Finance Analyst

Location: Boston
Job Code: 182


This role will work closely with the Financial Planning and Analysis team to focus on key financial processes at Bridgespan. The Finance Analyst will prepare a significant number of monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual financial reports, primarily utilizing data from Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Blackbaud Financial Edge. For each report, the Finance Analyst will be responsible for analyzing data for variances and inconsistencies, and resolving these before reports are circulated to senior management.

This position would be a great opportunity for finance professional with at least one year of professional experience, solid Excel skills, and an interest in finance and accounting in the nonprofit sector.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Monthly utilization and revenue vs. cost reports
  • Quarterly non-comp expense reporting, including communicating key insights to department leads
  • Ownership of annual non-comp budget process, including facilitation and organization of budget meetings, communications with key customers, and maintenance of the non-comp budget file
  • Semi-annual allocation and revenue performance reports
  • Semi-annual KPI reporting for management
  • Quarterly KPI reporting for Board
  • Tasks related to the US monthly financial close, with the expectation of taking over the financial close within 12 months of assuming this position
  • Assist with ad hoc analytical requests, including support to long-term financial modeling exercises


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting preferred (will accept relevant equivalent experience in corporate or nonprofit finance/accounting)
  • Up to 2 years of professional experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities outlined above (internships/co-ops acceptable)
  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles is desirable
  • Strong Excel skills, including being comfortable with financial models
  • PowerPoint skills preferred
  • Familiarity with Blackbaud or other accounting software is desirable
  • Comfortable with web-based systems, especially Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a deadline-driven professional services environment
  • Commitment to the nonprofit sector

At Bridgespan, we are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion because we are passionate about helping our clients achieve breakthrough results. An organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and their beneficiaries will produce deeper relationships, engagement, and insights. Bridgespan is committed to providing equal opportunities. We serve diverse organizations, and are committed to non-discrimination. Bridgespan will not discriminate against any employee with respect to any term or condition of employment, including but not limited to less favorable treatment, exclusion from employment or employment opportunities (including hiring, assignment, performance assessment and promotion) on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, expression, veteran’s status or other protected characteristics or status. We actively partner with organizations representing minority concerns and interests to build high-performing teams that mirror the communities we serve.

All company sponsored programs including training, job, social and recreational activities are required to be nondiscriminatory and all human resource practices are monitored to ensure equal opportunity.

Please note that a cover letter is a REQUIRED part of your application. Please submit your resume AND cover letter in one combine PDF file.

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