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American Heart Association Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis located in Dallas, TX.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the financial planning and analysis for multiple national departments, consolidating national departments and reviewing regional reporting. Main areas include review & coordination of financial reporting including budgeting, projections, and monthly reporting, with heavy emphasis on complex variance analysis. An understanding of financial data, strong management ability, high organizational skills with attention to detail, and a solid understating of general ledger accounting are necessary to succeed in this role. Additional responsibilities include managing staff, consulting with respective business operations leaders and assisting with executive and volunteer reporting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage, monitor, and analyze monthly financial reporting of assigned national business units and regional reporting. Coordinate the consolidation of all national departments on a monthly basis. Provide financial consultation and guidance to business leaders and staff on monthly financial reports and analysis.

  • Oversee completion and coordinate consolidation of the national business unit’s projection process. Review and assist with individual assigned national business units and regional projections. Assist with staff support, review and assist with variance analysis and oversee projection data input into the system. Address questions and formulate solutions as issues arise.

  • Oversee completion and coordinate the consolidation of the national business unit’s budgeting process. Review and assist with specific assigned national business units and regional budgets. Support staff questions, review and assist in analyzing variances, and oversee data input into the system. Address issues and formulate solutions as needed.

  • Establish procedures, timing and training for the National business unit budgeting and projection process.

  • Provides customer service and support to all senior leaders, staff and volunteers on financial matters. Responds to questions relating to accounting issues, procedures and standards relating to the budgeting, projection and various financial reports.

  • Proactively seek out process improvements to gain efficiencies within the department and throughout AHA.

  • Assist with ad hoc financial analysis requests and participate in cross functional tasks.

  • Assist in annual financial audit as needed or required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance

  • Professional License/specialized Training -CPA Certification

  • At least eight (8) years of accounting and finance experience

  • In-depth understanding of the principles of planning, budgeting, assigning, directing, coordinating and reviewing work.

  • In-depth understanding of the principles and practices of accounting with experience in general ledger accounting.

  • Highly skilled in analyzing and reporting financial data to executive management

  • Ability to effectively train and supervise Finance staff.

  • Ability to analyze financial data and interpret into narrative form.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of AHA National and Regional staff and volunteers.

  • Ability to think logically and grasp challenging opportunities.

  • Highly skilled in oral and written communications.

  • Skilled in use and management of automated accounting systems.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Requisition ID 2019-4279

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Accounting/Finance/Audit