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Lead Financial Analyst

Company: PAE Government Services Inc.
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldLead Financial AnalystResponsibilities:Under general supervision, the Financial Analyst IV is responsible for functions of the division accounting and budgetary process. Using established procedures, the financial analyst aggressively and proactively analyzes and forecasts division fiscal data, programs, operations, budgets, expenses and profit and loss. - Applies fundamental fiscal concepts, prepares written and oral budgetary recommendations for implementation in department budgets. Assists Business Unit management and other personnel in technical budgetary matters during budget meeting, finance meetings, and in the general preparation and administration of the budget and profit and loss. Prepares short- and long-range budgetary projections utilizing economic forecasting and financial analytic techniques to assess the impact of budget changes and client requirements. Utilizes current organization-wide software and systems to complete assignments.Summary of Essential job functions:

  • Must be a decisive multi-tasker that can proactively track all division level financial data. - - Individual must be capable of forecasting cost information and predicting cost issues that need to be addressed with Program Managers and other Management as required.
  • Develops monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports for management reporting, forecasting, trending, and results analysis. Including financial outlook and annual operating plan.
  • Ensures financial, accounting, and audit compliance and efficient monthly accounting closing cycle with a core focus on billing in two systems and ensuring detailed accurate financial analysis of the variances.
  • Performs duties in support of Month End close Process, to include reconciliation of projects/accounts, review, and analysis of monthly financial data.
  • Responsible for various financial functions such as analysis, revenue forecasting, monthly and quarterly direct cost review, overhead cost review, and profitability.
  • This individual will support in the development of monthly financial charts in support of Program Management Reviews.
  • Ensures compliance with internal policies and procedures, as well as FAR, other government regulations, GAAP, and CAS requirements.
  • Identifies areas to increase profitability and cash flow; and identifying and implementing opportunities to improve finance and accounting processes (invoicing, set-ups, financial forecasting, audit programs, etc.)
  • Prepares and maintains quarterly reforecast of sales, costs, and profit & loss.
  • Capable of leading a detailed financial review with management and other corporate leaders.
  • Creates, maintains, and updates financial databases and spreadsheets, and generates various financial reports as required.
  • Assists the in planning for annual Direct and Indirect cost budgets.
  • Supports all audit activities for both internal and external audits.
  • Performs monthly/quarterly/year end analysis and reconciliation on all programs.
  • Assists management team on all pricing and proposal efforts.
  • Coordinates with the billing staff to produce accurate invoices to customers. Supports all collection efforts.
  • Performs weekly/monthly reviews and processes all indirect and direct costs.
  • Supports all division program reviews
  • Supports proposal development and pricing as required.
  • Performs ad-hoc assignments as directed by management.
  • Act as the finance and business operations lead for the sector. -Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance (or related disciplines) from an accredited institution, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 8+ years of experience in multiple areas, including Finance, Accounting or Business Operations.
    • Demonstrated experience driving the review and analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and plans and developing strategies for improving or further leveraging these plans.
    • Candidate must be a self-starter with a deep understanding of financial concepts
    • Candidate must be able to identify areas in need of process improvements and implement accordingly with minimal supervision
    • Experience representing the Company to customers.
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret policies, procedures, and technical documentation.
    • Strong knowledge of budgets, estimates at complete and projections.
    • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and propose solutions.
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.
    • Knowledge of principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership, service delivery methods, and coordination of people and resources.
    • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities, schedules, and budgets.
    • Ability to clearly communicate with individuals within executive leadership
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Expert computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Project and Powerpoint.
    • Experience using various software applications, such as spreadsheets, Hyperion, and CostPoint to manipulate and/or format data and/or reports.
    • Experience in Excel, Deltek, Costpoint, Hyperion and Share Point desiredPreferred:
      • Strong knowledge of Percent Complete revenue recognition
      • Experience working with large Federal Government contracts
      • Ability to work with seasoned professionals, manage team dynamics, and ensure focused attention to organizational objectives.
      • Working knowledge of general accounting principles (GAAP), and familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)/SOX. - Experience with budget and forecasting, including development of EACs is highly desirable.Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: PAE Government Services Inc., Richmond , Lead Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Richmond, California

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