Budget and Planning Analyst

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Budget and Planning Analyst


Update projections and maintain forecasts current with latest available information and approvals
Provide training and guidance to planning leads across the network.
Expand the capabilities of the TNS budget models, including feasibility to capture and upload in the system relevant data for robust financial and donor reporting.
Explore budgeting/planning tools for future use.
Analyze underspending and overspending trends across regions, responsibility centers and projects.
Provide a wide range of financial and budgetary analysis, including budget to actual variances, analysis of fund expenses, analysis of surplus, trends, etc.
Support the fringe review process across all countries where TechnoServe operates and provide guidance for calculation of rates in prospective countries.
In consultation with other departments, manage TechnoServe’s shared cost with a mind toward enhanced predictability and increased cost-efficiency.
Provide other financial analysis as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Financial Management & Reporting

Develop donor financial reports upon notification of award and train relevant financial and project managers on how to use these reports.
Administer TechnoServe’s system of automated financial reports, making additions or revisions as appropriate to best facilitate financial management by users across the organization.
Provide support and deliver financial training programs to increase the capacity of staff to understand TechnoServe’s finances and plan/manage departmental and/or program budgets.
Assist efforts to build a community for technical collaboration and ongoing support/training among TechnoServe's global project and budget managers.
Basic Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree, plus 5 year’s relevant experience OR Master's Degree + 3 years relevant experience.
Extensive experience in planning and financial analysis and supervising or managing development programs being implemented in developing countries.
Advanced proficiency in Excel and Google Sheets. Demonstrated experience with financial reporting systems and/or business intelligence platforms.