Federal Budget Analyst

 Published 10 days ago
 United States
 50,000 - 70,000
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The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the go-to nonprofit authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has raised over $1.9 billion and launched more than 1,300 programs impacting a variety of health threats from chronic disease conditions including cardiovascular disease and cancer, to infectious diseases like rotavirus and HIV, to emergency responses, including COVID-19 and Ebola. The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of programs in the United States and in more than 90 countries last year. Visit www.cdcfoundation.org for more information.  

This position performs the financial, planning and analysis functions for programs funded by federal grants. The Federal Budget Analyst position tracks activity for federally funded projects throughout the year, prepares reports related to these projects and provides detail for the subsequent invoicing of funding for these projects on a monthly basis. This position is responsible for reconciling both federal expenditures and assist with the preparation of required financial reports, as necessary. This position will also be responsible for journal entry preparation for general ledger upload, tracking and maintaining schedules related to project balances and restricted net assets. The Federal Budget Analyst position will also review and reconcile balances in balance sheet accounts throughout the year.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance preferred or business field.
  • 5-7 years of financial analysis experience within nonprofits, is preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills, strong ability to build relationships as well as strong ability to work with all levels of internal staff and outside contacts.
  • Experience working with a general ledger accounting system required.
  • NetSuite and Adaptive insights prior experience or similar systems, highly preferred
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently are essential characteristics of this position.
  • Resolve billing and customer credit issues
  • Strong analytical (quantitative as well as qualitative) skills including building models, and data mining.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office environment and financial applications; Power BI, Salesforce and other accounting software
  • High level proficiency in Excel is required.
  • Adaptable to various competing demands
  • Demonstrate the highest level of client service and response.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals while multi-tasking and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks next challenge and proposes solutions.
  • Excellent management skills, including organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting performance metrics.

  • Prepare financial projections and budgets, including the development of grant budgets.
  • Oversees and ensures that spending plans are developed, and execution is in accordance with grant requirements and organizational priorities.
  • Support and assist in the annual budgeting and quarterly forecast process
  • Provide analysis and financial support that align with company/department objectives
  • Conduct monthly budget vs. actual analysis
  • Responsible for post-award grants and contracts administration, including the reviewing and monitoring of individual grants and transactions for compliance with private, local, state and federal fund requirements.
  • Reconcile grants revenue and expenditures.
  • Advises grant program personnel on budget and revisions when necessary.
  • Calculates and records transfer of indirect costs.
  • Prepares quarterly cash reports.
  • Prepares financial reports.
  • Uploads new budgets and budget modifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Assists Federal Budget Manager with financial analysis on specified federal budgets.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.


Relocation expenses are not included.

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