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Forecast Financial Analyst

 
Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-19-005
Location:   Orlando, FL
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  April 11, 2019
 
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Job Description:

 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.

 

 

Experience and Skills:

  • BA/BS in Accounting / Finance or Business Management
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to do financial modeling and projections
  • Advanced experience in Excel and strong knowledge of additional Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook and Access (and/or other database software
  • Minimum Five years experience as a Forecast Financial Analyst and/or related experience in the field
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by company and government standards
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced, high-performance work environment
  • Motivated and curious to learn and advance

Preferred skills:

Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   More than 5 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP