The American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s most prominent learned societies and independent policy research centers, seeks a Manager of Financial Analysis to manage the reporting and analysis of Academy’s departmental budgets, program budgets, and restricted funds. The Manager of Financial Analysis will be posted at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, MA.
Prepare the monthly closing package for review by the Director of Finance.
Oversee a system that ensures accurate reporting of departmental and project spending.
Oversee a process to report grant activity as part of a regular monthly closing package. Determine appropriate overhead rate allocations for each grant and apply accordingly.
Assist the Director of Finance in analyzing program grant activity and assure proper reporting for management and grant funders.
Prepare monthly departmental summary and detailed budget reports for department directors and managers.
Conduct quarterly budget reviews with department managers.
Other duties as determined by the Director of Finance.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. Master’s degree preferred.
At least 5 years’ experience in financial administration, ideally with non-profit organizations or academic institutions.
Experience in grant based accounting processes and procedure improvements.
Proficiency and demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office suite; familiarity with Sage Intacct accounting system a plus.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to learn quickly, prioritize, and work accurately and proactively with little supervision.
Ability to meet strict deadlines.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
About American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Since its founding in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has served the nation as a champion of scholarship, civil dialogue, and useful knowledge. As one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, the Academy convenes leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to address critical challenges facing our global society. Through studies, publications, and programs on the Humanities, Arts, and Education; Science, Engineering, and Technology; Global Security and Energy; and American Institutions and the Public Good, the Academy provides authoritative and nonpartisan policy advice to decision-makers in government, academia, and the private sector. The Academy’s membership of 4,600 Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members includes many of the most accomplished scholars and practitioners worldwide. The Academy frequently sponsors meetings, lectures, panel discussions, and informal gatherings around the country. Topics are drawn from Academy projects and studies as well as the research and writings of Academy members. Academy publications include the journal Dædalus; a magazine, the Bulletin; and books, research papers, and other special reports.