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Program Financial Analyst

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SUMMARY OF
Essential Functions:
Role is to provide accounting, analytical support and finance partnering expertise to Program Managers from pricing proposals through financial reporting of those Programs


SPECIFIC DUTIES, ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
To provide ongoing analytical financial support to the Program Manager to facilitate the preparation of financials, to support detailed program reviews and identify key areas of risk and/or opportunity. In addition, to ensure the program financials are appropriately accounted for (including those accounted for under Percentage of Completion accounting principles). This will involve:
Reviewing all cost elements charged to assigned programs to gain comfort that the amounts are reasonable and accurate. Analyzing SAP cost and rate application and ensure that projects are being accounted for properly.
To compare program actual costs to bid / budget costs highlighting variances and propose suggestions for recovery where applicable.
Working with Make-To-Order (MTO) and Make-To-Stock (MTS) programs and understanding the accounting treatments within the SAP system.
To work with assigned Program Managers to document contract performance to date, ETC and EAC projections and providing forecast inputs (rolling 12 month) of revenue and gross margin per project.
Preparing invoices in accordance with government contracts and FAR requirements.
To monitor cumulative billings against contract value and highlight programs that are approaching full billings.
Presenting financial results in the monthly programs reviews.
Supporting the bid and proposal process by providing cost estimates and pricing. Inputting raw cost data and applying burdens to calculate prices that will be supplied to the government in response to proposal requests. Managing and verifying accuracy of the financial data in proposals.
Provide assistance to creation of WBS's in SAP in accordance with the contract based on an understanding of the implications of how the WBS will function within SAP. Understanding direct and indirect rate application for multiple contract types (FFP, CPFF and T&M) and providing guidance to the programs team regarding impacts.
Must comply with all applicable U.S. export and security regulations.
Other duties may be assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:


Education /
Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Business (Accounting or Finance) required, Master's degree preferred and three or more years of related experience in a project-orientated, accounting and analytical finance environment, preferably within a DoD environment. Government pricing experience desired.

Knowledge/Skills:

Experience with advanced Excel, MS Windows, and Word required. Previous SAP experience desired.
Results-oriented, analytical, and self-motivated person motivated to improve processes, determine what needs to be accomplished, and coordinate appropriate actions through to completion.
Organized, professional, and confident in communicating orally and written through all levels of the organization.
Must be accustomed to meeting reporting deadlines.
Work environment:
Office environment

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