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IT Financial Analyst
Ref No.: 14-01050
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Department of Transportation
Richmond, VA
10 Months+
In Person Only

VDOT IT Financial Analyst

*local candidates strongly preferred
*ONLY in-person interviews will be conducted, NO Skype, NO exceptions

Management of the fiscal, budgetary, and accounting operations for IT. Plans, organizes, develops, maintains, and coordinates the development and implementation of fiscal operations, processes, policies and procedures for the IT program.

IT Financial Analyst will develop the annual plan for the agency's IT budget requests and manage the department's expenditures. Is required to analyze projects, infrastructure and applications in order to validate and/or control cost. Will perform monthly program/project expense forecasting and analysis, and assist with the review and analysis of the monthly Infrastructure (VITA) bill. Perform procurement/vendor financial and pricing analysis. Will be responsible for supporting executive decision making and presenting the financial aspects of projects to senior management. Requires understanding projects, applications, IT infrastructure and the key drivers of cost.

Must be familiar with financial models and tools used to determine project financial benefits and profitability such as: Net Present Value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return on Investment (ROI) etc., and will be responsible for developing and/or performing Program and Project Cost Benefit Analysis, Return on Investment Analysis, and identifying total cost of ownership for IT projects. Ensure proper due diligence is applied in confirming benefits for each project solution. Support financial decision making by assisting with project business case documents for proposed IT projects and programs. Provides financial analytical support on new business initiatives and special projects as needed.

Will prepare cost/variance reports on a project level basis and distributes to various levels of IT management. Develops and distributes consolidated monthly project financial reports and Technology Investment Board financial project reports.

Participate in the development and maintenance of performance metrics, measurements, methods, and targets to promote financial accountability, and assist in identifying performance improvement opportunities.

Should be conversant in technology and financial disciplines.
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Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Accounting or Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting or Finance required.
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Minimum eight (8) years experience managing the operation of fiscal, budgetary, and accounting programs
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8
Years
Minimum five (5) years experience preparing financial and statistical analyses and/or developing and maintaining program budgets
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5
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Experience in accounting and financial principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial data, budgeting and long range planning
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5
Years
Highly analytical, strong problem solving skills, careful and precise in all tasks, driven to improve processes.
Required
Excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to operate with all levels of the organization with a great attention to details
Required
Proficient knowledge and use of the MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
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5
Years
Ability to work cross functionally and interact effectively as financial lead with all IT groups
Required
Ability to interact effectively with a variety of individuals
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Ability to interpret laws, policies, and regulations
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Ability to write clear and decisive planning documents both strategic and near term
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Ability to establish and meet deadlines
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Five or more years of relevant work experience in Information Technology department with significant amount of experience in financial analysis area.
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5
Years
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Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
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Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
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In what city/state does candidate reside?
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Does your candidate's experience match or exceed the skills listed above and the number of years of experience with each sklll?
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Is candidate willing and able to travel to Richmond, VA for a personal interview? In person interviews are required, NO phone interviews will be conducted, NO exceptions, NO Skype.
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Does your contract agree to completing the entire engagement?
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How soon after an offer can your candidate start?