We believe that working at Goodwill is more than collecting a paycheck. We are a mission driven and diverse nonprofit organization that values safety, belonging and learning in the workplace. We invest in our employees through training and creating opportunities for advancement. Through a combination of on-the-job and skill-based training, you will have an opportunity to develop marketable skills that will serve you at Goodwill and beyond. Most importantly, we are in the business of people and believe people deserve second chances. Invest in yourself and a new, rewarding future. Apply for a position to join the Goodwill team today.

The Finance Analyst assists the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) in driving the enterprise’s annual budgeting process, monthly and quarterly financial reporting including variance and trend analyses, quarterly financial forecasting, long-term financial modeling, capital expenditure analysis and control, and ad-hoc special projects. The FP&A Department acts as the analytical and business intelligence engine of the enterprise by providing relevant and actionable information and insights to support decision-making. This position reports to the Director FP&A

  • Drive the preparation of the annual budgeting process. Collaborate with team leaders and budgeting teams with annual budget and forecast cycles from start to finish
  • Assist effective planning and performance management processes using business intelligence tools to ensure integration, alignment and operational excellence throughout the organization around strategic direction and resource allocation
  • Assist finance leadership in providing timely, accurate and insightful financial reporting, analysis and advice to drive accountability and support fact-based decision-making and continuous performance improvement
  • Assist the maintenance effective and value-added budgeting tools and processes
  • Forecast future revenues and expenditures to establish cost structures and determine capital budgeting for projects
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual management financial reports, including timely and insightful analysis of performance trends and variances versus plan and prior year, for senior management and the board of directors
  • Conduct financial, statistical, and analytical assessments, including financial modeling, revenue/cost forecasting, and risk/return analysis; and prepare and assist in the preparation and reporting of financial reports
  • Assist and forecast the financial process
  • Create awareness and understanding of business performance, trends, issues, and opportunities; provide rigorous business intelligence, including focused and insightful analysis of key performance drivers.
  • Identify/assess cost reduction and efficiency/business improvement opportunities
  • Develop, maintain and distribute as-hoc reports and financial models as needed
  • Partner cross-functionally to build sales plans and forecasts for all stores
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience as finance professional
  • 2+ years’ financial planning and analysis experience to include financial modeling

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (macros, pivots, lookups)
  • Adaptive Insights experience preferred
  • Strong systems skills with preference toward Intacct and/or BI is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills across a variety of mediums (in person, phone and electronic-based)
  • Ability to work respectfully and cooperatively with diverse group of individuals from a variety of educational, social and economic backgrounds
  • Respects and has knowledge of cultures, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientations and age groups other than one’s own, able to work effectively with all
  • Follow and promote workplace quality and safety standards and contribute to a culture of safety
  • Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embrace continuous improvement
  • Strive for high customer satisfaction, going out of the way to be helpful and pleasant
  • Professional with the ability to exercise discretion and judgment in confidential matter
  • Accounting/GAAP knowledge
  • Knowledge of accounting principles for non-profits


Today, Goodwill San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin stands as the original social enterprise model with 20 popular retail locations, 26 donation sites and a thriving eCommerce shopping platform. A beloved and trusted community resource, Goodwill serves the region’s neediest neighborhoods by providing critical job training and support services that transform the lives of thousands of individuals and families through the power of work.


Department: Finance
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position
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