Junior Financial Analyst (Virginia or remote/virtual) - Military veterans preferred

2020-12-01
Amentum (www.amentum.com)
Finance/Accounting

/yr

  full-time   employee


Norfolk
Virginia
United States

Amentum is seeking a Junior Financial Analyst to support multiple government contracts in either our Dahlgren, VA or Norfolk, VA office.

This position is also open to remote work.

Your analytical skills and ability to multi-task will allow you to grow by supporting different contracts and be a respected member of our team. You will be responsible for financial reporting, program/project control functions, and contract budgeting. You'll work closely with other financial analysts, project management and contracts personnel to manage contract financial performance. Additional duties include reconciling accounts receivable, compiling monthly financial progress reports, and supporting audit data calls. You'll perform a variety of tasks in a fast-paced, challenging environment that provides room for career growth and expansion.

Essential Responsibilities:

Utilize familiarity with financial management, budgeting, project control, financial reporting and basic contract administration in a Government services contract environment.
Ensure program costs are collected correctly by maintaining active charge numbers, monitoring actual charges, and processing transfers when appropriate.
Measure performance against established budgets and analyze variances.
Maintain Project Tracking Spreadsheets and related documentation.
Monitor funding status providing reliable and timely notification of funding status with line item detail.
Prepare financial Contract Data Requirements (CDRL) for programs.
Ensure contractual requirements are met and Customer financial deliverables are accurate and on time.
Review and approve invoices for submission to customer. Monitor billing status and unbilled issues, work to resolve issues in a timely manner to manage DSO.
Carefully monitor program revenue and profit recognition to minimize risk to the entire organization. Analyze revenue and profit risks and opportunities on an ongoing basis.
Perform financial duties such as; preparing month end Accruals, assessing risks, reviewing labor and costs, understand rates and application to the financials, establishing and managing project set ups and ensuring accurate financial reporting.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Here at Amentum, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome diversity, encourage growth and development, promote safety first, and believe curiosity is the spark for innovation. We take care of our employees who in turn take care of our customers, driving the success of our business.


Minimum Requirements

    BS degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or related field
    At least 3 years of job-related financial experience.
    Ability to multitask, work independently and effectively manage time; to recognize and research issues and make recommendations/ decisions based on that research; and to work accurately under firm and quick-turn-around deadlines.
    Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen.


Preferred Qualifications

    Experience with Deltek Costpoint and Cognos a plus
    Previous government contracting experience a plus
    Good written and verbal communication skills; excellent knowledge of Excel; excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills; and ability to perform detail-oriented work in a fast-paced environment
    Positive, problem-solving attitude
    Work well in a team environment, collaborating with others to accomplish company objectives