Senior Manager, Financial Planning And Analysis

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Job Description

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges

PATH’s Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team is seeking a Manager who is responsible for driving much of the day-to-day activities and responsibilities related to supporting division/team level financial reporting, analysis, modeling, forecasting, and budgeting. This position will be the principal resource to provide meaningful analytics to support business needs, including analysis of monthly results to some specific divisional areas. The Manager is also responsible for supporting institution-level financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis on a monthly and quarterly basis. This position reports to the Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis.


Develop a strong working knowledge of the divisions supported, and proactively partner and advise division Vice Presidents and other leaders on financial issues.
Drive the development of team and/or division level annual budgets, working in conjunction with division and team leaders. Advise teams on short-term and long-range budget/planning issues.
Develop and maintain key models and reports for reporting performance against annual budget, periodic forecasts, and other Key Performance Indicators, driving divisional leaders’ accountability.
Analyze monthly financial performance against forecast and budget, investigate variances, communicate findings and make recommendations to divisional leaders.
Create and prepare dashboards and presentations used to communicate financial results to the Board, Executives, and other senior leaders.
Perform periodic updated financial forecasts highlighting any key challenges or opportunities influencing divisional or team performance against goals.
Work closely with the Senior Finance Manager to continuously improve PATH’s overall budget and forecast system application, including championing data structure and integrity.
Perform detailed research and analysis on institutional business questions and translate findings into actionable decision points for executive leaders.
Work with partners to improve financial data, systems, and reports by gathering business requirements, devising solutions, and stewarding them toward implementation.
Develop and evaluate new business and financial models for PATH, potentially including innovative financing deals either at the institutional or programmatic level.
Participate in ad-hoc requests, cross-cutting projects, and analysis as needed.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or relevant field from an accredited college or university.
Seven to ten years of progressive financial planning and analysis experience.
Five or more years of experience in a role performing complex financial analysis job functions, including budgeting, forecasting, planning, and financial reporting; preference is given to individuals with experience in nonprofit research, biotechnology startups, or job cost manufacturing.
Three or more years of experience in financial modeling; specifically, in presenting financial analysis and recommendations to a business unit leader.
Performing data reconciliations and business validations of financial data and reports.
Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles including financial statement design.
Ability to model and synthesize complex financial information, operating and KPI data into appealing presentations (to a nonfinancial audience) to facilitate understanding of operational results and drive performance improvement decisions.
Ability to manage finances or budgets of multiple projects concurrently. Ability to quickly come up to speed on new concepts by synthesizing research for deeper analysis.
Advanced Excel modeling skills and proficient in other Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Experience working with large datasets and data visualization software, specifically Tableau, a strong plus.
Strong organizational skills with detail orientation, good follow-through, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Critical thinking combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with colleagues at all levels of the organization.


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About PATH

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.