Financial Analyst, Sr.

Recruiter
AEROVIRONMENT
Location
Canada
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1523
Summary
The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for the development and maintenance of program financial plans in support of multiple products and business areas. This position will work within a team environment comprised of Program Management, Finance, Technical and other supporting staff.

Position Responsibilities
  • Development and maintenance of program financial plans including budgets and Estimate-At-Completes (EACs) to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned programs
  • Compliance with internal procedures and government procurement regulations
  • Analyzing cost performance against plans to ensure contractual cost obligations are met
  • Preparation of project control/financial analysis reports for distribution to customer/user organization
  • Development of complex cost and pricing models
  • Support in the development of proposal cost estimates, support DCAA audits (pre and post-award), and assist with contract negotiations as necessary
  • Administration of complex financial analysis (variance analysis, risk analysis, profit/loss analysis, etc.)
  • Performs ad-hoc analysis, identify trends and prepares ad-hoc financial reports with recommendations for improvements
  • Liaison between program office, operations and other support organizations on financial issues
  • Interfaces with subcontracts, and customers and performs extensive investigations as required.
  • Identify and drive process improvements including reports, tools and presentation materials
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Determines methods & procedures on new assignments and may serve as Team Lead
  • Other duties as assigned

Special Requirement
U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum of 8 - 12 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in costing and pricing of complex development programs
  • Working knowledge of ERP, SCM, and CRM software/applications
  • Current expertise in MS Office Suite (Advanced MS Excel required)
  • Must be able to effectively work with other users, finance, planners and support staff in achieving results

Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies
  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Knowledge of Cobra & MS Project knowledge is desirable
  • Experience using Oracle EBS preferred
  • Experience in utilizing Earned Value Management Metrics and Reporting preferred
  • Knowledge of Government Cost accounting principles and FAR preferred
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Has effective problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company

Physical Demands
  • Ability to work in an office environment (Constant)
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)

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