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Financial Analyst

Company: UIC Alaska
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

FINANCIAL ANALYST (GAFA-2022-17573-F): -*Telework will be considered in a hybrid work schedule for all candidates. Reporting to a Bowhead office is also available.* -Bowhead seeks an entry-level Financial Analyst (FA) who will complete and assist in various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting, trending and analysis. The FA is responsible for creating, updating, and analyzing budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations.The FA will track project expenses, update spend plans and month end accruals as needed. The FA is also responsible for reporting, making recommendations, and analyzing project financial status on a monthly basis at a minimum; completing scheduled and ad hoc financial data calls for internal and external customers; and maintain compliance with company, contract, and federal/state applicable regulations and policies. They will interface with Program Management and Support Services in the execution of their duties on a regular basis. This position may assist in the preparation of proposals for new and existing delivery orders. -Specific tasks include but are not limited to:

  • -Prepare cost estimates
  • - Develop spend plans
  • -Tracking actual obligations and expenditures versus planned using ERP and EDW
  • -Update Deltek Cobra spend plans at least monthly, track financial commitments and expenditures, participate in month-end-close duties to ensure financial data is accurate and in compliance with GAAP
  • -Compile financial data to provide to the Business Financial Manager to complete action items and data calls
  • -May work with leadership within assigned unit for financial planning and analysis at higher level than stand alone projects
  • -Other duties as assigned to support Operational needs and goals*Telework will be considered in a hybrid work schedule for all candidates. Reporting to a Bowhead office is also available.* -
  • - One to three (0-3) years of experience professional work experience preferred. However New Graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • -Bachelors degree from nationally accredited university in a related field such as Business, Management, Accounting, Finance, or Economics. Degrees in other fields will be considered with successfully completed coursework in business, finance/accounting fields. Can substitute Bachelors Degree with additional years of work experience and/or Associates Degree or applicable certifications.
  • -Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. Both desktop and O365 versions. ALL CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO DEMONSTRATE EXCEL ABILITIES IF SELECTED FOR INTERVIEW.
  • -Intermediate to advanced level skills in basic computing skills including Windows-based systems and must be able to quickly and accurately perform data entry tasking in various software platforms.
  • -Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal and external customers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team. -Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • -Understanding of various government contract types such as Costs Plus, Fixed Price, T&M. Understanding of basic accounting functions and regulations
  • -Familiarity with Costpoint, Concur, Deltek Cobra, QlikView or similar systems
  • -Understanding of indirect rates drivers and ability to make recommendations to management on rate variance mitigation and management reserve/buffer
  • -Leadership/Management experience or certifications. May be responsible for the training and/or mentorship of junior FAs
  • -Minimum of two years working in the GovCon industry -Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically
  • Must be able to make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists for data entry
  • Must be able to see details of objects that are less than a few feet away -CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations. -In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. -#LI-BG1

Keywords: UIC Alaska, Huntsville , Financial Analyst, Professions , Huntsville, Alabama

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