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Financial Analyst

New York Road Runners Inc

New York Road Runners Inc

IT, Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024


About NYRR
New York Road Runners (NYRR) was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people, and has grown from a local running club into the world’s premier community running organization. NYRR’s mission is to help and inspire through running, aiming to empower people of all ages and abilities to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.
NYRR’s year-round offerings of races, community events, programs, and training resources provide hundreds of thousands of people with the motivation, know-how, and opportunities to start running and keep running for life. NYRR’s premier event, the famed TCS New York City Marathon, attracts the world’s top professional runners and committed amateurs alike, while also raising millions of dollars annually for charity and driving economic impact for New York City. NYRR is equally committed to the runners of tomorrow, passionately providing youth fitness programs that educate and inspire children in underserved communities in New York City, nationwide, and around the world.
Headquartered in New York City, NYRR is a 501(c)(3) organization. To learn more, please visit www.nyrr.org.
At New York Road Runners, we are committed to building an inclusive, diverse workplace by finding the best candidate for the job. We understand that skills come from a variety of different backgrounds. Checking off every single requirement on our job description is not necessary to apply. If you think you are a good fit and have a passion for the work we do, please submit your application. We are eager to learn about your experience and skills! You may be the right candidate for this or other open positions.
New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About the Department
The Finance Department’s mission is focused on partnering with NYRR operating functions to drive optimal decision making and operating performance by providing accounting direction, financial insight and analysis while serving as the financial stewards of the organization. The Finance department consists of Financial Planning & Analysis and Accounting and covers all aspects of Finance including safeguarding and growing the company’s assets, reporting and forecasting performance, including monthly updates to Senior Leadership and preparing Quarterly Updates to the Board, preparation of the annual budget, establishing, and maintaining a functioning set of financial policies, ensuring compliance to audit and generally accepted accounting principles and ethical standards.
About the Position
Reporting to the Head of FP&A, this position will be responsible for i) assisting the Head of FP&A in preparing the consolidated financial results, ii) preparing the budget, forecast, management reports and performing variance analysis for specific admin functions within the organization and iii) preparing ad hoc financial analysis as needed. This requires prior experience in financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis. This individual needs to apply critical thinking and intellectual curiosity to their work and must be able to apply basic accounting principles to analyze and forecast financial information and review and interpret financial reports and performance. Duties are outlined below.
Job Responsibilities (primary and secondary duties):
  • Support Head of FP&A with the consolidation of the organization wide budget and monthly forecast and the preparation of quarterly financial reports for the Senior Leadership Team
  • Support Head of FP&A in preparing quarterly board materials, including financial reports, cashflow projections, and overall narratives
  • Primary finance lead for 3 admin functions (HR, Office & Space Operations, and Diversity, Equity & Social Responsibility) to prepare their annual budget and monthly forecast
  • Review and analyze monthly results and prepare variance analysis to highlight performance trends; includes proactively identifying key areas of potential risks and opportunities
  • Assist in updating cash flow projections and improving the overall process to ensure accurate reporting
  • Partner with accounting team to close out each month end, fiscal year and provide assistance in the audit
  • Other ad hoc financial support and analysis

Job Requirements:


  • 7+ years of Financial Planning & Analysis Experience
  • Prior experience with budgeting/forecasting and base level accounting principles
  • Prior experience in consolidation and preparation of board reports
  • Advanced competency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Oracle, NetSuite, and Adaptive Insights a plus

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelors Degree, or a combination of Associates Degree and relevant experience required
  • MBA, Masters in Finance, or CPA a plus

Skills & Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with focused attention to detail
  • Organized, with demonstrated in prioritizing multiple projects to completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skill, and a highly collaborative mindset



NYRR requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer