Financial Planning And Analysis Specialist

Do you want to play the central role in delivering the financial support for thousands of community-led organizations?

The Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist will be a key new role on the Financial Operations team. The primary objective of the position is to support the sustainable growth of GlobalGiving. The role reports to VP of Finance and will work closely with executive leadership, the Data Science team and Accounting team in providing insights and support towards implementing financially sound business decision making.

GlobalGiving is a U.S.-based public charity that connects nonprofit organizations with individual and corporate donors, unique learning opportunities, and a suite of fundraising tools and campaigns. We are seeking an experienced Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist who is self-motivated and committed to the GlobalGiving Core Values to support our Financial Operations team.

We have a casual work atmosphere where everyone’s input and ideas are valued. We’re committed to work-life balance and offer everyone opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow. Since creative, enthusiastic employees are our most valued resource and the basis for our success, we take great care in how we attract, hire, and support our employees for a successful career. If you care about collaboration, curiosity, communication excellence, and continuous improvement, this position is right for you.


  • Manages financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Builds and maintains financial models and financial sustainability targets.
  • Develops activity based and unit costing analysis.
  • Maintains revenue and time tracking systems.
  • Creates variance analysis and performance reports.
  • Tracks key financial performance indicators and targets.
  • Escalates any financial issues to management.
  • Supports market research and comparable company analysis.
  • Recommends strategies for increasing financial performance.
  • Uses popular financial planning and analysis software.
  • Collaborates with senior members of the accounting, finance, data, and strategy teams.

Required Qualifications

For this role to be a great fit for you, the following qualifications should resonate with you:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, accounting, or a related major or equivalent professional experience is required.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of financial planning experience.
  • The ability to analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to leadership.
  • Demonstrates excellent financial and quantitative skills.
  • Collaborates and effectively communicates with members of the team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and adhere to deadlines.
  • Builds strong working relationships and has exceptional leadership skills.
  • Certified financial analysts (CFA) a plus.


Salary + Benefits

Starting salary range: $85 - $95K.

Benefits include flexible work hours, remote work options, 5 weeks of paid time off per year, professional development opportunities, and a meaningful job where you can go home at night and say, "Today, my work helped more than 700 kids get their essential health and educational needs met." (One of many true stories.) And of course, we've also got you covered with benefits like health care, dental/vision, paid family leave, paid sabbaticals, commuter benefits, and 401K.


This is a full-time position reporting to the VP of Finance. Once in-office operations can safely resume, this role can either be based in GlobalGiving’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. or continue to operate remotely. If you intend to apply as a remote-worker, be prepared to speak about your experience with remote employment in the recruitment process.

In efforts to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, GlobalGiving requires all employees to adhere to the GlobalGiving Vaccination Mandate policy upon their start date. New employees will be required to be fully vaccinated upon their start date, if expected to work from the office. New employees working remotely who will have occasional contact with the office and/or co-workers will also be required to be fully vaccinated.

Applicants must reside in the United States. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have legal authorization to work in the United States for the duration of the position. GlobalGiving does not sponsor employment visas.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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