Overview

A senior financial analyst is responsible for creating investment forecasts and generating ideas that will help a company effectively manage its portfolio. The senior financial analyst may direct a team of junior analysts while working as part of a team with other senior managers within the company.

Responsibilities

  • Lead implementation of UNANET’s “full financials” system to include resource management, budgeting & forecasting, project management, timesheets, expense reports, project accounting, billing and financials with cost pool calculations.
  • Become corporate “UNANET champion” and lead resource.
  • Define roles and responsibilities, policies and procedures for on-going maintenance and operations of UNANET to ensure accuracy and reliability of data and reporting.
  • Provide daily maintenance of UNANET including (projects/contract administration, people/resources, funding, NTE’s, labor categories, assignments etc.
  • Set-up new projects, task orders, and resources in UNANET and other accounting systems and process changes.
  • Track program financials and identify opportunities to improve cash flow.
  • Support the development and maintenance of the program budgets including work authorizations and change requests.
  • Prepare and present internal project level financial reporting via dashboards and other reporting capabilities in UNANET including project profitability, “Burn” rate and backlog reporting, variances to actuals, etc.
  • Conduct variance analysis and explain root cause to management.
  • Work with Program Managers to ensure program forecasts are accurately reflected.
  • Support corporate level budgets and forecast updates throughout the year.
  • Provide proposal costing and pricing support.
  • Assist Contracts and Subcontracts organization in complying with applicable FAR, DFARS, and CAS regulations
  • Interface with accounting to ensure program financials are properly stated on income statement and balance sheet.
  • Provide surge or backup support for accounting (which could include time administration, A/R invoicing, A/P, cash management, monthly close support etc..).
  • Assist on special projects as needed including update Accounting Policies and Procedures manual, DCAA ICE submission, automation of other accounting processes.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Strong analytical and communications skills and ability to multi-task
  • Must be highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data.
  • Ability to interface and work with various cross functional teams and work effectively with various levels of the organization.
  • Experience using and implementing an Accounting system & T&E module for Government Contractors (i.e. Deltek T&E, Deltek Costpoint or GCS, UNANET, SYMPAQ, eFAACT).
  • Must be highly skilled in use of Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Must have good verbal skills.
  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done.

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • MBA in Finance preferred

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

A minimum of 4 years’ experience in accounting is required.

A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in Financial Analysis and Financial & Accounting system implementation is required in addition to the Accounting experience.

Experience working for a Federal Government contractor is required.

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