• Financial Analyst, The Center for Vaccine Equity (CVE)

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Affiliated Organizations
    Task Force for Global Health
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Revenue Cycle & Managed Care
  • Description

    The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its eight programs focus on building robust public health systems that serve all people. Program areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force for Global Health was recognized for its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering with the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world's largest award of its kind. The Task Force is ranked among the largest nonprofits in the United States due to in-kind contributions of medicines and vaccines from major pharmaceutical companies valued at billions of dollars annually.

    CVE BACKGROUND: The Center for Vaccine Equity (CVE) works to assure all people have equal access
    to life-saving vaccines and antiviral agents by expanding availability, supporting vaccine impact
    studies, and building delivery systems that facilitate access in developing countries. CVE also serves as
    Secretariat for a number of global health partnerships that advance this mission.




    The Financial Analyst serves as the financial expert for CVE, managing both federal and private foundation funding. The Financial Analyst will provide financial management support, monitoring, analysis and recommendations for Center programs.


    • Responsible for ensuring that the accounting, budgeting, and financial analysis functions are operating effectively and efficiently
    • Clarify requirements, policies and procedures, negotiation terms and grant procedures of federal grants for non-us partner organizations
    • Participate in pre-award reviews and assessments
    • Ensure compliance with funder audit requirements for all contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements and prepares and executes the annual audit management plan
    • Keeps the Deputy Director informed of significant issues related to planning, implementing and monitoring of programs and activities of the grants
    • Prepares required monthly/quarterly and ad hoc financial reports related to funds and other grants
    • Prepares quarterly accruals and reviews closeout documents to ensure that finance-related closeout actions such as completion of required audits and payment of final claims and de-obligation of excess funds are properly carried out, if necessary
    • Verifies compliance with agreement terms and conditions and allowability of actual costs
    • Assesses prospective recipients’ administrative and institutional abilities to implement program/activities
    • Determines appropriateness and effectiveness of prospective recipients’ operation procedures and cash management practices.
    • With the Deputy Director prepares budgets and budget modifications for CVE grants
    • Assists Deputy Director in the preparation of monthly financial reports for program use and periodic financial reports for external (donor) reporting
    • Tracks payments toward all sub-contracts and consulting agreements with continuous updates
    • Monitors revenues and expenses and advises management team of significant variances in budgets including cash flow, under- and over-spending patterns
    • Analyzes past and current data and prepares expense and revenue forecasts
    • Reviewing general ledger accounts, reconciling errors, adjusting journal entries where necessary, and providing project management teams with monthly reports on updates.
    • Liaising with Task Force IPS to identify and resolve CVE financial management issues.
    • Assists with the development and tracking of sub-contracts and consulting agreements
    • Tracks payments toward all sub-contracts and consulting agreements with continuous updates
    • Evaluates financial reporting on all sub-contracts, identifies deficits or problem areas, and makes recommendations for appropriate corrective actions
    • Reviews and processes travel reimbursement requests
    • Reviews and processes for payment vendor and consulting invoices and enters them into the Financial Edge Accounts Payable system
    • Calculates, prepares, and tracks per diem requests to Task Force finance department for payment to meeting participants
    • Prepares and maintains payroll allocations
    • Participates fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by Task Force management


    OTHER RESPONSIBILITY: Participate fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities, and initiatives as requested by management.


    TRAVEL: 5% or less




    • Master's degree in accounting, business management, finance or a related field
    • Familiarity with CDC Cooperative Agreements and related financial processes and obligations
    • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB).
    • Experience working in the international arena
    • Experience providing financial analysis support to projects
    • Accomplished MS Excel user
    • Knowledge of Blackbaud’s Financial Edge software
    • Proactive, problem-solving orientation



    • 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
    • Four years of financial analysis or accounting experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.


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