Analyst, Finance & Accounting

May 24th, 2023
Analyst, Finance & Accounting

Analyst, Finance & Accounting

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
Job Category: Finance
Location: Brooklyn
Job Sectors: Arts & Culture, Community Improvement, Human Services
Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000



Department: Finance 

Division: Finance & Administration 

Location: Brooklyn, NY 

Reports To: Director, Finance 

Status: Full-Time, Regular, Non-union

Salary: $60,000 – $65,000

Application Deadline: Monday, May 29th at 5pm



The Analyst, Finance & Accounting performs a wide variety of essential financial management and reporting duties for their portfolio of grants and department budgets under the supervision of the Director, Finance.  Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the preparation of budgets to actual reports, developing department and project budgets, financial analysis, and forecasting.  In addition, the Analyst will assist in preparing StoryCorps’ department budget reports and provide support to the department staff in understanding them.   

The Analyst will develop a firm grasp of their portfolio and StoryCorps’ overall program operations to be able to effectively respond to questions on budgets, grants, and other financial matters.  The Analyst must be able to work independently and within inter-departmental teams.  


  • Work closely with the Program and Development staff in your portfolio to develop project and grant budgets, and prepare periodic financial reports for grants.   
  • Prepare and distribute budget reports to department managers and senior management, analyze significant variances from the budget, and identify potential cost savings. 
  • Analyze costs and provide financial decision support for earned-income engagements. 
  • Work directly with department directors, and other staff responding to ad hoc requests for financial information and analyses. 
  • Responsible for accurate and timely recording of revenue for the organization, including reconciling such amounts along with restricted net assets and deferred revenue, with Development and other revenue-generating departments. 
  • Assist the Director, Finance in managing the annual organizational budget process, including coordinating and collaborating with department directors in developing departmental budgets; collates information for presentation to senior management; uploads and manages budget information in the financial system. 
  • Provide schedules and other supporting documentation to the auditors in connection with the annual audit and preparation of Form 990.   
  • Perform other duties to support the Finance department as assigned. 


Required skills: 

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience
  • You have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in finance and accounting 
  • You have advanced proficiency with Excel 
  • You are able to communicate effectively verbally and  in writing or in person 
  • You have integrity, sensitivity, and discretion in dealing with confidential financial information 
  • You have strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities, and excellent attention to detail
  • You’re flexible and adaptable- we move quickly at StoryCorps and need solution-oriented problem solvers to help move our work forward
  • Cultural competence/humility and the ability to thrive in a diverse working environment

Preferred skills 

  • You have experience in a nonprofit organization 
  • You have worked in both Mac and Google systems
  • You are familiar with mainstream web based financial ledger systems
  • You have experience with ADP, Asana, Salesforce and Concur systems  

Physical Requirements:

  • Travel 2-3 times a week



Founded in 2003, StoryCorps has given over 600,000 people, in all 50 states, the chance to record interviews about their lives. The award-winning organization preserves the recordings in its archive at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered, and shares select stories with the public through StoryCorps’ podcast, NPR broadcasts, animated shorts, digital platforms, and best-selling books. These powerful human stories reflect the vast range of American experiences, engender empathy and connection, and remind us how much more we have in common than what divides us. StoryCorps is especially committed to capturing and amplifying voices least heard in the media. The StoryCorps MobileBooth, an Airstream trailer that has been transformed into a traveling recording booth, crisscrosses the country year-round gathering the stories of people nationwide. Learn more at

In-Office Work: 

Working at the StoryCorps office is optional except in certain circumstances, such as in-person training, if your position requires some in-office presence, or if your manager needs an in-person individual or team meeting, COVID guidelines permitting.

For those who prefer to work in the office, that option remains.


All offers of employment requiring on-site/in-person work will be contingent on the candidate being Fully Vaccinated (at least two-weeks after last dose) prior to starting their new role. Reasonable accommodations can be discussed with HR personnel for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. Proof of vaccination status is required at the time of extending the offer.


StoryCorps seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at StoryCorps are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.



  • 80 Hanson Pl
  • BROOKLYN, NY 11217
  • United States
  • Phone: 6467237020

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