Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Senior Budget and Reconciliation Coordinator

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/1/2024 2:15 PM)
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NRDC is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our people helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our team of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and the globe from our offices in Beijing; Bozeman, Montana; Chicago; New Delhi; New York; San Francisco; Santa Monica; and Washington, D.C.


NRDC is seeking a Senior Budget and Reconciliation Coordinator to work with the Development Donor Systems team in a hybrid role in NRDC's NY office.

Position Summary
This position will support the Development Donor Systems team and senior stakeholders across the organization, playing a critical role managing the coordination of budget reporting and monthly reconciliation between the Development department and Finance and Accounting. 


This is a hybrid role and requires a physical onsite presence 2-3 days per week in the New York office location, dependent on scheduling needs.


  • Support and provide clear communication of annual budget process to senior stakeholders 
    • Support Development Donor Systems Senior Director, Deputy Director, and Development Chief of Staff with annual budget process needs 
    • Management of budget items including revenue goals and actuals in the database 
    • Coordination of budget reporting, including forecasting, progress to goals, and budget entry process, and executive level presentation reporting 
  • Coordinate monthly close reconciliation process with Finance and Accounting 
    • Help establish and facilitate monthly reconciliation close process with Finance and Accounting, assist with the implementation of monthly close software 
    • Act as central point of contact for senior stakeholders in Development and Finance & Accounting for monthly close 
    • Coordinate with Development Donor Systems team to ensure all monthly close related items are completed on schedule 
    • Review financial data integrity and troubleshoot any errors or issues 
  • Support Development Donor Systems team with gift entry and data integrity 
  • Assist with processing gifts from all donor constituencies, as needed and assigned, with emphasis on budget related data entry 
  • Report on and review gift entry in Salesforce to ensure financial data integrity 
  • Adhere to established data standards and practices 


Minimum Education & Experience:   

  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Advanced Excel experience required 
  • 3+ years of nonprofit Development experience required 
  • 3+ years of budget related experience strongly preferred 
  • Salesforce or Nonprofit database experience strongly preferred 

 Skills, Abilities, Competencies  

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook  
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills 
  • Ability to effectively interact with a wide range of internal constituents 
  • Ability to travel to NRDC U.S. based offices, approximately 40-60% annually 
  • Commitment to NRDC’s mission, values, and DEI principles 

NRDC is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in our work and in our workplace. We believe that celebrating and actively welcoming diverse voices and perspectives is essential to solving the planet's most pressing environmental problems, and we encourage applications from candidates whose identities have been historically under-represented in the environmental movement.


We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and is commensurate with skills and experience. Internal equity will be reviewed and considered to determine a final offer. For this position, the salary range is $66,500 to $73,000.


Our offices are open and we are operating in a hybrid model. We offer NRDCers flexibility, and we ask them to come into the office and spend meaningful time there in collaboration with their colleagues. We call this purposeful presence.


As a science-based organization, NRDC aims to do our part to help contain the COVID-19 public health crisis. For the sake of health, safety, and equity, we ask that people be vaccinated unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation or other exemption in accordance with state and local law. We consider a person to be vaccinated two weeks after receiving one full course of a CDC-approved vaccine. In accordance with state or local law, new hires will be asked to attest to vaccination, those wishing to do so may request medical or religious accommodations or other exemptions via NRDC Employee Relations. NRDC treats all vaccine-related data confidentially, in keeping with local, state, and federal laws.


To apply, visit and upload your résumé and cover letter. Please mention where you saw this posting and upload any additional materials that showcase your abilities. Due to the high volume of applications, we will contact only those candidates we would like to interview. Please no phone calls, emails, or in-person résumé drop-offs.


If you experience technical problems while applying or if you are a person with a disability and need assistance applying online, please reach out to iCIMS Customer Care at 1-800-889-4422.


For more about NRDC, visit


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