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Revenue Analyst

Revenue analyst

Location: San Francisco, CA

About Energy Foundation

Energy Foundation’s mission is to serve the public interest by building a strong clean energy economy. Energy Foundation supports education and analysis to promote non-partisan policy solutions that advance renewable energy and energy efficiency while opening doors to greater innovation and productivity—growing the economy with dramatically less pollution. We are a complex, multi-site, multicultural nonprofit organization with big plans for the future. Now into the tenure of a new CEO, Energy Foundation has embarked on a major strategy refresh, a prioritized commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and rapid geographic expansion.

For more than 25 years, Energy Foundation has supported grantees to help educate policymakers and the general public about the health and economic benefits of a clean energy economy. Our grantees include business, health, environmental, labor, equity, faith, and consumer groups, as well as policy experts, think tanks, universities, and more.

Our comprehensive approach advances energy efficiency and renewable energy in the power, transportation, and buildings sectors. Working together, our Policy program focuses on developing innovative policies to help propel clean energy development in these sectors, while our Strategic Communications Program develops powerful narrative and communications strategies designed to build support for our work regionally and nationwide. Our States and Regions Team is a cross-disciplinary team of policy, communications, and campaign experts dedicated to advancing strong state and regional climate and clean energy policies.

Energy Foundation’s founding office is in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices in Raleigh, NC; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; and Las Vegas, NV.

Position Summary

Energy Foundation seeks a dynamic, self-starter to join our Finance team as a Revenue Analyst. The Revenue Analyst will be responsible for supporting the preparation of budgets and reports, processing and tracking all revenue, and supporting internal and external special requests related to grant awards and grantmaking.

ThRevenue Analyst works in close collaboration with Strategic Partnerships, Grants, and Programs. 

Energy Foundation actively seeks to expand diversity, equity, and inclusion within our organization and through our work. We encourage people of color and candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to apply. 

Reports to

The Revenue Analyst reports to the Senior Director of Finance. 


Funder Reporting

  • Work collaboratively with Strategic Partnerships and Program staff in the production of funder proposal budgets and performance reports. 
  • Track expected payment receipt dates and support Strategic Partnerships staff on outreach for payments.  
  • Maintain funder records in appropriate electronic systems in cooperation with Strategic Partnerships.  
  • Support the creation of standardized, automated funder reports from business analytics (reporting) tools.
  • Reconcile program spending per grants management reports to accounting records  

Revenue Recordkeeping

  • Make cash deposits, record all revenue, account receivable, and/or gain/loss entries in NetSuite, the foundation’s accounting system. 
  • Provide firstlevel review of the bank reconciliation process.
  • Track the annual schedule for temporarily restricted funds by time and purpose and take the lead on the audit schedule.
  • Maintain the Program budget in grants management software.
  • Report revenue performance (forecast vs. budget) and Board authority requests and authorizations.
  • Create and produce fundrelated materials for Board of Directors meeting. 

Other Accounting Duties

  • Cross-train on finance and related functions, as needed. 
  • Act as backup on accounts payable and payroll, as needed. 
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Controller or the Senior Director of Finance. 

Build the Team

  • Generate and implement ideas for systems, program, and operational improvement. 
  • Embody Energy Foundation’s values of collaboration, service, learning, and responsibility, and recognize that we are stronger when we are diverse and inclusive.  
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues. Contribute to a positive working environment.  
  • With assistance from supervisor and others, formulate own learning and development plan. Identify and seek out professional development opportunities, including networking, informational interviews, training, projects, etc. 
  • Five or more years of experience in an accounting role. 
  • Nonprofit accounting experience preferred, particularly revenue recognition.  
  • Advanced skills in accounting software, preferably Netsuite. 
  • Technical skills: intermediate or advanced skills using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, preferably in a Mac environment; familiarity with Salesforce for relationship management preferred. 
  • Multitasking: experience supporting multiple and sometimes competing priorities and tasks for one or more individuals in a team environment.
  • Excellent communications skills: written, verbal and digital 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to spend extended hours at the computer.  

Work Environment

The Energy Foundation is located in the Bently Reserve building in San Francisco, a LEED certified establishment, easily accessible via public transportation. The office environment is a typical office, with moderate noise levels, shared kitchen facilities, and a collegial atmosphere. This position resides in open shared office space. On occasion, there are activities or events after work hours. Occasional travel may be required.  

How to Apply

Energy Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. To be considered, please submit your resume and a cover letter below expressing your passion for the mission and fit for the role.