Operations/Budget Analyst

Posted by: Maryland Food Bank

Baltimore, MD, US

Overall purpose of the position: This position will assist the Business Analyst/Project Manager with research, data-mining and analysis of operational data. Other duties will include business process development, preparing, maintaining and submitting Feeding America data and reports, including QPR, Blue Receipt Report and NAR, and other duties as assigned.

The position will also be responsible for assisting the Controller, program teams, and managers with the organization’s annual budget. This position will work with department and program managers to determine costs and benefits of various programs. This position will assist the Philanthropy department with programmatic budgets and other information, as needed, and will also coordinate capital budget approvals.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

Experience: A minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in budget and operational/financial analysis. High numerical and analytical skills. Ability to identify trends, attention to detail and work independently. The ability to read, write and speak English is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

60% Data Analysis: Create and maintain a financial analysis package while identifying and researching operating trends. Conduct research, data-mine and analyze operational data, as well as assist with business process development. This employee will be cross-trained to aid the Business Analyst/Project Manager and Controller, as needed.

25% Budget Analysis: assisting the Controller, program teams and managers with the organization’s annual budget. This employee will work with department and project managers to determine costs and benefits of various programs. This employee will assist the Philanthropy department with programmatic budgets and information, as needed. This employee will coordinate capital budget approvals.

15% Compliance Reporting: Prepare, maintain and submit Feeding America data and reports, including QPR, Blue Receipt Report and NAR. Review all reports for consistency and accuracy.

Essential Working Conditions

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands
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.

This is largely a sedentary role requiring long periods of sitting; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Non-Essential Functions

The following are non-essential functions of the position:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of business policies and procedures.
  • Assist with annual physical inventory, data entry, and reconciliation.
  • Assist with annual fiscal audit.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

EOE

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