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Financial Planning Analyst
Title:Financial Planning Analyst
Job Type:Exempt (salaried)
Posting Date:05/07/2021
Location:College Park, MD


The American Institute of Physics has an exciting job opportunity for a Financial Planning Analyst. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is analytically minded, and deadline driven. The role will be a blend of Financial Analyzing and Accounting.

Responsibilities include:

• Support the budgeting and forecasting process by engaging directly to ask clarifying questions, building/challenging assumptions, and entering that input into the organization's financial systems.

• Develop financial models and analyses to support business analysis and strategic planning initiatives using forecasting, budgeting toward operational improvements.

• Develop and maintain management reports and dashboards.

• Prepare Executive Board materials for presentation.

• Work with Senior Leadership to advance organizational goals.

• Develop and maintain administration of financial management systems (Oracle PBCS & Fusion among others).

• Analyze detailed financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely recommendations to management for decision-making purposes.

• Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in product and service pricing.

• Work independently with cross-departmental colleagues to advance projects.

• Be the day-to-day lead on assigned functions/projects.

• Respect and adhere to ethical principles regarding data protection and confidentiality regarding any information obtained as part of the professional activity.

• Other duties as assigned.


Proposal Packet Must Include: Cover letter, resume, and completed application.

What is AIP?

We are the American Institute of Physics. Our mission is to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. We promote the physical sciences through effective communication, education, and policy initiatives.

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a 501(c)(3) membership corporation of scientific societies. AIP pursues its mission—to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity—with a unifying voice of strength from diversity. In its role as a federation, AIP advances the success of its Member Societies by providing the means to pool, coordinate, and leverage their diverse expertise and contributions in pursuit of a shared goal of advancing the physical sciences in the research enterprise, in the economy, in education, and in society. In its role as an institute, AIP operates as a center of excellence using policy analysis, social science, and historical research to promote future progress in the physical sciences.

Why Work for AIP?

AIP wants you to be safe!

During the COVID 19 pandemic AIP took appropriate steps to ensure the safety of all AIP staff by providing a flexible approach to remote work that ensured a safe and productive workforce could continue to pursue our mission and provide continued value to our stakeholders. The safety, health, and wellbeing of our staff are of the utmost importance to our Institute.

In addition to your safety, AIP wants you to love working at the Institute, and we have a workplace culture that supports that goal. With our commitment to community service, institute-wide social opportunities, and ongoing Learning and Development, we work hard to make sure AIP is a rewarding place to work. Did we mention that you have the opportunity to work with amazingly talented colleagues in a variety of departments?

We offer a comprehensive and generous total compensation package including competitive pay, multiple healthcare options to meet your needs, commuter benefits, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, free parking (once we return to the office), tuition assistance, and an outstanding retirement plan.


Diversity Welcome!

We encourage and invite people from diverse backgrounds to apply and join our team. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, creed, marital status, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, personal appearance, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability.



• Bachelor's Degree in a business-related discipline

• 2+ years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis or Public Accounting

• Strong Microsoft Excel skills, including Pivot Tables and V/H LOOKUPS

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Prior Oracle (or similar) reporting experience is a major plus


AIP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

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