Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action. By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive. And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level. What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 23 state offices, 41 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50 states, and 700 staff across the country. Audubon is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
The Manager, Finance and Analysis is responsible for performing a broad range of fiscal, budgetary and analytical duties for Audubon’s field offices. S/he will be support the Director of Finance, Planning, & Analysis, is responsible for the organization, preparation, review and control of the Audubon’s annual operating budget, as well as the semi-annual forecasts. The Manager, Finance and Analysis is directly responsible for financial management of the Upper Mississippi Flyway/Audubon Great Lakes region. This role is a part of the flyway leadership team.
S/he is responsible for regular reporting for both internal and external stakeholders, variance analysis, and will interact with State leaders and office staff to facilitate financial planning and clarify/resolve financial issues. S/he will also supervise Flyway Finance Leads dedicated to supporting the field in their financial needs. The ideal candidate has a high degree of financial acumen, strong financial systems skills, communicates frequently and well, and is very well-organized. The position reports to the Director, Finance, Planning & Analysis.
The Manager, Finance and Analysis performs professional analysis work related to budgeting, forecasting, budget controls, revenue tracking, and accounting and information systems.
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