Financial Analyst - TS/SCI

Jacobs - Reston, VA4.0

ContractEstimated: $69,000 - $90,000 a year
“Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.”

Jacobs is seeking a Financial Analyst in Reston, VA. Duties will include:

Provide billing analysis, financial analysis, and administrative support to a complex hybrid contract with Award Fee and Level of Effort (LOE) element and various projects, tasks, or business units
Responsible for creation and analysis of complex invoices for a government customer
Prepare invoices for posting in the corporate accounting system (CostPoint) and prepare invoice backup to be submitted to the government in standard, customer defined formats
Must be familiar with applying indirect rates to direct costs to insure that costs accurately flow through the accounting system to the invoice
Must have an understanding of Cost Plus, Fixed Price and Pass Thru contract types
Provide analytical review, feedback and recommendations to the Program and Project Managers they support
Support the program/project and billing managers, working with the project control team, and is responsible for reporting on the financial health of the project by: analyzing costs, revenue, risks, and pricing of a particular project or program
Understand basic government contract structures, track and manage contract mods and funding lines to coincide with budgets and billings
Interact informally (phone/email) and formally (program/progress reviews) with stakeholders to provide clear picture of contract financial performance, including company Director of Finance, Division Managers, Program Managers, other Executives, and employees; Corporate Finance, Contracts and Human Resources; and potentially Customer Program Managers
Collect, assemble and conduct quality assurance of monthly deliverables, invoices and supporting documents
Work well in a team oriented environment
Must be an independent self-starter, highly detailed and deadline orientated
Expected to work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
Should demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques in obtaining solutions to complex issues
Should be able to analyze information from across multiple databases and tools to provide accurate reporting and monthly deliverables


Active TS/SCI security clearance
BA or BS degree in the appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university, plus three (3) to five (5) years of appropriate and progressive experience; additional relevant education may be substituted for progressive experience.Similar working level obtained through relevant job experience may be accepted in lieu of degree level education. Greater than 5 years related documented experience if no degree performing a combination of Financial and Control Analyst Functions.
Documented high degree of proficiency with MS Office Suite, web-based applications and databases (specifically Excel).
Excellent communication skills (Written and oral); able to effectively interact with associates at all levels.
Understanding of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9XXX.
Strong understanding of timekeeping and financial management systems, DELTEK/ CostPoint /COGNOS financial managements
Basic understanding of Program and Project Management Principles
Basic understanding of procurement processes
Detail oriented and efficient Multi-Tasker
Ability to learn new tasks and concepts quickly while in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Self-Motivated Team Player but able to work independently

Desired Requirements:
TS/SCI with polygraph is desired
Former DoD experience (military or civilian) highly desired
Worked in Project Management - principled environment is a plus
Business Finance and Accounting Professional credentials are a plus
Essential Job Functions
Physical Requirements: Most work will be done at a desk or computer.
Work Environment: General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.
Equipment & Machines: General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
Attendance: Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements.
Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.
Must be a U.S Citizen. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Must pass a Federal background investigation. Must submit to pre-employment drug testing.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.