Financial Analyst provides full service operational, financial and administrative support to the KQED Technology Division. They are responsible for compliance with financial policies for contracting, purchasing and expense reporting and meeting financial calendar deadlines.
The primary focus of this role is the management of all budgets and forecasts of the departments within the Technology Division to ensure that decisions made within the company are based upon the most current and accurate financial information available. The Financial Analyst is responsible for keeping all department managers informed of their budget status and advising on the impact of potential alternatives.
In addition, the Analyst is responsible for related administrative processes for Technology including purchasing, contracting and financial reporting in partnership with the KQED Finance, Legal, and Development departments.
Other Job Functions:
• 2-3 years proven experience with financial accounting and forecasting systems with the ability and willingness to learn and change as needed
• Previous experience with accounting fundamentals & GAAP
• Previous experience with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
• Demonstrated, excellent oral and written communication skills with a customer service orientation
• Demonstrated, excellent skills in the Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Word
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Works collaboratively in a team environment
• Ability to coordinate information with various departments and divisions.
• Experience in broadcasting, media, technology or construction industries strongly preferred
• Familiarity with SAP BPC and/or Microsoft Business Dynamics (Navision) or other ERP systems preferred (ERP implementation experience is a plus)
• Degree or certificate in Business, Finance or Accounting disciplines preferred
Let us tell you more about our benefits:
Whether you’re single, married, have children, are in a domestic partnership or anything in between, we have you covered. Employees at KQED enjoy a family friendly workplace offering 20 days of paid time off, 11 paid holidays, paid parental leave, family medical leave benefits, comprehensive health/vision/dental and commuter benefits as well as a 403(b) with employer match. KQED encourages diversity, openness and offers training to support personal and professional development. In addition we are proud to offer Employee Resource Groups, wellness programs as well as free KQED membership.
The mission that drives us:
KQED is for everyone who wants to be more.
Our television, radio, digital media, and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.
KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media.
We provide citizens with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration- exposing them to new people, places and ideas.
We celebrate diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public services.