Project Finance Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-314771
    • Job Location: Roseville, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 01/04/2021
    • Years of Experience: 6+
    • Radford Job Code: 02993
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Job Description


The Project Finanace Manager is responsible for all aspects of project/contract accounting for all Kratos UAS contracts.  Duties include ensuring project accounting is in accordance with GAAP on a monthly basis here at KUAS. 



  • Supervise the billing function and the work of program financial analysts in developing, maintaining and tracking budgets and forecasts

  • Act as the primary liaison between project management and accounting for all accounting and finance related matters including project management training regarding accounting policies and procedures 

  • Conduct project management meetings and monthly Contract Status Reviews, P&L and budget reviews.

  • Audit project profit and loss statements monthly to ensure revenues and expenses are being accurately tracked for contracts.

  • Perform revenue accruals including percentage completion revenue calculations on a monthly basis.

  • Work with general ledger accountants and accounts payable to ensure completeness of expense recognition on a monthly basis.

  • Work with accounts payable and time and expense to reclassify expenses to proper projects where needed.

  • Provide training to project management staff/accounting staff on all finance and accounting related policies and procedures.

  • Ensure billings are prepared in a timely manner and are 100% accurate.

  • Maintain all project-related information in the CINCOM System.

  • Responsible for project setup and final audit/close out in CINCOM.

  • Identify budget/pricing model issues based on actual results.

  • Conduct monthly P&L/Budget reviews with senior management and project management.

  • Work with project management to prepare expenditure and commitment forecasts for use in organization-wide cash management planning.

  • Conduct budget to actual revenue and expense analysis on a monthly basis.

  • Identify cost control issues where applicable and monitor trends in revenue and expenses.

  • Provide input to finance staff when analyzing margins on multiple markets or similar work.

  • Work with others in accounting to provide reporting of key performance metrics on a weekly basis.

  • Provide timely, accurate and complete information on project revenues and expenses on a monthly basis.

  • Provide financial information as needed to project managers, finance staff and others for weekly project performance reports.

  • Responsible for hiring, training, and coaching to lower level project accounting staff.

  • Participate in training of new project managers.

  • Assist project management in developing a project requirement checklist.

  • Obtain a clear understanding of the scope of work agreed to and contract details to ensure billing is complete as well as to identify issues surrounding performance and/or scope of work.

  • Communication of contract terms to the rest of the accounting department for proper invoice coding, T&E coding, per-diems levels, etc.

  • Establish a relationship with client finance staff to ensure invoice formats are approved and to establish communication channels to help with collection efforts.


Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned



  • Yes

Experience and Skills


  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

  • Knowledge of CINCOM or similar enterprise reporting system

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills



  • A Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or related field

  • Six or more years of relevant experience in project accounting or general ledger accounting

  • Prior experience in a contract auditing capacity is highly desirable

  • Must have prior management/supervisory experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software




  • Office environment

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)

  • Ability to lift  up to 10 pounds