U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer, and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and by supporting members, impacting athletes, and serving fans. We seek motivated, passionate, skilled people who can think, create and work on a team.

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

Position Description

As a contributing member within the Finance department, the Senior Financial Operations Analyst serves the organization's staff, department heads, senior leadership, and Federation members through financial and operational planning, reporting, forecasting, data and travel analysis, technology integrations, and operations. This position reports the Finance Director, and oversees the organizations’ travel management platform, travel-related payment processes, and air-travel and accommodations contracts. This role should have technical proficiency, and work to improve the federation’s processes and operational issues, through procurement. This role performs data analysis and develops reports across several areas including federation/departmental financial performance, and travel & expenses.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages Federation’s corporate travel program including management of Concur travel platform and relationship with Federation’s Travel Agency and Airline/Hotel partners

  • Reviews group hotel accommodations contracts for budgetary, sales tax, and billing considerations

  • Oversees federation’s travel and credit card spend policy

  • Maintains technology integrations of financial systems that connect to the ERP (Sage Intacct)

  • Supports CFO/COO’s and Director, Finance’s initiatives to reduce variability and cost, drive operational efficiencies, make procurement decisions, and initiate system improvements

  • Introduce Procurement processes to federation regarding buying/contract decisions

  • Analyzes financial trends and activity for strategic decision making

  • Retains in-depth knowledge of and maintains the federation’s financial chart of accounts

  • Supports special projects and additional analysis as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Finance, Business, or Operations

  • Minimum 2-3 years of finance or business experience with demonstrated performance

  • Prior industry experience in financial planning, analysis, and operations/travel

  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office products with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with ERP (Sage Intacct, SAP, Oracle, NetSuite, MIP, etc.) and reporting systems

  • Exceptional attention to detail, analytical & time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow

  • Ability to deliver high quality work and execute under pressure and deadlines

  • Strong verbal, written and in-person communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced experience with various financial and technology software including but not limited to Chrome River, Concur, Stripe, Adobe, HRIS, ERP systems

  • Prior experience working at either a non-for-profit, sporting organization, financial services, or travel services company

  • Proficient abilities using technology programs, data science, and introduction to coding is a plus

  • Able and willing to work non-traditional hours including evenings & weekends on an ad-hoc basis

  • Passion for soccer is a plus

Working at U.S. Soccer is a unique opportunity. Employees who work at U.S. Soccer have the following attributes:

  • Adopt a company centric approach—Serve the Athlete and the Fan

  • Embrace and see learning as a lifelong pursuit

  • Possess a growth mindset—keeps an open mind and seeks new challenges

  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection

  • Open to criticism and does not make excuses

  • Possess a tireless work ethic

  • Wants to be part of a team that wins

  • Has the ability to be firm but fair

  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner

  • Build relationships through genuine interpersonal skills

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • U.S. Soccer has mandated the Covid-19 vaccine and is requiring all staff to be fully vaccinated at the start of employment