Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Lead - Hybrid Work Schedule

Rockville , MD
Apr 23, 2022
Jun 10, 2022
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is seeking an experienced Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis Leader who will be responsible for all FP&A and reporting activities to include both Corporate Finance and Project Finance / Controls. This hands-on position reports to the CFO and will have key interactions with the company's Executive and Practice Leadership Teams. The successful candidate must be a self-starter and have experience successfully leading enterprise wide corporate finance initiatives, communicating financial information, developing finance teams and driving strategic initiatives.

Job Responsibilities:
· Lead the financial forecasting, analysis and reporting processes of the company, practice areas, and supporting departments providing senior leaders with information to make data-informed business decisions.
· Design, modify and implement financial systems, tools, and processes in conjunction with IT and key stakeholders to support the company's growth and manage costs in a competitive government contracting environment.
· Drive the annual budgeting, long-range planning and annual valuation process.
· Develop collaborative working relationships with various levels of company personnel.
· Manage and regularly report on finance team's responsibilities, initiatives and related performance.
· Build a service oriented finance team focused on both current performance and future career development.
· Ensure all finance processes are efficient, effective and compliant with all relevant regulations including US GAAP, FAR, CAS and company policies.
· Perform other position related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
· A bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
· 10+ years of progressive corporate FP&A experience in a Government Contracting environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
· Master's degree in Business Administration.
· Deltek Costpoint and Oracle TM1 experience.
· Experience leading a finance organization with 20+ people.

Candidates should have excellent verbal communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills, detail oriented and be able to work in a team environment.

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Eligible employees may participate in:
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
  • Professional Development
  • Health Advocate
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account


Protecting the health and safety of our employees and survey participants is a top priority for Westat. As a federal government contractor, Westat will require Westat staff, regardless of work location, to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon hire and to follow all safety protocols, subject to approved accommodations under applicable law.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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