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Associate I, Program Planning and Budget

Pew Charitable Trusts
Washington, DC 20001
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  • Job Code
    141888250
  • Jobs Rated
    59th

Washington, DC (901 E)

Position Overview
The Associate I, Program Planning and Budget reports to and supports the Manager, Program Planning and Budget in providing program units with full-service budgeting and financial services. The Associate I will work directly with the program area's staff to create and monitor the program budgets and forecasts; provide accurate and timely financial reporting; ensure compliance with adopted policies and procedures and donor reporting requirements; and provide a high level of customer service to management and program staff.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality customer service to customers and develop strong relationships with identified customers.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge about Pew's accounting, finance, budgeting, donor, procurement, and contracting policies, procedures, and practices (e.g. commitment authority, spending authority, expense policies, foreign currency policy, month-end and year-end close processes, financial code/chart of accounts); and remain current as new policies, procedures, and practices are implemented.
  • Support domestic and international TOPs with one or two donors.
  • Work with program staff, with assistance as necessary from more senior staff, to create or modify revenue and expense budgets for executive review and approval.
  • Write the budget narrative with assistance from the program and more senior staff, as necessary.
  • With guidance from more senior staff, research issues and propose potential solutions.
  • Create and maintain budget templates; educate program staff as necessary on how to complete budget templates and interpret budget revenue and spending guidance; and ensure the timely and accurate upload of all budget templates into the appropriate PeopleSoft modules.
  • Work with program staff to monitor actual revenues and expenses against budget; explain material budget variances; highlight areas of concern and propose options to address these concerns; and perform analytics to inform timely and accurate decision-making.
  • Work with program staff and Pew's Philanthropic Partnership Group to develop donor budget proposals, track donor spending (ensuring spending is compliant with donor agreements) and provide donor financial reports.
  • Work with program staff to build and maintain forecasts.
  • Prepare presentations and training to support the implementation/rollout of new/ongoing budget and financial management processes/process improvements.
  • Apply knowledge of PeopleSoft financial management and reporting system (including chart fields) to the responsibilities of the position.
  • Reviews service provider agreements for proper coding.
  • Establish effective working relationships with staff members throughout Pew and assist in special projects as assigned.
  • Conduct ongoing evaluations and refinement of business processes to ensure accurate and timely support and problem resolution to internal customers. Develop and maintain support procedures to ensure effective problem resolution, promptness, reliability of service, and customer satisfaction.
  • Develop a broad knowledge of finance-related acumen. Participate in conferences, seminars and other professional development activities to keep expertise current.


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, in finance or accounting
  • A minimum of one year of progressively responsible accounting/finance experience is required.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • PeopleSoft Financials experience a plus
  • Business process improvement experiences a plus
  • Strong analytical and customer services skills
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills including the ability to effectively interface with staff and management

Total Rewards
We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.

The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Total Rewards

We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.

The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.





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Posted: 2021-07-19 Expires: 2021-08-20

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