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Operations Finance Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00180
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Contributes to the achievement of financial and business objectives through accurate and timely reporting of revenue and costs for assigned portfolio of projects. Works cross-functionally with operations,contracts and proposals, and finance throughout the project lifecycle.
• Administers the daily financial management of project portfolio consisting of single service contracts and/or tactical accounts.
• Identifies issues related to contract modifications, contract values, and contract deliverables.
• Performs analysis of budget to actual data on monthly, quarterly, and annual
bases and for revenue calculations and forecasting.
• Analyzes cost assignments, ensuring that all assigned projects adhere to accepted cost accounting standards.
• Performs regular profitability and cash flow analysis on assigned projects.
• Performs reconciliations of costs and revenues recognized for assigned projects.
• Tracks and maintains project information and budgets within the project accounting system.
• Coordinates with support staff to ensure sponsors are invoiced in a timely and accurate manner.
Education and Experience:
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance preferred
*CPA desirable*
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2 + years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to function as an effective and respected partner to internal clients
• Ability to be analytical and handle data effectively
• Confidence to handle sensitive information and make sound recommendations
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks while still delivering high quality results
• Good analytical and quantitative skills and ability to handle data effectively
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational and project administration skills
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of data
• Solid understanding of accounting/financial principles and regulations/legal requirements
Working Conditions and Environment:
• Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
• Occasional drives to site locations with occasional travel both domestic and international.
• Long, varied hours may be required.
Physical Requirements:
• Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day.
• Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
• Frequent mobility required.
• Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
• Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
• Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
• Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
• Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
• Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
• Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions
with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.
• Regular and consistent attendance.