Financial Analyst

  • American Red Cross
  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Jan 20, 2021

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

Job Description:

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. At the American Red Cross, you will enjoy a collaborative work culture committed to the diversity of our people, programs, and services. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.

The American Red Cross Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team is seeking a Financial Analyst. Duties include preparing and reviewing financial reports, providing financial analysis and contribute towards annual budgeting and forecasting process. The position must be able to perform assigned tasks independently and feel comfortable working in a team environment. The position will report to the Director of FP&A located in Denver, CO.


  • Generate monthly and ad-hoc reports to evaluate business performance results, including variance analysis and key drivers of performance for decision support and general business support as assigned.
  • Participate in the annual budget process, including data analysis, entry and validation.
  • Assist in month-end and year-end closing responsibilities as assigned, including supporting schedules and preparing journal entries.
  • Participate in identifying opportunities to improve financial controls, improve financial policies, procedures and systems within area of responsibility.
  • Interact and liaison with cross-functional groups to identify and resolve issues in assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Financial Analyst must demonstrate the following:

  • Initiative and independence in accomplishing tasks.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • A collaborative spirit and enjoys working in a team environment.
  • Ability to meet daily deadlines. 
  • Ability to prioritize and reprioritize tasks daily. 
  • Good communication skills.
  • Possess initiative, reliability and self-motivation.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Commitment and a strong work ethic.
  • Professionalism, integrity, and credibility.
  • Compassion and motivation to work in a humanitarian organization.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or related field.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience in financial management and analysis.
  • Strong skills with various Microsoft Office products (Excel and Word) are essential. 
  • Experience using large scale automated financial systems (Oracle), planning tools (Hyperion), data warehouse and query tools (Business Objects/Webi) desired but not required.

Location: Washington, DC or Denver, CO office (desired) with the potential of work home opportunity in the future.

For those candidates located in Colorado, the salary range for this position is: $52,030 - $69,000

Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances.  We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit.  We offer our employee’s a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays.  Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities.   To be considered for this position, please visit to apply.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply.

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