Federal Budget Analyst

 Published 8 days ago
 United States
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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 drawdown of funding for these projects on an as needed basis. This position is responsible for reconciling both federal expenditures and federal deposits between cash ordered and cash expended as well as assist with the preparation of required financial reports, as necessary. This position will also be responsible for general ledger input, 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.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Support and assist in the CDCF annual budgeting and quarterly forecast process.
  • Reconcile grants revenue and expenditures.
  • Conduct monthly budget vs. actual analysis.
  • 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 to financial system new budgets and budget modifications.
  • Assists leadership with financial analysis on specified federal budgets.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills Necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance preferred or associated program.
  • 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.
  • Auditing experience, preferred.
  • Experience working with a general ledger accounting system, required.
  • Systems experience in NetSuite or another ERP system, strongly preferred.
  • High level proficiency in Excel, required.
  • Ability to work on tasks that require a high level of accounting knowledge but also a willingness to perform tasks that require no accounting knowledge and may be considered entry level work.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently are essential characteristics of this position.


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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