Financial Analyst

Refugee Women's Alliance   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Finance
Posted on January 11, 2022
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Financial Analyst
Full-time Regular


The Financial Analyst is responsible for providing accurate, timely information that drives business decisions and monitors compliance.  This position works collaboratively with the Finance team, supporting Payroll, Accounts Payable, the Grants Manager, and the Finance Director.  


ReWA promotes inclusion, independence, personal leadership, and strong communities by providing refugee and immigrant women and their families with culturally and linguistically appropriate services. ReWA advocates for social justice, public policy changes and equal access to services while respecting cultural values and the right to self-determination.

Our clients come from more than 70 countries across the globe, including Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. ReWA provides social services to every member of a refugee or immigrant woman’s family, from infant to senior. These services, delivered in more than 50 languages and dialects, are designed to make a long-lasting impact in our clients’ lives and help them thrive in the Puget Sound community.


1. Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Assist in preparation of grant budgets, annual budgets, and forecasting.
  • Prepare financial reports and ad hoc reports for review and decision making by the Leadership team.
  • Provide insight into budget variances and strategies for cost savings and utilization of funds.
  • Update and implement cost allocation policies and cost distribution formulas.
  • Monitor compliance with internal controls and key performance indicators.

2. Accounting:

  • Contribute to the monthly and annual close by preparing journal entries and reconciling accounts.
  • Assist with preparation of schedules and compile requested documents for financial audits.
  • Manage fixed assets

3. Vendor Management

  • Ensure compliance with Vendor Management Policy, including preparing Request for Proposals, analysis of proposals, and vendor selection.
  • Maintain vendors, including setting up new vendors and inactivating vendors.
  • Support annual 1099 reporting.

4. Support Other Finance Functions

  • Prepare and deposit cash and checks received weekly.
  • Back up the Payroll Specialist, Behavioral Health Billing Specialist, and the Grants Accountant duties
  • Carry out administrative tasks
  • Maintain documents and records


  • Associate degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and general accounting functions including reporting requirements and procedures related to federal, state and other related grants, cost accounting, government accounting and auditing.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and administration, financial record keeping and reporting.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet, word processing and accounting software (preferably Abila MIP)
  • Strong work ethic with a defined sense of urgency, ownership, and accountability for deadlines.
  • Strong math and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, team building skills
  • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diverse cultures.
  • Medical billing and coding, including experience with Medicare guidelines, a plus


  • Adequate visual skill and manual dexterity for computer and other data-related tasks
  • Able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Able to lift and move file boxes


Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance; Long Term Disability; 403(b) retirement savings plan; paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave


ReWA is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values and inclusive workforce and workplace environment and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process. Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.


ReWA is committed to providing a safe and secure staff and client environment. Employment at ReWA is contingent upon a successful background check on each new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing ReWA to conduct a thorough background check


Open until filled


ReWA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, family or parental status of any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.