Financial Analyst

FSA - Ashburn, VA3.9

Full-time
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Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law enforcement and homeland security, FSA, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and AECOM, has a vacancy for a Financial Analyst. In this role, you will be supporting the overall mission of the FSA in our project management office.

A Financial Analyst executes the following duties:
  • Provide detailed financial management, analytical, and budgetary support
  • Provide program-specific analysis to support budget formulation, budget execution, and financial reporting processes
  • Provide simple to moderate level accounting and finance support to various internal departments, including the preparation of forecasts, financial reports, reconciliations, and financial analyses
  • Transactional duties include but are not limited to:
  • Prepare, review, and input manual journal entries
  • Review and approve general ledger activity for account reconciliations and work papers in support of transactional details
  • Ensure financial statements reconcile to accounting systems and subsidiary ledger detail
  • Prepare and review monthly billing and vendor transactions for compliance and accuracy
  • Provide Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance support, including documentation and audit data calls.
  • Reporting duties include but are not limited to:
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for internal management and operational groups to include revenue and hours reports, hours goals, labor and expense statistics, program expenses, assets, etc.
  • Compile various financial data for external customers on an ad hoc basis.
  • Forecasting & analytical duties include but are not limited to:
  • Review financial statements
  • Investigate and resolve balance discrepancies and internal inquiries by researching and interpreting general ledger data
  • Assist in preparation of forecasts and provide variance analysis of actual performance against Annual Operating Plan (AOP) or Forecasts
  • Calculate and validate bill rates for on-going processes and at start of new contract periods
  • Assist with budget preparation and financial planning processes
  • Assist with budget review for compliance and identification of cost-saving opportunities.
  • Document workflow and identify process improvements
  • Use, maintain and update a complex Excel tool and other applications used in forecasting and tracking financial results throughout the year to meet budget projections
  • Develop accurate and timely monthly reporting to support strategic decision-making based on financial analytics, raising issues and concerns as appropriate
  • Prepare reports, tables, and charts that illustrate financial analysis results for assigned projects
  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends. Verify accounts by reconciling statements and transactions for individual customers. Resolve account discrepancies by investigating documentation of commitments, obligations and payments, and adjustments
  • Maintain financial security by following internal accounting controls, securing financial information with appropriate backups, and maintaining financial historical records
  • Support month-end closing including reconciliation of projects and analysis of monthly financial data
  • Produce monthly and quarterly financial analyses and commentary, focusing on proposed actions and recommendations while assessing key performance drivers, risk, and other financial issues
  • Assist in the development of corporate financial models and contribute to impactful operational and strategic analysis
  • Create ad hoc analyses from data spanning multiple systems
  • Deliver analysis on revenue and cost drivers and provide business insight on both results and forward-facing issues impacting performance
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting data and analysis
  • Analyze program financials, including financial and cost forecasting, reporting and analysis, profitability analysis, and working capital analysis (accounts receivable forecasting, treasury forecasting, unbilled analysis, and aged receivables analysis)
  • Work with key stakeholders to establish performance targets and develop long-range plans to achieve FSA's strategic goals
  • Help to translate FSA's strategy and key opportunities into long-term financial strategies
  • Specific projects and other duties as assigned
Minimum Educational Requirements:
  • Four-year college degree in Finance or related field preferred; may substitute additional experience for degree
Skills/Qualifications

Required:
  • At least 3- 7 years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience in a large company (over $50M in revenue)
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and lookups
  • Strong analytical analysis ability
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced organization
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills to allow for multi-tasking
  • Self-starter; able to work independently and in a team environment
Preferred:
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting the development of budgets and forecasts or other related financial data
  • Advanced Excel skills (macros, ability to create complex financial models)
  • Government contracting experience a plus
  • Experience or knowledge of Cost Point and Deltek Software
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Word and other Office Suite applications
Forfeiture Support Associates (FSA), LLC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity), veteran status, family leave status or any protected group status as defined by applicable law.