Director, Financial Decision Support

Remote

Full Time Executive-level / Director

WHO WE ARE:

ActBlue is a nonprofit that builds tech and infrastructure for Democratic campaigns, progressive-aligned causes, and people trying to make an impact in order to fuel long-term, people-powered change. If you’ve ever given online to a Democrat or progressive organization, chances are you’ve used our powerful online fundraising platform.

We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors and help thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations — build grassroots movements. We envision a democracy where everyone looking to make progressive, people-powered change can easily and effectively deploy their resources, energy, and creativity to shape our country and futures. Each and every one of us, from the political activists to the tech innovators to the customer service pros, is fully committed to our mission.

THE OPPORTUNITY: 

As a Decision Support Manager at ActBlue, you will act as a bridge between the Finance Team and individual departments across the organization. You’ll understand the function, needs, and goals of each department to assist them in building budgets and creating long-term analytical solutions. You will identify business challenges and develop financial and budgetary solutions in partnership with department leads and the Chief Financial Officer. This role reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Assist departments in the creation of departmental and sub-departmental budgets 
  • Provide variance analysis monthly and inputs to forecast based on business/function insight and input
  • Act as a conduit and advocate for assigned business units in Finance Team meetings
  • Provide financial analytical support to department heads, and be an active, engaged member of the function’s leadership team 
  • Develop financial data models, data visualizations, and automated analytics that operationalize insights across the business
  • Develop an understanding of the key drivers of success and strategy for the functions supported
  • Develop financial metrics that assist in forecasting and KPI development (i.e. staffing levels, productivity, and performance quality)
  • Establish innovative strategies to understand and solve complex analytics problems and reach valuable data-driven insights by discovering  patterns and trends
  • Directly present to internal stakeholders and articulate coherent stories and analytical financial concepts
  • Ensure teams are following established financial policy and procedures to ensure consistency across the organization

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • 15+ years of experience as a financial analyst supporting various business functions or lines of businessA bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance, or related area of study
  • Experience creating financial data models 
  • Knowledge and experience with complex data mining and analytical tools such as SAS, R, Tableau, etc.
  • Experience working with a management information system
  • Highly analytical mindset and strong organizational skills 
  • A “service-oriented” attitude and the ability to adapt to multiple team environments
  • Experience implementing cross-functional analytical projects and solutions, including defining scope, timelines, and milestones

LOCATION AND COMPENSATION: 

This posting is for a full-time, remote, salaried position. In-office work on an as-needed basis; ActBlue’s headquarters are located in Davis Square in Somerville, MA. ActBlue is currently authorized to support remote work employees in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Washington D.C., and Wisconsin. 

BENEFITS:

  • Flexible work schedules and an unlimited time-off policy
  • Fully paid and trans-inclusive health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families
  • Automatic 2% 401K contribution, plus up to 6% match
  • Three months paid parental leave for all new parents, adoptions included; four weeks of a fully paid flexible work schedule; plus an additional one week of paid leave and an additional one week of flexible work schedule for every full year the employee has worked for ActBlue
  • Commuter or home-office benefits, including a $1,000 home-office setup allowance for all new full-time remote employees
  • Additional perks including monthly snack deliveries and digital subscriptions to the Boston Globe & New York Times

ActBlue is unable to sponsor work visas at this time.

INCLUSION STATEMENT:

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. 

ActBlue is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the interview and employment process, including using our online system to apply for a position.

 

*ActBlue will never ask candidates to buy equipment, nor will we email from anything other than an actblue.com or actbluetech.com email address. 

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