Green Job of the Day: Program Finance Associate, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (Palo Alto, CA)

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Job: Program Finance Associate
Organization: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Location: Palo Alto, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation ( is dedicated to creating positive outcomes for future generations. The Foundation forms and invests in partnerships to achieve significant, lasting and measurable results in environmental conservation, science and the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Program Finance Department supports the mission of the Foundation by providing informed, high-quality, data-driven analysis and solutions. The department functions independently of the Foundation’s program areas, working with program and other colleagues in a solutions-oriented environment. The department carefully evaluates potential grantees and associated proposals to:

  • Determine the appropriate level of funding necessary to achieve the grant outcomes defined by the program team.
  • Assess organizational capacity and growth constraints.
  • Assess financial sustainability of the grantee organization and the project outcomes
  • Analyze and mitigate risks to attaining grant outcomes.

Our ideal Program Finance Associate candidate is a well-rounded top performer with demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret data effectively, work independently and collaboratively, and contribute to team and Foundation goals.

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