Financial Analyst
Job Type
Full-time
Description

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and by supporting members, impacting athletes, and serving fans. We seek motivated, passionate, skilled people who can think, create and work on a team.


U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.


Position Description

As a contributing member of the Finance department the Financial Analyst serves the organization's staff, department managers, and Federation members through financial planning and reporting. The ideal candidate for this role is someone with an educational background in finance or accounting. The Financial Analyst is responsible for the organizations’ expense management, corporate credit card program, and travel-related invoice payment processes. This position contributes to the presentation and management of the annual budget to support the organization’s strategic objectives and assists the Finance team with projects and analysis as necessary.


Primary Responsibilities

• Assists with the consolidation and reporting of the annual federation budget and corresponding forecasts, including department detail, department summaries, and top-line corporate summaries

• Creates departmental deliverables, including presentation decks on financial reporting

• Manages the federation’s corporate credit card program, including requesting new cards, supervising employee’s reconciliation process, and communicating with credit card provider

• Maintains the federation’s expense management platform, including setting up and training new users, and assists with related technology migrations of financial programs

• Has in depth knowledge of and maintains the federation’s financial chart of accounts

• Manages the company high-limit vendor credit card and assists with AP/AR processes as needed

• Assists as needed with monthly financial close activities

• Conducts data analysis to assess financial trends & corporate activity to support department’s strategic decision making

• Completes moderately complex calculations, formulas, and functions such as VLOOKUP, filters, data validation, conditional formatting, and pivot tables in Microsoft Excel

• Tracks and records federation grants to ensure proper spending and use of funds

• Supports special projects and additional analysis as required

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

• Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field

• Prior industry experience in financial planning & analysis

• Strong understanding of bookkeeping and accounting principles

• Proficient skills with Microsoft Office products with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel

• Exceptional attention to detail and excellent organizational and analytical skills

• Strong verbal, written and in-person communication skills

• Ability to deliver high quality work and execute under pressure and deadlines

• Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow

• Able and willing to work non-traditional hours including evenings & weekends as needed


Desired Qualifications

• 1-2 years of finance or accounting experience with demonstrated performance

• Experience with ERP (Sage, Intacct, SAP, Oracle, NetSuite, MIP, etc.) and reporting systems

• Experience with various expense management and finance software including but not limited to Chrome River, Concur, Adobe, HRIS

• Prior experience working at either a non-for-profit, financial services, or public accounting firm

• Passion for soccer is a plus

 

Working at U.S. Soccer is a unique opportunity. Employees who work at U.S. Soccer have the following attributes:

• Adopt a company centric approach—Serve the Athlete and the Fan

• Embrace and see learning as a lifelong pursuit

• Possess a growth mindset—keeps an open mind and seeks new challenges

• Practice self-assessment and self-reflection

• Open to criticism and does not make excuses

• Possess a tireless work ethic

• Wants to be part of a team that wins

• Has the ability to be firm but fair

• Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner

• Build relationships through genuine interpersonal skills

  

  

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • U.S. Soccer has mandated the Covid-19 vaccine and is requiring all staff to be fully vaccinated at the start of employment