Financial Analyst, Program Finance

  • Analyzes historical accounting data and other information to make projections which will aid management in short- and long-range financial planning.
  • Coordinates action necessary to correct account balances and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.
  • Assists in year-end audits and in ensuring the accuracy of accounting data.
  • Analyzes financial statements and prepares and analyzes financial reports to represent current and projected financial status.
  • Projects future trends and prepares long-range operational forecasts and cash flow analysis.
  • May assist in preparing, developing and monitoring budgets.
  • May perform indirect cost analysis.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business management, finance or a related field and two years of financial analysis or accounting experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


  • Have at least 5+ years of related financial experience.
  • Experience with computerized general ledger systems is required (MS Dynamics and QuickBooks are preferred).
  • Experience with international business transactions is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of US Government regulations, in particular USAID, is important.
  • Professional finance certifications are encouraged.
  • Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is preferred.
  • Experience in the functional areas of finance and accounting, including payments and accounts payable processing, general ledger, cash management, auditing, budgeting, and financial analysis, is required.
  • Experience with the development of grant budget proposals and grant management.
  • Candidate must have analytical ability, demonstrated ability and experience making sound financial judgments and decisions, must be able to manage tasks with little supervision, and must be able to work well in a team environment in support of the programs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. All non-exempt employees must reside within the state of Georgia. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

How to apply

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