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 Climate Program works to help stabilize the Earth's climate by reducing emissions of greenhouse gases through the promotion of innovative market-based mechanisms around the world. Our unique economic expertise and long-standing global engagement on climate policy informs our work to partner with governments, civil society, and the private sector to design robust, environmentally sound, market-based policies to achieve greenhouse gas reduction commitments and increase global ambition. Our Program works both in the US and internationally. EDF's Climate Program seeks to achieve excellence in financial oversight and controls by providing accurate and timely financial information to EDF's finance department and management by adhering to established financial practices and accounting principles.
As a key member of the Climate Program, the Financial Analyst will help develop, track and analyze Program budgets and fund-raising proposals, will organize and present complex financial data for reporting and decision-making, and will oversee all financial processes for the program. This requires organizing the data, build spreadsheets and financial reports, review contracts and grants, perform financial analysis and projections, reconcile variances, and resolve any issues. S/he will also take the lead on the Program?s annual budget submission. 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 Climate Program's Associate Vice President, and will work very closely with EDF's Finance Department.
Perform ad-hoc financial analytics that will provide decision-making support on strategic initiatives.
This position will be located in the New York City office.
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.