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Financial Analyst

Company: Dunhill Professional Search
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Financial Analyst - Defense

*Located on-site in a desirable New England location, relocation assistant provided*

Come join a dynamic team at the forefront of innovation in the manufacturing industry! If you're seeking a challenging and rewarding career where your skills and dedication can make a real impact, then look no further. Our client is a well-established manufacturing company, consistently ranked as a top employer. They are on the hunt for individuals who are eager to contribute to their expertise and be part of a company committed to excellence. Explore this exciting opportunity with us!

Position Summary:
This position requires a hands-on and highly detail-oriented individual who will participate in accounting activities including Departmental Spend Analysis, Margin Analysis, Operations Performance, KPIs and Monthly Closing Process and Reporting.
This position will report to the Senior Manager, Defense Finance, and is focused on supporting the company's growing Defense business. Responsibilities include cost estimating, supporting bid preparation, financial planning, and general financial analytical support for the company's Defense and providing financial analysis and process development/improvement.
The ideal candidate must have a strong background in the Defense Sector where they have gained an understanding of FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations), DFARS, CAS (Cost Account System), Program Accounting, Rates, and Incurred Cost Submissions working on various government programs. Additionally, the candidate must possess a broad financial skill set including a solid understanding of cost accounting, financial accounting, business planning, development of business cases and Pro-forma financial statements, and general financial analysis.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Support the Sr. Manager, Defense Finance as well as interaction and support of our Executive leaders *Supporting profitability analysis including P&L analysis, Sales Analysis, Bid Costing Analysis, and Project Performance Analysis. *ASC 606 related Percentage of Complete Revenue and cost recognition for milestone-based contracts/elements of the contract *Support ICE (Incurred Cost Electronically) DCAA Model Population and Calculation for effective SG&A rate. *Analytical support response to government contemplation letters. *Time Tracking Analysis and calculation of development & support costs for ongoing Defense initiatives. *Manufacturing Rate and Cost Accounting Support. *P&L and Working Capital Analysis for our Defense Businesses. *Ability to support CSDR reporting as well as the potential of implementation of CAS (Cost Accounting Standards) if the company incurs a triggering event.

Education and/or Experience: *Bachelors or master's degree in finance and/or accounting strongly preferred. *5-7+ years with a major defense manufacturing company serving the U.S. Government with a variety of meaningful experiences including program costing and preparing CAS-compliant bids for U.S. Military programs. *The ideal candidate will have a background working with (or for) the DCAA, program/percentage complete accounting, FPRA (Forward Pricing Rate Agreements) & Incurred Cost Submissions, and certified cost and pricing to the U.S. Military. *Experience in an FP&A role where the individual has served as a key partner to a business lead working on a variety of FP&A and general analytical issues is preferred. *CPA or GAGAS (Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards) Certifications are a plus. *Prior Experience and demonstrated strong user skills with ERP systems such as Oracle, JD Edwards, SAP, Infor, etc. is required. *Strong in all Microsoft office programs, especially Excel and PowerPoint. *Prior Experience with financial consolidation programs such as Hyperion, One Stream, TM1, Cognos, etc. are a plus. *Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively interact directly with senior management. *Must have excellent analytical skills; a sound understanding of accounting principles. *Self-driven, intellectually curious individual with a high sense of personal ownership. *Results-oriented personality with the ability to collaborate with others diplomatically across all levels of the organization. *Someone who defines success based on problems solved and improvements made. *Well organized, detail-oriented, and self-directed with the ability to relate to all levels of an organization. *Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet deadlines is required. *This position is NOT a Remote opportunity.

Working Conditions: *Able to lift up to 25 pounds. *Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), required in designated areas.

Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Dunhill Professional Search, Charlotte , Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Charlotte, North Carolina

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