Functional Analyst

Employer
Aptive
Location
Working from home
Posted
Nov 23, 2022
Closes
Dec 23, 2022
Ref
2022-1663
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Functional Analyst to support digital transformation within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center.

Within the FSC, the Financial Technology Service (FTS) is responsible for all Information Technology including requirements analysis and sizing, backlog management, scrum team governance, incremental/sprint planning, business value, dependency management, risk and impact analysis, scheduling, budget vs actual labor reporting, configuration management, testing, infrastructure operations, application modernization, cyber security, process improvement, and Agile Release Train orchestration.

FTS's IT products address a broad array of VA's enterprise requirements including timekeeping and payroll; accounting; financial reporting and auditing; healthcare claims processing; accounts payable and payment processing; employee travel and charge card; employee relocation; financial data analytics; and financial integration.

This role can be performed in Austin, TX or fully remote.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyzing financial data.
  • Preparing accounting and other required reports and projections based on the analysis performed.
  • Evaluating capital expenditures and asset depreciation.
  • Establishing and evaluating records, statements, and profit plans.
  • Identifying financial performance trends and financial risk and making recommendations.
  • Providing recommendations for improvement based on trends.
  • Coordinating with other members of the finance team, such as a risk analyst when required to review financial information and forecasts.
  • Providing financial models.
  • Making financial forecasts.
  • Analyzing inventory.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in A Business Discipline is required.
    (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.).
  • 7 years related experience required
  • Must have proven experience in the financial industry-preferably within the Federal Government
  • Must have experience in creating strategically tailored financial plans.
  • Must have experience in conducting targeted review of status and identify points of risk, what-if analysis.
  • Must have experience in identifying alternative strategies for addressing risk.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience supporting large Cabinet-level federal agencies, ideally the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting, and communication skills.
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance, and information analysis.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Comfortable using a computer for various tasks.
  • Proven leadership abilities.
  • Deep understanding of the financial system and institutions.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.
  • Excellent ability to communicate across most mediums and settings.
  • Knowledge of military and Veteran populations.


About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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