The Financial Analyst analyzes past and present financial data and estimated future revenues and expenditures of a more complex nature. Collects, monitors, and studies more complex financial data in order to recommend actions. Works closely with multiple teams and requires strong communication skills as well as a working knowledge in program finance.
* Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual bottoms-up cost and revenue forecasts at a project and organizational level. * Maintains rolling forecasts and quarterly outlook for large programs (typically over $3 Million in revenue). * Determines cost of large project and program operations by establishing standard costs and collecting operational data. * Compares and analyzes program actual results versus plans and forecasts. * Prepares reports for monthly and quarterly reviews. * Prepares monthly subcontractor accruals and initiates accrual reconciliation. * Works with project managers and corporate finance to identify and correct program finance issues. * Analyzes accounting and labor data that drives forecasting and reporting. * Assists program teams with financial reporting requirements to corporate. * Reviews program-related AP/AR invoices for accuracy. * Prepares presentation slide decks for program financial performance reporting. * Completes various special projects as assigned by finance leadership.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field of study. 2-5 years of experience in Finance or Accounting
Other Job Specific Skills
* Proficient in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint. * Understanding of accrual accounting. * Understanding of US GAAP. * Prior Costpoint and Cognos experience preferred. * 2 or more years' experience in government contracting and finance/public accounting desired. * Strong problem solving skills and the ability to think on one's feet. * Understanding of financial planning and strategy. * Understanding of revenue recognition and requirements analysis. * Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment. * Ability to work well with others as well as independently with limited supervision.
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