With world attention on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. By focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. We are one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of approximately 630 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We operate in 22 geographies with unique projects running across four programs. You will be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and results are a way of life.
Brief Department Overview
EDF’s Finance Department seeks to achieve excellence in financial oversight and controls by providing accurate and timely financial information to EDF’s management, programs, and other department areas by adhering to established financial practices and accounting principles.
As a member of the Finance Department, the Financial Analyst will provide technical and decision support to the organization’s department operations that may include Administration, Information Technology, Human Resources, Finance, Legal & Compliance, and Global Operations, as well as program operations and grants management. S/he will assist in refining the annual budget submission process and in developing more effective reporting of the budget and actuals throughout the fiscal year. The Financial Analyst will be tasked to organize data, build spreadsheets and financial reports, review contracts and grants, perform financial analysis and projections, reconcile variances, and resolve any issues. S/he will pursue continuous improvement in reporting and processes used to monitor budgets, and present complex financial data for decision-making to both financial and non-financial audiences. This position reports to the Senior Finance Manager and will work closely with other Program and Department Financial Analysts, colleagues in Finance, and Senior Management.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.