American Red Cross Finance Analyst * Work from home in Statewide, District Of Columbia

April 3, 2024

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world’s largest humanitarian network?

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Job Description:

Why Choose Us?

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.

We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.

The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women’s Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.

At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!

Under limited supervision, collect and evaluate data from organizational units and prepare recommendations for deliverables including financial plans and/or financial analysis. May provide business leaders with financial forecasts to support short and long – term decision making. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.

Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State, and local regulations.


  1. Conduct and document moderately complex financial analysis projects.

  2. Interpret and implement financial concepts for financial planning and control.

  3. Provide monthly revenue and/or expense analyses and reports.

  4. Monitor operating budget process and allocations. Provide analysis to determine present and future performance.

  5. Support the development and maintenance of financial policies, procedures, and systems.

    Prepare monthly and ad-hoc reports to evaluate business performance results, including validation of results, variance analysis and key drivers of performance for decision support and general business support as assigned.

    Prepare monthly presentations that report periodic business performance results.

    Participate in the annual budget process, including data analysis, entry and validation.

    Assist in month-end and year-end closing responsibilities as assigned, including supporting schedules and preparing journal entries.

    Interact with cross-functional teams to collect financial and operational data for assigned areas of responsibility.

    Fully proficient in applying subject matter knowledge. Knowledge based acquired from several years of experience in particular area. Work independently and may instruct, or coach other professionals.

    Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or Senior Management team

    Financial Analyst must demonstrate the following:

    • Initiative and independence in accomplishing tasks.

    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

    • A collaborative spirit and enjoys working in a team environment.

    • Ability to meet daily deadlines.

    • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize tasks.

    • Excellent communication skills.

    • Possess initiative, reliability, and self-motivation.

    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

    • Commitment and a strong work ethic.

    • Professionalism, integrity, and credibility.

    • Compassion and motivation to work in a humanitarian organization.


Individual contributor that works under limited supervision. Apply subject matter knowledge. Capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Data Science, Business Administration, or related field required.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required in Finance, Accounting, Data Science, or related field.

Management Experience: N/A

Skills & Abilities: Strong skills with various Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) are essential. Experience using Power BI or Tableau is strongly preferred. Experience using large scale automated financial systems (such as Oracle), planning tools (such as Hyperion), data warehouse and query tools (such as Business Objects/Webi) is desired but not required. Knowledge of applicable principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to work on a team.

Travel: May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout the Red Cross system.

*Combination of candidate’s education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description’s minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).

PAY INFORMATION: The annual salary range for this position is $70,000 – $80,000. We do not offer an annual bonus for this role. Note that American Red Cross salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in which the work is primarily performed. Other factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location & experience.



We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work, retirement, getting healthy and more. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance and learn.

• Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

• Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

• PTO + Holidays

• 401K with up to 5% Match

• Paid Family Leave

• Employee Assistance Programs

• Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term

• Service Awards and Recognition


Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering?

Life’s emergencies don’t stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.

Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.

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