initiative and be responsible.
Outstanding analysis skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Outstanding verbal skills, writing skills and presentation creation skills are required.
Bachelor’s Degree required; minimum of three years of business analytics, data analysis experience.
Exemplary Communication skills both verbal and written
Outstanding time & task management skills,
Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) and the ability to create and deliver presentations to finance
executives as well as non-financial
Experience working on cross-functional projects. Proven track record of collaborating effectively across teams in an
Pro-active and consultative approach focused on problem solving.
Strong financial acumen with analytical/quantitative skills, familiarity with one or more statistical/analytical tools and ROI
Fast learner and able to link diverse sources of information to the business, including ability to handle confidential
information and materials with appropriate discretion.
Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required, inclusive of financial modeling.
Experience with MSD365, Adaptive Planning and Salesforce preferred.
Ability to work and make judgments independently and take initiative. Well-disciplined and a self-starter that is extremely
Excellent time management skills with ability to handle multiple projects.
Proficiency with statistical / analytical tools
Knowledge of budgetary, financial statement reporting and Cash management including but not limited to knowledge of
economic and accounting principles and practices
Bachelor’s degree required.
Additional Information
JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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