This position, which reports to the business unit Controller, is responsible for creating/updating forecasts and providing value-added reports/analysis of the consolidated Business Units multiyear Profit and Loss projections. Primary responsibilities include compiling financial data, updating forecast, analysis, reporting and monitoring of various financial cost elements of the business. The Analyst will support in monthly, quarterly, and annual forecasting. The position will also be an integral member of the annual budget process including monthly variance analysis. This position will consistently interact with Senior Management.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the following:
1. Accounting (Balance Sheet, P&L, Percent Complete Revenue Recognition, Cost Point a plus) but a CPA is not required,
2.) Financial Forecasting, including Business Unit multiyear P&L forecasting ($50 – $250M annual revenue size business),
3.) Experience with multilevel cost allocation accounting,
4.) Excel – including Pivot tables, macros, complex formulas, and linked tabs/worksheets,
5.) The presentation skills needed to interact and present data at the senior management level.
6.) Must have experience working in a DoD environment.
Execute business unit level financial analysis and provide commentary on key issues in a risk-based framework, with an emphasis on analyzing monthly and quarterly variances. Prepare full internal forecasting monthly, quarterly and yearly packages, attend budget and forecasting meetings and record minutes for each meeting. Assist the Controller in all business unit reporting and other scheduled deliverables and adding commentary on financial results. In conjunction with business unit functional area leaders, prepare and monitor the Annual Operating Plan (Budget) and ongoing forecast. Assist with the creation and updating of the business unit Long-term projection plan. Prepare monthly Management reports (Sr. Mgmt. business meetings) and work in collaboration with senior management business segment leaders to analyze revenue and expenses.