Sr. Financial Analyst Job Listing at PDS Technical Services in null, AZ
Title: Sr. Financial Analyst
Manages the overall financial performance of specific programs which are accounted for under the percentage of completion (POC) method of accounting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Works with engineering and production departments to establish initial program budgets; reviews initial standard costs for reasonableness and maintains historical references of cost and revenue.
Develops or uses existing methods to identify, categorize, capture, and report actual costs of program segments (non-recurring engineering or recurring production); analyzes and summarizes variances from budget and forecast.
Works with accounting to calculate, reconcile and complete journal entries to report results on percentage-of-completion basis; communicates regularly with corporate accounting personnel to field questions and/or make changes.
Maintains detailed and organized documentation of all program data. (i.e. contracts, schedules, budgets, support for actual shipments, actual costs, revenue and expense revisions).
Uses system to acquire actual costs of shipments and actual engineering expenses; makes required journal entries.
Partners with program managers to complete periodic status reviews, understand timetables and program terminology.
Communicates both verbally and in writing with senior-level group engineering, production, and financial management on actual results and forecasts.
Communicates both verbally and in writing with outside auditors to ensure compliance with all necessary accounting regulations.
Works with program managers to prepare monthly and annual program revenue and expense budgets.
Makes decisions regarding distribution and allocation of revenues and expenses between multiple sites involved in the programs.
Uses spreadsheet and other system tools extensively.
Performs other related duties as required.
May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance to nonexempt personnel.
Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
A bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in accounting or finance or related discipline; and minimum three years related experience and/or training. Masters in finance/accounting or MBA preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, associates, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The characteristics to be successful in this job are:
Leadership skills- influence the team in the decision making process, to seek advise and counsel from them
Team player- with solid team work experience to share
Communication skills verbal and writing- Be able to present to corporate senior team
Goal oriented and results oriented- Influence the team to meet their financial commitments and do better, lead cost down effort.
Finance degree with mfg analytical skills and experience- A path that includes, cost accounting, mfg financial analyst, FP&A, and corporate finance is great
Accounting background –desirable they must know basic accounting, POC is a plus but not required
10 to 15 yrs experience
Able to work in a very demanding environment
Able to adapt to change
This position may require you to submit to and pass a drug test and/or background check.
If this is a hands-on position, you may also be required to pass a safety and productivity examination.
PDS Tech, Inc. will comply with all applicable federal and state laws governing the use of such background checks and drug tests
PDS Tech, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran (EOE M/F/D/V)
Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
* Health insurance
* Paid holidays
* Weekly payroll
* Immediate 401(k) eligibility
* Completion bonuses
Please note availability of benefits may vary by position.
PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand.
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We pay thousands each month in referral bonuses!Contact a recruiter for details.
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