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Company: Institute For Defense Analyses
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overview The Financial Analyst II is responsible for complex financial analyses across IDA and is responsible for consistently producing timely, accurate and relevant analyses & business decision support to the organization's leadership. Prepare monthly financial reports. Respond to questions from project leaders and others on expenditure details and variances. Help develop reports and presentation materials that effectively communicate business plan execution by operational units compared to budgets. Responsibilities * Serve as the financial partner to Corporate Operations leadership team, ensuring they thoroughly understand the detailed components of their actual and budgeted costs. * Lead the strategic planning efforts in close partnership with the Corporate operations Leadership team. * Develop annual Budgets, including labor, non-labor, capital and non-capital equipment. * Perform monthly, quarterly, annual and multi-year planning for each department. * Support individual managers with the development of their respective cost analysis which build up to the budget. * Track and manage actual funds spent against projections; make recommendations to improve results and stay on track with budget. * Partner with the business, contracts, and procurement teams on contract modeling/ negotiation/execution for key contracts. * Provide regular financial status reports to the Corporate Operations Leadership team. * Analyze problem areas, suggest improvements to process or practice, and implement corrective action as necessary with management's concurrence. * Participate in special projects as required. * Support Corp FP&A team with ad hoc analysis as requested. * Maintain technical knowledge by attending educations workshops, reviewing publications as applicable. * Other duties include but are not limited to; the approval of the financial aspects (e.g. proper charge codes and budget) of Purchase Requisitions, timekeeping, etc. Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field. Master's in Business Administration (or MBA Candidate) preferred. * Professional certification (e.g.; CPA, CMA, etc.) preferred. * Minimum of 5 years of budget and forecasting analysis experience. * Experience in government contracting, Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) preferred. * Advance knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office products including PowerPoint and Excel. * Experience working with Excel, Cognos Reporting, Tableau, Deltek Costpoint, Hyperion, and/or other similar planning and reporting tools. * Strong customer service skills. * Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills. * Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel both orally and in writing. * Ability to multi-task and work effectively under tight deadlines. * Ability to obtain and maintain necessary security clearance. * Successful completion of a criminalbackground check is required. U.S. Citizenship is required Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required IDA is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a fair recruiting process and working environment free from discrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Click here to learn more about IDA's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. IDA is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

Keywords: Institute For Defense Analyses, Alexandria , PROGRAM FINANCE ANALYST II WITH SECURITY CLEARANCE, Professions , Alexandria, Virginia

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