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May 20 / BARD CEP

Financial/Budget Analyst, The Center for Clean Air Policy – Washington DC

Organization: The Center for Clean Air Policy

Position Title: Financial/Budget Analyst

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) is seeking to engage an experienced Financial/Budget Analyst in our DC office.

Since 1985, CCAP has been a recognized world leader in climate and air quality policy. CCAP helps policymakers around the world to develop, promote and implement innovative, market-based solutions to major climate, air quality and energy problems that balance both environmental and economic interests.


Financial Planning & Analysis (50%)

  • Prepare monthly forecast of expenses and ongoing estimation of the spend down plan for each grant and present to senior management.
  • Project staff allocations (in coordination with Directors)
  • Allocate expenditures to programs (in consultation with Accounting)
  • Issue periodic projection of expenses for cash flow planning
  • Prepare the annual organizational budget and present to senior management
  • Prepare budgets for grant proposals including close coordination with Policy staff, estimating negotiated rates (when appropriate), and allocating indirect expenses
  • Various ad-hoc financial analytics—identifying funding gaps, cost savings, trend analyses

Contract Administration (20%)

  • Manage the process of preparing, approving, renewing and keeping track of consulting agreements
  • Receive and allocate invoices from consultants

Financial Analysis (30%)

  • Support the quantitative analyses for CCAP’s climate policy work
  • Create financial models estimating NPVs, IRRs and abatement costs, as well as conduct sensibility analysis for various scenarios
  • Draft reports presenting the assumptions, methodology, and results of the financial analyses

Expected salary range is $50,000-$60,000, commensurate with experience


  • BS Finance or Accounting required, MBA a plus
  • 2-4 years relevant work experience in advanced MS Excel required
  • Experience creating financial models and conducting financial evaluations for business cases
  • Experience with foreign currency and FX a plus

How to Apply: Applications, including a cover letter describing your qualifications and your resume (in PDF format), should be sent to ELaine Winterland, Please also reference where you learned of the position. In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type “Financial/Budget Analyst” and your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.

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