Perkins is more than a school; we are an international NGO dedicated to working in 100 countries for over 100 years to help children with multiple, complex disabilities and visual impairments and their families. We are unlocking opportunities and igniting change. At Perkins, we think courageously, we are collaborative and we take ownership. Join a community of growth!


Reporting to the Director of International Operations, as our Senior Program Analyst you will  manage information, processes, and selected opportunities in order to maximize Perkins International’s internal efficiency and external impact for children. You will have both the technical skills and the motivation to support ongoing monitoring of programs and activities, and identify opportunities to streamline administrative and financial processes. Building on Perkins' 100 years of impact, you will support our work to enhance access to education for all children with visual impairment and multiple disabilities. 


Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Expectations include the following:


Streamline financial information and processes:

  • Lead Analysis on managing key systems - Workday, Salesforce, Mineral Tree, DocuSign, and 

  • Streamline workflows and approvals and ensure complete, up-to-date documentation

  • Process invoices and ensure timely payments

  • Monthly variance reports tracking the department’s sub-budgets and grants 

  • Monthly financial statements review and reclassification 

  • Monthly payroll report and adjustments 

  • Monthly expenditure reports by grants and other projects 

  • Adhere to the policies and practices defined by Perkins’ Finance office


Contracts, and administration 

  • Manage contract development and execution, in coordination with Perkins’ legal team

  • Track grant agreements and consultant agreements

  • Adhere to the policies and practices defined by Perkins’ Legal office

  • Maintain International Business Operations manual  as needed in order to enhance processes and/or reflect the correct requirements and procedures for these work-flows and tasks. 


Other duties as assigned 

  • Manage special projects as requested.


Knowledge and Skills    

  • Data management and analysis - Possesses strong quantitative skills and implements best practices in compiling, cleaning, analyzing and presenting data. 

  • Oral and Written Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. 

  • Collaboration and Problem Solving -  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations

  • Courage and ownership: Proven track record of managing multiple priorities to deliver on time.

  • Experience and enthusiasm working in diverse, multicultural settings. Respect and sensitivity to the challenges faced by children and adults with disabilities. 

  • Professionalism - Displays willingness to make decisions and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

  • Competency in foreign languages preferred

  • Experience with Google Suite, Microsoft Excel, Workday, Mineral Tree, Salesforce, and Docusign preferred. Capacity and curiosity to learn new tools.


Education and/or Experience                   

  • Bachelor degree with 2-4 years related professional experience. 


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We have benefits that put you first, including an employer contributing retirement plan, tuition reimbursement from day one, professional development for our employees, personal days, paid time off and paid sick leave. Our campus is quaint, charming and historical, a perfect mix of legacy and modern buildings. It is located in the heart of Watertown, adjacent to the Charles River and a 5 minute drive from food & entertainment at Arsenal Yards.

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