Sr Operations Finance Analyst in Morrisville, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

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Job Description

Contributes to the achievement of financial and business objectives through accurate and timely financial analysis and reporting for complex projects. Works cross-functionally with operations, contracts and proposals, and finance to resolve issues related to revenue, costs, contract values and billing.

* Recognizes revenue, generates forecasts, and performs project cost analysis for complex contracts and/or strategic partnership accounts.
* Performs cash flow and variance analysis for assigned projects.
* Prepares accurate project budgets.
* Provides financial guidance to operations management and other staff.
* Coordinates with support staff to ensure sponsors are invoiced in a timely and accurate manner.
* Leads and participates in the analysis of cost assignments, ensuring all assigned projects adhere to accepted cost accounting standards.
* Leads review and delivery of internal/external reporting.
* Tracks and maintains project information and budgets within the project accounting system.
* Reviews unit grid data with Project Managers and non-financial leads.
* Performs financial and scope review for contract modifications.
* Serves as a mentor and lead for team members.
* Makes recommendations for process improvements and participates in special projects as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

* Project leadership and consultancy skills with ability to function as an effective and respected partner to internal clients
* Advanced knowledge of accounting/financial principles and best practices
* Ability to apply advanced knowledge, skills, and expertise to analysis
* Good business acumen with ability to understand complex organizational structures and environments
* Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
* Advanced level of skill in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of data
* Ability to work with ambiguity and complexity
* Demonstrated executive presence and good presentation skills
* Ability to influence at all levels of the organization
Working Conditions and Environment:
* Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
* Occasional drives to site locations with occasional travel both domestic and international.
* Long, varied hours may be required.

Physical Requirements:
* Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day.
* Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
* Frequent mobility required.
* Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
* Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
* Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
* Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
* Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups.
* Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
* Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.
* Regular and consistent attendance.