The David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Foundation) is seeking a skilled Financial Analyst to help support the financial aspects of grants and operations management. This role is responsible for providing analytical support and analysis to functions within Finance and Administration and across the organization.
We are family foundation that is guided by the enduring business philosophy and values of Lucile and David Packard, who helped found one of the world’s leading technology companies. Their approach to business and community participation has guided our philanthropy for over 50 years. Today, their children and grandchildren continue to help guide the work of the Foundation. We make grants at the local, state, national, and international level.
We work on the issues our founders cared about most, which are improving the lives of children; enabling the creative pursuit of science, advancing reproductive health; conserving and restoring the earth’s natural systems, and supporting and strengthening an array of local nonprofit organizations.
A staff of 125 conducts the day-to-day operations of the Foundation and a Board of Trustees oversees the work of the Foundation. For 2017, the Foundation expects to make grantmaking awards of over $300 million. David and Lucile Packard passed onto the Foundation the following core set of values: integrity, respect for all people, belief in individual leadership, commitment to effectiveness, and the capacity to think big.
Key areas of responsibility include: annual operating; capital, investment, and grant budgets; management reporting; operational and grant budget monitoring and reporting; investment and payout analysis; tax return preparation and filings; data management; and support of controllership and finance functions. This position works in close partnership with another Financial Analyst and reports to the Finance Director. Duties include, but are not be limited to, the following:
Operations Financial Management
Financial planning and analysis
Treasury and Tax
Grantmaking Financial Management
Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively by telephone, read and understand written communication, and generate written communication manually and using a computer. Candidate must also have the ability to work at a desk for 2-3 hours at a time, lift and move documents and supplies not to exceed 20 lbs., and bend to file and retrieve documents.
Related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and work experience and 5-7 years of related work experience
The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a salary that is commensurate with relevant education and work experience. Position is located in downtown Los Altos, CA.
Please email a one-page cover letter explaining how your interest and work experience fit this position and a resume to email@example.com. Please reference the job number 17-13-2150R in the subject line.
No phone inquiries, please.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool.
The Foundation uses an outside firm to check the accuracy of information supplied by applicants.
Principal applicants only.