Financial AnalystCHRIS 180
Atlanta, GA 30316
The CHRIS 180 mission is to heal ren, strengthen families and build community. We help ren, adults and families who have experienced trauma change the direction of their lives to become more productive, self-sufficient members of the community. We do this through mental health counseling, training, providing safe housing and real-world skill building.
CHRIS 180 is committed to collaboration, use of the best available science, evidence-based practices, and a trauma informed organizational culture, policies and practices which facilitates and supports resiliency, recovery and self-sufficiency and that prevents trauma from occurring or reoccurring wherever possible.
CHRIS 180 Vision: High quality trauma informed behavioral health services and supports systems are available to all ren, adults and families.
CHRIS 180 Values:
Creativity We are innovative agents of change identifying new solutions and approaches.
Honor We celebrate each person’s individuality and the gifts of diversity.
Respect We honor one another, treat each other with kindness and work together as a team.
Integrity We are transparent, trustworthy and accountable. Always.
Safety We create consistent environments free from danger in which people have the opportunity to grow and become the best they can be.
Since 1981 CHRIS 180 has been dedicated to healing and recovery for ren, youth, adults and families and is a growing $33+ million organization with over 385employees. CHRIS 180 services include: counseling for the community at large; school based mental health counseling; homes for abused, neglected foster ren with emotional and behavioral problems who are in state custody; supportive housing for single and parenting young people, ages 17 – 24 who are homeless or aging out of foster care; in-home services and community programs that strengthen families; outreach, drop-in and community housing for older teens, young adults and young adult families; a community center; an adoption program for ren in foster care; and, training for professionals, human service workers, educators, volunteers, individuals who work within the community, other organizations and ren, youth and families. The goal for all services is to unlock the potential that resides in each person to help them become self-sufficient, contributing adults who have the skills to navigate life’s challenges.
The Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing monthly financial statements, assisting with the company's forecasts, annual budgeting process, and preparing management and board committee reporting packages. The role provides accurate and concise explanations of financial results. The individual interacts with program and shared services management teams to forecast performance, prepare annual budgets, analyze financial results to support decision making and ensure the organization meets financial targets. This position reports directly to the CFO.
Role and Responsibilities
The primary duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Facilitates budgeting process by collaborating with program and shared services management teams to
- Provides financial analysis to support ongoing financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting with the ability to analyze trends and provide informed recommendation for business decisions.
- Analyzes monthly financials, prepares financial reporting package for board committees, and presents to CFO.
- Reviews monthly department financial reports with program and shared services management and obtains feedback about current and future performance.
- Trains department managers on PowerPlan software.
- Escalates financial issues to CFO.
- Develops budgets for RFPs by collaborating with program team.
- Ad hoc reporting and special projects as assigned.
- A bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or accounting.
- 2 years of experience in Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting required.
- Advanced Microsoft Excel and Access preferred
- Non-profit accounting and budgeting software experience preferred
- Strong project orientation, organizational and individual productivity skills.
- Critical thinking and analytical capabilities.
- Effective communicator, strong team player
- Work under deadline pressure and/or multiple priorities.
- Highly self-motivated and capable of learning adaptively and with flexibility.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
- Strong attention to detail with the ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
- Can do attitude with a willingness to take on any task needed to get the job done.
- The ideal candidate will possess the following:
- Technical expertise that allows well informed decisions, usage of available tools and resources and training to execute job responsibilities.
- Accountable for work being completed accurately and in a timely manner as well as following up as needed.
- Ability to collaborate with other staff to ensure best practices and sound decisions.
- Ability to communicate using appropriate tone when corresponding verbally or written (as well as proper usage of grammar and spelling).
- Ability to adapt and adjust to course and be open to new ideas.
- Ability to manage workload by having a clear understanding of task/project and set realistic timelines and goals.
- Commitment to our vision and mission should be demonstrated in work.
This is a full-time position. Hybrid work schedule with core work hours. May require some long hours and weekends on occasion to meet deadlines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.