Financial Analyst

Velos Team - Washington, DC

Full-timeEstimated: $65,000 - $84,000 a year
EducationSkills
Velos has an opening for a Financial Analyst supporting classified satellite programs in Northern Virginia. TS clearance required

Job Description

As a Financial Analyst you will be responsible for supporting our various satellite programs. You will work with the Finance team as well as other departments on the following:

Prepare and analyze financial reports and communicate recommendations to management in a clear, organized summary.
Analyze spending and costs weekly and provide direction to management to balance risk and cost targets.
Provide monthly / quarterly reporting and analysis to support business processes.
Assist in planning and forecasting program financial performance. Prepare future strategic plans.
Serve as a resource to management in understanding results by reporting and investigating variances.
Use financial reporting and provide analysis of key metrics to direct management toward areas of improvement or to surface operational issues.
Support proposal and pricing efforts for both new business and changes to existing customer contracts.
Develop, maintain, and establish financial information systems considering such things as labor tracking, material consumption, and total cost on operation floor.
Responsible for continuous improvement and process efficiencies. Perform special projects related to financial and budget analysis.
Coordinate quarterly EAC Estimate at Complete process
Able to efficiently work independently or with a team to achieve the desired objective by the specified deadline.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree with 6 years of accounting or financial experience including pre graduate work OR- 4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheet applications and data bases e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point.
Ability to prioritize multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines. Organize deliverables in a clean and presentable format.
Analytical and reporting skills
Experience with Program cost control
Experience with Proposal and pricing support
Experience with Planning and forecasting
Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, mathematics
Experience with GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, Government Compliance or accounting.
Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university will be verified.
Demonstrated analytical acumen and problem-solving skills.
Understanding of and/or experience with Earned Value Management Systems EVMS.
Experience in program/cost accounting, and legal/contracts
Operational knowledge of manufacturing, engineering, and business environments